How one man’s indiscretion fuels Kebbi power crisis

How one man’s indiscretion fuels Kebbi power crisis

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Ali Garba, AGM (Transmission) Birnin Kebbi TCN Power Station By Yakubu Ahmed-BK (Maibindiga) The incessant electricity outages and recurring power crisis in Kebbi State has been linked to the indiscretion, corruption and arrogance of the Assistant General Manager (transmission) of the Birnin…

Red Cross and a handshake beyond the elbow

Red Cross and a handshake beyond the elbow

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By Timothy Onwe In the over a decade, I have contributed to the national discourse, there has never been a time like now that I am writing with so much pain in me. The anxiety stems not from bodily harm, but that…

Buhari and the Fifth columnists

Buhari and the Fifth columnists

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Nigeria’s President Buhari By Carl Umegboro According to Wikipedia, a fifth columnist is “any group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favour of an enemy group or nation. The activities of a fifth columnist can be overt…

Understanding French NGO’s obsession with Nigeria’s war against terrorism

Understanding French NGO’s obsession with Nigeria’s war against terrorism

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French President Macron By Richard Murphy As a first, Nigeria is not a banana republic where everything goes. There are laid down rules and regulations. There is a Constitution that also guides our actions and inactions, just like in the majority of…

Who is sabotaging NOUN and its law graduates?

Who is sabotaging NOUN and its law graduates?

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By Sylvester Ikechukwu Onyema The shocking discovery that the Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu was sidelined in the NOUN/Law School stakeholders meeting held on 29th October, 2019 at the Federal Ministry of Justice is to say the least, suspicious. Not…

Emergency activists and the soul of Nigeria

Emergency activists and the soul of Nigeria

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By Babatunde Ajayi Foreign powers have sustained diabolic political and economic hold on African nations, even with the flag independence the 54 countries on the continent savour, or granted since the early 50s and 60s. Of late, Nigeria, with its status as…

Buhari’s Assent: 1 year running, NOUN Law graduates’ fate blurred

Buhari’s Assent: 1 year running, NOUN Law graduates’ fate blurred

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By Sylvester Ikechukwu Onyema On 7 December, 2019, the assent of the NOUN (Amendments) Act-2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari to remedy the quagmires the innocent law students of the nation’s most populous institution, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) found themselves in…

How Civil Defence CG rescued accident victims at detriment of his health

How Civil Defence CG rescued accident victims at detriment of his health

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The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar had visited  CG Gana (left) in recognition of his good works By Our Special Correspondent On the gory day of November 13, 2019, not knowing what fate had for him, and recuperating from pains of his…

Benjamin Netanyahu’s toxic legacy will haunt Israel long after he goes

Benjamin Netanyahu’s toxic legacy will haunt Israel long after he goes

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∇. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu – ‘will do almost anything to keep his job.’ (Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP via Getty Images) Simon Tisdall It’s long been clear that Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump’s Middle East mini-me, will do almost anything to keep his…

Government of Buhari’s Family, By His Family, and For His Family

Government of Buhari’s Family, By His Family, and For His Family

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  Abdulkarim Dauda being decorated by Abba Kyari at the Presidential Villa. (Credit: Daily Post) By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi Before he was sworn in as president in May 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, without prompting from anybody, publicly told his immediate and…