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Aisha Buhari as a Metaphor – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Abuja, Nigeria | Nov. 4, 2016 – Let me start this piece by narrating a story I read somewhere about a certain three- year old boy whose father was the President of their country. Let’s call this boy John. One day the country was celebrating an important anniversary. Many citizens lined […]

Nigeria’s alarming maternal mortality rate

Nigeria’s alarming maternal mortality rate — 4th November 2016 Nigeria’s high maternal mortality rate was recently confirmed by a new report which revealed that about 400,000 women die every year in the country from childbirth related complications. The report presented by the Chairman of the Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), Dr. Ejike […]

Pictures: Oba of Benin’s pretty wives and Rolls Royce

By Juliet Ebirim At the recent coronation of the 40th Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, three gorgeous women beautifully decked in the royal Benin costume were right beside him and they are his wives. The new Oba of Benin is married to three wives; Princess Iroghama (Obazuaye N’erie), Princess Iyayiota (Obazuwa Nerie) and Princess […]

#EdoDecides2016: The Battle of Hegemonies – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | NNP | Nov. 4, 2016 – Even though the Edo Gubernatorial election was postponed from for about two weeks, it appears not much changed within the period in terms of its outcome. Epistemologically speaking, we saw a titanic battle between People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and All progressives […]

Abati goes to Teach…

Joins CIAPS, as Centre unveils faculty of industry experts Reuben Abati, former special Adviser Media and Spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan is starting a new life as he joins the faculty of Media and Communication of the Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies (CIAPS), a Lagos-based Graduate School. In a statement released on the […]

How Trump Exposes the Underbelly of American Democracy – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Abuja, Nigeria | Nov. 4., 2016 – The current presidential campaigns in the US has  exposed the underbelly of American democracy which should force us to re-think some of the assumptions we have about ‘mature democracies’ and ‘democratising states’. The classic assumption is that in mature democracies elections truly reflect the […]

Battle of Uyo: Algeria re-jigs squad for Eagles

Battle of Uyo: Algeria re-jigs squad for Eagles — 4th November 2016 • Invites six new legs to camp By George Aluo Algeria has continued to perfect strategies for the crucial November 12 Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria with the invitation of six new players to camp. The Belgian tactician of the Foxes, […]

IGP sets up special team to investigate alleged sexual abuses (In that case, 99.9% of Nigerian men would be arrested, including the police)

From Molly KILETE. Abuja The Police Force Headquarters, in Abuja, yesterday, announced the composition of a special investigation team to look into alleged cases of sexual abuses, exploitation, harassments, gender based violence and professional misconduct on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some camps in the North East. The police hierarchy said it became necessary following […]

Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover –Sultan

Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover –Sultan — 4th November 2016 *Says some govs have wrong priorities *Abubakar III, worthy scion of his fore-fathers, says VP Sultan of Sokoto, has advised Nigerians to stop hiding behind religion, politics and tribal affiliations to commit crime. The Sultan, who is also the president-general, Nigerian Supreme […]

Bala Mohammed ill, meets bail condition (No illness while embezzling, once in detention, illness comes)

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Bala Mohammed, was on Wednesday taken to the clinic of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),where medical personnel attended him to. This is coming at a time when the former minister has met his bail conditions, but still being held in EFCC custody. Daily Sun gathered […]

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