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3 Mar 2015
THE culture of wanting to induce the support of potential voters with gifts, dates back to the introduction of electoral politics in our polity.  One had observed, while growing up as a child, that politicians of the First Republic gave bags of salt to voting communities in anticipation of their support.  In my community, potential…
3 Mar 2015
THE 2015 theme for World Cancer Day (February 4) is ‘Not Beyond Us,’ which takes a proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that the solutions are available and accessible.   According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one-third of cancer is preventable, another one-third is curable and the last third can have good…
3 Mar 2015
THERE is certainly a lot of interest in the elections that are re-scheduled to take place in March and April judging from the abundance of reports, analyses and views from outside of Nigeria.     Although many African countries are holding elections in 2015, it is not likely that any of them will generate the massive…
3 Mar 2015
THOSE who were disappointed by President Barack Obama when he blocked Nigeria from buying arms to fight the Boko Haram insurgency now say there is more than meets the eye. To be fair to the duo of Obama and David Cameron of Britain, they may not be directly involved in plotting a regime change in…
3 Mar 2015
SIR: According to Martin Luther King Jr., “The greatest tragedy of the period of social transition is not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people”. While not claiming to belong to either grouping, I am constrained to document my conviction on this subject matter for posterity in…
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3 Mar 2015
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2 Mar 2015
FOR any nation, an election period is a time for renewal and also for reflection. Currently, the Nigerian polity is mindlessly heated up as aspirants stake their claims to power. And in this quest for control over the people’s destiny, the politicians have put on display such behaviour as has made Nigeria look like a…
2 Mar 2015
FRIDA KAHLO (1907-1954), the Mexican self-portrait artist said “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” This classic saying is in tune with the biblical “It came to pass.” “And it came to pass” is a biblical phrase that occurs many times in the Old Testament. It occurs 396…
2 Mar 2015
A NUMBER of questions are pertinent at this point: Were the soldiers who prevented Governors Amaechi and Oshiomhole from entering Ekiti to monitor the elections, and those who escorted Chris Uba to the state not acting under orders? What duties, under the constitution, were the police minister and junior defence minister, in Ekiti to perform…
2 Mar 2015
WHAT is the age when men and women can legally have sex in Nigeria?  This is a round about way of asking what is the age of consent?  A simple question; but an extra-ordinarily complicated one.  The new Child rights Legislations stipulate that having carnal knowledge (sex) of a child below the age of 18…
2 Mar 2015
SINCE his audacious but people-driven decision to venture into the 2015 governorship election in Abia State, the man of the moment, Dr. Alex Otti, has not only stolen the political show in Abia, but has engineered a new atmosphere of rare political consciousness amongst the Abia populace.    Certain factors could be attributed to this…
2 Mar 2015
SIR: There is hardly any doubt that education is important, not least because it is the only cure to ignorance. However, I am of the opinion that we have reached a stage in our societal development that the level of education should not even be stated in the constitution as a requirement for the important…

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