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Nnamdi Kanu’s death decree on Nwodo

The leader of the proscribed group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, last week, took his bizarre acts to a new height. Kanu, a self-aclaimed Biafra activist and leader of the group, on his live Facebook broadcast, told his followers to stone to death, the President General of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organization, […]

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Restoring peace to a troubled APC

Since the return to democratic rule in 1999, experience in Nigeria has shown that whenever a party in power, either at the federal or state level, is enmeshed in a crisis of huge magnitude, such as recently witnessed in the All Progressives Congress (APC), governance ceases and the welfare of the people takes the back […]

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Reinforcing the battle against pipeline vandals

A few weeks ago, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, raised another 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.     […]

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Refocusing tertiary education for optimal output

If there is anything that should be of concern to the country at this period of quest for development, it is the avoidable incessant face-off between the Federal Government and the various staff unions in the nation’s higher institutions. The frequency of strikes and industrial disharmony, no doubt, has constituted a cog to national growth. […]

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Nigeria’s economy post-COVID-19

Within a space of four months, Nigeria has had more medical facilities put in place than at any other comparative period in its history. Bed spaces, ventilators, and other health equipment had been conjured up almost from nothing. COVID-19 has ensured that Nigeria quickly put certain basic health facilities in place to combat the pandemic […]

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Buhari and Southern leaders’ N50bn suit

  L ast week, 16 leaders of socio-cultural groups in the Southern part of Nigeria sued President Muhammadu Buhari and his government over the lopsidedness in his appointments and allocation of federal favours against the South.     The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/595/2020 was filed for the plaintiff by a group of lawyers led by 10 […]

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Nigeria’s economy post-COVID-19

    T he outbreak of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) has redefined and altered a lot of socio-political and economic calculations globally.     Largely described as a leveller with no regard for race, age, class or might, the coronavirus pandemic has thrown the world, including world powers, into a single cage.     Amid […]

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Terror, torture, child abuse and North-East crisis

Last week, the global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, released a report on the plight of children trapped in the war ravaged North-East region of the country. The 91-page report captioned: “We Dried Our Tears: Addressing the Toll on Children of North-East Nigeria’s Conflict,” examines how the widespread unlawful detention and torture by the Nigeria […]

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A vote 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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Before Nigeria joins the football restart craze…

It is no news that the effect of coronavirus outbreak across the world denied lovers of football the opportunity of watching actions in the round leather game for about three months. It was a tough period for all stakeholders of the game, especially the fans. We are aware of the lockdown situation all over the […]