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EL-CLASICO: BUBBLING BENZEMA BIDS TO BEAT BARCA IN CAMP NOU

At 34, Karim Benzema is the face of La Liga after the exit of Lionel Messi pushed him further into the spotlight and the Frenchman could boost his chances in the race for the Balon d’Or if he leads Real Madrid to victory over Barcelona in a Clasico on Sunday. This is the first time […]

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Families groan as hunger, insecurity and Covid-19 rage

This is not the best of times in Nigeria. Many families are in financial mess as the means to meeting the basic needs: feeding, rent, medicals and children’s school fees, are getting harder by the day. It is not funny at all. Families are caught in the webs of threatening hunger, worsening insecurity and ravaging […]

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Igbo President: The Archbishop’s gospel truth

“… An Igbo becoming Nigeria’s leader in 2023 would amount to equity and justice. Other zones have occupied the number one position except the South-East.” ––Archbishop Adewale-Martins Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, the Most Rev. Alfred Adewale-Martins, quoted above, was talking as a clergyman driven by truth and fairness, by the common good, and by what […]

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#EndSARS: The limitation of dictatorship

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it” – Aristotle.   Those who profess to favour freedom and yet depreciate agitation are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of […]

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Inside the pandora box

Exposing secrets in the public interest is gradually gaining public acceptance and appreciation. It is also a testament to how technology has further reduced the world to a global village.   The men and women who do such exposé are “whistle blowers “, “information insurgents” and, in a more civil language “investigative journalists”. The more […]

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Chief Oladipupo Williams, SAN: The shocking exit of a good man

The death of Chief Ladi Williams, SAN, has hit me like a thunderbolt from the blues. It was least expected. It is more painful, going by the news that he died from COVID-19 complications, even after the vaccine.   Chief Ladi is said to have actually been inoculated with the two dozes of the vaccine, […]

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FINIDI DARES TO SUCCEED WHERE OTHERS DREAD

One of the toughest jobs in football is to manage a club in the Nigerian league, and to handle arguably the biggest side Enyimba comes with extra pressure. That is what ex-international Finidi George will ultimately find out as he begins his new journey with a tie against Diamba FC in the qualifying round of […]

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Sex Video: Tiwa Savage’s romantic misadventure

U nless it truly turns out to be a publicity stunt and a hoax aimed at gaining media blitz as alleged in some quarters, Tiwa Savage, a sultry songstress and dancer, will be doing an incalculable discredit to her public image if her sex romp video tape should surface in the public domain. For all […]

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Zoning: Atiku’s strange new found stance

I see a world on the edge of a blade. Without balance, it will fall. ––Victoria Aveyard One unhealthful legacy, no, liability of the Olusegun Obasanjo civilian rule and which has endured in our democracy is that deputies cannot sleep and wake up in the political shoes of their principals. He denied Atiku Abubakar, twice […]

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