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‘The North will rise again’ – Muhammad Al-Ghazali

These certainly are not the best of times for the various states in the northern half of Nigeria. From lofty heights under the able and commanding leadership of the late Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto, the region has now become a problem onto itself. It is presently not only home to one of […]

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Nigeria: FG buys 200 cars for ‘First Ladies summit’

The Federal Government has begun taking delivery of 200 exotics cars ordered for use by guests and officials of the African First Ladies Summit which kicked off in Abuja yesterday, sources involved in the deal told Daily Trust. First Lady Patience Jonathan is the convener of the event, with the theme “The African Woman: A […]

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Nigerian reporter threatened over Boko Haram coverage

A Nigerian journalist who has extensively covered the conflict between the government and Islamist sect Boko Haram says his life is under threat. Ahmad Salkida, an independent journalist, told CPJ that he noticed a white 4X4 Hilux with a Lagos state registration number following him on Thursday for several hours, including to his house in […]

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A DIVORCEE REMARRIES – BY MAHMUD JEGA

In the days when each Nigerian university had enough money to publish a bulky annual “prospectus” which outlined in great detail its academic programs and staff members, a copy was often made available to every student and staff member. One part of the prospectus that fascinated me in those days was the number and composition […]

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