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#BringBackOurLives

BY Mr. CHUKS ILOEGBUNAM, a commentator on national issues, a  journalist. THE price of liberty is eternal vigilance.” There is some controversy regarding the exact origin of this quotation. What is not...
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Are all religions the same?

By Mr. NATHAN UZORMA, a social critic. THE Bishop of Hereford was once being patronised by a great lord who talked very proudly. “I never go to church,” boasted the lord. “Perhaps you have noticed...
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The North and its challenges

By Abba Mahmood It is a little over a century since the British conquered the sultanate, emirates, kingdoms and chiefdoms of what became the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria which later became the Northern...
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Ramadan is here again

By HAROON BALOGUN Bismillahi-Rahamani-RaheemThe Qur’an says: “The month of Ramadhan in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So...
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Shame of Chibok

Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North Everything about this agrarian community hurts.   The pain that flows from the abduction of the innocent school girls coupled with the inability of the security agencies...
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CBN Governor and job creation

BY Sam Nda-Isaiah In Godwin Emefiele’s maiden statement as the new Central Bank of Nigeria governor, he said job creation would be his topmost priority. That should gladden everybody’s heart except that...