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Culpable Homicide: Judge Erred in Conviction of Maryam Sanda

Paschal Emeka, Abuja Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has criticized in its entirety the recent judgment of Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Abuja High Court which sentenced Maryam Sanda to death for culpable homicide following the death of her husband Bilyaminu Bello. Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja, Emmanuel Onwubiko the National Coordinator Human Rights […]

350m USD Loan: Sen. Uba rally support for Kaduna State Gov.

Sen. Sani Uba (APC) Kaduna Central  By Raphael Ekpang Senator Uba Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district has urged his colleagues at the Senate committee on Local Content to considered the 350m USD loan request by the Kaduna State government. Uba noted that  what the Kaduna State government has done is in line with what […]

Where Prayer Stops: Religion and the Wealth of Nigeria

  By Jamil Afegbua   Religion has become one of the fastest ways to make money in Nigeria today. Many who have tried everything else and failed suddenly hear the “call of God” and straight away start churches to begin to collect offerings and tithes from unsuspecting members.   Nigeria is the world’s most populous […]

Match Fixing: Siasia insists he is innocent

By Willy King The former Super Eagles Coach, Samson Sisia has insisted that he never fixed nor  collected bribe  from anybody on any match rather he only negotiated  terms after being headhunted by someone who approached him for a coaching job. Meanwhile, the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has fixed March 19, 2020 the day […]

Northern Agenda: Real or Imagined?

By Jamil Afegbua Speculations about whether or not there is an orchestrated agenda being pursued by Northern Nigerian leaders have been rife for a long time in the country. Many in the country especially those from the Western, Southern and Eastern regions of Nigeria had for long spread a suspicious feeling about indeed the North […]