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X-raying Nigerian economic recession and the MMM controversy – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi (Assistant Editor) The House of Representatives has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Central Bank of Nigeria to immediately go after the promoters Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, otherwise known as ‘MMM’ in Nigeria. Lawmakers strongly

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Buhari, $30billion loan, and the future generation – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly to seek approval to borrow $29.96 billion under the External Borrowing Plan to address the infrastructure deficit in the health, education, water resources and other sectors. Buhari’s letter

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No one predicted Aisha Buhari’s interview would lead us to “The Other Room” – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi The first family of Nigeria recently entertained Nigerians and the world with Aso rock power tussle. The media was not left out as it was set on fire with the public feud between President Buhari and his

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Why the release of 21 Chibok girls is not ‘cheering’ news – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi Nigerians woke up to the news that Chibok girls, who were kidnapped in April 2014 by the Boko haram sect, have been released. On the night of 14–15th April 2014, a group of militants attacked the Government

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PMB’s new special assistant on new media: yet another misplaced priority

Assistant Editor, Gbenga Odunsi in this brief piece x-rays the recent appointment of another media aide by President Muhammadu Buhari and concludes that it is yet another case of misplaced priority. Amid the financial crisis cum economic recession assailing Nigeria,

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The way forward for a tottering giant @ 56 – Gbenga Odunsi

The Assistant Editor of Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi in this brief piece x-rays the way forward for Nigeria and her daunting challenges. Nigeria recently attained the age 56 with a low key independence celebration in all parts of the country.

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Sale of National Assets to fund ‘2016 Padded budget’

The Assistant Editor of Aljazirah Nigeria, Gbenga Odunsi, expresses his personal opinion on the proposed sale of national assets. The Federal government of Nigeria has concluded plans to offset some of the critical assets of the nation as a way out

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Lawmakers call on manufacturers of Cell phones to establish factories in Nigeria

By Gbenga Odunsi The House of Representatives on tuesday called on manufacturers of cell phones, electronics and electrical appliances to establish factories in Nigeria. The motion, which was moved by Hon. Henry Archibong noted that Nigeria has become a large

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Lawmakers reject airport access gate charge increment

By Gbenga Odunsi Following the notice of 100% increase in toll fares placed on vehicles entering the airport by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),  the House of Representatives on tuesday, 27th september, 2016 urged the Federal Airports Authority of

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