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Salute to Dr Kenneth Kaunda at 95

Kenneth Kaunda, first President of the Republic of Zambia was 95 yesterday. Let Africa celebrate the last surviving of the titans of his era. Kaunda trained as a Lawyer and together with freedom fighters like Harry Nkumbula, Nsonge Mbikusitha and others, secured Independence for Zambia (formerly northern Rhodesia) in 1964. …

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No, Not Again! Alaafin of Oyo Tackles Ooni of Ife

By Ademola Adegbamigbe When Oba Okunade Sijuwade was alive and reigning as the Ooni of Ife, he and Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo, were behaving like two recalcitrant cocks thrown into a pit or two male lions defending their own territories in the jungle against intruders who might …

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Segun Oni Vs Kayode Fayemi: The Long Legal Duel

By  Hamed Suleiman There is a very fascinating history of legal duel between Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi that will make interesting study in some legal scholarly work in not-too-distant future. Ekiti politics especially among the elites has been typified by this legal entanglement between these two. It turns out …

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Julian Assange: Protracted Legal Battle, Straight to American Jail

In a grainy video carrying the title “Collateral Murder,” shot in 2007 from a U.S. army helicopter flying above Baghdad and released by Wikileaks in 2010, many of us saw the violent reality of the war in Iraq for the first time. Until that point, the public here in Canada, …

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Travails of Crime Victims and Frustrations from Justice

The pains and frustrations Mr. Iwuagwu Remigus has had to go through, in his bid to get justice for his teenage daughter, who was allegedly abducted, raped and forced to procure unlawful abortion which resulted to complications, including excessive bleeding which nearly took her, are heart rendering. Recounting how the …

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Why Buhari Should Not Remove Petroleum Subsidy Now

The World Bank lately advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to remove the subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (popularly known in Nigeria as petrol), claiming this period that the country is struggling with fiscal adjustment to lower oil price is the best time to take the decision. Although the World Bank …

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Frequent Urination at Night, Sign of Hypertension-Report

A new study conducted in Japan has found that frequent nighttime urination, called nocturia, may be linked to hypertension and high salt intake. Nocturia is a condition in which people wake up during the night because they need to urinate. Common causes of frequent trips to the toilet at night …

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The True Story Behind “Hotel Rwanda” By Franklin Ugobude

For about a hundred days in 1994, about a million Rwandans were killed in what many historians have referred to as one of the most devastating tragedies in human history. The mass tragedy that was orchestrated by the members of the ruling Hutu ethnic group began when a plane carrying …

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He Showed me how Condom Looked Like – Underage Girl Accused Winners Chapel Pastor

“He was the first person to show me how condom looked like. He taught me how to drink alcohol..He slept with me many times including in our house when my parents are not at home” An underage girl has accused the resident Pastor of the Amagba branch of the Living …

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How Excess Speed, Hasty Commands, Flawed Software Doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

A key sensor had been wrecked, possibly by a bird strike. As soon as they retracted the landing gear, flaps, and slats, it began to feed faulty data into the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), designed to prevent stalls. Flying faster than recommended, the crew struggled with MCAS. But the …

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