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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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(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: 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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