Category: Deep Dive

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Ado AminuDecember 17, 2020

Nigeria is either playing the long game or gambling with border reopening

In the typical about-turn traipse that signifies most of this administration’s policy decisions, President Muhammadu Buhari has okayed the immediate ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 17, 2020

#SaveOurFuture: Beyond hashtags, this is what else Nigerian students can do

The protracted strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has lingered for nine months now leaving the affected ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 17, 2020

Here’s why Reps must consider Akin Alabi’s ‘don’t arm the FRSC’ movement

A Nigerian lawmaker representing the Egbeda/Ona-Ara Federal Constituency, Akin Alabi, has moved a motion to stop the Federal Government from ...

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Ado AminuDecember 16, 2020

The latest NCC directive is thoughtless and will only end in tears

One of the many questions Nigerians are asking following the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announcement, instructing all network providers to ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 15, 2020

Shettima weighs in on insecurity, asks that President Buhari be called to order

In recent times, the rising insecurity in the country has been a major subject of discussion among Nigerians. For the ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 15, 2020

774,000 Jobs: Presidency, House of Reps may be on a collision course

Nigerians, especially on social media, have become accustomed to heaping any and every blame for any mishap the country may ...

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Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

Nigeria’s First Lady avoids Aso Rock for security reasons | Wahala for who no fit go Dubai oo!

On the afternoon of Friday, December 11, 2020, Nigeria’s President was reported to have left Aso Rock, for some alone ...

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Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

Tems and Omah Lay are paying the price of Nigeria’s poor standing as the world’s largest black nation

As singers, Tems and Omah Lay remain in prison custody while they await trial on charges of breaking lockdown protocol ...

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Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: There are too many reasons the #ResignBuhari trend may not be wrong

When media houses around the country reported the tragic irony of the Commander In Chief of the Federal Republic of ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 15, 2020

“Me as a…” The hilarious trend that has taken over Nigerian social media

Human beings are awesome creatures – argue that with God. There are those moments where we can’t help but marvel ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 15, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: Here’s all we know about the abducted schoolboys from Kankara

To say that the heightened spate of insecurity in Nigeria is worrisome is an understatement. The reality now is that a week ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Is Anthony Joshua going to accept the biggest fight of his career?

Nigerian-British heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, this past weekend, put up another commanding performance, as he dominated his opponent Kubrat ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 14, 2020

IPOB is trending again and this is what we know

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is in the news again. This time, not exactly because it’s acclaimed leader, Nnamdi ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 14, 2020

See major highlights of the 2014 Confab Report; the Senate has announced plans to review

The Nigerian Senate ad hoc Committee on Constitution Review has set up sub-committees to review the 2014 National Conference reports from the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 12, 2020

#TE15G: All you missed at the first-ever virtual edition of Africa’s largest Gospel Concert

It’s December and the mega city famously known in times as these; as the country’s entertainment capital plays host to ...

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Ado AminuDecember 12, 2020

Kidnap of 600 children in ‘Katsina’ is grave evidence that the President has lost the plot on security

It is no news that the constant cries of Nigerians for the basic necessities of governance have been falling on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 11, 2020

I am sorry, please forgive me | Timi Adigun apologises after allegations of sexual abuse

How soothing it is for Nigerians to err – knowing fully well the devastating implications – and arrive in a ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 11, 2020

COVID-19: The latest signs are worrisome and here’s all you should know

The gradual phasing out of the COVID-19 pandemic which has had a devastating impact on a global scale brought a ...

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Ado AminuDecember 11, 2020

Laying curses is the latest trend in the incompetence playbook

To err is human, and to pray for the basic necessities of governance like the security of life and property ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 11, 2020

“I will end you tomorrow” – Pulev threatens Anthony Joshua ahead of world title fight

To cap the year off for boxing fans round the world, unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was booked to take ...

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Ado AminuDecember 11, 2020

Women need room to be fully human

Women are forced to live by a never-ending list of deadlines that when carefully scrutinised, what one sees are only ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 11, 2020

The two-sides of Buhari’s attempt to lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty

Nigeria is recognised as the largest economy in Africa (now in its worst recession in more than 20 years); yet, regarded as ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2020

Logic and emotions: Is Lekan’s joke enough to end a two-year relationship?

Most relationships, as is common knowledge, has its ups and downs. There are those moments and instances that create the ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 10, 2020

All you need to know about the Pastor Timi Adigun ‘sexual assault allegation’

2020 is that year. When our hearts have broken more times than imaginable upon hearing certain stories. From rape allegations ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 10, 2020

Here’s why we need to stop addressing President Buhari as ‘Father of the Nation’

Nigeria practices a rather strange type of democracy that has deviated from true democratic principles. The Buhari administration, for instance, ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2020

Maina follows in footsteps of NDDC’s Pondei, slumps in court

We are all, definitely, in pain – borrow your voice from Ayo Fayose. As the popular saying goes; “crime does ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2020

Rare win for the Nigerian government as they succeed in cutting down data costs

To be Nigerian, and to survive in the country with all your marbles intact you need to be thick skinned, ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 10, 2020

#EndSARS: Buhari’s concern is changing narratives by CNN and BBC not addressing insecurity

Reactions have trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement about the CNN and BBC reportage of the #EndSARS protest. On Tuesday, December ...

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Isime EseneDecember 10, 2020

Bridget Bema: Here’s why the internet is obsessed with the hilarious Kenyan content creator

Being called out on the school assembly line for breaking the rule is common in pre-tertiary institutions. But getting summoned ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 10, 2020

National Population Commission: Why Nigeria can’t afford anything short of a credible population census

The National Population Commission (NPC) has estimated Nigeria’s current population at 206 million. The NPC Chairman, Nasir Kwarra Tuesday, disclosed during a ...

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