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By Theophilus Abbah Not desperate, never agitated, not rebellious, not a mischief-maker, Chief (Architect) Gabriel Aduku exited this world of desperation, agitations, rebellion, and mischief on March 10, 2024, few weeks after his 80th birthday. He was an unexplored treasure to humanity, a rare human resource and a man with a candle that shone in […]Continue Reading
BY Mike Ozekhome, SAN, CON, OFR, Ph.D, LL.D, D.Litt, D.Sc. I celebrate you, a living legend and uncommon African icon, Chief (Dr) Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Obasanjo ( OBJ), on your 87th birthday, which took place on March 5,2024. On paper, you are 87, having been born on March 5, 1937. But, you have maintained to […]Continue Reading
  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja granted automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service to 65 former members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), highlighting  numerous achievements of the scheme since its establishment 50 years ago. Speaking at the NYSC 50th Anniversary Honours Award held at the State House Conference Centre, the President Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja approved National Honours and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics championships. I watched with millions of Nigerians those exciting moments when you all brought smiles to us Speaking at a presidential reception in honour […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Attah Ameh Oboni was a revered Igala King. At a particular meeting held in Kaduna which consisted of all paramount traditional rulers in Nigeria and which had the queen of England in attendance, Attah Ameh was asked to remove his cap to greet the Queen of England as others had done. Though […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah   In the years and seasons that I farmed and cultivated sources under torrential rains and harsh sunshine for seductive headlines that would turn the heads of newspaper adherents and squeeze few hundreds of Naira from the pockets of those who could part with money for stories, I hunted for Father Mathew […]Continue Reading
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By Eric Teniola The pick on Senator Kashim Shettima Mustapha (56), a Kanuri, as APC’s Presidential running mate has put spotlight on the Kanuris again. We know the Kanuris as dogged fighters. We know the Kanuris as dogged fighters In the first Republic, six prominent Kanuris were identified as flag bearers. They are Sir Kashim […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah Though emigration of doctors from Nigeria to developed countries is not a new phenomenon, a recent survey has revealed that the current rate of emigration by doctors which intensified in that last three years may be injurious to the country’s health sector. The survey conducted NOI Poll and Nigeria Health Watch showed […]Continue Reading