JAMB: The prize of fighting an established cartel

When a form of internal house cleaning mechanism took place (and still) going on at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), there was not much media scrutiny, but hell was let loose when the exercise started yielding results. A swap deal to return embezzled money or go to jail was struck, and under this deal, not just monies but houses worth More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Kvitova set for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home. The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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The debt burden of 2017 budget

The 2017 Appropriation Bill has finally lumbered its way out of the National Assembly. The National Assembly padded the bill with N143 billion. Out of the padded N143 billion, the lawmakers appropriated N10 billion More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Horschel beats Day in Byron Nelson play off

Billy Horschel claimed his fourth PGA Tour title by beating Jason Day in a play-off at the Byron Nelson event in Texas. The American, 30, carded a one-under 69 to tie on 12 under after 72 holes with Australian world More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Sawabaonline 602: Keeping Ebola at bay

The Federal Government has issued warnings of danger over possible outbreak of Ebola in the country, for the second time since 2014, following a declaration of the recent outbreak of the deadly disease by the United More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Mourinho demands respect for Man Utd

Jose Mourinho has hit out at his detractors in an impassioned defence of Manchester United’s achievements this season. The Red Devils have already won the Community Shield and EFL Cup, and on Wednesday they face More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Dangote, always first among equals!

In the Ghanaian mythology, a story is told of a mighty warrior named Ossei Tutu, no consanguinity with the archbishop Desmond Tutu. The latter is a retired South African cleric. Ossei was so pissed off by the murderous More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Allardyce backs Mourinho’s Premier League gripe

Jose Mourinho’s claim that Manchester United should have their match with Crystal Palace moved to help their Europa League final chances have been backed by Eagles boss Sam Allardyce. All fixtures on the final More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Boko Halal: Education is not western but universal

The compatibility of education and the Islamic faith is clearly elucidated in the holy Quran, “Read, in the name of God, who created man from a clot of blood. Read in the name of God, who is generous and taught More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Benzema eyes France return

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has not given up hope of a return to the French national team despite being frozen out by coach Didier Deschamps in the wake of a sex tape scandal 18 months ago. Benzema was suspended More...