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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…
25 Jun 2015
I HAD begun putting this essay together with the mind of entitling it, “If I were Buhari.” But I recognised very quickly that even with the best of intentions, I could neither approximate to the General’s corpus of fine attributes, replicate or reproduce his dour façade or mien nor am I the one who the people cheer his incoming administration with so much hope and starry-eyed enthusiasm.
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25 Jun 2015
AMNESTY International, the world’s foremost human rights campaigner, must be surprised at the energetic reaction of the Nigerian people and organisations to its report of June 3, 2015 on the conduct of the Nigerian armed forces in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists.
25 Jun 2015
25 Jun 2015
SIR: The naira is known to have dropped against major currencies in recent times. Perhaps, this was why, during the 2015 Nigerian presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari made the point of “making the naira equal to the dollar.”
25 Jun 2015
IT was to Africa’s utter embarrassment that the recently concluded 25th Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of African Union (AU) in Johannesburg descended into a farce with the presence of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

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