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Nigerian women are non-citizens -By Abimbola Adelakun

  In the past few weeks, a chain of events, seemingly disparate, took place both in Nigeria and/or about Nigerians. One was the news that the Nigerian military was going to end the admission of female cadets into the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy. The previous administration launched the initiative, but the present […]

The debate surrounding a planned sack of unqualified elementary school teachers in Kaduna State is well-known. The view of the state governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, is known too. Lately, President Muhammadu Buhari stepped into the fray. That came almost out of nowhere, and it might have surprised many Nigerians. Why? It’s not often the president […]

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  One of the most recognizable symptoms of clinical delusion is usually an obsession with inanities. Bizarre developments in Imo lately should then be enough to so classify Rochas Okorocha. It explains why a man owing workers salary arrears and whose checks to pensioners bounced and bounced, did not consider it shameful to instead splurge […]

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It was with a rude shock and utter dismay we read  the  depressing  news on November  10th. 2017 of the “Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) blasting the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and leaders including General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, […]

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Here is a foolproof, simple, and most expedient method for achieving peace and stability in Nigeria. During these dangerous times, terrorism could quickly end if Nigeria’s military were trained to form what is known in Latin American military circles as a Prevention Wing of the Military. This military unit would be comprised of *Invincible Defense […]

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It was indeed a shocking moment when the Kaduna State government disclosed that about 21,700 primary school teachers failed a competency test conducted for public school teachers in the state. More shocking was the fact that this test was the same prepared for primary 4 pupils and the teachers were only required to at least, […]

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  Dear Bòdá Odún how are you sir? It has been some three days. Is it the mountain of your end that has blocked your view of my end? I know your schedules are very tight but notwithstanding you should have remembered me given that we both know the importance of people as the cloth […]

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  The Global Terrorism Index 2017 published by the Institute for Economics and Peace is one report that have excited Nigerians, home and abroad, and for good reasons too. The report indicated that terrorism related deaths fell by more than 80% for year 2016. There are other positives for Nigeria embedded in the 120-page report. […]

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  Nigerian ethnic groups are enduring the pains, rather than enjoying the gains of unity. From 1960 to date, successive governments, both the militarily imposed and the democratically elected, has declared Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable. Double-edged, the willingness to retain a united Nigeria is contrasted by the unwillingness to allow the nationalities negotiate their terms of […]

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  In April, a former Nigerian public official lost his daughter under questionable circumstances. The young lady’s death was avoidable, and who knows, maybe her spirit is already haunting a UK hospital and another one in Nigeria. A hospital in Birmingham misdiagnosed her condition; the one in Nigeria performed surgery on her without having a […]

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