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Aregbesola1
8 Jun 2015
WHEN our administration was inaugurated over four years ago, we met many daunting challenges, including a debt burden and infrastructure decay. We were able to execute the biggest social welfare programme in this country; programmes that impacted directly on every family and household in the state. When it was time to raise the level of…
Solomon Arase
8 Jun 2015
SIR: When the media reported on May 7 that “IGP restores sick officer’s salary two years after”, I was dumbfounded as an administrator because the police put in oblivion the public service rules (PSRs) and also acted suo motu, i.e., on their own. Thank God for the police officer with F/No. 09527 W/sergeant Ajuma Ibrahim…
8 Jun 2015
WHEN the Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN), noted the other day that countries which are heavily endowed with, and which depend on the proceeds from exports of, natural resources tend to fall victim to resource curse and/or Dutch disease as a result of which they (countries) not only de-industrialise but also perform poorly economically and…
8 Jun 2015
WHAT was probably Nigeria’s longest running drama in political rivalry suddenly and formally ended last week at Eagle Square, Abuja, the Nigerian federal capital. Back in 1983, Brigadier Ibrahim B. Babangida (IBB) conspired with others to overthrow his intimate, President Shehu Shagari, whom he had repeatedly told in the dead of night only some two…
Elections2015
8 Jun 2015
BEFORE we forget in the euphoria to get rid of PDP we must ask questions about the conduct of the last elections. Who had what contract? Did they really intend to produce a permanent voter’s card (PVC)? What did the contract say? Who signed the contract to produce PVCs? The contract will have a cost,…
7 Jun 2015
FOUR years is not eternity. A week has gone since May 29, leaving us with 207 more weeks. It is not too proper to repeat the same mistake of time wasting that got us to where we are today.
7 Jun 2015
AS President Muhammadu Buhari considers those areas his government would give prime attention, education must be among the first. That a nation’s level of development reflects the emphasis it has placed on education over the years is easily attested to by the progress that great societies have recorded through human history.
7 Jun 2015
IN 1804 Haiti became independent after years of fighting the French who desperately wanted to keep the Haitians as slave. They cursed the French and forbade them from ever entering Haiti.
7 Jun 2015
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari may not have written his inaugural speech. And no one who appreciates the enormous responsibilities a leader in his position faces would quarrel with that.
Caleb Olumhense
7 Jun 2015
IN agricultural genetic engineering, scientists found a way to introduce different genes into plants in order to enhance specific desired characteristics.
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7 Jun 2015
Sir: During the administration of the former President Goodluck Jonathan, there were many instances where he often used the podium of the church and of religion to make reckless and unguarded statements about the Nigerian state and its administration.

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