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From Emma Elekwa, Onitsha   A COMMERCIAL bus driver on Wednesday escaped death after his vehicle plunged into Ulasi River at Okija Bridge in Anambra State. The Nation gathered that the driver struggled to gain control of the vehicle following brake failure...
Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta   A 57-YEAR-OLD man, Joseph Akporugo and his wife, Janet, have been arrested by police in Ogun State for torturing their seven-year-old granddaughter. The child, who was accused of killing her father by witchcraft, had several scars on her...
Agency Reporter   CORPS Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has advised Lagos commuters to take alternative routes while the Third Mainland Bridge undergoes repairs. In a statement by the Public Education Officer (CPEO), Mr Bisi Kazeem, yesterday, Oyeyemi...
John Ofikhenua, Abuja    SEVEN persons have been killed in an explosion which occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40 valve station on the Benin River, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said. The Gbetiokun valve station is operated by the Nigerian Petroleum...
Olatunji Ololade   THIS would be about Ibrahim Magu, embattled boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), had I a sore need to be trendy or lust for the applause of dedicated pundit circuits. It isn’t. It would be about...
A day after the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) announced dates and modalities for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), the Federal Government changed its mind about Nigeria’s participation in the examination to the disappointment of...
By Caleb Ijioma   Our tertiary institutions  have over the years, found a legal way to extort students who ordinarily find it difficult to pay for their school fees after they’ve been granted admission. You will agree with me that the number...
By  OLAYINKA  ABDULRAZAQ   Rape and sexual assault are serious crimes against the dignity and sexual rights of an individual. Everyone has the right and freewill to make informed decisions about their sexual conduct and also to respect these same rights...
By Abdulrasheed Hammad   Dr. Muhammad Murtala Aminu, a Trademarks and Intellectual Property Expert cum Law Lecturer at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, as secretary to the Nigerian Law Reform Commission. The Nigerian Law Reform Commission...
Mohammed Adamu   Between 1999 and 2008, I had the privilege of working as an aide to President Olusegun Obasanjo’s first and second special advisers on National Assembly matters, beginning with Ambassador Aminu Bashir Wali and followed almost immediately, with Senator...
By Felix Oboagwina   After several years of stomaching insolence from operatives of the executive, Nigeria’s long-suffering National Assembly last week finally mustered the courage to bite, as it sank its teeth into no less than Minister of State for Labour...
Aremu Lukman Umor   Sir: Olorunoje Lateef Adewale is a ‘retired officer’ of the Nigeria Customs Service, who was served a retirement letter before his supposed year of retirement. He had been forced to retire under the pretext of medical grounds, which...
Muhammed Saheed   Sir: It’s no longer a news that the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, keeps (re)emphasizing that the pandemic which has bent all the sectors is a hoax. His insistence that the federal government is playing politics with the...
Simon Abah   Sir: The girl-child needs help in Nigeria but who is there to help them? The fundamental assumption today in Nigeria is that rape has come to stay because it is tolerated by government, people and society. Loco parentis is...
Editorial   On at least two occasions, we have had cause to advise the Attorney-General (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to arraign the soldiers and policemen who are the alleged accomplices of the Taraba State’s kidnap kingpin,...
Editorial   One of many recent news about higher education of Nigerians is that Nigerian families pay N52 billion tuition in the United Kingdom per year, while Nigerians in the United States, according to the Institute of International Education, currently spend...