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June 2016

Elechi Amadi; A Tribute

• Captain Elechi AmadiWale Okediran. Although I had met him early in life through his books, my first encounter with Captain Elechi Amadi (Retd) was in the late 80s through the Association Of Nigerian Authors (ANA) which I joined after qualifying as a Medical Doctor in 1980. Coming from a purely science background like the late accomplished writer,…
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Man docked for stealing tricycles

A Kano Magistrate Court on Thursday remanded a 35-year-old man, Nura Ibrahim, in prison custody for allegedly stealing four tricycles. Ibrahim, a resident of Gwale Quarters, Kano, is standing trial for theft, which contravenes Section 287 of the Penal Code. The prosecutor, Mr. Yakubu Galadima, said the accused was arrested by a team of policemen…
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