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nigeria currency
3 Jul 2015
IT is necessary and indeed our patriotic duty not to keep quiet if we disagree when some recommendations are made particularly from very prominent and important quarters such as was recently reported to have been made by no less a personality than the Chief Executive Officer of First Bank, Mr. Bisi Onasanya, during a Bloomberg…
3 Jul 2015
WHETHER we call it a volte face or a retreat to political realism, the acceptance of the current National Assembly (NASS) leadership finally by the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders makes a lot of sense. Clearly, it was not a war the party was not going to win and many of the leaders baying earlier…
3 Jul 2015
WHEN American founding fathers gathered in Connecticut some time in 1787 in order to fashion a constitution that would herald a new union, one very contentious issue was how to reconcile the fears of smaller states about the dominance and possible oppression of larger ones.  The controversy was resolved by a decision to have two Houses,…
BokoHaram-GUNS
3 Jul 2015
SIR: Haram has no other meaning than corruption, which connotes cheating, injustice, embezzlement and abuse of power. Nigeria is known for all of them. And all of them are responsible for terrorism in Nigeria. The Boko Haram community started as a peaceful secluded community in 2002. Who provoked it to take up arms in 2009,…
2 Jul 2015
2 Jul 2015
The order by President Muhammadu Buhari that military checkpoints across the country be dismantled is understandable given that the job of internal security belongs to the police and the military have enough on their plate with the territorial integrity of Nigeria threatened in the North East. The military’s job therefore is to protect the country…
2 Jul 2015
IN his oath of office, President Muhammadu Buhari swore to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Contained in chapter four of the basic laws are fundamental rights.
electricity
2 Jul 2015
A BATTLE for the soul of the Nigerian power sector is raging. In this battle, patriotic forces are arrayed on one side, fighting in the best interest of the country. And unpatriotic forces, motivated by self-interest, are lined up on the other side, against the patriots and the country.
2 Jul 2015
NIGERIA has a long history of whistle-blowing, commissions of inquiry, probe panels; etc regarding suspected misappropriations of public funds.
2 Jul 2015
BART Nnaji, the erstwhile Minister of Power and world class engineering professor, spoke at the June 15-17 2015 West African conference on electricity development at Eko Hotel in Lagos and advised that the Federal Government discontinue interference in the management of the nation’s electricity grid. His advice was given prominent attention in the national media the following day.
2 Jul 2015
SIR: African culture is being eroded by indecent dressing. Culturally, a country is advancing when the citizens respect and promote their own culture but the reverse is the case in our society today. Among the females, indecency is made manifest in mini-skirt, bumper shorts, armless, show back popularly known as spaghetti tops etc. One needs…
electricity
2 Jul 2015
SIR: To live successfully in this country, in this present age, you have to have bore-hole, well or live on pure-water; you have to generate your own electricity; you have to build your own roads and provide strong security for yourself and the community. These are simple basic amenities to make someone live as human…

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