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Judiciary and abuse of ex-parte order

The recent crisis, which rocked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), brought to fore the unending abuse of ex-parte orders impugning the nation’s administration of justice. Ex-parte is a Latin phrase whereby judicial proceedings are conducted for the benefit of only one person or applicant in a matter of urgency before the court with a […]

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Learning from CBN, artisanal miners’ gold exploit

Last month, the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) paid for and received an international standard but locally sourced 12.5kg gold bar worth N268 million, which was processed by artisanal miners in Nigeria for its reserves. As it is, the gold does not only belong to Nigeria’s external reserves, but with the Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Initiative […]

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Daura’s thought on 2023 presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, have for long held the view that the battle for the 2023 presidency was still far away.   At different fora, the duo had maintained that permutations for the 2023 presidency was only a distraction to government and Buhari, […]

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NDDC: More probes, more drama, more mess

    On May 5, 2020, the Senate resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the alleged N40 billion financial recklessness, purportedly committed by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an interventionist agency set up specially for the development of the Niger Delta region.   The […]

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Polls: The need for electronic voting

Most Nigerians had over time craved for an amendment to the Constitution as well as the Electoral Act 2010 to allow for electronic voting system, which many believe will boost the confidence of voters in the electoral process if properly implemented. Section 52 (1) (b) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), outlaws electronic voting […]

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Egbo’s big statement for the black race

At global stage, there are top rated tacticians tagged ‘Grade A’ coaches who are trusted by many to guarantee good results for teams and national team levels. The criteria to join the league of these top coaches are number of laurels won at club or national team levels.   Many of these coaches have won […]

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Buhari must listen to Senate on service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari appears to know something Nigerians do not know about his service chiefs. Despite the sustained pressure from Nigerians on the president to relieve the Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Naval Staff and the Chief of Air Staff of their appointments following the scary insecurity in the country […]

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NNPC, national assets and economic saboteurs

A few weeks ago, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, raised the alarm over unending crude oil and product pipeline vandalism. In this case, he did not mince words in alluding to the fact that the sabotage is carried out in collusion with security agents. His outcry with regard […]