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World War III: Why US cannot defeat Iran, by Gabriel Ogunjobi

A US-born prolific author and mobile pundit, Tomi Ahonen, has said it will be impossible for the United States to defeat Iran if the two nations engage in what is now predicted to be deadliest after World War 2 of 1942.

APC crisis and party’s chances in 2023

The ongoing intra-party crisis in the All Progressives Congress is worrisome to the party leadership and members even as bigwigs in the party seek for reconciliation among aggrieved members ahead 2023 elections.

Off-grid development, only panacea to Nigeria’s electricity challenges

Experts are of the opinion that off-grid development will address Nigeria’s power challenges. They say that development of off- grid power distribution solution, otherwise, known as standalone power system, will open up the power sector to more investment opportunities.

Hate Speech Bill and the controversies

One of the bills before the 9th Senate is the Hate Speech Bill, which was reintroduced by the sponsor, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, on Nov.12, 2019.

Why Nigeria needs commission for persons with disabilities

One of the conspicuous events for Persons Living with Disabilities in 2019 was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities being annually observed on December 3 around the world.

‘Mysteries’ about Mamman Shata

Mamman Shata, who was born in 1923 in Musawa local government area of Katsina State, died on 18 June 1999. Shata, a famous Hausa poet, has the largest number of recorded songs. His vocals were often accompanied by talking drums, known as kalangu. He performed for the Hausa people of Nigeria and some parts of Africa and even non-Hausas for more than half a century.

How to end electoral violence in Nigeria

The orgy of violence witnessed before, during and after last month’s gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa brings to fore once again the need to curb the death toll and mayhem associated with voting in Nigeria over the years.

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The Presidency NATIONAL HAJJ COMMISSION OF NIGERIA (NAHCON) REGISTRATION/APPLICATION FOR AIRLIFT OF NIGERIAN PILGRIMS UNDER STATE PILGRIMS’ WELFARE BOARDS/AGENCIES/COMMISSIONS FOR 2020 HAJJ. Interested Nigerian/Foreign airlines/carriers with requisite operating...

PERSPECTIVE: Plot by oil companies to deprive Nigeria $62billion revenue uncovered

The accumulation of over $62billion in unpaid arrears of revenue due to the Federation plus interest under the deep offshore production sharing contracts and...

EXCLUSIVE: 5 key provisions that may affect Emir Sanusi in Ganduje’s new Kano Emirates Bill

Since Kano State Government made resolve not to appeal the November 21 judgement of a Kano High Court dissolving the four additional emirates created...

I get bullied, discriminated when playing with males, says Kaduna female Polo player, Aisha Sulaiman

Aisha Sulaiman is an 18-year-old fast-rising Polo player.  in Kaduna State. In this interview with DAILY NIGERIAN’S Rayyan Alhassan, Ms Sulaiman speaks on her inspiration behind joining polo, which could be described as male-dominated game, “we the northern ladies need to wake up. We are stronger than we can ever imagine”.

INTERVIEW: Multiple taxations hindering ICT investments in Nigeria – Kazaure

Yusuf Kazaure is the Managing Director of the Galaxy Backbone, a Nigerian government agency which provides Information Communication Technology, ICT, infrastructure and services. In...

2020 Budget: X-raying Buni’s commitments to revitalize Yobe for socio-economic development

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State on Wednesday presented the N108bn budget proposal for the year 2020 to the State Assembly. Tagged ‘Budget of...

How Mamman Daura ‘anointed’ Christian as Jonathan’s VP, nominated only ONE junior minister for Buhari in 2015… – 5 shocking revelations in Sam Nda-Isiah’s...

Against the wider narrative that President Muhammadu Buhari's nephew, Mamman Daura, is controlling the presiding and decides who gets what in the administration, the...

Kano dad submits ‘wanted’ son to police station; cops beat him to death in his presence

Police in Kano have beaten to death a 26-year-old man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, after his father took him to police station for questioning. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered...

FEATURE: How to curb menace of `Okada’ riders

Unrestrained speed and gross violation of traffic regulations are becoming rampant among commercial motorcycle riders in most parts of Nigeria, including the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

SHOCKING: Police rescue 9 Kano children kidnapped, renamed and ‘converted to Christianity’ in Onitsha

The Kano Police Command has traced and rescued nine children kidnapped in Kano and trafficked to Onitsha in Anambra State for child slavery. DAILY NIGERIAN...

Minimum Wage: The adjustment imbroglio

By Femi Ogunshola, NAN The Senate on March 19 approved ₦30,000 as the new national minimum wage bypassing the National Minimum Wage Act (Repeal &...

A peep into Nigeria’s power sector, 59 years after independence

Power generation is considered one of the key parameters used in measuring the extent of development of any nation even as research has shown correlation between electricity consumption and Gross Domestic Product.

Despite facing corruption charges by EFCC, Nigerian government extends tenure of HEDI managing director

In apparent breach of service rule, the tenure of the managing director of Hydraulic Equipment Development Institute, HEDI, Abdulmalik Onuwe, has been renewed by the federal government despite facing charges of corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

VIDEO: Father chains, locks up 16-year-old daughter for 2 years for rejecting forced marriage

A 62-year-old man Muhammad Ujujud has been arrested by the operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP for...

INVESTIGATION: How CAC’s Lady Azinge disobeyed SGF’s directive, ‘bribed’ her way to become acting Registrar-General

For nearly two years, the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, has been without a substantive Registrar-General, RG, following the expiration of the tenure of the erstwhile RG, Bello Mahmud, whose tenure ended on the first week of October 2017.

ANALYSIS: Can Bagudu tackle Almajiri, out-of-school children in Kebbi?

When Kebbi was created from the old Sokoto State on Aug. 27, 1991, the state was listed as one of the educationally less-advantaged states in the north-western part of the country.

Researchers develop human stroke prediction tool

Chinese researchers on Tuesday developed a tool for predicting personalised 10-year and lifetime stroke risks among Chinese adults, which will facilitate the identification and prevention of the disease in China.

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