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21 Jun 2015
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is beginning to sound like a broken record. Since his inauguration more than three weeks ago, he has maintained one line: The race isn’t a 100-metre dash and time is required to finish well. He is talking as if he only knew about the marathon race ahead after May 29, and now…
20 Jun 2015
CONGRATULATIONS on your ascension of office as First Lady of Nigeria of your respective state. I am sure each of you knows a thing or two about Sickle Cell Anaemia (SCA). Your country is renowned for having by far the largest population of ‘sicklers’ in the world. Scientific estimates hold that between four and five…
20 Jun 2015
THE 1999 Nigerian Constitution (as amended) in Section 14 (2b) states: “The Security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government.” The exercise of power to ensure the security and welfare of the people of Nigeria is the main function of any government of the country. As far as I have…
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20 Jun 2015
FEW days ago Professor Pat Utomi lamented that interlopers and agents of darkness have hijacked our change project again. In that piece, Utomi reflected on the June 12, 1993 Saga and the sordid event of June 23, 1993 and the formation of the Concerned Professionals. Prof. Utomi lamented that we lost the June 12, 1993…
19 Jun 2015
OTUNBA Timothy Olufunmilopeda Adebanjo, founding editor of the defunct Daily Express, former Special Adviser on Information to former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and a foremost chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) worked vigorously for change. Utilising his wealth of experience, professionalism and intellect, this man of the people whose Otunba Funsegbuwa Villa gates at Idowa in…
19 Jun 2015
OBIKA’S wife is threatening him with divorce because the latter has lost his status as the breadwinner of the home. Pauly invested his capital in a joint business with a group of friends which turned out to be an illegal drug business.
19 Jun 2015
IN less than six months’ time, our respective governments will come together in Paris to agree an international deal which will shape our future commitments to dealing with climate change.
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19 Jun 2015
DAYS have turned into weeks since May 29, 2015, when Muhammadu Buhari assumed office as President of Nigeria. But the much promised change is nowhere in sight and seems to have died with the election campaigns.
18 Jun 2015
Inaugural lecture by Prof. Benedict Bernard Benapena Naanen, BA (Nigeria), MA, PHD (Dalhousie), Department of History and Diplomatic Studies, University of Port Harcourt
18 Jun 2015
READING about the remarkable late Singaporean leader, Lee Kuan Yew puts me in mind of a handful of similarly great and selflessly committed political leaders within our own shores. Some of these have since gone to Abraham’s bosom, while others are yet among the living. Few of these great Nigerians have become household names. But…
18 Jun 2015
RECENT studies have shown that 70-80 per cent of government spending on capital projects is done by way of contract awards. And when we combine federal, states and local governments spending on various projects, the total annual expenditure can be staggering.
18 Jun 2015
THE Book, “Arisekola in Our Minds; A Compendium of Tributes” compiled and edited by Prof. Rashid Aderinoye, of University of Ibadan is a collection of documented as well as published articles and tributes on the Subject i.e. Aare Alhaji Abdul Azeez Akanmu Arisekola Alao, the Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland.

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