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Understanding APC and the crisis of defections by Reuben Abati

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the “factional” leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki to resign his position as Senate President. What exactly

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In Lome, President Buhari seeks regional security architecture for West and Central Africa by garba shehu

President Muhammadu Buhari in Lome, Togo strongly pitched for the setting up of a regional security architecture in the West and Central African sub-regions, giving clear indication that there is

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This country called Nigeria! by Abbakar Danladi

You think you know yourself, while someone reads your country’s entire history on a page in days, and he exclaims “wow! what a country indeed! blessed by everything, no wonder

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Blame Game! by Abbakar Danladi

Okay, why is it coming now again, after it had happened and all have gutted the pain and leave the scars to heal, now again it’s re-awakened. It’s becoming increasingly

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Nigeria: The friction and fraction of its love in diversity by Abbakar Danladi

It is to this urge I want to recapitulate something itchy about the interaction between the citizens of my dear country Nigeria especially on the marginalized said North and South

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Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways by Reuben Abati

One of the usual features on Nigerian social media is the nostalgic passion with which Nigerians often distribute pictures of the old Nigeria Airways and how that company once considered

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President Buhari’s visit to Morocco: six quick takeaways

By Garba Shehu FACT: The Federal Government’s programme of Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) of former agitators in the Niger Delta region of the country as part of the Amnesty

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Super Eagles And Marcus The Pig At The World Cup By Reuben Abati

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Football is Nigeria’s greatest unifier:

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“Just do good”: A June 12 story by Reuben Abati

I used to have a friend we called Alhaji Bashy. He was not a Muslim. No. But he called himself Alhaji Bashy, even if that was not his real name.

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June 12 Tsunami And The Ones Who Won’t Forgive Buhari

By Garba Shehu An old Chinese proverb says: Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. This short proverb sums the intensity of attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari, not leaving

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