2023: Another Chance To Right The Wrongs 

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Growing up with parents and guardians who had a keen interest in politics and governance (both national and international), and who engaged us (as young as we were then) on political issues, had a significant impact on shaping our minds and ideas on politics, governance, and what kind of country Nigeria should be. Some of … Read more

Floods kill 10, displaced many in Adamawa

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At least ten persons have been confirmed dead and hundreds displaced in some parts of GireiLocal Government Area of Adamawa state by a rampaging flood. Executive Secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. SuleimanMuhammed who confirmed the incident said it occurred in Jabbi Lamba town in Girei LocalGovernment Area during a torrential rainfall in … Read more

Nigeria: inflation hits 19.64%, highest in 17yrs

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The National Bureau of Statistics says Nigeria’s headline Inflation Rate is now 19.64 percent, the highest recorded since the year 2005. Statistician-General of the Federation, Prince Semiu Adeniran stated this in the Consumer Price Index report for the month of July 2022 released by NBS in Abuja. The Consumer Price Index – a measurement of … Read more

Covid-19: NCDC warns of 5th wave 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reiterated the need for Nigerians to observe various Covid-19 protocols, as it recorded 1,332 new cases in one week. Where are the new cases?  While urging states to increase testing, the NCDC noted that there’s been a continuous rise in infections in recent weeks. According to data … Read more

Government: the greatest influence on you 

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Someone was talking to me about how hard things have been lately, and she said “it’s like they poured something all over the place”. That, loosely translated, means “it’s like there’s a ‘pandemic of lack’ in the society”. Everyone now has at least a faint idea of what a pandemic is, after the world’s experience … Read more

NIN: Nigeria Barred 72 Million People From Making Calls

The Story More than 72 million Nigerians found their mobile phone lines unable to make calls on Monday, after they were barred by telecommunication companies. Were the subscribers notified before their lines were barred? Some subscribers reported that they received notification. The telecoms companies acted in response to an order by the federal government to … Read more