What They Don’t See: A Reflection On PMB At 76

By Okanga Agila In the final months of transition from military to civil rule between 1998 and 1999, I never felt the enthusiasm that gripped most people in the country. My lethargic disposition at that time was not due to...
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Opprobrious NASS And The 2019 Budget

By Gabriel Ikese The ideal of popular election of Legislators is generally regarded as admirable.  Yet the selection process does not always permit the widest possible choices.  And that has been our albatross here in Nigeria.  The legislature is expected.....
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That Murderous Rage…

The teenager is a friend’s younger sister, who went to live with a relation of theirs – after their mum passed on. The teenager was said to have reported to their relation that the husband was ‘touching’ her. And the...
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Buratai: Exemplary Leadership Perches Another Garland

Buratai: Exemplary Leadership Perches Another Garland By Paul Dickson Ultimately, no leader expects unanimous acceptability wherever he serves his country or humanity. But in spite of the scanty reservations on his salutations, often spewed in utterances’, t...
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Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Two For The Price Of One

Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Two for the Price of One By David Onmeje But for President Muhammadu Buhari’s foresight Nigeria would have scored a world record in addition to whatever other unpalatable records we already hold as the land of...
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An Alternate View Of The Global Terrorism Index 2018

By Philip Agbese “Statistics without context are meaningless” –  Dr Kelvin Kemm The Global Terrorism Index 2018 is out. The annual report, published since 2000 by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), monitors trends in terrorism worldwide. S...
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Frank And Deji, A Toxic Mix Of Ignorance Marinated In Greed

Frank and Deji, A Toxic Mix of Ignorance Marinated in Greed   By Kolawole Anthony   Itinerant rabble-rouser, Timi Frank was once to find himself a better qualifier other than the “Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives.....
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Hameed Ali: The Nightmare Of Border Syndicates

Hameed Ali: The Nightmare Of Border Syndicates By Dan Onwe The Comptroller-General (CG) Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) is a public figure, whose name does not reverberate like his peers in such sensitive leadership positions. Ordi...
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Of A Cloned Bishop And Hyponotized Congregation

Of A Cloned Bishop And Hypnotized Congregation    By Kunle Yomi    Anyone who thinks politicians are the sole problem of Nigeria is not discerning enough. A discerning mind would realize that the politicians, in many instances, are symptoms of...
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The All Deserving Hameed Ali

The All Deserving Hameed Ali By Abe Kolawole   It is that time again when hard work and dedication to duty and fatherland is rewarded. When I learned of the Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna Legacy for True Leadership Awards as...
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