‘My Novel Gives Context to the Fulani Herdsmen Crisis’

[Daily Trust] The setting was purely coincidental. In search of a quiet place to talk, we somehow ended up by the poolside of the Transcorp Hilton, at a bar called ‘Fulani’. It was a curious coincidence since Dr. Munzali Ahmadu Dantata and I, were goin…

[Daily Trust] The setting was purely coincidental. In search of a quiet place to talk, we somehow ended up by the poolside of the Transcorp Hilton, at a bar called 'Fulani'. It was a curious coincidence since Dr. Munzali Ahmadu Dantata and I, were going to talk about his debut novel Tammunnde, which chronicles the life of three generations of a Fulani family. I did not think the author even noticed this.

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Lagos Govt’s New Policy Will Destroy Businesses, Worsen Waste Problem – Waste Managers’ Consultant

[Premium Times] In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Olalekan Owojori, the Director Wellbeck Consulting Limited and consultant to the Association of Waste Managers in Nigeria, speaks about the challenges faced by private waste operators in Lagos, gove…

[Premium Times] In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Olalekan Owojori, the Director Wellbeck Consulting Limited and consultant to the Association of Waste Managers in Nigeria, speaks about the challenges faced by private waste operators in Lagos, government's failed interventions, and the recent move to replace the local waste collectors with some foreign investors

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Fans Mock Girl Who Professed Love for Don Jazzy

[Vanguard] As a superstar music maker, MAVINS’ don, Don Jazzy, is a man many women will go for in a big way. In fact many have professed love for the music guru but it seems none has been as desperate as a Netherlands-based Nigerian woman who made a vi…

[Vanguard] As a superstar music maker, MAVINS' don, Don Jazzy, is a man many women will go for in a big way. In fact many have professed love for the music guru but it seems none has been as desperate as a Netherlands-based Nigerian woman who made a video of herself, crying and begging the music don to love and marry her.

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Exclusive – Police Special Forces Deployed to Southern Kaduna Lament Lack of Weapons, Welfare

[Premium Times] Members of Nigeria police special forces unit on deployment in Southern Kaduna have accused police authorities of neglecting them, and failing to provide needed equipment as they confront skirmishes that have killed hundreds in the area.

[Premium Times] Members of Nigeria police special forces unit on deployment in Southern Kaduna have accused police authorities of neglecting them, and failing to provide needed equipment as they confront skirmishes that have killed hundreds in the area.

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Magu – Leaked SSS Report Vindicates Us – Nigerian Senate

[Premium Times] The leaked report of the State Security Service to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has vindicated the Senate on its repeated rejection of Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes…

[Premium Times] The leaked report of the State Security Service to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has vindicated the Senate on its repeated rejection of Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, its spokesperson said.

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Certificate Controversy – Dino Melaye’s Schoolmate Speaks

[Premium Times] A schoolmate of controversial senator, Dino Melaye, at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, has described the travails of the senator as retribution for his alleged past misdeeds.

[Premium Times] A schoolmate of controversial senator, Dino Melaye, at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, has described the travails of the senator as retribution for his alleged past misdeeds.

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Six Coast Counties Back Odinga to Run for President

[Nation] ODM leader Raila Odinga stormed back into the campaigns with a well attended solo rally at Mombasa’s Tononoka grounds and immediately turned his guns on President Uhuru Kenyatta.

[Nation] ODM leader Raila Odinga stormed back into the campaigns with a well attended solo rally at Mombasa's Tononoka grounds and immediately turned his guns on President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Buhari Administration Sets New Record

[Premium Times] Money released for capital projects to federal ministries, departments and agencies, MDAs, from the 2016 budget, have surpassed a record N1 trillion, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed.

[Premium Times] Money released for capital projects to federal ministries, departments and agencies, MDAs, from the 2016 budget, have surpassed a record N1 trillion, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed.

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Recalling Nigeria’s Historic World Cup Debut

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria made an unforgettable debut in the FIFA World Cup with characteristic swagger. In a sweeping 22nd minute move, fleet-footed Finidi George sped down the right wing and put a low cross that danger-man Rashidi Y…

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria made an unforgettable debut in the FIFA World Cup with characteristic swagger. In a sweeping 22nd minute move, fleet-footed Finidi George sped down the right wing and put a low cross that danger-man Rashidi Yekini tapped into the Bulgarian net for Nigeria's first-ever goal in World Cup history. Yekini ran into the goal, shook the net maniacally with upraised hands, uttering words nobody has thus far been able to decode. Yekini's celebration of that epochal goal was listed amongs

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Why Some Nigerians Are Turned Back At U.S. Airports – Envoy

[Premium Times] Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US.

[Premium Times] Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US.

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