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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH YUSUF OGUNLANA TAIWO (CONVICTED) WRITTEN BY OMO BABA OBA

  Exclusive interview with Mr. Yusuf Ogunlana about the movie (titled Convicted) Yusuf Ogunlana Taiwo, Originally from Ijebu Imushin, Ogun state, live and work in South Africa as a science

‘POLITICIANS HAVE FAILED US’: THE DESPAIR OF NIGERIA’S POOR

Ahead of Nigeria’s presidential elections next year, residents of informal settlements say they expect little to change. Lagos, Nigeria – Emita Dida, a widowed mother of six, has been living

ABUSE OF NAIRA NOTE – BANK ARE TO BLAME FOR DIRTY NAIRA NOTES

According to Okarafor, the banks are to blame for this problem. “Lower denomination notes have greater velocity of circulation, meaning they are frequently in use and get abused. Several factors

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BUHARI SUBMITS APC NOMINATION FORM

By Lois Ugbede President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted his nomination form to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek reelection in the 2019 general elections. The president who arrived the

PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO AT INTERACTIVE SESSION OF THE 58TH ANNUAL GENERAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION

At the interactive session of the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), with the theme: Transition, Transformation & Sustainable Institutions; He shared  few thoughts. There is

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA IS UNHAPPY WITH $1.6BN LAGOS/IBADAN RAIL PROJECT

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the pace of work on the Lagos – Ibadan railway project. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi conveyed government’s position on Monday during an

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THE NIGERIAN GOVT PLAN TO REDISTRIBUTE RECOVERED CORRUPTION MONEY NEEDS A RETHINK

The Nigerian government has announced that USD$322 million (£244 million) stolen by Nigeria’s former military ruler, Sani Abacha, has been returned by the Swiss authorities. Abacha, an army general who

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KOSTER – THE SOUTH AFRICAN TOWN WHERE RESIDENTS TOOK BACK CONTROL

Koster lies in the same region as the South Africa’s rich platinum mines but nothing about this town speaks of the wealth surrounding it. “Our lives have gotten worse over

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‘CORRUPTION, MAJOR IMPEDIMENT TO NIGERIA’S DEVELOPMENT’

Justice Tanko Muhammad of the Supreme Court has identified corruption as one of the major impediments to Nigeria’s development. Muhammad, who spoke in Kano saturday while delivering a keynote address

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58 YEARS LATER NIGERIA IS STILL THE JUNGLE- BAYO OLUWASANMI

What is happening to Nigeria? Everyday horrors in Nigeria make mockery of imaginations of absurdist novelists and comedians. The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway petroleum tanker explosion that claimed many lives was yet

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