Sowore: Between National Interest And Our Accidental Democrats

By Dan Abutu The recent clamour for the release of “The Revolution Now” proponent, Omoyele Sowore by a segment of the population is at best the most unpatriotic endeavour that has come out of Nigeria in recent times. I say this for obvious reasons. The quest for pecuniary benefits has blinded people so much so that anything goes. To think that all of a sudden, there are more human rights activists and democrats in the country clamouring for the release of Omoyele Sowore and criticizing the Department of State Security…

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QUEEN MARY HANDS OVER CROWN TO NEW MISS INDIGENOUS NIGERIA

BY EBRIKU JOHN FRIDAY The 2018/2019 reigning Miss Indigenous Africa, Queen Mary Obadofin has in the early hours of Sunday, November 17, 2019 officially and gleefully handed over to the newly crowned Miss Indigenous Nigeria, Queen Jerome Jessica. Queen Mary, whose era was marked by laudable impacts through her invaluable and indigenous pet projects also decorated the newly crowned Mr Indigenous Nigeria, King Ukachu Emeka Knowledge. Queen Mary, who is an admin staff with the Abuja-based LEADERSHIP Newspaper is a graduate of English Language from the University of Abuja. She…

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BEAUTY QUEEN BAGS CATHOLIC WOMEN’S DEDICATION TO SERVICE AWARD

BY EBRIKU JOHN FRIDAY Former Miss Indigenous Africa, Queen Mary Obadofin has bagged an award of Dedication to Service by Catholic Sisters United in Christ Abuja Archdiocese. Queen Mary, who is also an admin staff with the Abuja-based LEADERSHIP Newspapers, is a graduate of English Language from the University of Abuja. The investiture which took place in Abuja on Sunday, at the occasion of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Catholic women’s group, is in recognition of her “outstanding contribution and dedication to service towards the organisation” and the church…

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Final Clearance Operation: Army troops mend last road leading to Boko Haram hideout

In a final offensive to clear out fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State, the Nigerian Army troops took it upon themselves to mend bad portion of a road for effective operation. The gallant troops had a brief stop between Kekeno and Cross-kukawa, patching dilapidated roads to ensure smooth transit to their destination. In photos that have gone viral on social media, the officers were seen mixing cement, sand and water. This isn’t the first time, though, the Nigerian troops have displayed bravery, patriotism and selflessness in their line of…

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