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The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Lightning shone into the black night, forewarning about the fast-approaching downpour. Then, thunder bellowed from behind the ominous clouds, forearming mortals to scamper to safety for the gods of the sky were about to embrace their earthly counterparts in a seasonal relationship that multiplies the toil of the farmer.
I have two predictions to make: before you’re through with this piece, the federal and state governments of Nigeria may issue a decree against hate speech. The authorities, its agents, and some Nigerians would call for my head for circulating hate speech.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.
Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.
By its recent cruise missile test, the U.S. intended to make sure it had capabilities to deter China’s “bad behavior”, according to a top ranking U.S. government official.g
Defending Champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress have qualified for the semi-finals of ongoing Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Dakar, Senegal.
A former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said Nigeria should be wary of jettisoning zoning of elective offices, especially the presidency, in 2023 as suggested by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, the Ohimege Opanda in Nasarawa State, has urged the Federal Government to create more jobs to the jobless Nigerians in order to curtail incessant kidnapping and other security challenges facing the country.
Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g
The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.