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tosin adesinaJuly 11, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] For Kemi Adeosun, silence means contempt

Saturday June 7, 2018 Premium Times made public its three month investigative report on how Nigeria’s minister of finance Mrs. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

Herdsmen Killings: It seems the Sultan of Sokoto does not read newspapers

The state of insecurity in Nigeria has remained an all-time low since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari was elected president. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 5, 2018

Urgent: A crash-course in public communication for Nigeria’s political elites

It is incredible to think that with all the deficiencies Nigerian politicians bring to the table, we also have to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 3, 2018

Mikel Obi, a National Hero Nigeria does not deserve

John Mikel Obi was called four hours before Nigeria’s most crucial game against Argentina that his father had been kidnapped ...

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tosin adesinaJune 28, 2018

ASUU’s concern about proliferation of Universities in Nigeria is timely

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Lagos state chapter has expressed concerns at the rate at which Universities are ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 27, 2018

Aftermath of #WorldCup exit, deflecting blame and the way forward for Nigerian football

After Nigeria crashed out in a crushing and heartbreaking manner against familiar foe Argentina on Tuesday, many Nigerians have fallen ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Rojo breaks Nigerian hearts with 85th minute winner

Argentina ensured progression to the second round ahead of Nigeria after defeating the Super Eagles 2-1 in the Group D ...

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tosin adesinaJune 26, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] World Poverty Clock: Overtake don overtake overtake

In the year 1980, the late Afrobeat Maestro Fela Anikulapo Kuti that used the word “overtake don overtake overtake” in ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Rohr must let the cannons loose to defeat Argentina

Nigerian football legend Segun Odegbami along with NFF President Amaju Pinnick addressed the Super Eagles ahead of their most important ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Magnificent Musa scores twice as Nigeria beats Iceland 2-0

Two brilliant goals from Ahmed Musa ensured Nigeria defeated Iceland 2-0 to give the Super Eagles campaign much needed hope ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Preview: Are the Super Eagles set for yet another defeat against Iceland?

The Super Eagles will be looking to bounce back (we hope so) after their depressing opening-day defeat to Croatia when ...

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tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Falana to Sue Political parties over sale of nomination Forms

Barring any last minute change, human rights lawyer, Barrister Femi Falana (SAN) has concluded plans to sue political parties in ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Is Africa ready to win the World Cup anytime soon?

After the first round of games in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and all the African teams have taken to ...

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tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] World Sickle Cell day: Love is not enough

The 19th of June has been earmarked as the World Sickle Cell day to create awareness about the blood disorder ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: It’s time for Nigeria to show that it can shine more than its jersey

“It is time to set childish things away and focus on the reason why they are wearing that jersey” my ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Gabriel Jesus, Timo Werner, Wilfred Ndidi… 10 youngsters to lookout for in Russia

Today at the office my editor and I got into a discussion about my article on the young players to ...

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tosin adesinaJune 12, 2018

First the IMF and now ActionAid says Nigerians are deep into poverty

In March 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that Nigerians are getting poorer and therefore called for urgent and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 11, 2018

The Late 5: MURIC says Nigerians begged it not to sue Falz, Nigeria and Morocco signs 3 agreements and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday signed agreements on ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 10, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Messi will look to finally conquer the world in Group D

The climax of the 2017/2018 club season made me realise that there is nothing more important in football than representing ...

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tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Cholera: When will Nigerians have access to clean water?

At a time several countries in the world have declared a total eradication of Cholera, Nigeria is still battling with ...

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tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

#ThisIsNigeria: Once again MURIC goes petty

Several times, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) have taken umbrage to many issues in the country even when the issues ...

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tosin adesinaJune 6, 2018

Illegal dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri, Inihebe Effiong to drag FG to court

The last has not been heard of the dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri a staff of the federal government amnesty office. ...

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tosin adesinaJune 3, 2018

One year after, no one has been punished for diverting 2017 Ramadan Aid

One of the reasons corruption continues to thrive in Nigeria is that we have very few precedents to deter others ...

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tosin adesinaMay 30, 2018

Professor Ishaq Oloyede and his silent revolution in JAMB

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede is in the news and it’s for ...

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Edwin OkoloMay 15, 2018

To solve a problem like Nigeria you need an Andela

“Is anyone comfortable enough to articulate what they know Andela to be?” This is the first question Mohini Ufeli, Communications ...

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SponsoredMay 1, 2018

2018 WMD: Mortein, State Ministries of Health Partner for a Malaria Free Nigeria

Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), West Africa, Dayanand Sriram; National Coordinator, National Malaria ...

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tosin adesinaApril 22, 2018

Omo Agege just reminded your senators that nobody is safe in Nigeria, not even them

The madness that started in Rivers made its way to Edo, had a stop over in Ekiti and finally made ...

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Chelsea AgbasiereApril 19, 2018

Nigerian women are trapped in a dance of culture and Femicide

During an interview, the interviewer, a middle-aged man asked me a rhetorical question, “Do you wish to identify with the ...

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Wilfred OkicheApril 16, 2018

LONG READ: Does the Nigerian society hate women?

The recent death of South African icon and Apartheid activist, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has thrown up interesting conversations about a woman’s ...

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tosin adesinaApril 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Zamfara28: The federal government should not be worried

Education is the fastest way of illuminating the darkness surrounding an environment or a group of people. Western education has ...

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