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A crushing blow on Boxing Day By FEMI ADESINA

It’s a day in British tradition dedicated to opening boxes of gifts received at Christmas, and that is why it’s called Boxing Day. But what the Adesina family got this

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Katsina State: Where Good Governance Counters Propaganda By Bature Sani Malumfashi

If you want to have a reality check on the veracity of widespread reports of the Shema Administration’s under-performance in Katsina State look no further than the list of some

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Inside Dambazau’s shoes By Reuben Abati

“See what your friends are writing” “Who?” “Your fellow columnists. See how they are attacking the Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau, just because an orderly helped to shine his

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Official Visit To UAE: The Major Takeaways By Garba Shehu

By Garba Shehu [P]resident Muhammadu Buhari spent the first three days of this week visiting the United Arab Emirates, UAE, the first by a Nigerian leader since the establishment of

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FCT Chief Judge’s directive stopping magistrates from issuing remand orders cannot stand

By Femi Falana [R]ecently, the Honourable Justice Ishaq Bello, the Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory was reported to have directed all magistrates in the

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A Visit To FRSC By Reuben Abati

One of the things I have had to do in recent times was to renew my driver’s licence. This took me to the headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps

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50 years after Gamji’s ghastly murder By Aliyu Ali Musa

On this day 50 years ago soldiers, mostly conscripts from Major Kaduna Nzeogwu’s Exercise Damisa, bombed their way into the Kaduna residence of the Premier of Northern Region Sir Ahmadu

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Jan. 15: Where We Came From By Reuben Abati

January 15 every year is Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day: wreaths are laid, statements are made, soldiers, government officials and the Nigerian Legion attend parades, pigeons symbolizing peace are released,

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A ray of light on Chibok girls By Garba Shehu

At a time when the issue of accountability has emerged as the most talked about subject in public discourse, the theft of the 219 girls from a government school in

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Boko Haram: Why ‘technical’ victory is not enough

By Victor Akoji [O]n the last day of 2015, the deadline given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian military to put an end to the Boko Haram insurgency in

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