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9 Aug 2015
Sir: It is really disconcerting the way the EFCC is being castigated from every angle by some politically exposed persons and members of the public. One would ordinarily think that the activities of the EFCC would be applauded by all and sundry considering their doggedness in the fight against corruption.
9 Aug 2015
Sir: Democracy could borrow strict adherence to orderliness of the military occasionally to strengthen its institutions. This is by no means to suggest the superiority of a military regime to democratic dispensation.
9 Aug 2015
WHEN, in appreciation of the enormous challenges facing Nigeria, which his government alone cannot handle, President Muhammadu Buhari, the other day, appealed to the media to assist him in rebuilding the country, he merely reminded journalists of a responsibility they have seemed to have overlooked in recent times.
7 Aug 2015
IT is heartening that action on rebuilding the devastated North-East region of Nigeria, long at the mercy of an insurgency that has claimed more than 20,000 lives and left over one million people displaced from homes, is being intensified. Certainly, the traumatized citizens, especially women and children in that area, need the succour urgently.
6 Aug 2015
CONSANGUINEOUS relations are usually celebrated in Nigeria, because when you are related by blood to a person, there are family obligations and expectations that you look out for one another.
PETROL-DISPENSER
6 Aug 2015
Why subsidise petroleum products in the first place? Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other organisations, which import petroleum products into Nigeria claim that because of both Federal Government’s partial regulation of the domestic market and the continued devaluation of the naira, landing costs now exceed approved selling prices.
6 Aug 2015
THE Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos, witnessed a gathering of the cream of the Nigerian media on Thursday, July 30, 2015 in celebration of an icon of print journalism, Mr. Sam Amuka, publisher of the Nigerian Vanguard. Mr. Amuka, a former editorial executive of the Daily Times and The Punch newspapers, before venturing into newspaper proprietorship, widely known as ‘Sad Sam’, his pen name as a distinguished columnist, was being celebrated by a younger generation of journalists on the occasion of his 80th birthday with the launch of a book of essays in his honour.
6 Aug 2015
NIGERIANS could be forgiven for believing (erroneously) that ours is an incredibly complex country and that governing and taking it to prosperity is nothing short of rocket science.
6 Aug 2015
6 Aug 2015
SIR: Any nation that denies its young population the necessary support and an enabling environment to contribute their quota in this digital era may continue to have them dominate everywhere but nowhere. Outside the shores of Nigeria, Nigerian youths are everywhere and have proven themselves in chosen careers. Some have been winning elective posts in…
6 Aug 2015
STATE governors occupy an extremely strategic position in the development of Nigeria. Imagine what would happen if we had men of vision and selfless service manning the affairs at the 36 federating units.
Buhari-OK-OK
6 Aug 2015
WHAT is more, the old Senate of the last session had approved for President Buhari 15 Special Advisers that could have been named to assist in shaping decisions and processes in the presidency.

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