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Nigeria: Of known and strange things

Just how popular is President Muhammadu Buhari and how has the public perception of him changed in the past two years? The answer depends on who you ask, which political group such a respondent aligns with and what other side of the divide the person belongs

Is Nigeria the next Haiti?

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Poverty pummels the Island country just as ferocious hurricanes visit it from time to time with the fury and anger of a violated person.

As APC ‘brings’ order from chaos

This is because traditionally, the red light district is a house of ‘sin’ and the ancillary activities that go with commercialized sex works such as smoking and drunkenness. In the house of commercial Sex, commotion and noise are the order of the day.

When the Nigerian Senate killed hope

Even then, I am sure that those who are not given to our people’s usual unbridled optimism would have known far ahead of time that the National Assembly was not likely to deliver that utopia to us, at least not so soon.

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Governors behind illegal mining solid minerals

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development and Metallurgy, Senator Tanko Al-Makura, have accused some State Governors of being behind the illegal mining of some of the country’s solid mineral resources.
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South Korea protesters scale walls outside US ambassador’s residence

Around 20 South Korean protesters broke into the residential compound of the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Friday, prompting U.S. officials to call for tighter security measures around diplomatic missions here.

Governor Obaseki congratulates Kesington Adebutu on honour by Ooni of Ife

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Goodwin Obaseki, has congratulated Sir Kesington Adebunkunola Adebutu on the conferment of the Odole Oodua title on him by the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Federal government adjusts salaries of military, other security personnel

The Federal Government has adjusted the salaries of military officers, other security agencies and officers of these agencies are to benefit from the consequential adjustment of workers’ salaries in relation to labour unions agreement.