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Malami says El-Zakzaky cannot be released because he is being prosecuted by Kaduna State government

JUSTICE minister Abubakar Malami has revealed that Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has not been released from custody because his case is being handled by the Kaduna State government.

 

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However you look at things without an Owambe tax and religious investment Nigeria’s budget is akin to trying to feed the 5,000 with five loaves of bread and two pieces of fish

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Like many of you, I have gone over the details of the 2020 budget and alas, the more I look at it, the more depressing it is. Trying to cater for 200m people with a paltry budget of $28bn is tantamount to embarking on a mission impossible. Even if you are the greatest magician on earth, you simply will not be able to pull it off

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Oshiomhole rejects Governor Obaseki's Christmas gifts of four cows and 10 bags of rice

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole has rejected a Christmas gift from his successor the current Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki as the ongoing spat between the two of them shows no sign of abating.

 

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Victor Moses rules out returning to Chelsea during the January transfer window

FORMER Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has ruled out returning to Chelsea during the January transfer window saying he hopes to at least complete the rest of the season in Turkey with Fenerbahce.

 

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Sowore nominated for US prisoner of conscience award by Congressman Josh Gottheimer

SAHARA Reporters publisher and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore has been nominated to receive the Prisoner of Conscience honour from the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the United States House of Representatives.

 

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Ganduje introduces apartheid-style segregation on tricycles across Kano State based on gender

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje has introduced gender-based segregation on all tricycles operating in the state prohibiting people of different sexes from travelling in the same vehicle as from January.

 

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Pioneer Kanu Heart Foundation beneficiary Enitan passes away from malaria aged just 21

ONE of the first beneficiaries of the Kanu Heart Foundation's coronary operations simply known as Enitan has died of malaria at just 21 in Nigeria where she was working with the charity to assist other affected children.

 

Enitan was one of the first beneficiaries of the Kanu Heart foundation initiatives, having an open heart surgery when she was just 21-years old in London. Kanu, who referred to her as his daughter, expressed it sorrow at Enitan's  passing on Twitter.

 

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Both the PDP and APC need to introduce measures to train their members on developmental policies as we enter 2020

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) As Nigeria clocks 60, we simply have to bring our democracy up to scratch as at the moment, our politics is still at the kindergarten level. Two parties dominate the political landscape and they both leave a lot to be desired when it comes to policy formulation

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Do you know that on December 25 in 1914 German and British troops dropped their weapons and celebrated Christmas together by playing a football match against each other?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) As I wish you all a Merry Xmas, can we please use today to reflect on how irrelevant our differences can be at times. This is supposed to be a season of goodwill when man is good to his fellow man. Christmas can sometimes bring out the humanity in all of us

(2) During World War One, German and British troops left their trenches and celebrated Christmas together by playing a football match against each other

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Nigerian Anthony Akinyemi appears to have committed suicide while in detention awaiting deportation

NIGERIAN Anthony Oluseye Akinyemi has died at the US Worcester County Jail in Snow Hill Maryland in what is suspected to be suicide as he was being held at the detention centre ahead of impending deportation to Nigeria.

 

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