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Suspected militants kill two policemen cart away two gunboats, arms in...

By Amos Okioma Yet to be identified gunmen on Tuesday attacked a Marine Police Division in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa killing two policemen...

Bayelsa Flags off inter ministerial briefing, ministries and agencies roll out...

By Amos Okioma, Yenogoa The Bayelsa state Deputy governor, Gboribiogha John Jonah who represented the state governor Seriake Dickson has reiterated the importance the...

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Resign now, Junaid Mohammed advises Buhari

By Ishaya Ibrahim Acting News Editor Radical politician and second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria to resign...

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ENTERTAINMENT

Davido, Olamide, KSA, Ayuba, others brace up as One Lagos Fiesta...

Top a-list artistes, including multi award winning artistes, Davido, Olamide, King Sunny Ade and other music stars are set to grace the stage across...

Bayelsa lawmaker plans biggest artists gathering worth N100m December 15

By Amos Okioma Come December 15, 2017, the oil rich Brass Island in the Creeks of Bayelsa state would witness the gathering of over 15...

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OPINION

PRESIDENT BUHARI SHOULD NOT LURE US INTO THE DEADLY TRAP OF ESTABLISHING CATTLE COLONIES...

By Professor Ben Nwabueze A COLONY OF ANY TYPE AND IN ALL PERIODS OF HISTORY AND A SETTLEMENT ARE INSEPARABLE FROM EACH OTHER To us here...

Trump and his “shithole” countries

By Tayo Ogunbiyi Recently, United States President, Mr. Donald Trump allegedly dubbed Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shitholes " countries” whose citizens were...

Gov. Okorocha: Of tyranny and discontent

By Chido Onumah A very significant event—a peaceful mass protest against the misgovernance and mindless plunder of Imo State by Mr. Rochas Okorocha—took place in...

The nexus between climate change and herdsmen crisis in Nigeria

By Chiagozie Udeh Climate change is not ranked among the five top causes of conflict in Nigeria, namely, Tribalism, Resource Control, Religion, Land and Trade....

As Victor Umeh goes to the Senate

By Ejike Anyaduba Few days hence, January 14, 2018 to be precise, the void in the central senatorial district of Anambra State will cease to...

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Oduduru sends school’s 20-year record crashing at Raider event

Nigeria's athlete, Divine Oduduru, on Friday established a new indoor Personal Best (PB) of 20.49s to win the 200m at the Texas Tech Track...

CHAN: Eagles hit Libya 1-0

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Idris, Nigeria’s security is for sale

By Oguwike Nwachuku One of the most crucial decisions the eighth Senate has ever taken was the ultimatum it gave to Inspector General of Police...

Fulani herdsmen and their long knives

By Sam Akpe First, the eyes went misty; then immediately graduated to hot and frightening tears, pouring down the face. I was not voluntarily crying....

Buharism: A brand damaged by nepotism

By Ikechukwu Amaechi Until recently, the Muhammadu Buhari brand was, perhaps, the most potent and compelling brand in the country. In the north, he was...

Honouring the dead, dishonouring the living

By Emeka Alex Duru As a people, we may be deeply religious. But certainly, not godly! We put up outward manifestation of piety...

In Benue, Nigeria dies

By Emeka Alex Duru By stroke of fate Benue holds out a lot to Nigerians. It has also mattered greatly in many strategic...

Impunity of the Nigerian state

By Ikechukwu Amaechi Something is fundamentally wrong with our politics. The winner-takes-all mentality makes every contest for power a zero-sum-game, which in essence reduces elections...

CIVIL SOCIETY

N481b padding: SERAP gets leave to compel Buhariprosecute NASS officers

By Onyewuchi Ojinnaka Senior Correspondent More are yet to be heard about the alleged 2016 budget padding by National Assembly (NASS) officers as the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos granted the prayers of Socio-Economic...

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