As I watch the Commonwealth Games I ask myself why Nigeria is not the world number one in the following 10 sports

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[1] Motorcycle racing - In Nigeria, we have turned the motorcycle into something else. Terrorists, kidnappers, armed robbers, etc now use them to terrorise the population. Motorcycles are even used for cross-border rice smuggling and the Okada motorcycle taxi is now the main form of transportation in many parts of Nigeria 

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Ipob warns Igbo politicians fleeing Abuja's insecurity not to come to Igboland without Nnamdi Kanu

IGBO politicians fleeing the growing violence in Abuja have been warned by the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) not to return to the southeast geo-political zone unless they bring Nnamdi Kanu along with them.

 

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Nigerian UK youngster George Imafidon wins Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year Award

NIGERIAN youngster George Imafidon has emerged as the overall winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year Award after judges adjudged him to be the best at an awards ceremony over the weekend.

 

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NNPC remitted a paltry sum of just $2.7bn to the CBN during the first six months on this year

STATE-owned energy conglomerate the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) remitted a paltry sum of $2.7bn into the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) accounts between January and June this year due to the downturn in the global oil economy.

 

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DSS arrest Boko Haram undercover agent sent to check out military targets in Abeokuta

DEPARTMENT of State Services (DSS) operatives have arrested a Boko Haram undercover agent sent to the Ogun State capital Abeokuta to spy on military facilities with a view to having them bombed.

 

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Nigeria currently sits ninth in Commonwealth Games medals with two gold and one bronze

NIGERIA's medal haul at the ongoing Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham in the United Kingdom rose to five this  morning after weightlifter Folashade Lawal secured the country's second gold in the 59kg event.

 

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10 of the most influential Northern Christians in Nigeria’s history Tinubu would have done well to research before picking his running mate 


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[1] Yakubu Gowon 
[2] Theoohilus Danjuna 
[3] Joseph Garba 
[4] Domkat Bali 
[5] Martin Adamu 
[6] Audu Ogbe 
[7] Solomon Lar 
[8] Simon Lalong 
[9] Boss Mustapha 
[10] Yakubu Dogara 

Is Bola Tinubu aware of the fact that for starters, the Nigerian military is actually dominated by Middle Belt Christians. Nigeria’s Army is about 70% Christian.

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Siemens to start delivering mega transformers to Nigeria as from September in bid to combat power crisis

NIGERIA'S federal government has announced plans to take delivery of several mega transformers under Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) programme from German multinational Siemens in September this year.

 

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Weightlifter Adijat Olarinoye wins Nigeria's first gold at ongoing Commonwealth Games

NIGERIA has won her first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham in the UK with weightlifter Adijat Olarinoye setting a new tournament record of 203kg in the women’s 55kg weightlifting event.

 

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We should be insisting that both of these candidates sign a British Contract With Nigeria to Undo the Woes of Colonialism that commits them to the following foreign direct investment commitments over the next 10 years

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[1] Investment that will grant Nigeria the capacity to produce at least 5m tonnes of steel annually

[2] Investment that will ensure Nigeria has a machine tool manufacturing capability

[3] Investment that provides a double gauge railway network that links up all of Nigeria's 36 states and runs at a minimum speed of 120km per hour

[4] A 95% literacy rate by the year 2030

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