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8 Jun 2015
Continued from yesterday THERE was too little information from the North East yet PVR were fully distributed: there was a state of insurgency. If it were during the militancy of the Niger Delta no one would believe that youth corps members went there and distributed PVC. You could not. On Election Day, 28 people were…
8 Jun 2015
THERE is a lot of talk about “inclusive capitalism” and “inclusive growth” these days. That’s all well and good but in addition to these, what we need is an “inclusive government.” A government that includes capable, honest citizens based on merit irrespective of gender. There is a positive correlation between gender equality and economic growth.…
8 Jun 2015
THE wave of mass migration into Libya en route to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea clearly shows a world in turmoil. There is no peace or security in many places. The traditional turbulent Middle East is in the throes of multiple man-made conflicts. Thousands of people have been pushed to the edge, which makes them…
8 Jun 2015
IN view of the growing complexity and dynamics of the capital market occasioned by transformational changes, there is a growing need for regular and intensive capacity building among capital market operators in order to keep abreast with evolving concepts and trends, enhance professionalism and explore the vast and emerging opportunities in the market. Some of…
tinubu-and-co
8 Jun 2015
THE most critical factors that worked against the erstwhile ruling party outside the armpit of corruption, insecurity and economic mis-direction are impunity and flamboyant disregard for internal democracy which peaked with President Jonathan’s endorsement of the Jang 16 governors’ NGF over the 19 governors of Ameachi’s. That was the height of PDP’s impunity. It was this…
Aregbesola1
8 Jun 2015
WHEN our administration was inaugurated over four years ago, we met many daunting challenges, including a debt burden and infrastructure decay. We were able to execute the biggest social welfare programme in this country; programmes that impacted directly on every family and household in the state. When it was time to raise the level of…
8 Jun 2015
WHAT was probably Nigeria’s longest running drama in political rivalry suddenly and formally ended last week at Eagle Square, Abuja, the Nigerian federal capital. Back in 1983, Brigadier Ibrahim B. Babangida (IBB) conspired with others to overthrow his intimate, President Shehu Shagari, whom he had repeatedly told in the dead of night only some two…
Elections2015
8 Jun 2015
BEFORE we forget in the euphoria to get rid of PDP we must ask questions about the conduct of the last elections. Who had what contract? Did they really intend to produce a permanent voter’s card (PVC)? What did the contract say? Who signed the contract to produce PVCs? The contract will have a cost,…
7 Jun 2015
FOUR years is not eternity. A week has gone since May 29, leaving us with 207 more weeks. It is not too proper to repeat the same mistake of time wasting that got us to where we are today.
7 Jun 2015
IN 1804 Haiti became independent after years of fighting the French who desperately wanted to keep the Haitians as slave. They cursed the French and forbade them from ever entering Haiti.
7 Jun 2015
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari may not have written his inaugural speech. And no one who appreciates the enormous responsibilities a leader in his position faces would quarrel with that.
Caleb Olumhense
7 Jun 2015
IN agricultural genetic engineering, scientists found a way to introduce different genes into plants in order to enhance specific desired characteristics.

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