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Witchcraft: Taking A Nation Hostage

BY SAMAILA ISHAKU When it comes to the issue of witchcraft or wizardry, depending on the choice of word by the user are just the same. But not recognised or captured in the nation’s law books as a crime that

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SPECIAL REPORT: How 52 Persons Committed Suicide Amid Misery In Six Months

By Joel Ajayi When you hear someone committed suicide, you might wonder why someone would take own life. Many would perhaps argue that reported cases of suicide across the states in recent months is not a trend but an increase

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Uneasy Side Of The Aesthetic Capital City, Abuja

By Ruth Gbaka  The city of Abuja is filled with beautiful sights to behold, from recreational parks, alluring sights and structures erected in strategic areas of the city which in turn has an aesthetic effect on the inhabitants of the

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First Female Train Driver In Nigeria Pursuing Dream On China-constructed Rail Line

In Abuja, capital of Nigeria, there is a large train station – Idu station. It is where the Abuja-Kaduna rail line starts, and also an important stop of Abuja light rail. On 7:00 am, passengers would line up in front

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2021 UTME: How NIN Helped In Nabbing Impersonators

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu Two suspects who were involved in impersonation  while registering for the 2021 UTME registration were on Friday, apprehended  with the aid of the National Identification Number (NIN). The suspects identified as 50-year-old Sesan Obasa, and his alleged accomplice, Salvation

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Special Rapporteur Confirms Benue Kidnapper, Gana Killed After Exchange Of Fire With Troops

An investigation by the Coalition of Human Rights Groups in Nigeria (CHRGN) has revealed that notorious Benue militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Gana was killed after an exchange of gunfire with the military. CHRGN made its findings known

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WR Bill: Ortom Accused Of Plans To Monopolize Cattle Business Across Middle-Belt

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has been accused of plots to monopolize cattle rearing business in the Middle-Belt.  The Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG), which made this known at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, also warned the

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NDDC Probe: Report Indicts Akpabio, MD, Others – Sources

…C’ttee recommends arrest, prosecution of all indicted …To lay report soon Abdul Lateef Taiwo Smarting from the battle for integrity between him and the House Ad Hoc Committee investigating the mismanagement of the N81.5bn by the management of the Niger

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How Inter-agency Rivalry Hurts Anti-corruption War

By Mustapha Suleiman It has become apparent that the different anti- corruption agencies in the country– Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) have been working at cross purposes, instead

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Dogara’s Defection Sparks Fresh Controversies

Identity politics cited Ex-Speaker, Governor’s parting inevitable – Acolyte By MUSTAPHA SULEIMAN Even as Mr. Yakubu Dogara, former Speaker of the House of Representatives is yet to settle fully in his ‘new political front’- the All Progressives Congress, APC, not

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