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Waiting for perfection from our rulers is just an excuse to shy away from doing your bit 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Today is July 10. It was on this day in 1940 that the Battle of Britain began with Nazi German forces attacking shipping convoys in the English Channel

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Kwara fashion designer Dauda Azeez sentenced to 12 strokes of the cane for stealing female underwear

FASHION designer Dauda Azeez has been sentenced to receive 12 strokes of the cane for stealing 16 pairs of used female underwear after pleading guilty to the offence at the Ilorin Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

 

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Anambra's Governor Obiano signs a mutual agreement with New Jersey's City of Orange

ANAMBRA State's Governor Willie Obiano has signed a mutual relationship agreement with the City of Orange in the state of New Jersey in the US aimed at boosting cultural exchanges as well as sharing knowledge and enhancing investment.

 

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Afenifere spokesman Yinka Odumakin accused Tinubu of being one of Ruga's promoters

AFENIFERE publicity secretary Yinka Odumakin has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of being one of the main promoters of the controversial Ruga cattle colony policy.

 

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Senator Abbo granted bail after pleading not guilty to two criminal charges of assault

SENATOR Elisha Abbo has been granted bail in the sum of N5m after pleading not guilty to two charges of assault after being arraigned at the chief magistrate’s court in Zuba in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday.

 

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Rohr and Odegbami say South Africa are favourites ahead of quarter final clash with Eagles

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr and former skipper Chief Segun Odegbami have both tipped South Africa's Bafana Bafana as favourites to win the African Cup of Nations quarter final clash between both teams taking place tomorrow.

 

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This myth that the federal government is the panacea to all our woes is a recipe for perpetual under-development

By Ayo Akinfe 

[1] I will forever keep making the point that nation states are built by the actions of daring and audacious men and women and not by "good governments." One of our biggest problems in Nigeria is that we have this naive belief that the solutions to all our problems will emanate from Aso Rock

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Export promotion council boss identifies 22 products which can reduce reliance on crude oil

NIGERIA Export Promotion Council (NEPC) executive director Segun Awolowo has presented a list of 22 products to President Muhammadu Buhari whose mass production he said could dramatically diversify the economy.

 

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Kebbi State College of Science and Technology expels four students just for being lesbians

KEBBI State College of Science and Technology in Jega has expelled four female students for engaging in lesbianism as part of a crackdown on homosexuality after they were caught having sexual intercourse.

 

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Nigeria Immigration Service prosecutes senior civil servant over his involvement in passport forgery

NIGERIA Immigration Service (NIS) has initiated prosecution proceedings against a senior civil servant over his involvement in the forgery of documents meant for the procurement of international passports.

 

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