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Women Marry Women In Some Towns In Niger Delta

LAGOS NOVEMBER 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-We’ve heard about it in hush tones, on the corners of the streets, with the periphery of our ears. It has been in many a conversation reserved for the home, in this century of human rediscovery. However, no one seems to have the facts. Many have denied it. Women do not marry […]

EFCC: Two Police Top Shots Nominated To Replace Magu As Intense Lobbying Heighten

LAGOS NOVEMBER 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The intense lobbying for the chairmanship of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has heightened since the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his private time in London. Lobbyists seeking to get their nominee to replace acting EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu, have recommended two Commissioners of Police (CPs) for the position. […]

How Boko Haram Metamorphosis From Peaceful Islamic Sect To Deadliest Terrorist In A Decade

LAGOS NOVEMBER 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Last month marked ten years since Mohammed Yusuf, founder of Boko Haram, died in police detention. His death led to the radicalization of the sect and a declaration of Jihad against the Nigerian state. In an earlier paper on the sect I argued that before 2009, its operations were more or less […]

PDP Is In Dilemma Over 2023 Presidency

LAGOS NOVEMBER 11TH (NEWSRANGES)-The debate in the country for some time now has been where the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023 would come from. And now that the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the […]

Commonwealth: Access To Justice For All Is Not Yet A Reality – But There Are Ways Forward

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General LAGOS NOVEMBER 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Access to justice for everyone in all communities is an important right and requirement for building fair and peaceful societies – yet this objective has been achieved in few if any nations, and the consequences are damaging for social, economic and political progress and stability. Studies indicate […]

Relationship Between Breast Cancer And Oral Hygiene

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Comedy isnow a multi-billion naira industry in Nigeria. A new couple could pay a comedian one million naira to perform at their wedding, but argue furiously against paying a surgeon one hundred thousand naira to perform a caesarian section to save two lives. Comedy is also the cheapest possible start-up, because the […]

When Will Buhari Stay At His Duty Post?

LAGOS OCTOBER 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-WHAT kind of President is Muhammadu Buhari?  In moments of national crisis, he abandons his duty post in preference for foreign trips of dubious value. Showing scant interest in domestic affairs, the President has embarked on another international trip, this time, to Sochi, Russia, for a three-day summit on gas and trade. […]

Southern Niger Businesses Stranded After Nigeria Closes Borders

LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)- “Nothing crosses into Nigeria and nothing comes out. It’s hermetically sealed,” said Amadou Idi, sitting in a makeshift shelter to keep out of the rain, and reflecting on the downturn in his luck. “We twiddle our thumbs and pray.” Idi’s job is a transiting agent — to get goods across the […]

How Ethnicity Will Destroy Nigeria

By Michael Owhoko LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)- Who will rescue Nigeria from the clutch of ethnic venom that is gradually but steadily being secreted by ethnic nationalists through their actions and behavioral disposition?  I have opted to refrain from specific examples in this write up to water down envisaged reactions from those who may feel […]

Rots In Lagos Roads And Shame Of A Mega City

LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-From Mosalalashi roundabout in Ipaja to Ogba road in Agege, Lugard Avenue in Ikoyi to Ahmadu Bello Way in Victoria Island, Aguda in Surulere to Oba Akran Road in Ikeja, NNPC intercession in Ejigbo to inner roads in Isolo and Mafoluku, and from Oduduwa Crescent in Ikeja GRA to Anthony Village and […]

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