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14 Jan 2015
RECENTLY, some APC stalwarts, principally the party chairman claimed that Nigeria has deteriorated under the administration of President Jonathan and that APC offers a better solution, but is that true ? Rather than make subjective claims, it is better to examine the facts by global verifiable standards. The most acceptable global composite standard for judging…
14 Jan 2015
IN spite of these enormous challenges, the Nigerian media have discharged their constitutional roles of supporting the goals and objectives of the Nigerian people by providing regular information to the people, exposing corruption, injustice, double standard and non-performance and fighting tyranny and anti-democratic tendencies. They have not always allowed political leaders to do just what…
11 May 2010
NIGERIA is a country in dire straits practically in every aspect of human endeavour. There is little to write home about the country after 50 years of political independence. Politically, the country has no enduring system. Leadership is here for grabs by the strongest. Economically, there is no lasting blueprint. The state of the economy…
11 May 2010
NIGERIA is a country in dire straits practically in every aspect of human endeavour. There is little to write home about the country after 50 years of political independence. Politically, the country has no enduring system. Leadership is here for grabs by the strongest. Economically, there is no lasting blueprint. The state of the economy…
11 May 2010
I BELIEVE that I first encountered, not met, Dr. Stanley Macebuh, as he then was to me, somewhere in Enugu in 1977 or early 1978. He was yet a fresh name and as I read his column, the freshness of his distinct style intrigued me in equal measure with his peculiar surname. To me, here…
11 May 2010
EVEN as the nation mourns the passage of president Umaru Musa Yar'adua who died on Wednesday May 5 2010, the new president who has assumed office in compliance with constitutional provision to complete the remaining phase of the first tenure of the late president, President Good luck Jonathan in a broadcast told Nigerians who watched…
6 May 2010
I HAVE often wondered why few Nigerian women have demonstrated keen interest in political leadership. Why, for example, is the Nigerian political and public space dominated by men? It is a troubling question but it is not one that lends itself to easy answers. On the surface, we celebrate the entrenchment of democracy and official…
6 May 2010
African farmers lost millions in Europe's recent Icelandic-volcano flying ban but their greatest threat comes from European environmentalist fears and European Union farm subsidies.Just last week, the chairman of a report by the UK's Royal Academy of Engineering and others said: "We should ask whether it is right to import green beans--or even roses--from a…
6 May 2010
THE announcement of the death of Nigeria's former President, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has brought a closure to months of shoddy politicking, barefaced lying, odious vocabulary of illness and dying imposed on Nigeria and Nigerians by persons around the man who turned his illness and his continued presence in office into their own vehicle of survival…
5 May 2010
IN line with his responsibility, the national security adviser admonished not only the president this time but the entire Nigerian people who cared to hear about how the actions of the CBN is constituting real threats to national – economic, social, political -  security. As the man with the ultimate responsibility for coordinating strategic intelligence…
5 May 2010
I wish, in this brief intervention, to present a summary reconstruction of the historical circumstances leading up to one of the worst massacres of the Second World War (1939-1945). I will also touch on the massacre itself, the reasons provided for the massacre, the reactions of the major world powers to the massacre, and the…
4 May 2010
THE first few months of this year alone has witnessed all manner of protests by pressure groups over matters germane to the interests and survival of both the concerned groups and the nation in particular. The list includes but not limited to visibly distraught women from Plateau, at the National Assembly, with a strong petition…

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With the presidential, governorship and National Assembly primaries of both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) close by, the intense intrigues and political maneuverings by the parties have pushed the opposition PDP away from the Eagle Square to the MKO Abiola Stadium on the outskirts of the Abuja City Centre.
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Amid uncertainties in the global economy and rising insecurity in the country, the nation’s stock market continued its bullish run, giving hope to patient investors who endured long periods of downturn on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX).
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