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15 Jan 2015
THE remarkable nature of Nigerians that is admirable is the fact that the further their credulity is taxed, as credulous people, their faith grows stronger. This faith will be tested as they choose between the two candidates presented by the parties for the 2015 presidential elections. One is the dominant party that pioneered the commencement…
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15 Jan 2015
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14 Jan 2015
FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo’s concerns about the economy regarding poverty, rising unemployment and corruption when some women’s leaders visited him the other day are worthy of a close look for the benefit of politicians in this campaign season and for the country at large. Obasanjo expressed the belief that the country was meant to be…
14 Jan 2015
UNTIL President Olusegun Obasanjo began his crusade against corruption via the Anti-Corruption law, “Welcome to the country of corruption” would have been an appropriate inscription at Nigeria’s international airports! The anxiety of airport officials to extort money from those travelling into and out of the country, be they Nigerians or foreigners, was there for all…
14 Jan 2015
WHEN in 1863 the first Chancellor of Germany, Otto von Bismarck, told his country’s parliament that practical politics and theoretical politics are antithetical, he only expressed the contempt politicians have for their fellow citizens who are not engaged in politics as a career. Although politicians strive to conceal it because of its potential for outrage that might lead to loss…
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…
14 Jan 2015
SIR: An unnecessary debate has been the moot point these days in the wake of All Progressives Congress’ announcing Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari as party’s presidential candidate in the coming elections on February 14, 2015.    As in other climes, especially the Third World, party candidates in Nigeria are also experiencing attacks on their personality,…
14 Jan 2015
SIR: The provision of basic and social amenities ordinarily is the sole responsibility of the government, complemented by communities. Koton Karfe the headquarters of Kogi local government is blessed with human and mineral resources that can transform the area and the whole country as a whole but it is facing unnecessary challenges. The town lacks…
14 Jan 2015
SIR: I am shedding tears of joy as a Muslim and a Nigerian in far away land listening to Adoration Ground’s Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s message on a brand New Year Day 2015.      In my various articles in the newspapers and posts on social media, I have reiterated the need for all of…
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14 Jan 2015
11 May 2010
SIR: It was with utter shame and disappointment that I read the comments reportedly made by Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church and some other Methodist Bishops on the issue of Ibrahim Babangida in a story titled "Ghost of June must haunt Babangida, says Oyedepo" (The Guardian, Tuesday, May 4, page 3). Bishop…

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