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EDITORIAL: Story of an ex-convict turned celebrity- Only in Nigeria!

Former Governor James Onanefe Ibori of Delta State, who was recently released from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) arrived in Nigeria to a tumultuous welcome from thousands of Nigerians after British authorities deported him.  James Ibori was released from British

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EDITORIAL- Why President Buhari needs to come clean on his health status

President Muhammadu Buhari did what is required of him by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 19th January 2017 by transmitting a letter to the National Assembly intimating them of his decision to embark on a 10-day

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(EDITORIAL) Cabinet selection- Thumbs up Mr Trump, lessons for Nigeria!

There are certainly clear lessons our political leaders in Africa particularly Nigeria can learn from the actions of about to be sworn in American President Donald Trump since he won the race to the Oval Office in a landslide victory

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EDITORIAL- Why JAMB registrar needs to step down now

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) recently petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), accusing the administrations of former vice-chancellor of the University of Ilorin ( UNILORIN) Professor Ishaq Oloyede (now Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB registrar)

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EDITORIAL: The tragedy in IDP camp – an appraisal

Tragedy struck in the fight against insurgency group, Boko Haram, when a fighter jet involved in a counter-insurgency operation in the North-East fired at aid workers, soldiers and displaced persons in error, killing no fewer than 200 persons. Aljazirah Nigeria

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EDITORIAL: Hike in price of gas, kerosene- suffering and smiling for Nigerians

For many Nigerians now the ability to survive each day is getting tougher. AljazirahNigeria notes that in the past few months, families have had to pay through their noses to take care of the most basic of needs. Transportation fare

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EDITORIAL: Like Ibori, like others in Jonathan, Buhari’s governments

James Ibori, former governor of Nigeria’s oil rich Delta state, was in April 2012, sentenced to thirteen years in jail by a London Judge for stealing government funds in Nigeria. AljazirahNigeria recalls that the sentence brought an end the ex-governor’s long road

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EDITORIAL: Be a statesman, Mr Jammeh, step down from office honorably!

The Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh has reiterated he will not step down despite losing the December 1 election, as West African leaders and Western powers urge him to hand over power peacefully and gracefully. AljazirahNigeria recalls that Jammeh initially conceded defeat on

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EDITORIAL- An appraisal of Nigeria’s 2017 budget

The Federal Government has presented a breakdown of the nation’s budget proposal for the 2017 fiscal year, warts and all. The analysis follows the presentation of a ‘budget of recovery and growth’ by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly

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(EDITORIAL)-The new whistleblowing policy: another litmus test for President Buhari

The Federal Government it will be recalled has approved a new policy on whistle blowing that aims to encourage Nigerians to report financial and other related crimes to relevant authorities. Going by the stipulations of this policy, AljazirahNigeria learnt that

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