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Justice-Mahmud-Mohammed
1 Mar 2015
NOTWITHSTANDING the postponement of the elections, the recent barrage of lawsuits against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may well be a tell-tale sign of what befalls the judiciary in the months ahead. The overload of litigations, the pressure on election tribunals, and the moral and ethical implications of illicit liaisons between tribunal heads and…
1 Mar 2015
I AM deeply concerned and flummoxed, as are most decent Nigerians, about the present political quagmire we find ourselves in, against a backdrop of the collapse or near collapse of governmental structures and services, widespread poverty, insecurity and economic and social regression. Without trying to sound too dramatic or overstate the problem, we are approaching…
1 Mar 2015
FEW people are likely to be surprised that the Jonathan administration has not reacted to the recording released by Sahara Reporters in which a junior defence minister claims that he was mandated by the president to draft a couple of army officers to facilitate and coordinate a subversion of the 2014 Ekiti governorship elections. Having…
1 Mar 2015
I MUST give kudos to the progenitors of the peace accord between President Jonathan and General Buhari for this 2015 general election into the office of the president, and now being emulated and adopted at other levels of government across the federal republic.     Initiated by erudite professor and seasoned diplomat of all times…
1 Mar 2015
A  MULTI-COLOURED full  page  advert  in  a national newspaper  of Monday February  23 titled ‘Let  My Experience  Work  For  You’ showed the CV  and work experience  of  APC governorship  candidate  Akin Ambode in  various  colours  of  the rainbow. It  was an advert meant to  arrest  attention  and it surely   did  because of  its picturesque  layout and…
1 Mar 2015
SIR: The move buy politicians and some gullible Nigerians to sell their voters’ card otherwise known as PVC is undemocratic and unpatriotic toward conducting credible and acceptable elections come next month. Those desperate politicians who are using the poverty affecting the masses of this country to purchase this card do not have the interest of…
1 Mar 2015
SIR: I believe that University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), acclaimed to be the pacesetter, after UI, of University Education in Nigeria, is an epidemic waiting to happen. I was taken aback by the amount of dirt I witnessed in the compound when I visited the institution on their matriculation day recently. I visited the boy’s…
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1 Mar 2015
1 Mar 2015
LAST week, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State put figures to its human casualty in the ongoing politically instigated violence across the country. Chairman of the party, chief Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, disclosed that over 30 of its supporters had been killed in the state in the past few months. His media aide, Eze…
28 Feb 2015
AS a Nigerian who has experienced Turks and their culture both at home and in Turkey for over a decade of my life, I have come to see and feel Turkey as my second country. My first interaction with the Turkish society was through education in Abuja at one of their many schools nationwide before…
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28 Feb 2015
FERMA
28 Feb 2015
THE disagreement between the Federal Government and the Lagos Government over the activities of members of the Federal Emergency Road Management Agency (FERMA) Task Force in the state should be expeditiously resolved so that service delivery to the people and peace in the society is not compromised. The source of bickering between the Federal and Lagos State governments is the constant incidents of the officials of the…

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