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Beggars Return to Abuja City

Fifteen years ago, the city centre of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was cleansed of the presence of beggars. In this piece, Zigwai Tagwai reports that the beggars, who were relocated to a satellite community by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), have made a return to the city centre. …

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HISTORICAL FACTS: Greek Thinkers, Early Americans

Greek Thinkers The great thinkers of ancient Greece were called Philosophers. Philosophy is Greek for ‘love of wisdom’. The key philosophers were Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Socrates (466-399 BC) believed people would behave well if they knew what good behaviour was and challenged people to think about truth, good and …

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Appalling State of Kogi Civil Service

Kogi State is generally regarded as civil service state. Whatever that means, it is nevertheless   not a complimentary statement. I see it as derogatory. It is a spirit that has stuck, since the state was created in 1991. By 27 August 2018, Kogi state would have been 27 years …

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Benue Threatens to Leave the north If…

The Socio-Cultural groups in Benue state have issued a two week-  ultimatum to the state Governor,  Samuel Ortom to discuss with his Northern counterparts to take proactive action to halt the killings in Benue. “If they fail to do something, we will have no option than to pull out of …

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Traditional Rulers Deserve Special Roles on Security Matters

Alhaji Abdulsalam Mohammed is the Madaki of Ohikwo community in Ajaokuta LGA of Kogi State and youth president of Kwararafa kingdom. In interview with DAILY ASSET Correspondent Atabor Julius, he speaks on the roles of traditional rulers in curbing crimes at the grassroots, among other issues. There was a reported …

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MAN OF THE YEAR: Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Immediate past National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the main opposition – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, has successfully built the profile of an effective leader who delivers results when he is least expected to do so. As former Governor of Kaduna State, Makarfi effectively managed the the …

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