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Lagos and the ‘Lagoon’ Challenge: Confronting the Native/Settler Discourse – By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi | Ibadan, Nigeria | January 16, 2016 – No doubt, the 2015 election in Nigeria will remain one of the most discussed political events in many years to come. This is because a lot of surprises sprang up in its wake and thereafter. Nobody would forget in a hurry the telephone conversation […]

At least 20 Dead After Al Qaeda affiliate attacks hotel in Burkina Faso

AP In this grab taken from video by Associate Press Television, the scene of an attack on a hotel, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. OUAGADOUGOU, Jan 16 (Reuters) – At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital city of Burkina Faso […]

Fresh arms scandal: 18 Generals to appear before EFCC on Monday

Some of the Generals Viewed – 79796 Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Eighteen military chiefs that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe will start appearing before the commission on Monday. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the commission had sent invitations to some of the Generals and the companies, whose names featured in […]

Buhari didn’t storm out of meeting with BBOG campaigners – Presidency

The Presidency on Friday said there was no truth in the news making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari stormed out of the meeting he had with parents of the abducted Chibok girls, representatives of the Chibok community and members of the Bring Back Our Girls movement at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday. The […]

Oshiomhole breaks silence, speaks on successor

EDO State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday broke his silence over his position on the choice of his successor as he told members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) drawn from the three senatorial districts of the state that while he would ensure there are primaries, he, however, would not be indifferent to the choice of […]

Ex-Super Eagles coach Keshi’s wife, Kate, buried amid eulogies

Wife of former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, Kate Keshi, was buried in Benin, Edo State, on Friday, amid eulogies.   Mrs Keshi, who died on December 9 in the United States during a protracted battle with cancer, was interred at the family residence in Ugiokhuen Quartres, Ugbor Road, Benin.   Before she was committed […]

Dad assured Fani-Kayode’s wife, hubby ‘ll be fine, moments later, he was killed -Amb Akintola

Friday, January 15, 2016     Dad assured Fani-Kayode’s wife, hubby ‘ll be fine, moments later, he was killed -Amb Akintola       TOP HDLINES     From Seye Ojo and Taiwo Oluwadamilare   For 50 years, he has carried the memory and the ache in his heart, a fact confirmed by his vivid […]

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