Saturday, 05 December 2020
General Domkat Yah Bali is dead, Buhari mourns

Former defence minister and chief of defence staff, General Domkat Yah Bali is dead. He was 80 years old. Bali who later became traditional ruler of his native town died Friday, with President Muhammadu Buhari mourning his transition.In a condolence message to the government and people of Plateau, Buhari described Bali as an illustrious son and highly decorated retired military officer. The President, who spoke with the wife of the deceased, Esther on Friday, also commiserated with other family members, friends and professional associates of the former member of the Supreme Military Council and Armed Forces Ruling Council. Bali, a...

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  • NIGERIAN TRIBUNE EDITORIAL: Northern Governors’ Allegation Against #EndSARS Movement NIGERIAN TRIBUNE EDITORIAL: Northern Governors’ Allegation Against #EndSARS Movement
    PENULTIMATE week, the governors of the 19 northern states condemned the #EndSARS movement in the country, saying that the recent#EndSARS protest championed by Nigerian youths was a ploy to actualise regime change. According to them, in protesting against years of police brutality, including extrajudicial killings, mutilations, extortions, torture and harassment, the protesters aimed to hijack the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a communique issued after a meeting held in in Kaduna, Kaduna State, to review the current security challenges…
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  • GUARDIAN EDITORIAL: EndSARS: Economy needs special package GUARDIAN EDITORIAL: EndSARS: Economy needs special package
    The recent nation-wide protest to end the obnoxious operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigerian Police Force, otherwise tagged #EndSARS, has left behind a lot of negative effects on the Nigerian economy. The manifestations of the effects are bound to be pronounced in the weeks ahead, and will certainly constitute a huge challenge to the country. Governments at all levels need to act urgently to provide a recovery stimulus to assist affected stakeholders and by extension, the economy.…
    Wednesday, 11 November 2020 15:52
  • By Armsfree Ajanaku: Taking future elections beyond the ordinary By Armsfree Ajanaku: Taking future elections beyond the ordinary
    It took Attahiru Jega, Professor of Political Science, guts and determination to move elections in Nigeria beyond the fictitious numbers politicians allocate to themselves. In those days, politicians determine their own scores at elections, hence the ‘landslide’ victories of yore. But when Jega came, between 2010 and 2015, the activist Professor found one effective way around the antics of election riggers when he introduced the Smart Card Reader (SCR) just before the 2015 General Election. One of the reasons for…
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  • 20 beauty queens to storm Calabar for Miss Africa 2020 Arts & Culture 20 beauty queens to storm Calabar for Miss Africa 2020
    Agency Reporter Twenty beauty queens from 20 African countries are expected to participate in Miss Africa Calabar 2020 beauty pageant scheduled to hold on Dec. 27. Mr Thomas Ikpeme, Senior Special Assistant, Events and Tourism/Head of Production, Miss Africa, said in a statement on Friday that the event would hold in Calabar. Ikpeme said that the auditioning was done in line with the COVID-19 protocols. “After a challenging and captivating round of registration and auditions, the Miss Africa organisation is pleased to announce the 2020 contestants who will be representing their respective countries in Miss Africa 2020 Calabar. “The pageantry is holding on Dec. 27, 2020 in the beautiful city of Calabar, Cross River. “The names and countries are; Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. “Subscribe to watch behind the scenes and the road to Miss Africa 2020. Watch the journey to the throne on the grand finale 27th Dec. 2020 at www.missafrica.tv and follow @missafricacalabar on social media for all the live updates,” he said. The special assistant added that the premier of the show would start on Dec. 12. (NAN)
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  • Buju releases electrifying new single – “So Lovely” Entertainment Buju releases electrifying new single – “So Lovely”
    Harrison Iyoha/ PM NEWS The groovy tune produced by Timi Jay which gives off a cool vibe that shows the Artiste’s vocal flair and dexterity is the latest in the string of outstanding singles the burgeoning music act has delivered since his foray into music. Buju’s storytelling ability is palpable in his swaggering delivery of lyrics in pidgin English and Yoruba draped with his fresh new age sound of slow and sexy Afrobeats. Buju’s silky smooth voice is undeniable in its charm as it is welcoming to the ears. ‘So lovely’ is simply the beacon for wooing the ladies in this new age music. Buju loves to sing; it’s crystal clear in the song’s hook ‘She say she dey lonely and she go like to boogey down on me. She dey relationship but he don’t ever keep you company’. With songs like ‘So lovely’, as a young pianist and songwriter, one can see why Buju is viewed as one of Nigeria’s freshest music acts. It is clear he’s well on his way to becoming one of the greatest Nigerian stars with this new succinctly delivered cool track that has no dramatic instrumentation whatsoever. It goes to show how clever Spaceship…
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