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Canada-based Nigerian professor launches book on kidnapping

Entitled Criminal Resistance? The Politics of Kidnapping Oil Workers, the award-winning work by 2011 Governor General of Canada Academic Gold Medal recipient, Tope Oriola,...

Why neglect Gombe-Biu-Mubi road? (I)

The whole of the part of the road in Southern Borno has been neglected totally as well as the section between Mubi Town and...

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Malam Haruna Soba: 25 years just like yesterday

That surreal feeling still lingers on, that this man who is our protector, friend and guardian and so much more was gone and that...

Comparing Nigerian and Ghanaian Presidents’ recent American visits

He came here to deliver a public lecture to crown the “Year of Ghana” country program, a year-long exploration of the history, culture, and...

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Modernizing Islam

The European occupation of some Muslim countries of Asia and Africa in the last quarter of the nineteenth century through to the first quarter...

National Dialogue and Constitutionalism (II)

When IBB wanted to create new states out of some existing states in the North Central zone, he slashed the most endowed part of...

War on terror and the 9,000 recruits

This is obviously yet another strategy of confronting the insurrection mainly in the North Eastern flank of the country. Ordinarily, this may pass for...

Osun school merger policy: Beyond the distraction

Osun State has an average school age population (those between ages 2 and 15) of 1, 600, 000. With over 2, 100 public primary...

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Should your new tyres be installed in the front or back axle?

When most people buy new tyres, they tend to install them in the front axle. They give a number of reasons for doing so....

It’s been great in Nigeria, says Ky-Mani Marley

From the day he arrived Nigeria (Friday, October 18, 2013) Ky-Mani settled in just fine, visiting the New Afrika Shrine just immediately and taking...