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On 11/5/2021, Governors of the seventeen states of the ‘Southern Region’ of the Federal Republic of Nigeria announced a ban on open grazing in all the seventeen states in the Southern parts of the country. According to The Guardian, the forum explained the rationale for the ban on open grazing in that “development and population growth has put pressure on available land and increased the prospects of conflict between migrating herders and local populations in the South. …


After over two months of procrasting and going back and forth with the registration process, I finally became a fully registered Uber Driver. The ‘delay’ was partly because the third-party insurance on my car wasn’t registered online with the NIID. But it was mainly because I wasn’t in a hurry to start driving.

I was nervous. I didn’t think I knew enough about being an Uber driver. I thought I should have paid attention during the Uber tutorial class.
It was a Sunday evening, dark, and overcast. I sat in the car for about ten minutes before I finally decided to…


On the 15th day of January 1966, men of the Nigerian Army led by Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and Emmanuel Ifeajuna killed senior politicians including Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Premier Ahmadu Bello, Premier Samuel Ladoke Akintola, Finance Minister Festus Okotie-Eboh, Ahmed Ben Musa (Senior Assistant Secretary for Security), Hafsatu Bello, Mrs Latifat Ademulegun, Zarumi Sardauna, Ahmed Pategi, and many senior Army officers (including their wives). Senior members of the military and police that were killed include Brig. Samuel Ademulegun, Brig. Zakariya Maimalari, Col. Ralph Shodeinde, Col. Kur Mohammed, Lt. Col. Abogo Largema, Lt. Col. James Pam, Lt. Col. …


Source: https://ejesgist.com/police-arrest-200l-student-of-unn-for-allegedly-killing-schoolmate.html

I was certain Raji was the thief. Though I couldn’t prove it. I didn’t catch him in the act. But he was the only other person that came close to my room that day. My thoughts swung back and forth with doubt and suspicion. I thought about how to approach Raji about the issue. “What if it wasn’t him?” I thought to myself.

But I couldn’t take it, I just couldn’t take it. There had been numerous incidents of breaking and entering in our compound that month. …


PROTECT YOUR CHILD.

These are troublesome times. The world is a dangerous place, and you never know who to trust. In the midst of all the danger, there seems to be a habit or a culture of neglect when it comes to the safety of the child. We seem to take things for granted. Because we are good and decent people, we expect everyone else to act decently. But the reality is that there are bad and sick people out there. Bad and sick beyond our wildest imaginations. It may be easy to conclude that we are not oblivious of…

Saidu ML

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