Woeful and corrupt leadership is no excuse for the Nigerian masses to be unpatriotic

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Last night, Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser won the women's 400m at the World Athletics Championship in 48.14 seconds. It was the third fastest time in history

(2) I for one refuse to congratulate her, however, because she is living a lie. Her real name is Ebelechukwu Agbapuonwu and she is Nigerian through and through from Anambra State. Deep down, her heart is with Naija

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Fake Islamic clergyman sentenced to two years in prison for obtaining money by deception

IKEJA Special Offences Court in Lagos State has sentenced a man who parades himself as an Islamic cleric to two-years imprisonment after finding him guilty of stealing and obtaining N71m ($195,240) through false pretences.

 

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NYSC to open FM radio station in Abuja as part of nationwide enlightenment programme

DIRECTORS of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) plan to establish an FM radio station for the scheme in Abuja to enable them reach out to members and educate the general public about their programmes.

 

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Osinbajo dismisses talk of a rift between him and Buhari saying they are a united presidency

VICE president Yemi Osinbajo has dismissed suggestions that there is a political rift between himself and President Muhammadu Buhari stating that he remains loyal to his boss and they are running a united presidency.

 

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Repentant Zamfara gunmen invade village for food and petrol as reportedly head for Kaduna

DOZENS of so-called repentant bandits in Zamfara State have gone on the rampage in Zamfara State invading Kwanar Mayanci community in Maru Local Government Area and carted away food and petrol.

 

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Buhari arrives in South Africa for bilateral talks with President Cyril Ramaphosa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Pretoria for the ninth meeting of the Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission where the vexed issue of the recent xenophobic attacks against Nigerians will take centre state.

 

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Which Nigerian governor will be brave enough to relocate the state capital and build a modern city from scratch?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) By far our greatest act of foresight since independence, the one thing you have to give Nigeria credit for is moving the capital city to Abuja from Lagos. Can you just imagine what would have happened to Lagos if it was still our capital today? It would probably have collapsed under its own weight

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says he will not influence which country Tomori and Abraham play for

CHELSEA manager Frank Lampard has said he will not intervene in the ongoing scramble for Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori as England and Nigeria fight to secure their services.

 

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Macban urges National Orientation Agency to debunk the myths of Fulanisation and Islamisation

FULANI herdsmen body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has called on the National Orientation Agency (NOA) to help correct the notion that there is an Islamisation and Fulanisation agenda being planned by its members.

 

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As we head for our grand 60th birthday next year we need to brace ourselves for the greatest leapfrog ever in the history of mankind

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I am sure many of you spent yesterday reflecting on which way Nigeria. You want power, healthcare, education, good roads, a railway network, security, etc but are wondering how you get it

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