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What National Stadium Lagos told me in pains

National Stadium Lagos

*As Okwaraji sheds tears of his abandoned mother By Jerome-Mario Utomi That was a few days ago, I was invited to a religious programme at the National Stadium. When queried about the appropriateness of using a sporting facility for a religious function, my friend promptly told me that considering the …

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Top 5 love life hacks that are proven to work

Love hacks...how they work

*Keep your relations flourishing We’ve recently reviewed few happy and successful couples with intent to get their best advice on how to build a wonderful relationship using different kinds of love life hacks. The first reaction of those people was a bewildered smile. They thought we were asking mainly about …

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MainaGate and a Presidency working in disarray

Winifred Oyo-Ita, Abba Kyari, Mungono and Prof Osinbajo...in disarray

*Garba Shehu so unkind to his boss From Jubrin Ibrahim My good friend Garba Shehu made what would have been the joke of the year on Wednesday but the theme was too serious to be funny. He blamed the Goodluck Jonathan administration for the unfolding scandal on the corruption, escape, …

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State Governors and beggar bowl leadership approach

Governors who went to plead for PAris Club refund

*Why governors are singing bail-out carol By Jerome-Mario Utomi It is no longer news that most of our states are currently faced with serious socioeconomic issues bordering on sustainability inabilities. Although this has been on over time but as a nation that plays politics with everything, we decided to live …

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For ‘a man of the people,’ Dapo Olorunyomi, at 60

Dapo Olorunyomi

*Media icon, benefactor, selfless patriot, and exemplary humanist From Chido Onumah Dapo, ‘Daps,’ ‘Dapsy’ Olorunyomi who turns 60 on Wednesday, 8th November, 2017, is your quintessential humanist. It is impossible to spend an hour with Dapo without being smitten by his humility, compassion, sense of humour and deep appreciation and …

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Senate war against President Buhari’s change agents

Senate fighting against change

*These attacks are targeted at the President From Olukayode Abayomi There is no doubt, the calibre and quality of people working closely with any leader will eventually determine whether the vision of such a leader will be achieved or not. Here, where is the Senate of the Federal Republic of …

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Why 8th Senate refused to respect other people’s rights?

Misau versus IGP...Senate

*Does the Senate want to rubbish judiciary at what price? From Bala Ibrahim  IGP Ibrahim Idris has joined the shopping list of public officers who in one way or the other, are in conflict with the selfish interests of the Red Chamber and as usual, fall under the threat of …

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Police-Media partnership and national security

Police and media in national security

*National security interests as a binding umblical From Adewole Kehinde  “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” — Mark Twain The Police and the media are two institutions that are aimed at ensuring that the society lives well, based on lawful and orderly conduct in …

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Bala Mohammed 14 properties forfeited. Our stand

Bala Mohammed and EFCC

*EFCC is involved in media conviction while matter is in court In the past one year, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has been subjected to the most vicious campaign of calumny characterised by deliberate falsehood, misrepresentations and media harassments, ostensibly on account of …

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Maina’s reinstatement followed due process

Abdulrasheed Maina...spits more damning details

*Maina has been in Nigeria since April 2016 From Okoi Obono-Obla “There were two judgments secured by Abdulrasheed Maina! One of the judgments held that his appointment was illegally and wrongly terminated because his right to fair hearing was trampled on. The Court ordered his reinstatement forthwith. There was no …

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