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Governors and the politics of succession  By Reuben Abati 

  The recent Governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states threw up a number of issues about the politics of succession in Nigeria. In Edo state,...

Moderating Modern Igbo Burial Ceremonies- Isidore Emeka Uzoatu

ARTS/BOOK REVIEW   TITLE: Modern Burial Ceremonies in Igboland: Feasting or Mourning AUTHOR: Cornelius Jibuaku PUBLISHER: Jenison Publishing Comp...

Mr. Man, are you a virgin? – Viola Okolie

Random update by a random facebook human: Can we get a 20-year-old girl today who is a REAL virgin? Hundreds of likes. Plenty comments all decrying ho...

Some parents don’t have sense o – Peju Akande

I love children but I’ll never assume I am better at caring for them than their biological parents or guardians. Like our people say, you can’t love O...

See how Buhari just killed APC – Niran Adedokun

It is a difficult proposition for me to make and one likely to be interpreted as preposterous by a lot of its members and supporters, but I believe th...

Embark on a musical journey with Yinka Akanbi’s debut album ‘Ajo’ – Toni Kan

Ajo takes you on a musical journey and it is a journey that goes all the way from Nigeria, as Yinka Akanbi sings, “to London to see the Queen.” The so...

My boyhood was destroyed by rape from an uncle

My boyhood was destroyed by rape from an uncle I’m not quite sure of how old I was but I couldn’t have been older than six or seven when Uncle Shina f...

Don’t joke with Rape – Viola Okolie

Sometime last year, I went to pick up my daughter from school and the child that walked out from the school gates, flung her bag into the car and thre...

Kaduna State Government Selects GE Healthcare to Boost Primary and Referral Care Services at 278 Facilities across the State

Kaduna State Ministry of Health and Human Services and GE Healthcare have announced a new, multi-year partnership designed to expand primary and refer...

I bring more gists from the Gossips of Yaba Market- Lucia Edafioka

So I needed to braid my hair again. I am very impatient when it comes to making my hair (no, I won’t cut it). I can hear my life ticking away like a  ...

Nigerians rise up and collect your ‘change’- Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

My sister once lived in the same premises with her landlord. It was no biggie at first, until something weird started happening. When she bought her c...

The Flesh-eating City by the Lagoon – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The Carnivorous City by Toni Kan; Cassava Republic Press, Abuja – London; 2016; 241pp The mystique of Lagos goes on forever, gathering decibels for ye...

* Mega party: Atiku, Tinubu, Makarfi’s PDP target March 2017 date  * Forgery: FG dumps fresh police probe indicting Saraki, deputy

SABINEWS MORNING NEWS UPDATE FOR DECEMBER 4, 2016     Mega party: Atiku, Tinubu, Makarfi’s PDP target March 2017 date Barring any last-minute cha...

76 the movie: Mining history for cinematic capital – Toni Kan

Izu Ojukwu kept us waiting so long for this movie that it almost started feeling like the second coming. The news that the award-winning director of S...

Will Nigeria ever have good leadership?- Niran Adedokun

In spite of myself, I was really hopeful that Nigeria was on its way to finding purposeful leadership at the end of the 2015 elections. I, of course m...

Subtle signs you are owing the sleep bank

Ask anyone who has spent any significant amount of time with a toddler and they'll tell you that exhaustion doesn't always look how you'd expect. Sure...

Gunmen attack Senator Shehu Sani’s campaign office

The campaign office of the senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has been attacked by unknown gunmen, the police said. Suleiman Su...

Bodies of Chapecoense crash victims reach Brazil

The victims of the Colombian air crash which killed 71 people including almost a football squad, arrived in Brazil on Saturday for a memorial. The bod...

Nigerian Navy launches New Security Plan In Niger Delta

The Nigerian Navy has on Thursday launched a new security operation in the Niger Delta region known as as “exercise Eagle Eye” leading to the arrest o...

Eko Disco apologises over prolonged blackout

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Saturday apologised to customers over continuous shortage of electricity supply. The company...

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Nigerians rise up and collect your ‘change’- Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

My sister once lived in the same premises with her landlord. It was no biggie at first, until something weird started happening. When she bo...

The Flesh-eating City by the Lagoon – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The Carnivorous City by Toni Kan; Cassava Republic Press, Abuja – London; 2016; 241pp The mystique of Lagos goes on forever, gathering decib...