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22 Jan 2015
IT was the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo who once said, in answer to the late Nnamdi Azikiwe’s assertion that we should forget our differences, that it was better instead for us to understand our differences, as a more sustainable path to nation-building. Awo’s argument was that it was difficult to wish away our differences because…
22 Jan 2015
THE general knowledge about term limits for the executive branch of government perhaps makes people feel that the legislature also has term limits. It becomes quite a struggle for a member of the legislature to make it to a third term; and when it comes to a fourth term, s/he may be seen as greedy,…
21 Jan 2015
THE conflation of two or more parties to form a mega party is bound to necessarily conduce to an unintended or unforeseen denial of the unique or peculiar vigour, vitality or effervescence of the individual parties forming it.  An impetus is deemed to be afforded the federating parties even as the attempt to amalgamate is…
21 Jan 2015
JANUARY is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer epitomizes the cost-effectiveness of investing in preventive health care. Cervical cancer is the easiest of all cancers to prevent. Cervical screening is the best cancer screening test in the history of medicine and the most cost effective of all medical screening tests. The screening is painless and…
21 Jan 2015
Continued from yesterday THE SURE-P is the IMF inspired political tool for organizing the Nigerian ruling stakeholders. It represents the largest transfer of cash from the pockets of the Nigerian masses to the bank accounts of the cabal since independence. Under the programme, the monies extracted from the Nigerian masses are shared amongst the FGN,…
21 Jan 2015
GIVEN the age of Professor Emeritus Conrad Max Benedict Brann of the University of Maiduguri – he was approaching his 89th birthday when he died last June – those who knew him can hardly have been surprised to learn that he had ended his stay on earth.  Tributes were paid to him at the funeral, on…
20 Jan 2015
“Nigeria….Lessons. A well-thought-out public information and consultation campaign is crucial to the success of a reform. Although the government campaigned vigorously for the removal of the subsidies, the measure was still highly controversial when it went into effect. The backlash has been predicted. The public communication campaign lasted only six months, and there was no…
20 Jan 2015
“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Jon Krakauer, “Into the Wild” I WAS stupefied to know that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan finally visited Borno State…
20 Jan 2015
THERE is no election that will task President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s political acumen and ability to face a challenge like the 2015 election in which he is also the candidate for the PDP. He will be both President and a contender; he will provide leadership even as he faces partisan concerns as a politician in…
20 Jan 2015
 “In line with our philosophy, we appear only when where there are challenges, but I must admit we are dumb-founded, more than shocked and astonished by the report, and of course we will take it as part of our dark history while putting up a mechanism to forestall all future occurrences.”– Sule Lamido, Tuesday, January…
19 Jan 2015
OVER the last month, the news media, including the various social network platforms, have been inundated by the controversy over whether or not the presidential candidate of the opposition party, retired General Buhari possesses the minimum educational qualification to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the impending…
19 Jan 2015
WHAT kind of Islamic State would be established in Syria, Iraq, and Nigeria – if we take the pretension of the radicalized Islamists seriously?    Moslems go about announcing that their states are Islamic.  No other nation declares itself Christian or indeed described them as a Christian State with the exception of the Papacy. (Israel…

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