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Reps’ teachable moment

 Hardball   The House of Representatives, last Tuesday, subtly walked back a recent decision by Deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris Wase to block a petition by some Nigerians resident abroad, which…

Onuachu unfazed by initial exclusion

  By Olalekan Okusan   Genk striker Paul Onuachu has said that he was not  psychologically disturbed by being listed  as a standby  in the initial  24-man Super Eagles squad released for the 2021  AFCON…

Hindrance to Progress – Unforgiveness!

By Venerable Henry O. Adelegan  Text: “…it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!” – Matthew 18:7 Modernisation is a thief…

We must fix local govts to deliver democratic promises, says Gbajabiamila

By Tony Akowe, Abuja House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said the nation must do everything possible to fix the local government system in the country and ensure that…

Oyo: Makinde takes COVID-19 jab

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, took the first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to flag off immunisation against the pandemic. The jab was administered…

Fed Govt, Lagos on collision course over vaccination

By Moses Emorinken, Abuja Agency threatens to stop vaccine supply ‘We are working to resolve all issues’ A huge showdown which will massively disrupt the COVID-19 vaccination programme, unless urgently…

TB kills over 162,000 Nigerians annually’

The Nigerian Thoracic Society (NTS) has revealed that tuberculosis kills over 162, 000 people in the country annually. President of the society, Prof. Prince Ele, who disclosed this in a…

How to end herders’- farmers’ crisis, by Adegbenro

Politicians and businessman Otunba Adejare Adegbenro spoke with reporters in Lagos on national security and how to end herders/farmers crisis.   Recently, President Muhamadu Buhari appointed new Service Chiefs to…

Nigeria in serious danger –NEF

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has again restated its earlier warning that the nation’s ship of state is in serious danger and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to wake up from…

Power restored in Maiduguri — after two-month blackout

The Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) says power has been restored in Maiduguri, the Borno capital, and other areas in the state. The affected areas have been in darkness for…

Nigeria’s next move

By Ehi Braimah   When the January 9 Collective (J9C), a group of Nigerians keen for Nigeria to make progress and march forward, invited speakers, discussants and other key stakeholders…

Students’ abduction war against education – ASUSS

From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti Academic Staff of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has condemned the spate of kidnappings in schools, describing the development as war against the education sector.  The union, in a…

Two ‘bandits’ killed as troops destroy their hideout in Kaduna

Troops of the operation Thunder Strike and one division of the Nigerian army have destroyed the hideout of suspected bandits in the Buruku general area of Chikun LGA in Kaduna…

Three dead as cholera breaks out in community

By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo Three people have been confirmed dead, while three others were hospitalised, as cholera broke out at Oke-Gada in Ede North Local Government of Osun State on…

Waziri Adio urges Kashim Ibrahim fellows to lead with integrity

Waziri Adio, former executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), has urged Kashim Ibrahim fellows to lead with integrity.  The Kaduna state government had initiated the Kashim…