Month: February 2017

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ToluFebruary 28, 2017

#BBNaija: See what Biggie looks like to the housemates, Efe melts more hearts today + more highlights

Day 37 has Biggie feeling some type of way about art so he got the housemates to create a visual ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Banning okada will affect the economy – Amaechi

by Dolapo Adelana Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said a ban on motorcycles and tricycles nationwide would have an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Boko Haram suspect who escaped from DSS custody rearrested

by Dolapo Adelana A suspected member of Boko Haram, Mukthar Suleiman who escaped from the custody of the Department of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Ensure prosecution of crime suspects, IGP tells officers

by Dolapo Adelana The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has urged the Force to go beyond parading suspects before the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

You failed Nigeria, not your generation, Fayose blasts Obasanjo

by Dolapo Adelana Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop blaming others in his generation ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

EFCC recovers fresh set of vehicles, others from ex-customs boss

by Dolapo Adelana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered another set of vehicles and motorcycles from a ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Amina Mohammed, Rochas Okorocha, Alibaba and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

97 Nigerians deported from South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for their involvement in various criminal activities in the ...

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ToluFebruary 28, 2017

Is Mavin Records about to get its groove back with these new acts?

Yaay! Mavin activated! The hashtag that accompanied the three Instagram posts announcing Mavin Records new acts, Ladi Poe, DNA and ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 28, 2017

Is it time to let Obasanjo off the hook for his ‘giving us’ Yar’Adua?

If you haven’t yet noticed, you should. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is back on the scene and he’s been giving ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Regulatory agencies must be agents of profound change – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has urged government’s regulatory agencies to act as catalysts of beneficial change ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 28, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 28th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant ...

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ToluFebruary 28, 2017

Maybe Obasanjo just needs to stay out of our business

Is it too late for Obasanjo to undo his failures with Nigeria? Practically, the answer is no! So, the former ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Reason for corruption among Nigerian elite – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says corruption is prevalent among the nation’s political, religious and private sector ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Just In: Banky W’s Lekki home gutted ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Rapper, Ladi Poe joins Mavin Records

by Dolapo Adelana Rapper Ladi Poe has joined the Mavin Records. CEO of the record label, Don Jazzy made the ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

The Thread: Here’s a perfect example of how the Nigerian police make people suffer everyday

Hardly goes by in Nigeria without one person or another complaining about their experience with the Nigerian police. How can ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 28, 2017

Dear Obasanjo, maybe it’s you, and not your generation that failed Nigeria

Dear Olusegun Obasanjo, Abeokuta to Kaduna is a long trip to make but we know by now that making such ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Don Jazzy welcomes two fresh acts into the Mavin Dynasty

by Dolapo Adelana Award winning producer and CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy has welcomed two new artistes into the ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Opinion: Why Lagos ‘cool kids’ should never travel to Abeokuta by rail

  by Adeyemi Falade So we got a little adventurous at ID Africa for our 2nd Anniversary and took a trip ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Presidency: Igbos are political slaves in Nigeria – MASSOB

by Dolapo Adelana The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, on Tuesday said Igbos are political slaves ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

UTME: JAMB bars awaiting results

by Dolapo Adelana The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said effective from 2017, candidates awaiting results would no longer ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Black American vernacular English expressions you should know

by Farooq Kperogi Black American Vernacular English Expressions You Should Know By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi In the spirit ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Pauper polygamy ban- North should rather enforce Islamic women’s rights and empowerment

by Peregrino Brimah Addressing the perceived misuse of polygamy ‘problem’ and abuse of the religio-social instrument in Nigeria’s north requires careful ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Just In: Soludo, Utomi demand Nnamdi Kanu’s release

by Dolapo Adelana Former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Chukwuma Soludo and a one-time presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi have ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Dr Joe Abah: Africa has too many pilots, none of them taking off!

by Dr Joe Abah No! Not aircraft pilots, donor pilot projects. The world of development is littered with “pilots.” Demonstration ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Amina Mohammed sworn-in as UN Dep Secretary General

by Dolapo Adelana Former Minister of Environment Amina Mohammed on Tuesday was sworn in as the Deputy Secretary General of ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

The Thread: It’s time for Nigeria to start playing hardball with South Africa

Xenophobia in South Africa is still raising the ire of Nigerians, particularly at the snail pace with which the Nigerian ...

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EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Smart Cab Nigeria launches in Lagos

Getting around major cities and metropolis in Nigeria has always been problematic, with issues like bad city planning and exorbitant ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Opinion: Osun 2018 | Situation reports, profiles, antecedents of gubernatorial aspirants

by Adebayo Kupo When the tenure of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun winds down in November 2018, ...

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