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SARS dissolution: A test of govt’s responsiveness?

On October 8, 2020, a wave of protests against the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force erupted in many cities across the country. The protests were triggered by a video trending online showing a young man allegedly shot by SARS operatives at Ughelli, Delta; an allegation the police denied.     […]

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Murder at dawn on the farm

  Murder at dawn on the farm     Who killed Joseph Oko Onya and his pregnant wife, Ngozi? This is the question begging for answer in Afikpo ancient city, Ebonyi State, since the sad end of the couple inside their rice farm. UCHENNA INYA writes     The inability of security agents to unravel […]

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Stemming the rising cases of kidnappings in C’River

On Tuesday, October 13th 2020, the wife of Judex Okoro, the Sun correspondent in Cross River State and the Chairman of Correspondent Chapel, Uduak, was abducted by three gunmen at Big Qua in Calabar municipality. Seven years ago, she was abducted at Benin while returning from a business trip.   What she passed through during […]

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Smugglers battle Customs

The Idi-Iroko border in Ipokia Local government area of Ogun State is one of the oldest borders in Nigeria and it is notorious for one thing – smuggling. Smuggling in this part of the State is a huge economic activity for the people. Besides, the border area has been turned into a battle field of […]

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Osuu title: Edda’s festival of unity, accomplishments

Since time immemorial, Osuu, the highest traditional title in Edda, Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has remained a festival of accomplishment and unity for the people. UCHENNA INYA reports In Igbo land, yam is regarded as the king of all crops. If a man has a very big barn that will feed […]

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Battling against bad guys in Bayelsa

All over the world, the issue of security is not always toyed with. Of recent, there have been issues of insecurity threatening Nigeria like just like, the North East part of the country. Also in the South South before now it was about militancy where the boys were blowing up pipelines, distorting the country’s source […]

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A gathering against Sickle Cell in Aba

The 22nd Annual National Conference/Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Guild of Medical Laboratory Directors of Nigeria (GMLD), that held in Aba, Abia State between Tuesday, September 29 and Saturday, October 3, has been described by many participants as one of the strongest battle against the age long Sickle Cell Disease.   The conference/AGM with the […]

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An independence day with Bauchi orphans

    It was a moment of joy and happiness at the Motherless Babies Home Bauchi. Mothers Hangout, Ubuntu International, a none governmental organisation, (NGO) decided to put smiles on the faces of orphans and vulnerable children by celebrating the 60th Independence Day with the children at orphanage home.   To the NGO, it was […]

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A thought for small-scale traders

Last Wednesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu empowered Lagos traders with N10,000 worth of goods each to enable them start up small scale businesses. Muritala Ayinla reports   The world is in distress, the global economy is also arguably confronting its sharpest reversal in a generation with virtually every country tackling varying degrees of socio-economic challenges brought […]

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Junction improvements: Saving Lagosians from traffic hell

For many motorists in Lagos, especially those around Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Ikotun, Maryland and Lekki, traffic situations have remarkably improved in these areas with the removal of roundabouts and replacement with junction improvement projects. Muritala Ayinla reports   With estimated population of more than 22 million claimed by the state government following data from the […]