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Nigerian democracy as a pole vault

Nigerians celebrated twenty five years of Democracy  last Wednesday, June 12. I did not mean to dampen the enthusiasm. I am not a killjoy.  But democracy is not a declaration, it is  a praxis. It is not what we wish, but what we live.  Is this something  to voice out in   a country that has rolled out the drums to celebrate Democracy Day?  I remember a basic Read More…

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Cholera outbreak strikes Lagos State: Urgent response underway

Lagos State is grappling with a cholera outbreak, as announced by the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. The recent tweet revealed that 350 suspected cases have emerged across 29 wards in various Local Government Areas (LGAs), with 17 confirmed cases and a concerning death toll of 15. The outbreak has prompted an immediate Read More…

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Europe at work, please don’t disturb

THE on-going right wing shifts in European parliamentary elections give the impression that there are seismic shifts in the plates of its politics. Please don’t worry yourself. There are no possibilities of earthquakes. These are mere rumblings in the belly of its body politic. It is said that Europe’s far-right gained historic grounds in the elections, but the lesson for us Read More…

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Navigating real estate in Lagos during the rainy season

As the rainy season sets in, renting real estate in Lagos requires a strategic approach to avoid potential pitfalls. The metropolis, known for its bustling urban life and dynamic real estate market, transforms significantly under the deluge of seasonal rains. Prospective renters must be vigilant and informed to make sound decisions. Here are essential tips Read More…

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President Tinubu stumbles during Democracy Day ceremony in Abuja

It was not meant to be a big deal but it became headline news for the media especially foreign press The BBC reports that during the celebration marking 25 years of democracy in Nigeria, President Bola Tinubu slipped and fell. The incident occurred as the 72-year-old president ascended the steps of a vehicle intended to Read More…

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Hunter Biden convicted for illegally purchasing gun, first presidential child found guilty

On June 11, President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, was found guilty by a federal jury of lying about his drug use to illegally purchase a firearm. The conviction marks a historic moment, making Hunter Biden the first child of a sitting U.S. president to be convicted of a crime, according to Reuters. The jury Read More…

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IGP launches high-level probe into Ochekwo case amidst public outcry

In a decisive move, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has initiated a comprehensive investigation into the controversial case of Andrew Ochekwo, whose death has sparked widespread debate and concern. The case, which also involves the mysterious disappearance of two women, Celine Ndudim and Afiba Tandoh, has been marred by allegations of police Read More…

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Cristiano Ronaldo sets Instagram world record with comment on Mbappe’s Real Madrid transfer

Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new world record with his response to Kylian Mbappe’s transfer to Real Madrid. Ronaldo’s comment on Mbappe’s Instagram announcement has become the most-liked comment in Instagram’s history, garnering over five million likes and counting. Mbappe, 25, recently confirmed his highly anticipated move to Real Madrid after his contract with Paris Read More…

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Corporate financial reports and strategic plans unveiled by Transcorp, Unilever, and Nigerian Breweries

Transnational Corporation Plc (Transcorp) has reported a significant increase in its gross profit for the year ended Dec. 31, 2023, indicating positive growth in its financial performance. According to Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman Board of Directors, Transcorp, the company’s gross profit surged by 66.0 per cent to N109.1 billion, compared to N65.77 billion in the Read More…