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MKO Abiola Stadium: Inside the $360m monument left to rot and waste

PURPOSELY built by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to host the eighth All-Africa Games, Abuja 2003, also called ...
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NAFDAC: Why we are helpless on the use of sniper, otapiapia

While it has been established that the use of agricultural chemicals: sniper and otapiapia for suicide has been an issue ...
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Kidnappers

‘Kidnappers should leave Osun, Ekiti, Ondo now’

For Adesina (not real name), his experience towards the end of Ramadan sends him into shivers each time he remembers ...
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APBN

Bill to create Chartered Institute of Forensic Investigation not useful to Nigeria —APBN boss

What is Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) all about? APBN is an umbrella body of registered professional bodies ...
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Senator Ahmed Lawan

Senate Presidency: I have solid base among Senators-elect —Lawan

Do you now have the number to become the Senate President of the Ninth National Assembly and what gives you confidence ...
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How PDP can produce next Senate President —Urhoghide

AHEAD of the inauguration of the Ninth Senate, what are your expectations? I expect that the next Senate should be ...
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I don’t see the need for any war among the sexes —Pastor Omowumi Popoola

Pastor Mrs Omowumi Popoola of Word Communication and Evangelistic Ministries (WOCOM) is the convener of The Unique Woman Conference aimed ...
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My man must share my passion for Nigeria, Africa —  Sandra Ajaja, tech enthusiast

In what ways have your engineering and mini-MBA degree shaped your life and career? I got an opportunity to study a ...
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ibadan

Nigeria irresponsible, reckless when it comes to its children, young people —Ossai, activist/educator

Briefly tell us about your life growing up in Ibadan I was born in the early 1980s and brought up ...
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Heartfelt cry for Nigeria’s redemption

DELE Farotimi’s Do Not Die in Their War presented on Tuesday, June 4 at Freedom Park, Lagos Island is a ...
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Tales of a Troubadour: Decades of deliberate ‘journey-about’

…Great causes have only prevailed through the vigour and energy of resolute men who attempted and succeeded in making the ...
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Creative Industry Financing Initiative: Runsewe commends Emefiele

THE Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has commended the Central Bank Governor, ...
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migrants

Fictionalising the problem of illegal migration

PREFACE For Leaving Homeland, a 22-page anthology containing 16 poems by Salawu Olajide, depicts the physical, political and psychological state ...
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Investment in arts, culture’ll boost Oyo IGR, says Isese Foundation president

CAN you tell us about the Isese Foundation, and what has been its contribution to the society? The Isese Foundation ...
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Mirroring the slippery grounds of Nigerian 419 ‘con-text’ in Ernest Bhabor’s Legacy

ALMOST everyone loves a story with a good ending, and when the story is infused with the usual rags to ...
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Life in old people’s Homes: How caregivers cope with stubborn and funny residents

BY 6:30 a.m., he had already woken up for the daily family morning prayers, in readiness for another day of ...
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Five years in captivity: Parents of remaining Chibok girls still await their return

Today marks the fifth year when 276 girls were abducted from the Government Day Secondary School, in Chibok, Borno State ...
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Number plates: The facts, the myths and what you need to know

Number plates are issued by an independent federal agency, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Nigeria. In this piece, Nigerians ...
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church

Why Christian leaders are afraid to confront government —Olubo

You recently held a crusade in Abuja. What actually informed it? My first experience in Abuja was in 2009, when ...
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Christian

A Christian approach to conflict resolution

If you are like me you don’t like conflict and you think that if you skip learning conflict management skills ...
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people

More Christians must join politics ahead 2023 polls —Echioda

Another democratic dispensation, which marked the 20 years of Nigeria’s democracy, has just commenced in the history of the country, ...
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Ramadan

What is there after Ramadan?

Yesterday, we were waiting for Ramadan. However, today, we have said goodbye to it, as if this month were moments ...
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NAHCON

That the Hadaya project can be transparent

IN 2016, when the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) embarked on fight against corruption as it affects the payment ...
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ramadan

Ramadan: Learning from the builder of a nation

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. Ma’ali bn Fudail said of the companions of the holy Prophet Muhammad ...
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