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Salihu Tanko-Yakasai

SSS finally confirms keeping ‘Dawisu’ in custody

There were fears that Mr. Yakasai could also disappear into thin air just like another critic of government, Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata.

Health

COVID-19 Test

NCDC announced 600 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

NCDC stated that the new infections were registered across 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the past 24 hours.

Education

Ganduje

Abductions: Ganduje orders closure of 4 tertiary institutions in Kano

State education commissioner said the government took the decision after observing the current situation of attacks on schools in neighbouring states.

OPINION

Top seven expressions you didn’t know we owe to Black America

The contributions that African Americans have made to global English also owe debts to the enduring influences of their (West) African origins.

Dr. Junaid Mohammed and the trouble with Fulanis

We hope more people will choose Junaid Mohammed’s path of jaw-jaw and not the war-war option.

Can Nigerian Senate stand up to Buhari on ex-service chiefs’ ambassadorial nominations?

If our senators had an iota of self-respect and decency, should they even bother screening these ex-service chiefs for ambassadorial appointments?

Fulani and other African personal names among Black Americans

Thousands of personal names the Gullah people bear are similar to many names people in west and central Africa still bear.

The beautiful mind of Kadaria Ahmed and the trouble with Nigeria

Maybe Achebe did not explain this leadership thing very well. But I doubt it.

Surprising American cousins through my mother’s ancestry

The most shocking surprise for us was that AncestryDNA’s database matched us with hundreds of cousins who turned out to be mostly Black Americans.