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Buhari’s government behaving like Abacha’s – Wole Soyinka speaks on Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

Prof. Wole Soyinka likened President Buhari’s government to that of late military dictator Sani Abacha, while reacting to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).   The Nobel Laureate insisted that beyond the word ‘revolution’, Sowore has never uttered, written or advocated for a forceful overthrow of government. Recounting how Sani Abacha, sent storm-troopers to disrupt a planning session for …

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Help find this missing 300 level student of Caleb University

Prince Immanuel Korie, a 300 level student of Caleb University, has been missing since Wednesday July 31, when he left school. Prior to his leaving, he called his mother to announce his departure at 11.45am and since then there’s been no word from him. Please help us find him. He is the first son of his mother and we are …

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Photos: Brilliant final year UNN student stabbed to death by neighbour over N200 electricity bill 4 weeks to his graduation

A First class final year student of University of Nigeria, Nsukka was on Wednesday, stabbed to death by a fellow student over non-payment of electricity bill at Alfred’s Lodge, an off-campus residence where he lived. The student identified as Mbah Chuks Stephen, who had less than two months to graduate from the Department of Public Administration and Local Government (PALG), …

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University lecturer abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna State

Abubakar Idris, a lecturer at the Federal University Dutsinma Katsina has been abducted by hoodlums.   He was abducted in his residence at No. 41A Lawal Aliyu Road, Barnawa area in Kaduna metropolis  The Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the incident saying the command received information through DPO Barnawa Division Kaduna that two unidentified persons gained …

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Oby Ezekwesili reacts as DSS allegedly arrests Omoyele Sowore

Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to the report of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) allegedly arresting the former Presidential candiate of the African Action Congress (AAC) Omoyele Sowore, over a planned protest on August 5.   Recall we reported earlier that DSS operatives allegedly stormed Sowore’s Lagos home in the early hours of Saturday, in what many saw as an …

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Governor Nyesom Wike sacks Rivers State University Vice Chancellor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia of his appointment with immediate effect.   A statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dagogo Adonye Hart, said also relieved of his appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Magnus Oruwari.  Accordingly, Wike has approved the appointment …

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