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Tompolo the monster, Tompolo the plague

Once upon a time there was a man. This man lived happily in the creeks of Kurutie and Ogulagha. Smallish and fragile in physique, he had brought honour and fame to the sixteen clans of Ijaw and beyond though he was not a wrestler like Okonkwo of Umuofia in Chinua Achebe’s THINGS FALL APART, neither was he Idi Amin of Uganda.

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Idikan

Sanusi Adebisi Idikan- (1882 – 1838) first Ibadan notable entrepreneur and philanthropist

“When you go home, tell them of us and sayFor your tomorrow, we gave you our today” This evocative epithet is enshrined on the Kohima World Memorial in Nagaland, built to commemorate Soldiers, who laid down their lives to repel Japanese assault in 1944 during World War II. Yet successive Indian Governments since 1947 haven’t thought
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Out-going Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase and the Acting Inspector General Mr.  Idris Ibrahim at the Presidential Villa,Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Acting IG of Police, Ibrahim Idris outlines agenda

It is with great pleasure and sense of responsibility I address you this morning as the new Ag. Inspector General of Police of our beloved great country. I want to thank Almighty Allah for this day and want to show my utmost thanks and appreciation to the President, Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Federal Republic of Nigeria, and the Chairman of the Nigeria Police Council, President Muhammad Buhari, GCON, for having the trust and confidence in me and for appointing me to this exalted position. I promise not to fail this nation in our quest to make the citizens of this Country safer and also to ensure that our nation remained united and peaceful. I want to use this opportunity to inform you of our policy direction in the management of our Police Force from this day.

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tinubu

Open Letter To Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

I am compelled to write this open letter to you because of the state of affairs of the Yoruba nation. Firstly, I wish to acknowledge that fate has put you in a prime position to determine to a large extent the direction that the Yoruba people will go. The indisputable truth is that one may quarrel with your politics but your sagacity is never in doubt.

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Bakare

The difference between the 2012 & 2016 PMS pump price hike by Tunde Bakare

CONVENER of the Save Nigeria Group, SNG, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has made his mind known on the deregulation of the petroleum sector and N145 price increase of Premium Motor Spirit PMS by the Buhari-led APC government saying that “Nothing short of a complete deregulation of the sector, characterised by adequate local refining, will salvage the petrol crisis in Nigeria.”

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Dr Frederick Fasehun

Nigeria has degenerated since you took over, Fasehun tells Buhari

The founder and President of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and National Chairman of the Unity Party Of Nigeria (UPN0 Dr Frederick Fasehun has said that since the coming of the new administration of President Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria has degenerated and that the the change the APC government promised was having a negative effect as Nigeria’s domestic issues has been amplified and magnified negatively.

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