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Politics

Goodluck Jonathan

I won’t use political power to punish people: Jonathan

“Any position I have occupied by divine providence should not be used to create hardship for other people,’’ Mr Jonathan said.

Anti-Corruption

Kumo, Fatima and Buhari

Wanted Yau Kumo no longer Buhari son-in-law: Presidency

The president’s spokesman declared that the marriage between the wanted fugitive and Mr Buhari’s daughter crashed a few years ago.

Rights

Woman gets life sentence for fatal child abuse

The woman’s husband was sentenced to five years for aiding and abetting Jang’s violence toward their adoptive daughter.

Economy

Mambilla

Fresh N192bn contract breach penalty threatens FG’s Mambilla power project

The contract breach by the Nigerian government has now stalled progress of the power plant, as the Chinese bank says it would not release the funds until the legal standoff ends.

Education

JAMB

JUST IN: JAMB extends UTME, DE registration, cites NIN problems

Mr Oloyede said the extension of the date was necessitated by the challenges experienced by candidates in the ongoing 2021 UTME registration exercise.

OPINION

Ahmed Lawan: The man who killed Nigeria to death

Unless a miracle happens, when Nigeria’s obituary is written, the name of Ahmed Lawan will be at the top of the list of the undertakers.

Dementia, not Buhari, fired NPA’s Hadiza Bala Usman

Dementia has made Buhari a pitiful puppet who is easily manipulated and swayed by anybody with private access to him.

54th anniversary of states creation in Nigeria

Let us, therefore, march manfully together to alter the course of this nation once again for all and to place it on the path of progress, unity and equality.

For Edwin Madunagu, a revolutionary icon, at 75

History teaches that the second edition of a tragic event could easily become a farce – in spite of the heroism of its human agencies.

Coup talk and echoes of a Banana Republic

You can choose when to have a military government, but often, you can’t decide when, or even if, they would leave.

On Buhari’s new security measures for the South-East-South-South

The loss of legitimacy, the increased willingness to challenge the state, are just a preview of Buhari’s over-reliance on the use of force.

Africa

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo [Photo credit: Prime News Ghana]

Ghana economy rebounding, inflation at 8%, says IMF

The organisation in a statement said: “Ghana has managed very effectively the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, and thus succeeded in protecting lives.”