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Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.

There’s close relationship between democracy, information – Jerry Gana

Former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, has, Thursday the 15th of February, 2018, lauded the developmental strides of the Bayelsa state Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, especially in the information sector, noting that there is a close relationship between democracy and information.

October 1 and the torment of memory

The first likely surprise on that excursion into the past: Not a few of yesterday’s heroes would have dramatically morphed into today’s villains, with old crooks now miraculously canonised as saints.

Ethnic pride and prejudice in Nigeria

Even the gateman, the cook and the cleaner will be from their own part of the country. When one of them starts a line of business, sooner than later they will populate and dominate that space with their kith and kin. Any guesses? Yoruba? Hausa/Fulani? Igbo?

On the road to Port Harcourt

Fellow Nigerians, I finally returned to Port Harcourt after over two years of absence. It is strange how time flies and how it changes everything. Port Harcourt had always been one of my favourite cities in our dear beloved country. Once upon a time, Port Harcourt was known and referred to as the garden city because of its blossoming flowers.

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The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDM applies to withdraw petition against Buhari, APC, INEC

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw its petition challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

INEC tenders final exhibits to Abia governorship election petition tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday tendered its final exhibits to the Abia Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia.

Gunmen abduct 18 traders in Niger

Unknown gunmen have abducted 18 traders travelling from Pandogari to Bassa in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops kill 78 bandits, recover 16 rifles in Zamfara

Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months.
Officials in a northern Indian state are investigating whether sex-selective abortions have been conducted after government data revealed not a single girl was born in 132 villages in the last three months.

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

Officials in a northern Indian state are investigating whether sex-selective abortions have been conducted after government data revealed not a single girl was born in 132 villages in the last three months.