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15 Feb 2015
Text of the lecture to mark the 60th anniversary of the National Archives of Nigeria held at the Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan on December 2, 2014 I HAVE not been courageous enough to ask why the Director and his team that have organized this memorable event decided to  select me for this enviable honour…
11 Feb 2015
  THE outward stream is always steady with a huge backlog of eager youths waiting to procure visa to jet out of the country. Some who could not afford to go through normal routes are ever ready to go through the arduous and risky Sahara desert routes, just to seek greener pasture in Europe, America,…
10 Feb 2015
THE compelling statistics that over 100 million Nigerians have access to voice services and 63 million are engaged with the internet on a regular basis, is a pointer to the fact that any government that is desirous of delivering quality services to its citizens cannot afford to ignore the open window of information communication technology…
10 Feb 2015
Text of presentation made at the 2014 Conference of the History of Education Society of Nigeria held last December at the University of Ibadan  IT is an irony of history that as the nation marks this year as its first 100 years of living together as one country, it is at this very moment that…
10 Feb 2015
Text of the Distinguished Personality Lecture of the Nigerian Association of Adult Education Students (NAAES), University of Ibadan Chapter. I WISH to congratulate our old Department on the attainment of the age of 65, what can be described as the arrival at real adulthood. It is the Lord that has continued to keep the Department…
9 Feb 2015
THE present generation was jolted to the reality of global terrorism by the 911 bombing of the American twin towers by the Al-Qaeda terrorist group then headed by Osama Bin Laden. It took more than 10 years for the American nation to hunt down the terrorist leader who was later killed in Pakistan. Since his…
9 Feb 2015
Text of a lecture delivered by the Deputy Speaker, House Of Representatives, and governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, at Champion Newspapers Better Society Lecture Series held in Owerri. Protocols: Preamble: I AM delighted to be invited to be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Champion Better…
8 Feb 2015
WHILE the participants at the 2011 Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) national delegates’ conference are largely the same as the 2015 edition, interests vary with change in roles and ambitions.  The 2011 election was acrimonious and largely tainted with gang-up against some so-called ‘renegades’ led by the immediate General Secretary of the congress, John Odah and…
5 Feb 2015
WITH long hours without light and expensive petrol and diesel self-generation still a  day-to-day reality for Nigerians, electricity remains a vexing national challenge. As it is in other countries, we want the light to come on anytime you turn on the switch  without thinking much about it until the bill comes at the end of the…
4 Feb 2015
THE 2012 flood may have come and gone, but affected victims who lost their houses and means of livelihood to the disaster, still live with the remain memories. Unfortunately the Flood Relief and Rehabilitation Funds provided by the Federal Government did little to ameliorate their sufferings. Despite numerous commitments by donor agencies as well as…
3 Feb 2015
CORRUPTION has been a major bane of the Nigerian economy, with its devastating effect on the nation and its citizens. This topic has become so much of interest even as the 2015 general elections draw near. Candidates from the two major political parties have been promising Nigerians their willingness to stamp out corruption.  While the…
3 Feb 2015
LEARNING from the lesson preceding the war and the challenges of the parliamentary system of government the 1979 Constitution came up with a presidential system of government. After the June 12 crisis and the death of Chief MKO Abiola in a true Nigerian spirit, a national consensus of zoning the presidency by region allowed two…


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