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  • The health workers’ strike

    The ongoing nationwide industrial action by Nigerian health workers under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has hampered medical services in the affected Federal Government’s health facilities across the country. The health workers embarked on the indefinite strike on April 18 over their unresolved welfare matters with the government. According to the…

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  • Kalu’s eleemosynary persona

    Sufuyan Ojeifo Sometime in 2004, I traveled to Umuahia, the Abia State capital, to attend the birthday of a friend and former member of the board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Benjamin Benedict Apugo. I was then the Abuja bureau editor of Vanguard newspapers. Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who was then…

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    Way out of our leadership succession crisis

    Power is to politicians what breast milk is to sucklings. It is always difficult to let go without a struggle when a politician has to leave power, just as babies cry and protest when weaned off breast milk. This struggle is a sign of immaturity and, as the election season approaches, we will witness a…

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    An inevitable showdown?

    There seems to be no end to the regular speculation of the National Assembly’s plot to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari on one excuse or the other. The latest is the call for that showdown over the failure to obtain National Assembly’s approval for over $400 million spent by Aso Rock for the purchase of aircraft…

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  • Significance of Oba Ewuare’s visit to Arole Oduduwa

    It is no longer news that Ile-Ife, the source and cradle of the Yoruba race, has a calendar of three hundred and sixty-five less a day in respect to its festivals. These festivals come as a way of life, that is, culture of the people. It is no gainsaying that, since his ascension to the…

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  • 2019 polls: US consulate to train 100 journalists

    The United States Consulate in Nigeria has said it will train 100 political reporters and editors; ahead of the 2019 general election. US Consular General, John Bray, made the announcement at the 2018 World Press Freedom Day organised by the US Mission in Nigeria, in Lagos, yesterday. The programme had the theme: “Keeping power in…

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    Herdsmen: 30 feared dead in Adamawa

    Billy Graham Abel, Yola At least 30 people were feared dead as a group of armed herdsmen, numbering over 400, attacked and burnt down five villages, Bolki, Bang, Nzumoso, Boki and Gon, in Numan and Lamurde local government areas of Adamawa State, local sources told Daily Sun yesterday. The killers were said to have arrived…

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  • Insecurity: Southern, M’Belt leaders call for national emergency

    •Demand restructuring Fred Itua, Abuja Elder statesmen and leaders from the South- west, South-south and Middle Belt under the aegis of Leaders of South and Middle Belt Forum (LSMBF) have called for national emergency over the worsening security challenge in the country. They raised the alarm that the challenges caused by “systemic dysfunction” has placed…

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  • Auto crash claims 10 in Taraba, 20 others in critical conditions

    Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Ten persons have been confirmed dead in an auto crash involving a petrol tanker and a trailer in Zing Local Government Area of Taraba State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Missal who confirmed it in Jalingo said the crash which occurred on Wednesday evening also led to the destruction…

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