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By Aminu Kutama A boxer identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo has died at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo State representative was declared dead after losing a fight by knockout to his contender from...
By Ismail Auwal A bill that proposed six months jail term for parents who abandon their newborns or growing children has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill tagged, “Act to Re-amend the Child...

It is not hard to become a victim

By Furera Bagel, PhD  Who remembers those screen savers we used to have on our phones? Well, there was a time I got an interesting...

Where AbdulJabbar got it wrong

By Prof. Yakubu Magaji Azare Translation is not haphazardly done. I followed the entire debacle that lasted slightly above five hours with the attendant result from...

Where AbdulJabbar got it wrong

By Prof. Yakubu Magaji Azare Translation is not haphazardly done. I followed the entire debacle that lasted slightly above five hours with the attendant result from...

Is deforestation contributing to climate change in some parts of Nigeria?

By Furera Bagel Three years ago, a day after Eid-el fitr, residents of Bauchi town and its surroundings experienced a terrible sandstorm for the first...

Last man standing: Alhaji Aminu Dantata @ 90

  By Munzali Dantata Aminu Dantata was one of the eighteen surviving offsprings of Alhassan Dantata when I was growing up in the 1960s. Most of...

How do we solve our drug problems?

By Furera Bagel, PhD  The other day I was at a pharmacy in my area trying to get some medicine when a man came in...

Celebrating books

By Furera Bagel, PhD   What is the worst thing that can happen to you? I was once asked and my response was, “to find myself...

The rise of domestic violence in northern Nigeria

By Furere Bagel, PhD. In the year 2016, her husband in a fit of rage murdered a relation of mine just because she failed to...

Celebrating women: Why men should empower their women

By Furera Bagel, Ph.D A few years ago when my sister was then working for Save The Children,  she sighted a little boy of about...

In defense of Salihu Tanko Yakasai

By Dr. Sule Ya’u Sule Let's get one thing clear from the beginning. I think Salihu Tanko Yakasai’s arrest is an overreaction. You can say...

Perspective on northern Nigeria: A tribute to Mallam Sa’adu Zungur

  By Furere Bagel, PhD. “I have tried not to write this letter. I have tried to absorb myself in my condition of chronic ill health....

Identity crises and the metastasis of terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

By Ndubuisi Nwafor & Ben Mukoro The Sahel is the semi-arid region in Africa between the Sahara and the Sudanian Savanna. The Sahel has been...

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