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12 Feb 2015
WHEN the All Progressives Congress (APC) raised the alarm about the plot to shift the 2015 polls, many people waved it, while others termed it APC propaganda. Even the Presidency denied involvement in the plot when it was strongly disclosed, only to commend and support it after it was successfully executed by the power hawks in…
12 Feb 2015
DR. Joseph Ikem Odumodu kicks off his second term of Director-Generalship and Chief Executive, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), with a national call to Nigerians in all spheres of life to lift thee; yes, up-scale their games and deliver goods and services that the world community can buy. Made-in-Nigeria for the world – MINFOW –…
12 Feb 2015
SIR: Most dictionaries define ‘valentine’ as someone you love or think is attractive or the card itself sent to her or him on St Valentine’s Day! A significant number of people worldwide, though without statistics to back this loose assertion, choose this day (February 14) to ‘express’ their love to others. The day has, however,…
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12 Feb 2015
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11 Feb 2015
AFTER what seemed like a collective and tragic amnesia on the part of all, the renewed demand by the United Nations Security Council and other citizens of the world on Boko Haram fundamentalists to immediately free from its custody the schoolgirls seized from Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok on April 14, 2014 is a…
11 Feb 2015
PROFESSOR Attahiru Jega’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) appears to be deliberately misleading Nigerians and the international community by claiming “we are ready for the election”, whereas in actual fact, the Commission has met barely 50% of the prerequisite preparatory statutory requirements. Rather than courageously admitting that the Commission was not ready for the February Polls,…
11 Feb 2015
WITH over 100 international caps, Ivoirien footballer, Gnégnéri Yaya Touré, led his national team, “the Elephants”, to victory over Ghana’s “Black Stars” in a dramatic penalty shoot-out in the final of the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) last Sunday. This victory finally exorcised the ghosts of past failures by members of the perennially under-achieving “golden…
11 Feb 2015
THE current political campaigns are throwing up a lot of issues, issues that should rather be left where they are unless they must be properly treated because some of them stink. One would never know how decayed our society has become and how it is capable of belching out garbage until a period like this.…
11 Feb 2015
LIKE a thunder in the bolt, the general elections originally scheduled for both February 14 and 28, 2014 have been shifted to March 28 and April 11, 2014. To the undiscerning, this may be nothing spectacular more so that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), would be ready to conduct the polls on the new dates.…
11 Feb 2015
SIR: Where are the crazy Nigerian politicians? I expect some of the not- too-popular political parties in Nigeria would be full of “crazy” people. I mean positively crazy like the Green Party of the United Kingdom for instance. Look at the Green Party. They state amongst other things they would abolish the monarchy in Britain…
11 Feb 2015
THE article titled ‘The Buhari of my personal experience’, written by Ambassador Ignatius Olisemeka was published in full in The Guardian of Friday, February 6, 2015. Part of it was erroneously published again on February 11, 2015 in the Opinion section .  The error is regretted.  – Editor
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11 Feb 2015

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