sexual assault

“Family, Police hardly believe sexual assault victims”

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in May 2018, two sisters, six and eight years old, were sexual ...
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slave trade

Last survivor of transatlantic slave trade wore Yoruba hairstyle throughout life

The transatlantic slave trade might seem like something from a distant and barbaric era - but a historian has found ...
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warm weather

Will warmer weather slow the spread of coronavirus?

Ted Regencia (Aljazeera) Experts say sunlight and heat limit growth and longevity of virus, but observing proper hygiene is more ...
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between Oyetola Aregbesola

No rift between Oyetola, Aregbesola —Akeju

A former spokesperson of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun State, Taiwo Akeju, is currently the Commissioner for Political ...
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Nigerian Army, The Church, priesthood, christianity, Anglican Communion

How my plan to use Army recruitment to force my father to give me loan landed me at war front —Primate Okoh

Not many people know the background of the Archbishop of Abuja Province and Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican ...
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UNIOSUN employees

We made sure UNIOSUN employees received full salaries when other state workers got half-pay —Yusuf Ali, SAN

Legal luminary, Malam Yusuf Ali, in this interview by BIOLA AZEEZ, speaks on sundry national issues. Excerpt: Your tenure as ...
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Coronavirus has exposed government as selfish, very insensitive —Sule

Born and raised in Lagos, Aolat Oluwatomisin Sule is a London-based Nigerian whose passion for senior citizens as well as ...
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nursing in nigeria

I sacrificed my social life for my home, career —Dr. Elizabeth Olagunju

Dr (Mrs) Oluwayemisi Elizabeth Olagunju is a lecturer in the Department of Nursing Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun ...
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Being Olori comes with pleasure, pains —Olori Akamo

YOU are always seen as an elegant woman who does her things in her own way without making noise about ...
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Amotekun, Soyinka events

COVID-19: Two Soyinka events postponed indefinitely

THE rampaging COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused art events including the 2020 iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival (IREP) and Point of ...
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of Harry Garuba

Poetry, praises in memory of Harry Garuba

AN evening of readings and reminiscences held for the poet, theorist and Africanist, the late Professor Harry Garuba at Ouida ...
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Egerton Idehen plans national book tour

AS part of efforts to highlight barriers that prevent women from fulfilling their potential and providing a guide to younger ...
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Avalon, Retirement, emasculated NLNG, Africa

The Avalon Daily screens documentary on press freedom in Nigeria

IT was Sir Tom Stoppard, the British playwright and screenwriter that succinctly opined that “I still believe that if your ...
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Educare’s Olaudah Equiano poetry contest unearths future literary geniuses

THE Educare Trust recently organised a poetry contest for secondary school students in Ibadan, Oyo State, to celebrate this year’s ...
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gender, woman, female

A slippery road for the female gender

THE book, The Making of A Total Woman, written by Rabiat Muhammed Ganiyu is a 78-page book, which is divided ...
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From the contemptible to the commendable, here are events which shaped 2019

Onnoghen’s fall Onnoghen’s trial started when a petition was filed by a civil rights group at the Code of Conduct ...
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N5trn debts: Why AMCON may find it difficult to recover money

ARM-TWISTING has been described in certain quartets as, the use of threat, coercion, or other  forms of pressure and persuasion ...
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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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online church services

COVID-19: Nigerian churches take services online

With the pandemic coronavirus still ravaging the whole world, some churches in Nigeria, have resorted to online services as a ...
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global crisis

T. B. Joshua and hope amidst a global crisis foretold

Nothing, safe the prophetic utterances, had given off 2020 as a year like no other. Expectations had been immense that ...
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US tops, Chloroquine , world in coronavirus cases

Potent entreaties for coronavirus

Psalm 56:9 reminds us, “The very moment I call to you for a Father’s help the tide of the battle ...
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COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic: Six long-term lessons

THE following are six important lessons that we Muslims can learn from the raging COVID-19 pandemic. The lessons are enduring ...
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US tops, Chloroquine , world in coronavirus cases

Coronavirus: NASFAT, Ansar-Ud-Deen suspend Asalatu, Juma’at prayers

TWO foremost Islamic prayer organisations, Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT) and Ansar-Ud-Deen Society (ADS), have announced the suspension of their activities, particularly ...
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Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic: Rulings on daily and weekly congregational prayers

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) last week declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. The National Basketball Association (NBA), a ...
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