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STATE OF THE NATION: Nigeria toying with disintegration without restructuring — Senator Okon

Elder statesman, Senator Anietie Okon, served in the Senate between 1999 and 2003. In this interview, the pioneer national publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, spoke on the state of the nation and the way out of the political, and socio-economic logjam among others. By Chioma Onuegbu & Harris Emmanuel How would you
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FULL SPEECH: Buhari on COVID-19 pandemic

Katsina Killings: Don’t mete out capital punishment on bandits, Buhari tells communities

—Says Revenge Killings Unacceptable By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday warned local communities in Katsina State not to mete out capital punishment on any suspected bandits they catch, rather they should hand them over to the law enforcement authorities. The President said that meting out capital punishment on the bandits could lead to
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Lagos: Danfo drivers cash in on Okada ban, hike fare

The Lagos State Government on Monday announced plans to commence total enforcement of the 2012 state Traffic Law on activities of motorcyclists, popularly called Okada and tricycles, called “Keke Marwa” on restricted routes and bridges. The restriction and enforcement also affect the newly introduced “Opay ride, Gokada ride” and other similar commercial motorcycles. He did
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Another hurdle for Amotekun take-off

•Operation unlikely even with states reaching legal framework •What S/West states may do to legalise it By Soni Daniel Amotekun: Although the nation’s constitution puts security and defence on the Exclusive Legislative List, meaning that only the Federal Government has the power to make laws regarding security, the current skirmishes across the country, have provided
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