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  • Speaker Aminu Achida of Sokoto State House of Assembly has been locking horns with Governor Aminu Tambuwal / Photo credit: vanguardngr.com
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    Free At Last!

    When President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn-in as president in 2015, Nigeria was, in many ways, politically different from what it is today. Five years ago, all the 36 state governors in the country had complete control of every single kobo that was spent, generated and allocated to their respective states from the federation account. But […] More

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    Five Years Of PMB: We’re Glad He Came Our Way

    We are talking of millions of Nigerians who believe in our President, Muhammadu Buhari, and who are glad he came our way, as the administration he leads clocks five years today.

    Who are the ‘we?’ Speak for yourself only, some cynics would say on merely seeing the headline of this piece. They would add: “You can talk because you are in government, earning ‘fat’ salary and enjoying other perks of office, so why won’t you be glad?” Okay. So that there’ll be peace, I agree that […] More

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  • Anthony Ojukwu: Sometimes I'd be laughing or acting so carefree, and suddenly stop, because I'd wonder "Am I acting too feminine"? / Photo credit: talkingoflife.com
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    Struggles Of An Effeminate Man In Nigeria

    “Hello. Good evening”, I say into the phone. “Hello ma”, the person at the other end says. “Not ma. I’m male”, I reply calmly. “Ooh. I’m sorry. I thought you were female. Your voice is so light”, the person says. “Oooh”. I reply, awkwardly. “So, sir, what do you wish for tonight”? The voice asks…… […] More

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  • Professor Olobayo Kunle says many manufacturing activities in Nigeria are at the basic level and can largely be described as “assembling” thus requiring very little R&D input / Photo credit: guardian.ng
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    R&D In Nigeria Faces Moment Of Truth

    “I hope the lesson will really be that we can’t afford as a society to create the fire brigade once the house is on fire. We need that fire brigade ready all the time hoping that it never has to be deployed” – Virologist Peter Piot, who co-discovered Ebola and spent years leading the fight […] More

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  • Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 10,162 / Photo credit: qz.com
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    Going Back To Normal

    For over a week now, close to 100 new cases or more of COVID-19 are reported in Lagos every day. The state now has more than 3,500 cases. Though not every state in Nigeria is reporting the number of fatalities from the coronavirus and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update […] More

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  • The made-in-Madagascar COVID-19 herbal remedy the herbal cure would be subjected to further tests when it gets to Nigeria / Photo credit: The Guardian
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    Mad As Madagascar

    In a desperate effort for a cure – and perhaps to earn some revenue, not to mention the fame that might come with it – Rajoelina just might also be trading long-term gain for short-term advantage.

    In the fight against COVID-19, the war between biology and economics has just expanded to the nationalist front, spilling over with the ferociousness of a zero-sum game. Madagascar President, Andry Rajoelina, believes that the reason why the world is not giving his country’s miracle herbal formula the accolade it deserves is because of its African […] More

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  • Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) / Photo credit: VON
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    How Safe Is Your Money In The Bank?

    There are hundreds of communities in Nigeria that are underserved when it comes to banking services. Step out of any state capital into smaller towns, and try to use an ATM or make a cash withdrawal from the banking hall. You will likely be met with long lines that could keep you there for hours. […] More

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  • Femi Odegbemi: We would love for more of our young people to be able to make a living out of documentary film making / Photo credit: guardian.ng
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    Why Documentaries Matter – Femi Odugbemi

    Femi Odugbemi and his partners Makin Soyinka and Jahman Anikulapo were already preparing for the 10th anniversary of i-Represent International Documentary Film Festival (iREP) when COVID-19 struck and the festival was postponed. The festival is renowned for pooling notable names in documentary filmmaking and art from different parts of the world to Freedom Park, Lagos […] More

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    How COVID-19 Stopped My 20-year Anniversary Celebration – Gangwari Ganye, Umaru Adamu Sanda II

    This May 13, was exactly 20 years when his royal highness, the Gangwari Ganye, Dr. Umaru Adamu Sanda II, was installed traditional ruler of the Ganye chiefdom, comprising Ganye, Jada and Toungo. The chiefdom is located in the southern part of Adamawa State, with 18 districts, inhabited by many ethnic groups which include, Chamba, Fulani, […] More

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