Daily Archives: June 4, 2020

George Floyd’s death and racism in U.S.

Felix Oladeji   Sir: The United States, a once inspirational and desirable country, is now visible in its nakedness. The police of the world, exporter of democracy and imposer of human rights, is exposed. The immaculately manicured, intricately choreographed and elaborately deodorised image has been exposed as a façade. Racial …

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Re: Kano’s abandoned palliatives

Muhammed Garba   Sir: I read with a feeling of shock, a piece published in The Nation newspaper on page three of May 31 edition written by Tunji Adegboyega. The piece, attempted to give a debauched impression and credibility to a report alleging that a lot of food items sent …

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At cross-purposes

Editorial   It is curious that office space caused a conflict between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), involving Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami and NIDCOM chairman Abike Dabiri-Erewa. Dabiri-Erewa alleged that, on Pantami’s orders, NIDCOM’s workers were evicted from their …

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Ese Oruru

Editorial   Justice might have come almost five years late, but it did come for young Ese Oruru who was abducted on August 12, 2015, in Bayelsa State, by  Yunusa Dahiru, who subsequently took her to Kano State, impregnated and converted her to Islam without the consent of her parents. …

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Senate probes Agric ministry

By Franca Ochigbo, Abuja The Senate Committee on agriculture is set to probe the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in connection with the buying of N7billion uncompleted building by its former Permanent Secretary Dr. Mohommed Bello. An official in the ministry said Bello had been cleared of the …

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