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Preliminary notes on RevolutionNow- Edwin Madunagu

Omowole Sowore For the Nigerian Left, the strongest lesson of what may now be called Nigeria’s RevolutionNow – that is, the August 5 mass protests organised by some young fragments of the movement – may be formulated as a warning: If Nigeria survives long enough from the current battering of...

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OGBENI RAUF AREGBESOLA RESUMES AT THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

Hon. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola with officials of the Ministry last week

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Meet Buhari’s Minister ‘Who Rose from Errand Boy to CEO In 16years’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated his cabinet, swearing-in forty-three (43) ministers.  During the ceremony, citations of the ministers were read and one stood out of the lot because of the message inherent in the story. It is the story of Senator Omotayo Alaso-Adura from Ondo State. According to the...

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Stormzy gives back by offering two more Cambridge scholarships to young people from minority backgrounds

Rapper Stormzy has promised to cover the tuition fees for two more students from minority backgrounds to be able to study at Cambridge. The Vossi Bop star, 26, launched the Stormzy Scholarship last year in order to help raise the low numbers of black students who study at Oxbridge by...

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IN BRIEF: Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, née Katherine Coleman, also known as (1939–56) Katherine Goble, (born August 26, 1918, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, U.S.), American mathematician who calculated and analyzed the flight paths of many spacecraft during her more than three decades with the U.S. space program. Her work helped send astronauts to...

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WORDS ON THE MARBLE-OLUROTIMI JOHN BADERO MD, FACP, FASN, FACC

“I drove the cab during the day, and I prepared for my exams at night. I did not have money to buy books, but I used the library. I remember a time I had to eat only bread for 3 days. I learnt very early in life that a goal...

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More questions than answers-SIMON KOLAWOLE

There was some tragic, tragic news on Wednesday: three police officers and a civilian were gunned down by soldiers along Ibi-Jalingo road, Taraba state. When the police started tweeting about the incident, you could feel their pain. As things unfolded, it became clear that these were not ordinary police officers:...

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Kenya MP impressed with parliament’s ‘new creche’

The female Kenyan MP evicted from parliament on Wednesday for taking her baby into the chamber denies that a crèche had been made available for MPs’ children. After Zuleika Hassan’s eviction, the deputy speaker had said there was a facility for mothers working at parliament to nurse their babies across...

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APPLAUSE: Nigerian Wins World Championship – 2019 in Physics (EINSTEIN’S PLANETARY EQUATION).

Dr. Yakubu Nura of the University of Maiduguri Nigeria wins World Physics Competition, According to a state released by IASR congratulating Dr Nura, IASR acknowledged Dr. Yakubu Nura contribution to scientific research in the world. The statement reads: World Championship-2019 in Physics (EINSTEIN’S PLANETARY EQUATION) acknowledges the outstanding international contributions...