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Outrage as Buhari avoids Lagos road, flies to Seme (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday evaded the notorious Lagos-Badagry-Seme Road, flying instead on an aircraft to Seme for the official handover of the new Economic Community of West African States border posts in Badagry to his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice…

Federal Government to limit number of children per mother (Punch)

The Federal Government on Tuesday declared that it was working hard to come out with a policy that would limit the number of children that a mother could have in Nigeria. It stated that traditional rulers and other leaders across…

‘Cop killed ex-minister’s daughter for refusing to open car door’ (Punch)

Fresh facts have emerged on the circumstances surrounding the killing in Abuja of Anita Akapson, said to be the daughter of a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman. It was learnt that the 31-year-old, who was shot in her 2007…

The British #MeToo scandal which cannot be revealed (Telegraph)

A leading businessman has been granted an injunction against The Telegraph to prevent this newspaper revealing alleged sexual harassment and racial abuse of staff. The accusations against the businessman, who cannot be identified, would be sure to reignite the #MeToo movement…

Justice Kutigi for burial today

The family of Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi (GCON), has announced the burial arrangements for the late former Chief Justice of Nigeria. According to a statement from the family by Mrs. Binta Aliyu, the body of the late jurist is scheduled…

Danjuma to address UK Parliament in January over killings in Nigeria

The former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), will in January 2019 address the United Kingdom Parliament over the incessant killings in North-central part of Nigeria, especially between herdsmen and farmers. Danjuma was earlier scheduled to speak to select…

Uduaghan named NOC patron, harps on grassroots sports development

Immediate-past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Delta South Senatorial District, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has called on government and stakeholders to support the development of grassroots sports in Nigeria and also establish an…

I’m not one of those lost in Lagos -Aderemi Adegbite

Aderemi Adegbite rose from humble beginnings to become a visual artist and cultural producer of international repute. But he has not forgotten his roots, particularly the ones the sprout by the Iwaya waterfront where he is giving back to the…

I wanted to be a lawyer -Opeyemi Shanu

The Beauty Therapist, Opeyemi Shanu desire was to become a lawyer although she had always loved making hair, in fact, while she was just a six-year-old. Eventually, she had to pay her way through school from the hair money she…

Black Friday, an insult to Africans and Nigerians -Robert Flynn

Be original. That’s my best advice. You’re going to find that there’s something that you do well, and try to do it with as much originality as you can, and don’t skimp on the words. Work on the words –…

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