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    CLOSE-UP: Adeboye, daughter of Nigeria’s pioneer industrialist, shatters the ceiling at Cadbury

CLOSE-UP: Adeboye, daughter of Nigeria’s pioneer industrialist, shatters the ceiling at Cadbury

You don't become the first female managing director of a topmost, 54-year-old company in Nigeria if you have not paid your dues -- perhaps even in excess. Oyeyimika Adeboye was on Thursday announced as the new managing director of Cadbury Nigeria Plc, whose appointment "is part of our commitment to promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion", according to the confectionery giant.Her [...]

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    Osowobi becomes first Nigerian to be named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year

Osowobi becomes first Nigerian to be named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year

OluwaseunAyodeji Osowobi, founder Stand to End Rape Initiative, has become the first Nigeria to be named the Commonwealth Young person of the Year.Osowobi was presented with the award by Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth secretary-general at Marlborough House, the Commonwealth Secretariat’s London headquarters on Wednesday.Earlier, TheCable had reported that the 28-year-old was nominated alongside 15 others from 45 countries within the [...]

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    OBITUARY: In our hearts lies Pius Adesanmi, the prophet who foretold his death

OBITUARY: In our hearts lies Pius Adesanmi, the prophet who foretold his death

"I am at an age now where I should be confident that, should anything happen to me and I quit this realm eternally, somebody like you would go out of your way to find Tise and worry about her welfare," Pius Adesanmi wrote in a mail to a friend when he slipped in the snow and hurt his ankle in [...]

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    Youth corps member rots in Boko Haram custody

Youth corps member rots in Boko Haram custody

Maryam Umar, a mother of two, knows the joy and challenges that come with raising her children. But her life is much more complicated than just such emotions. She also has been embedded in the daily pandemic of wrestling against afflictions, frustrations and poverty. She has been the mainstay of her aged mother who is stricken with cancer. She has [...]

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    Is this the next senate president?

Is this the next senate president?

The race for presidency of the 9th senate, to be inaugurated in June, has already started. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has secured 60 of the 95 seats announced so far, with the winners of the 14 remaining seats still being awaited.The top contender for that position of senate president has to be Ahmad Lawan, senator representing Yobe north [...]

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    ANALYSIS: Despite Obi, Buhari records highest votes ever in south-east

ANALYSIS: Despite Obi, Buhari records highest votes ever in south-east

The elections are over. President Muhammadu Buhari has been declared the winner. Like us, we know you want to take a deep breath, have a good sleep, and stay away from the figures flying around every social media platform in the country.But before we do that, or perhaps, while you do that, we have found some very interesting details jumping [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Chris Ekpenyong, the man who snookered Akpabio

CLOSE-UP: Chris Ekpenyong, the man who snookered Akpabio

In 2005, Chris Ekpenyong made history in Nigeria: he was impeached as the deputy governor of Akwa Ibom state but was hurriedly returned to that position in less than seven days. The members of the state house of assembly reversed the impeachment after the intervention of then-President Olusegun Obasanjo, although Ekpenyong was forced to resign afterwards.Fourteen years later, he has [...]

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    End of the Saraki dynasty? How ‘O to ge’ and Offa robbery caused a revolt in Kwara

End of the Saraki dynasty? How ‘O to ge’ and Offa robbery caused a revolt in Kwara

In 2011, Bukola Saraki retired his father, Olusola, from politics by backing Abdulfatah Ahmed against Gbemisola, his own younger sister, in the governorship race. Their father had been the godfather Kwara politics for decades and the popular saying was: "Anywhere Saraki goes, Kwara goes."After controversially installing Bukola, his first son, as governor in 2003, Saraki - who was senate leader [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Oloriegbe, the medical doctor who ‘drowned’ Saraki

CLOSE-UP: Oloriegbe, the medical doctor who ‘drowned’ Saraki

When he clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to vie for the Kwara central senatorial election, many waved his ambition aside. The people of Kwara state have seen him lose the same contest in the past but that didn’t deter him. Ibrahim Oloriegbe vowed he would retire Senate President Bukola Saraki and true to his words, he did exactly [...]

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    Buhari vs Atiku: Can you predict the winner?

Buhari vs Atiku: Can you predict the winner?

The D-Day is here. President Muhammadu Buhari, flying the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party, will battle it out in the presidential poll on Saturday. Who do you fancy to win what may turn out to be the most fiercely contented presidential election in Nigeria's history? Below are the profiles [...]

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