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El-Zakzaky Returns To Nigeria From India, Medical Treatment Aborted

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India,  where his planned medical treatment was aborted. But he was immediately taken into custody by the Department of State Services which whisked him away on arrival at the airport. El-Zakzaky arrived via an Ethiopian airline around 12.05pm and ...

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What A Country!

By Casmir Igbokwe Mr. Sunday Emenike left his base in Isuofia, Anambra State, for Taraba on a business trip. That was on July 17, 2019. Somewhere on Ukari-Zakibiam Road, armed robbers reportedly attacked the bus he was travelling in. The bandits allegedly brought him and one other passenger down from the bus and took them away. Till date, there is no ...

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(Updated) AFCON 2019: Nigeria Beat South Africa 2-1

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have beaten  South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 in Egypt. The game ended 2-1 in favour of Nigeria. With this victory, the Super Eagles progressed to the semi-final of the competition. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Samuel Chukwueze opened scoring for Nigeria on 27th minute. Chukwueze was in ...

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Leah Sharibu’s Plight Sensitive, US Vice-President Tells Osinbajo

…Buhari committed to securing release of Sharibu, other abducted girls Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and his American counterpart, Mike Pence, held discussions yesterday in the White House, with Pence noting that he was aware of the sensitive nature of Leah Sharibu’s plight. Both Vice Presidents in their discussion on economy, military assistance and other issues, affirmed the need ...

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Yet Another Accumulation Of Debts

While many government officials argue that Nigeria’s current debt is still within the permissible three per cent threshold prescribed by the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA), in real terms, it flies in the face of sound economic management. Irrespective of the justification for this rather unbridled debt accumulation by officialdom, we make bold to say that piling up debt for the ...

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