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Opinion: My coronavirus anecdotes and the dangers ahead – By Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati This is a piece around and about what I have seen about Coronavirus in Nigeria, from a sociological perspective, and not a report of any pathogenic experience. It has been more than a month since the Federal Government placed Lagos and Ogun states, and the Federal Capital Territory on a lockdown on account […]

US warns FG against diversion of $308m Abacha loot

Ejiofor Alike with agency reports The United States thursday warned the federal government to be prepared to “replace” the $308 million to be repatriated from funds looted by a former military ruler, the late General Sani Abacha, if it failed to expend the cash on public projects agreed upon. The United States and the British […]

Opinion: Ibori’s conviction and the way forward

Judicial corruption is a cliché, but that is, for sure, what has elicited deep concern over many years. This concern was certainly not shared by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo who, at the opening ceremony of all Nigeria Judges Conference in 2003, sanctified the nation’s judiciary like this: “The Judiciary in Nigeria is not corrupt or inefficient. […]

The Untold Story of Boko Haram hitman Kabiru Sokoto

Two days before the arrest of Kabiru Sokoto, the alleged mastermind of the Christmas Day bombing at Madalla, a Daily Trust’s reporter visited the suspect’s hometown of Gagi village in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Gagi, a dusty sprawling suburban settlement about five-minute drive from Sokoto metropolis, is the birthplace of Kabiru […]

‘I’ve Lived in Kano For 25 Years, But Today, I am Afraid… So, I’ve to Move My Family Home’

Northern Governors Plead With Non-Indigenes To Remain • Boko Haram, In New Message,Threatens To Bomb Sokoto IN droves, they besieged motor parks in the ancient city that has been under siege of gunmen in the  past few days. The intended journey was not one of the numerous routine trips they had always done, to and […]

Fuel subsidy protests across Nigeria•Transport fares, commodity prices jacked up

PROTESTS broke out in different parts of the country on Monday, as labour unions threatened to paralyse the country over the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government. In Lagos, Ilorin, Kano, Abuja and other cities, there were protests by hundreds of people over the removal, which had affected virtually everything. Many passengers were […]

Ojukwu’ll rise again –Debe, eldest son

Debe Sylvester Odumegwu-Ojukwu, the late Ikemba’s eldest son is precisely a chip of the old block. He cuts in a special way, the split image of his father-the eye popping, gesticulations, mannerisms, voice modulation, physiognomy, charisma, shining brilliance, a clone, in self admittance. Debe, lawyer by profession sits atop the legendary family business empire in […]

Aftermath of Farida’s sack: ICPC chair in trouble •Board inauguration threatened

THE inauguration of the new board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) appears to be hanging in the balance, following revelations from reports by local and international agencies, which described the newly confirmed chairman, Mr Francis Ugochukwu Elechi, as a Politically Exposed Person (PEP). Elechi and five other members of […]

Bayelsa guber: Sylva heads for court

Embattled Bayelsa State Governor, Timipre Sylva, has decided to legally challenge his disqualification by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from contesting the November 19 state governorship primary election. Daily Sun learnt from an impeccable source close to the governor that Sylva’s lawyers filed an application at a Yenagoa High Court yesterday, praying the court to […]


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