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    Yakowa: When Great Men Refuse To Die

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    When Quintus Ennius, the Roman poet and satirist died in 169 bc. He had already established himself as the founder of Roman literature due to his epic Annales, a narrative poem on the story of Rome and its people. However, a telling reference to his quest for literary immortality surfaces when he wrote that “Let…

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    How Gun Shot Salute Got Banker Paralysed

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    When Mr Haruna Gajere set out to attain the burial of his cousin in the village, he never thought he will return in a wheelchair. Two years later after the burial, Gajere, paralyzed from the chest down, consequence of a 21-gun salute that ended tragically, has been moving from hospital to hospital while toying with…

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    Alleged Bribery, Corruption And Money Laundering: FG Mulls Diezani’s Extradition

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    Hours after the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke was arrested by the United Kingdom National Crime Agency, and her residences in Abuja and Lagos simultaneously raided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Federal Government has started mulling the idea of having her extradited back to Nigeria. Diezani was arrested…

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    Rights Groups Protest Cadet Drowning In NDA

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      A coalition of Civil Society Organizations under the leadership of House of Justice (HJ), a Kaduna-based law and advocacy firm has challenged the Nigerian Army to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the death of Cadet El-Shaddai Zinshindung Kwasu, who allegedly drowned during training at the Kangimi Dam in Kaduna state.   The rights…

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    Maku: I’m Satisfied With Conduct Of Tribunal

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    The All Progressives Grand Alliance candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Nasarawa State, Mr Labaran Maku, who is challenging the outcome of the election, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The APGA candidate is challenging the declaration of Tanko Al-Makura by INEC as the governor of…

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    Why Nigerian Universities Are Ranked Low

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    For Nigeria, a country with the 26th biggest economy in the world and the largest in Africa, why should only one Nigerian university appear at a dismal eight position out of the top 10 universities in Africa? Journal Consortium, which released its ranking for the year 2015, placed university of Ibadan at eight positions while…

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    How I Plan To End Killings In Southern Kaduna – La’ah

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    Senator Danjuma La’ah is currently the only PDP senator from the entire North-west in the 8th Senate, representing Kaduna South Senatorial District. He spoke to Reuben Buhari on the leadership crisis in the Senate, the continued killings in his constituency and his initiative to curtail attacks on villages, among other issues. The killing in your…

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    World Bank Appoints Arunma Oteh, Vice President And Treasurer

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    Nigeria’s immediate director general of its Securities and Exchange Commission, Arunma Oteh, has been appointed as Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank. According to a statement from the World Bank, Oteh, whose appointment takes effect from September 28, 2015, will manage and lead a large and diverse team responsible for managing more than…

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    Dogara’s Victory Gives Hope To Minority – Sarkin-Noma

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    Hon Shehu Garba Sarkin-Noma, a two-term House of Representatives member gave a different implication of the recent election for leaders of the National Assembly, especially the emergence of Dogara Yakubu as Speaker. He also spoke on the move to reduce the emolument of office holders, among several other issues. REUBEN BUHARI brings excerpts of the…

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