Nigeria needs you today if she is going to get out of her current rut

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Today is August 7. It was on this day in 1914 that the famous poster in which General Horacio Kitchener the UK secretary of war went viral. It was a clarion call for all Britons to support the war effort and defeat Germany. His call was heeded by all and sundry 

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Awori monarchs claim their people are being marginalised in the running of Lagos State

MEMBERS of the indigenous Awori community in Lagos State have lamented the fact that they are being marginalised in the running of the government despite being the original owners of the land on which Lagos is built.

 

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Governor Matawalle of Zamfara State to pardon 44 Fulani herdsmen convicted of banditry

GOVERNOR  Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has come up with a new initiative to end the spate of armed banditry in the state involving pardoning 44 Fulani herdsmen currently imprisoned in Gusau the capital after being convicted of violent crimes.

 

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Six RevolutionNow demonstrators arraigned before Lagos court for daring to protest

SIX #RevolutionNow  protestors have been arraigned before the Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos charged with unlawful assembly and conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace.

 

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Fiona Onasanya struck off UK solicitors list and ordered to pay over £6,500 in costs

FORMER Member of Parliament for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya has been struck off the solicitors register in the UK after a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal hearing in London today which found her guilty of dishonesty.

 

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DSS yet to hand Sheikh El-Zakzaky over to IMN despite agreeing to comply with court order

OFFICIALS of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have revealed that they are yet to receive their detained leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who a Kaduna high court ordered the Department of State Security (DSS) to release yesterday.

 

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Vanity breeds corruption so to break the cycle, Nigeria needs to launch a war against immodesty

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) End the use of the phrase Your Excellency for all public officials. What does this mean anyway? Does it mean the person is excellent?

(2) End the use of all these needless titles like Apostle, Otunba, Chief, Alhaji, Dame, Elder, Engineer, Barrister, Sir, etc. Promote the use of simple Mr and Ms

(3) End the display of portraits of government officials in public offices 

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#RevolutionNow protesters defy security clampdown and organise demonstrations nationwide

SECURITY agents and demonstrators have been involved in a series of skirmishes across the country today as organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest sought to continue their planned marches despite the arrest of their leader Omoyele Sowore on Saturday.

 

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Shiite movement awaits El-Zakzaky's release after court grants him leave to get medical attention in India

ISLAMIC Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leaders are eagerly waiting for the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky after a Kaduna high court ruled this morning that he should be granted bail to go abroad to seek medical attention.

 

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Tekno apologises for raunchy display at Lekki Toll Gate putting it down to technical fault

AFROBEAT sensation Augustine  Kelechi popularly known as Tekno Miles has debunked claims that he intentionally engaged in recording an advertisement with semi-nude ladies in Lagos pointing out that what happened was that the truck broke down.

 

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