• OOD: New Extortion Lingo On Highways

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    As security men on highways across the federation now turn extortionists, Nigerians are worried that the situation is getting out of hand, especially with the evolution of a new extortion lingo by officers on check points. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE reports the Lagos-Abuja road situation. While many of the key government functionaries in Nigeria enjoy the luxury…

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  • Nigeria’s Problem Started With PDP – Abubakar

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    Former deputy governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Alhaji Usman Abubakar (a.k.a Young Alhaji) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the first child of the Nigerian Democracy, having been the party in power at the inception of the 4th Republic in 1999. Young Alhaji also attributed most of the…

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  • The Allure Of Abuja, Lagos, Rivers Number Plates

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    With the introduction of the America-style vehicle registration plates in 1992, the 36 states of the federation and the FCT took pride in showcasing their slogan and nicknames. For some different reasons plate numbers of some states hold more attraction to vehicle owners than some others AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE, Abuja, David Aduge-Ani, Abuja and ANAYO ONUKWUGHA,…

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  • Abuja Airport Closure: Income, Life Improve In Communities Along Abj-Kaduna Highway

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    With the introduction of the America-style vehicle registration plates in 1992, the 36 states of the federation and the FCT took pride in showcasing their slogan and nicknames. For some different reasons plate numbers of some states hold more attraction to vehicle owners than some others AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE, Abuja, David Aduge-Ani, Abuja and ANAYO ONUKWUGHA,…

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  • Child Sexual Exploitation And Experts’ Solutions

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    Curbing child sexual exploitation is not so difficult in Nigeria, some say. All it requires, they insist, is mass orientation and vigilance. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE writes on the need to use education to fight the menace of child sexual abuse in the country. The emotionally stoked 2012 South African drama, Little One, directed by Darrel Roodt,…

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  • Again, Police Detain Peace Corps Commandant

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    The police yesterday detained the national commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh. Akoh, who had just arrived Abuja from where he has been receiving traditional treatment for ulcer and pile, decided to turn himself in, at the FCT Command of Nigerian Police, after been told that the Police were looking for…

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