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EDITORIAL: The arrival of fuel queue

Long fuel queues have reemerged at major fuel stations across the nation, signalling the commencement of another round of fuel scarcity. The signal started manifesting few days ago when rumour sifted that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC had plans

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EDITORIAL: AljazirahNigeria call for the suspension of Libya’s membership from African Union over slave trade, human trafficking

Libya has recently been brought to the fore following claims of slave trade boom, alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country. A disturbing video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for

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EDITORIAL: Applauding INEC, security agencies, electorate on the peaceful conclusion of Anambra poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra state. According to INEC, Obiano defeated two major opponents, Tony Nwoye of the All

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EDITORIAL: Appraising the 8.6trn ‘2018 Budget of Consolidation’

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially presented N8.6 trillion 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. During the presentation, Buhari announced that the budget is projected at an oil price of $45 per barrel and an estimated 2.3

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EDITORIAL: Buhari must punish all officials involved in Maina’s recall to prove his fight against corruption

Nigerians woke up to the news that a ‘wanted’ Abdulrashid Maina had sneaked back to Nigeria and had been restored to the federal civil service with a big promotion. Maina, was a former chairman of the Presidential Task Tea on

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EDITORIAL: Tackling the outbreak of monkeypox virus

After containing the deadly Ebola virus that swept across Nigeria in 2014, Nigerians are now faced with yet another virus, Monkeypox. The most worrisome symptom is the presence of rashes, bigger than those caused by chicken pox, usually spreading across

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EDITORIAL: Our position on Senator Misau and IGP altercation

The rift between the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has sent tongues wagging among the citizenry on the veracity or otherwise of the profuse

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EDITORIAL: Panacea for a staggering giant at 57

Nigeria attained the age 57 with a low-key independence celebration in all parts of the country. Interestingly, Nigeria remains the most populous country in Africa, and the 7th most populous country in the world. The UN Department of Economic and Social

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EDITORIAL: FG’s sluggish response to Benue flood is a heavy blow on ‘change’ mantra

An estimated 110,000 people were reportedly left homeless by the flood that sacked some communities in Benue State penultimate week, AljazirahNigeria recalls. Apart from rendering thousands homeless, the disaster also washed away villages, farmlands and food storage facilities among others.

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EDITORIAL: Drawing a line between hate speech and constructive criticism

Few weeks back, the Nigerian government drew a line on hate speech in the country, equating it to terrorism. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, stated this at the National Economic Council security retreat held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

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