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GBENGA ODUNSI

Gbenga Odunsi is a dynamic online editor, an experienced journalist and social media expert, professional in report writing and editing, investigative and editorial writing. Gbenga studied History and International studies at Olabisi Onabanjo University, graduating in 2012. But his professional media career had kicked off in 2008, when, as a 200-level student, he began writing for Ogun Parrot. He has served as Deputy editor/social media personnel at Quakes News Media, Abuja, and Assistant Editor/ Social media Analyst at AljazirahNigeria, Abuja. Currently, ‘Gbenga is the Editor of AljazirahNigeria Newspapers, a leading online newspaper in Abuja. ‘Gbenga Odunsi can be reached on adeboyeolugbenga70@gmail.com

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Bribery, Corruption — How NAFDAC officials use consultants to manipulate, issue license for sub-standard products

For two weeks, Gbenga Odunsi of AljazirahNigeria visited the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC to ascertain whether the corruption story making the rounds on social media is true or false. His findings evinced that corruption

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UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Bribery, corruption, discrimination, ‘presidency slot’ in the 2016/2017 federal civil service recruitment

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja As the 2016/2017 federal civil service commission (FCSC) recruitment exercise comes to an end, AljazirahNigeria concludes its investigation on the recruitment that started in September 2016. For days, our reporter visited the federal civil service commission

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Pains, torment of being a tenant in Abuja

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja In advanced countries, housing is a form of social product, it is governmental provision for the citizenry, although not free, the government has a technique of making it comfortable for her citizens. Here in Nigeria, the

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Outrage as FCT Minister impose ‘radio permit’ tax on motorists

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja A new move by the Minister of the federal capital territory to shore up its declining revenue through the collection of radio license fees from vehicles and business owners has been roundly criticized by many residents. In the

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FACT CHECK: Is the Nigerian Army responsible for the outbreak of monkey pox in Nigeria?

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja A free medical outreach organized by the Nigerian army in the southeast has been described by residents as a ploy to depopulate the region. Schools in various states in the region including Imo, Anambra, and Enugu

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Exposing the Shell Oil job scam; A Nigerian narrates his encounter with scammers

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja In recent times, Nigerians have had their own fair share of being scammed by unemployed youths, who would go to any length to ensure they survive amid economic hardship. Gbenga Odunsi, in this piece, shares his

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Gbenga Daniel declares ambition for PDP National chairmanship

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja The former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has declared his ambition for the chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He disclosed this on Wednesday at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. Mr. Daniel is

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Unruly personnel, power outage, bed with no mattress at Aso Rock clinic, Abuja government hospitals

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja  Lately, there has been controversies surrounding the ill-equipped Aso clinic, and allocations budgeted for it. The health budget for year 2017 has also sparked reactions from many pundits who claim that the Buhari led administration has

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40 years old, 20 years experience in banking…meet Aishah Ahmad, new CBN deputy governor

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aishah Ahmad as the new deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), subject to confirmation by the Senate. In a letter to the Senate, the president

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Mass sack looms as FG moves to shutdown NERFUND

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja The federal government has made drastic move to shut down National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) to establish a new Development Bank (DBN). AljazirahNigeria investigation reveals. NERFUND was established by Decree No. 2 of 1989 to act as a

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