The Great Hijab Debate: We asked lawyers about law school drama, this is what they said

Lawyers chip in their thoughts on whether a law school student should be called to bar for wearing hijab. The refusal of the body of benchers to call Amasa Firdaus to bar because she was spotting a hijab underneath her wig, has stirred quite a debate in Nigeria’s social media circles. Firdaus who graduated from the University of Ilorin with a second class upper degree, relayed how she refused to take off her hijab which is a piece of...

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Pulse List 2017: The terrorist attacks that shocked the world this year
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Pulse List 2017: The terrorist attacks that shocked the world this year

In 2017, terrorists went on a rampage, striking here, there and everywhere. The capacity of terrorists to inflict maximum damage became quite a thing all through 2017. France, the United States, Nigeria, the Middle East and the UK all had their fair share of gun and bomb attacks; as governments around the world continue to grapple with the evil that has become terrorism. Terrorists did deploy trucks, bombs, guns and knives as they...

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Pulse List 2017: 5 notable presidential elections of the year

These 5 presidential elections got the world talking in 2017. Democracy continued its rise as the preferred system of governance across the globe in 2017. There were however reports of skirmishes and violence in Kenya and elsewhere on the African continent during parliamentary and district elections. Here are the top five presidential elections that got the world talking in 2017. 1. A young Emmanuel Macron becomes France’ President  ...

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Pulse List 2017: Health scares that gripped Nigeria this year

Nigeria grappled with known and unknown ailments in 2017. Nigeria grappled with a few health scares in 2017 amid a crumbling healthcare sector, medical workers embarking on industrial action and hospitals reduced to mere consulting clinics. For context, 2017 was the year when First Lady Aisha Buhari disclosed that the Aso Rock clinic had no syringe or x-ray facilities to call its own–even after receiving billions of naira in...

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Pulse List 2017: Biggest political losers and winners of the year

Here are the biggest losers and winners in the Nigerian political circuit in 2017. The Nigerian political terrain, like elsewhere in the world, isn’t for the faint-hearted. In 2017, some politicians fell on their own sword, others bit the dust in defeat while some popped champagne for playing their cards right. We run the rule on the biggest winners and losers in the nation’s political circuit throughout 2017…. LOSERS Princess...

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