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EDITORIAL: There are more ‘Babachirs’, ‘Okes’ in Buhari’s government

Over the past few days, there have been commendations in different quarters over the suspension of the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF) Babachir David Lawal and the boss of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Ambassador Ayodele

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EDITORIAL: How FRSC’s Kumapayi could have better handled the hair cutting saga

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Rivers, Andrew Kumapayi, last week carried out a general inspection on the staff of the FRSC headquarters in Port Harcourt and in the process attracted unwanted national attention. The inspection

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EDITORIAL: Our position on suspected Fulani herdsmen killings: Enough is Enough!

From all indications, a new terrorist group distinct from the dreaded Boko Haram has emerged in Nigeria as the country continues to grapple with its share of global terrorist attacks. But the authorities who apparently have not learnt any lesson

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EDITORIAL: Presidency/Senate faceoff: Time to sheathe swords

That the Senate/Presidency faceoff has degenerated to abysmal low is to say the least. It is perhaps time for both arms of government to sheathe their swords. AljazirahNigeria recalls that the faceoff started when the Senators directed the Secretary to

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EDITORIAL- A worrisome culture of frivolous protests

Protests are the inherent constitutional rights provided by the beauty of democracy for citizens to air their grievances. It is a channel through which the average citizen can express their angst against the powers that be in any democratic setting.

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EDITORIAL: Thumbs up for a re-invigorated Presidency

In just a little over a month that acting president Yemi Osinbajo took over mantle of leadership in the absence of his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari who just returned from medical leave, things had started changing for the better for

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EDITORIAL: Xenophobia- Its time for Nigerian government to ‘bite’

Recently, the Nigerians and indeed other Africans residing in South Africa came under another fresh round of xenophobic attacks and there was widespread looting of Nigerian-owned properties and businesses in Pretoria, AljazirahNigeria learnt. For us, it is quite unfortunate that

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EDITORIAL: The Amnesty International Report-Our concern

The usual practice of the international human rights non-governmental organisation, Amnesty International (AI) is to detail reports on gross violations of human rights across the globe based on their research and set parameters. Even as human rights are inalienable and are not supposed

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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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