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CLOSE-UP: Akpata, the underdog who broke a 30-year jinx to emerge NBA president

    CLOSE-UP: Akpata, the underdog who broke a 30-year jinx to emerge NBA president

The last time a non-senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) was elected president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) was in 1989. Charles Idehen, who was NBA president between 1989 and

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FULL TEXT: Malami vs Magu — the 22 allegations, the 22 responses

    FULL TEXT: Malami vs Magu — the 22 allegations, the 22 responses

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, recently wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari listing several allegations against Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial

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CLOSE-UP: Agunbiade, Nigerian-born US naval officer honoured for ‘100% accountability’

    CLOSE-UP: Agunbiade, Nigerian-born US naval officer honoured for ‘100% accountability’

When Victor Agunbiade was called to serve as the officer in charge of dispersing and money collection for the entire African region at the US navy Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti,

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OBITUARY: Ismaila Isa Funtua, Buhari’s in-law and ally who called himself ‘the cabal’

    OBITUARY: Ismaila Isa Funtua, Buhari’s in-law and ally who called himself ‘the cabal’

In the five years of Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency so far, a name that kept ringing as a top confidant of the president was Ismaila Isa Funtua. The government, it was

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OBITUARY: Izuogu, the car inventor whose dream to place Africa on the map was buried under Abacha

    OBITUARY: Izuogu, the car inventor whose dream to place Africa on the map was buried under Abacha

Nigeria would probably have been listed among countries that manufacture automobiles if Ezekiel Izuogu received all the needed support in 1997 when he came about a design for a Nigerian,

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SPECIAL REPORT: Children displaced by herder/farmer conflict get a second chance

    SPECIAL REPORT: Children displaced by herder/farmer conflict get a second chance

Atufopwa Geoffrey, a primary three pupil in Kikan community, Adamawa state, wants to become a teacher. The ambition was sparkling in the eyes of this 11-year-old until two years ago,

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INSIDE STORY: The Lagos slum where Hushpuppi bought food on credit and washed cars to survive

    INSIDE STORY: The Lagos slum where Hushpuppi bought food on credit and washed cars to survive

Nobody saw a billionaire in Hushpuppi some 15 years ago when he roamed the dusty streets of Oworonshoki, Lagos, looking

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Interpol indicts American for ‘advance fee fraud’ in Nigeria

    Interpol indicts American for ‘advance fee fraud’ in Nigeria

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) says it has established a case of fraudulent activities by an American corporate player

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EXCLUSIVE: US firm with links to IPOB denies lobbying for Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO bid (updated)

    EXCLUSIVE: US firm with links to IPOB denies lobbying for Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO bid (updated)

Mercury Public Affairs, an American lobbying firm, has denied it was engaged by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in her bid for the

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How they stand: The final eight candidates for WTO top job

    How they stand: The final eight candidates for WTO top job

The nomination process for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has finally closed, and all

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INVESTIGATION: How Chinese miners endangering FCT residents enjoy police protection

    INVESTIGATION: How Chinese miners endangering FCT residents enjoy police protection

The only source of water for some remote communities in Karshi council has been ruined by mine workers with Hongao

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Q&A: Rape from the standpoint of current laws in Nigeria

    Q&A: Rape from the standpoint of current laws in Nigeria

In the last few weeks, there have been increasing reports about rape incidences in Nigeria. Although rape is an age-old

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IN DETAIL: Police ‘kill 92’ Nigerians in one year — and justice delayed for victims

    IN DETAIL: Police ‘kill 92’ Nigerians in one year — and justice delayed for victims

On a breezy morning in March 2019, Ogar Jumbo, an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),

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REVEALED: Buni not qualified to be APC caretaker chairman

    REVEALED: Buni not qualified to be APC caretaker chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national executive council (NEC) meeting may have come and gone, but the twists from that

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OBITUARY: Ajimobi, the ‘constituted authority’ who wanted to die at 70

    OBITUARY: Ajimobi, the ‘constituted authority’ who wanted to die at 70

“I normally tell God that if I clock 70 years of age, that would be enough. My father died two

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How a PH court barred Obaseki from PDP primary — and confusion ensued

    How a PH court barred Obaseki from PDP primary — and confusion ensued

On Tuesday, confusion ensued over two rulings of the federal high court, Port Harcourt, on the participation of Godwin Obaseki,

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