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Please tell the world truth about my agonies

*In a letter from prison From Batoul Sa’ad My name is Batoul Sa’ad, I am 17 years old. I hail from the ancient city of Kano in northern Nigeria. I just finished my secondary school, seeking to get admission at the Bayero University, Kano. At my tender age, my heart …

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Who wants Fresh’s head like John the Baptist?

To start with what does the word Referee means? It simply denotes an official who watches a game or match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and (in some sports) but in this contest, football, to arbitrate on matters arising from the play. Now who’s Alhaji Ahmed …

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Problem with Buhari’s whistle-blowing policy

From SKC Ogbonnia President Buhari’s new policy on whistle-blowing is revolutionary. Its goal is to broaden the attack on corruption by encouraging the general public to expose corrupt practices. The government will in turn reward those whose revelations result in recovery of funds or assets.  The mere fact that the …

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Military intervention as an option to take Jammeh away

*Praises for Nigeria’s participation, leadership From Okoi Obono Obla The decision of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to intervene in The Gambia through the deployment of a military force if the maverick out going President Yahaya AbdulAziz Jammeh refuse to step aside on the expiration of his tenure …

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As America and the world wait for Trump

From Folu Olamiti Few days from now Donald Trump will step into the White House as the 45th American President. The Americans are in fever pitch anticipation waiting for a man whose conduct, so far, has been   contrary to the norm. Trump is a novelty in American politics, nay the world. His victory shocked …

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Psychoanalysis of Justice Okon Abang

*Retirement would have been not transfer From Emmanuel Ado, Kaduna Justice Okon Abang is controversial and definitely on a mission to enter the Guinness Book of Records as the judge with record insults, from the Superior Court, in this instance the Court of Appeal. Abang craved for recognition, but not …

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On ECOMOG option in The Gambia

From Olalekan Adigun Since the political crisis in The Gambia stated last December with President Yahya Jammeh rejecting the result of the presidential election citing “irregularities”, there have been many suggestions as to how best to handle the issue. Some have called for more diplomatic solutions basing their arguments on …

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Audu Ogbeh: The man is good for it

By Collins Ajibola Known strongly to be a man of strong opinions and standards, an attribute which was clearly admitted by the man himself when he was appointed Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in 2001, Chief Audu Ogbeh needs little introduction as a Nigerian. He has worked at the …

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Buhari and Nnamdi Kanu fighting the wrong enemies

From SKC Ogbonnia Events after events have shown that the continued detention of the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, by the Federal Government of Nigeria needs a serious rethink. The matter is not only plaguing the country socially and politically, but its toll on the national economy is not …

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Between Solomon Dalung and media jobbers

Solomon Dalung Minister of Sports...dragged to court by NBBF

From Aaron Artimas I have never been up to five meters of Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports let alone enjoy a warm hand shake. But, as a journalist and public affairs analyst in my own humble way, I have diligently followed his impressive political journey especially …

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