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Anambra: An emerging start-up state (2)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

The language of our politics and development must begin to change. Yes, all politics is local, but development that improves the life of...

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It’s your school system, stupid!

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Wale Babalakin, SAN, we guess is more known as a fat cat tycoon than the fine lawyer he plausibly is. Perhaps, this is because of the...

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The South African Attacks In Perspective

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

The post-Apartheid South African constitution is perhaps the most liberal constitution in the whole world. It reflects the vision of the...

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Expunge the immunity clause now

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Columns, Opinion | 0 comments

Nigeria, after several perfidious years of democracy, still faces a bleak future primarily because of the culture of corruption that has...

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A dysfunctional realm (1)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Columns, Opinion | 0 comments

“Indeed, I have found that we came close to uncovering the deep divisions in the corridors of power which finally surfaced in the events...

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Deconstructing Judas

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Columns, News | 0 comments

n recent days, the media has been awash with a “leaked” memo written by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state to President Buhari, hence...

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Anambra: An emerging start-up state

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Since 1999, no consecutive three years have seen such level of turbulence and crisis in Nigeria’s economic and political life as the last...

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Confederation Of African Football (CAF) Elections: A New Era Beckons

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) elections have come and gone but the reverberations will linger for a long time to come. As a...

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Magu, twice rejected by the Senate, refuses to go

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

I am compelled to start this week’s essay with a minor request. Shall we all rise to observe a one-minute silence in honour of Ibrahim...

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Underestimating The Power Of Depression

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Nigerians are probably used to being fed a potpourri of stories every day. Or, with the advent of the Internet media, all of the time....

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Senate, Customs, EFCC: How not to build strong institutions

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

During the twilight of her Secretary of State stint, Hillary Clinton said stuff about nations needing strong institutions, not strong...

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Nigeria, now or never!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Last week, yours sincerely wrote on the angst of Biafra agitators, canvassing the need to look into their genuine grievances and foster...

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The Ali, Magu, Melaye conundrum

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Three issues have dominated public discourse in recent times: Ali, Magu and Melaye. They have held the nation by the ears, and as we enter...

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Magu, Senate and Madonsela

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Ibrahim Magu, the thief-catcher, has had his day. Every man always has his own day; a day of high tide and a day of low tide. For Magu,...

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Headaches.

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

When we were growing up in the 60s and 70s, we had quick-fix analgesics for headache – APC, Aspro, Phensic, Cafenol etc. There was...

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Certificate: Nigeria leaders who have been involved in this scandal

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns, News | 0 comments

Nigeria leaders both in the past and president have been involved in one scandal about their certificate or the institution they attended...

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Rethinking The National Security Architecture (IV)

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Penultimate week I discussed the importance of integrating the National security and Civil Defence Corps into the national security...

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You could be lonely in marriage or amidst people

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Loneliness is a more complex thing than we think. It is not about being alone because one could have people around him or her throughout...

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‘My wife is lazy’

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Dear Njigirl, Got something awesome to share with the world? Click here to share the problem I have, for which I need your advice,...

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Bad habits that ruin relationships

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Columns | 0 comments

Even when you really love someone, sometimes you fall into damaging patterns that become the habits that eat away at your relationship....

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