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Asuu Strike: Time to sheath the swords

After an extensive deliberation that lasted three days, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has embarked on an indefinite strike action. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, said all means of negotiation had been exploited before the decision on an indefinite

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EDITORIAL: Revocation of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail over breach of court orders

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has on several occasions violated the conditions of the bail granted to him by a federal high court in Abuja, AljazirahNigeria recalls. On April 25, a federal high court sitting in Abuja

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EDITORIAL: Our stand on bailout funds

Following the economic turmoil Nigeria is currently going through, the Federal Government (FG) has once again, made moves to rescue state governments who have been hit by the crisis. According to reports, over N1.9tn has been given to states as

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EDITORIAL: Present ministers have failed Nigerians, it’s time to reshuffle the cabinet

Following his election as President and Commander-In-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari operated without ministers for about six months and the explanation given was that he needed time to appoint ‘angels’ as ministers and members of

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EDITORIAL: Time to pray for Buhari, shun violence, religious, tribal sentiments

The health status of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is the obvious issue of the moment in the country in the last few months. Of course, being the nation’s number one citizen, whatever concerns the President ought to interest all Nigerians.

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EDITORIAL: Osun By-election: A yardstick for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday announced Mr Ademola Adeleke of the PDP as the winner of the Osun West Senatorial by-election. The election was held in 10 local government areas making up the  senatorial district. Ademola Adeleke

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EDITORIAL: YES to restructuring and NO to war or secession

The three most popular words in the country right now are restructuring, Biafra and Secession.  The call for restructuring followed recent activities of the members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and various notices for Nigerians to quit parts

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EDITORIAL: When line between freedom of expression and hate speech becomes blurred

On 6th June, 2017, a coalition of Northern youth groups rose from a news conference in Kaduna where it issued an ultimatum for Igbo people living in the North to leave before Oct. 1. This has initiated a series of

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Lopsided appointments: Acting President Osinbajo in the eye of the storm (EDITORIAL)

AljazirahNigeria recalls that, a fourth night ago, Dr. Ismaila Farouk posted on the internet an article accusing Acting President Yemi Osinbajo of nepotism and favouritism in the appointments he has made since assuming office in that capacity. It was cited

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EDITORIAL- The Biafra agitation: solving a nagging conundrum

Fifty years ago, Nigeria starred disintegration in the face when the declaration of the Republic of Biafra came to the fore, AljazirahNigeria recalls. Biafra was born out of the political crisis which engulfed Nigeria at that time. The crisis began with

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