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Enter IGP Mohammed Adamu

Army deploys troops in 6 northern states

THE recent change of guard in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) occasioned by the exit of Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris and the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Adamu as the Acting Inspector General of Police was a huge relief to Nigerians traumatised by the tenure of the former IGP. Idris had to go having reached the […]
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Justice Onnoghen’s trial

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THE Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been dragged by the Federal Government to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to be tried for alleged failure to declare some of his assets as required by law. The unprecedented move has drawn indignation from many Nigerians.  Ordinarily, there is nothing wrong in bringing […]
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Another gang rape in Lagos

Another gang rape in Lagos

LAST  week, a magistrates’ court in Lagos remanded three Senior Secondary School 1 (SSS1)students who allegedly gang-raped their 15-year-old classmate in a juvenile home. The state police command had dragged the teenagers, two of whom were aged 16 and the other 14, through the court on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, unlawful carnal knowledge, […]
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The decreasing value of being a Nigerian

IN a recent international rating, the Henley and Partners Passport Ranking of 2019, Nigeria was placed at the 91st position, trailing behind Ghana at the 77th position, Rwanda at the 84th and Chad at the 85th position. Previously, Nigeria had dropped from the 62nd position in 2006. It was 64th in 2007 and  67th in […]
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Call NANS leadership to order

HOW time has changed the vision and ideological reflexes of the umbrella of students’ unionism in Nigeria, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS!
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The huge number of uncollected PVCs

LESS than five weeks to this year’s general election, the news emanating from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) regarding uncollected Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) is less than cheery.  Mr. Adedeji  Soyebi, an INEC National Electoral Commissioner, confirmed recently that over 10 million Nigerians have yet to collect their PVCs. The implication of this is […]
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The debasing current music

Ambode’s special adviser, Tinubu, slumps and dies

THE release a few weeks ago of the single, Logo Benz, by Lil Kesh (Keshinro Ololade) and Olamide (Olamide Adedeji, popularly referred to as Baddo) has raised issues concerning the debasing lyrics of contemporary Nigerian music.  The song is daring in its brazen glorification of social vices, as expressed in the line: “If money no […]
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Boko Haram: Borno governor’s tears

What do your eyes say about you?

WHEN, in 2014, the  then  candidate Muhammadu Buhari officially launched his campaign to be president, he predicated it on three firm promises: to slay the dragon of corruption, revamp the economy and take the battle to the Boko Haram insurgents who had sacked several communities in north-eastern Nigeria. As a matter of fact, such was […]
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INEC and dead voters

IN the voter register presented to the 91 parties fielding candidates for this year’s general election scheduled to begin on February 16, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicated that there are currently 84,004, 084 voters in the country. The figure is almost 20 million above the 68,833,476 eligible voters for the 2015 elections. It […]
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