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Now That The Floods Are Here 

    Penultimate week, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) alerted the country that at least 12 states in the Niger Basin – Kwara, Edo, Delta, Anambra, Kebbi, Kogi, Rivers, Niger, Taraba, Bayelsa, Benue and Adamawa – would witness intense flooding as a result of rising water levels.

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President Buhari and Plight of Illegal Migrants

  Since 2015 when he took the oath of office, President Muhammadu Buhari has never missed an opportunity to denigrate Nigeria and Nigerians before the world. Every opportunity he gets, the president portrays Nigerians as corrupt, criminally minded and its youths, lazy, wanting things to be done for them free.

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Unending Crises In Nigeria Football Administration

THE NIGERIA Football Federation (NFF), has over the years cut an unenviable image for recording crises that have undermined the reputation of the soccer governing body of Africa’s most populous nation. These crises usually stem from rows between players and officials; and or between national team coaches and football chiefs …

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Police Siege on Saraki, Ekweremadu’s Residences

      There appears to be no end in sight yet, in the apparent frosty relationship between the between   the Police and the senate, particularly the Senate President. Events of last week- the early morning  siege on the residences of two principal officers, Senate President Bukola Saraki and his …

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Campaign Against Fake News

 The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Information and Culture, has just launched a National Campaign Against Fake News’ which aim it says, is to sensitise all Nigerians of the dangers posed to the peace and security, and indeed the corporate existence of Nigeria.

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STATE OF EMERGENCY ON CORRUPTION

  At a brief ceremony in the State House on July 5, President Muhammadu Buhari  signed an executive order which in the main empowers security  and anti-corruption agencies  to freeze assets of individuals with corruption cases.

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Nigeria Overtaking India’s Poverty

Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the largest number of people living in extreme poverty, with an estimated 87 million Nigerians, or around half of the country’s population, thought to be living on less than $1.90 a day, making the country the world’s poverty capital.

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No to FG Funding of Ranches

The Federal Government recently disclosed that the National economic Council (NeC), chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved a 10-year National Livestock Plan which will cost about N179 billion. Under this plan, 94 ranches are to be built in 10 states that have been experiencing the unfortunate herdsmen/farmers clashes. …

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