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1 May 2015
SIR: Admission into the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) programme in Nigerian universities has been stopped or suspended by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Indeed, JAMB examinations were conducted and the course wasn’t listed.
1 May 2015
THE plethora of conferences, workshops, seminars, all with the incontrovertible diagnosis of a failure to develop institutions as the major bane of Nigeria’s efforts at development, is the greatest advertisement of a nation long on ideas, but short on implementation.
1 May 2015
30 Apr 2015
This exhibition of bestiality against Nigerians is not just by the common people of South Africa, rather this is a script written by the South African government, headed by Jacob Zuma. Nigerians must not forget the Yellow Card saga. The iconic Nelson Mandela until his death acknowledged the role Nigeria played in enthroning an egalitarian regime in his country. Mbeki followed suit, but Zuma’s people seem to forget.
30 Apr 2015
SINCE the Clifford Constitution of 1922 introduced the elective principle in Nigeria’s politics, political parties, and especially the Nigeria Police Force, have been expected to guarantee peaceful and successful general elections in the country.
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30 Apr 2015
THE resounding victory of the incumbent Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, at the 2015 governorship elections; has not only broken the fabled second term jinx, but has truly sounded the death knell for the much-touted and celebrated Amala politics (politics of stomach infrastructure) in the state.
30 Apr 2015
REALITY has finally dawned on all, after the excitement of the 2015 historic presidential election.
30 Apr 2015
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a great party. It is still a great party, but more instructively, great in the nostalgic sense of what rose from a political party founded on nationalist ideals in the wake of Nigeria’s return to democratic rule in 1999, to a behemoth at the prime of its glory in 2007 when former President Olusegun Obasanjo was winding up his tenure in office.
30 Apr 2015
NOTWITHSTANDING the offence committed, the recent summary dismissal of the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, by President Goodluck Jonathan, without any disclosed official reason, is truly hard to swallow; for it is another display of executive fiat that could undermine the sensibilities of Nigerians.
30 Apr 2015
29 Apr 2015
I WAS doing my post-graduate studies in the United States in the winter of 1978 when the first in the TV series of Alex Haley’s book, Roots, was on air
29 Apr 2015
GIVEN the danger they constitute to the economy in general and the banking industry specifically, chronic debtors deserve the shame posture, which the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is now adopting. The banking industry is too crucial to the economy for the kind of abuses currently believed to be going on in that sector

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