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28 Apr 2015
PRESIDENT-ELECT Muhammadu Buhari is in many conceptual configurations a nascent novel and creative innovation in Nigeria’s political clime. His personality and political history alone as adulterated by a prime television’s documentary about his military and service career are not enough to advertise his victory in the last presidential election and his coveted, but, classically re-inventing place in the nation’s political consciousness.
27 Apr 2015
ESTABLISHED in May 2007 by the 60th session of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation, (WHO), World Malaria Day is commemorated on every 25th April.
27 Apr 2015
AFTER several months of waiting for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to make up its mind on whether it was going to appoint Stephen Keshi or someone else as coach of the Super Eagles, Keshi has now been unveiled as the substantive coach of the Eagles.
27 Apr 2015
IT was not so much an electoral defeat of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its government than a wholesome repudiation of a social vision and world view that has persisted in the nearly two decades of the return of civil rule in1999.
27 Apr 2015
IN his seminal work, Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition (1971), Robert Dahl proposed a new understanding of democracy typically encapsulating the maxim that democracy requires not only popular participation, but also popular competition (or, contestation as he would have it)
27 Apr 2015
THE absence of primary kobo coins in our currency profile has become accepted as the norm by both the public and our monetary authorities who, curiously, don’t seem to also care.
26 Apr 2015
AFTER every paragraph, the chorus to this piece is: “By Any Means Possible.” “By Enemies Possible.” In Africa, both the past and the present are pestilences on the future. South Africa is one country that exemplifies this evil tripartite alliance on the lives of the people.
26 Apr 2015
IN a highly-advertised public relations gimmick on July 14, 2011, President Goodluck Jonathan announced what he called a “comprehensive” four-year audit of the federal government’s finances since 2007.
26 Apr 2015
IF you have not gone to see our President-elect since Nigerians put a smile on his face and our faces on March 28, it could be said that you are not being patriotic.
26 Apr 2015
THE crowd currently building around President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, is not unusual.
24 Apr 2015
IT is common knowledge that some economic agents in the country would prefer to denominate their goods and services in foreign currency, particularly the dollar. For instance, some providers of high-cost flats in highbrow parts of the country engage in this practice. It is even it is rumoured that at some schools, fees are indicated in dollars.
24 Apr 2015
ONE cannot help but recall Jawaharlal Nehru’s historic speech to his country’s Constituent Assembly in New Delhi on that sweltering mid-August midnight in 1947 as India, the first of British Empire’s non-white dominions to attain full self-government, ushered in her independence: “Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny; and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance.”

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