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Caleb Olumhense
28 Jun 2015
SOME people think that the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s “change” party, is in crisis. APC is not in trouble; APC is trouble. For me, that is good, and here is why.
28 Jun 2015
28 Jun 2015
Sir: I was prompted to ask myself the question ‘what are men turning into?’. Looking back at the days of our fore-fathers when men loved to be men, when it was honourable and a great privilege to be called a man - to dress with dignity, to walk with pride, to talk with boldness, and to move with every sense of responsibility like a man, when boys could go to work in steel factories with their proud fathers,
28 Jun 2015
SOME governors, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are gloating. Like spoilt children, some of them, whose profligate lifestyles, assisted in no small measure to complicate the financial troubles of their states, have now gone to Abuja for assistance.
28 Jun 2015
I sparingly drink beer; maybe just a bottle in 30 days. But I broke the rule last week, when President Muhammadu Buhari said the Federal Government was not going to bail out distressed state governments.
26 Jun 2015
CONDUCT any survey any day, any time of Nigerians’ preferred staple food and you will be shocked bread will top the list! Although the preparation and consumption of this high wheat content flour meal are undoubtedly ancient and global, the broadness of its acceptance as a befitting consumable is indeed due to its human body nourishing status having been globally certified by acclaimed food scientists and nutritionists as dependable source of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, iron and calcium.
26 Jun 2015
ABOUT two months ago, a female retiree of the Osun State public service called to complain about unpaid workers’ salaries, and wanted this writer to wade in, as an advocate of the masses.
26 Jun 2015
THE internet has revolutionised the computer and communication world like never before. The fusion of the telephone, telegraph, radio and computers undoubtedly set the stage for an unprecedented integration of capabilities known as the internet.
26 Jun 2015
IN The Nation (Thursday, June 18, 2015, p9), two stories caught my attention. One story was titled “Navy destroys 21,000 litres of refined PMS in Akwa Ibom” and the other was titled “JTF smashes 32 illegal refineries in Warri”.
26 Jun 2015
AS various states in the nation are mired in financial crises leading to non-payment of workers for several months, one sure way to return them to fiscal buoyancy and a path of responsibility is to review or abolish outright existing laws which have inevitably constituted the hotbeds of profligacy in government.
26 Jun 2015
25 Jun 2015
SIR: President Muhammadu Buhari has done very well cutting his own salary and allowances. Nevertheless, someone suggested on “Dialogue”, a Radio Kwara interactive programme, presented by Aminulahi Dansaki, Saturday, June 06, 2015, that salary and allowance cutting should be formalized through legal procedure. There have been unholy gaps in the salaries and allowances of Nigeria’s…

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