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Nigeria, Corruption Control and the Burden of Integrity: A call for patrotism

By Shehu Bashir Integrity is a virtue that should never be compromised for anything, when it  does, the result is always devastating – a nation in shambles and a soul in disarray. Nigeria no doubt is such a very complex

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Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?- By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Nigeria, meanwhile, must go back 50 years to draw its own lessons: wars build from agitations like this. If the South-Easterners don’t want to stay, let them go. Fragmentation is a million times better than the devastation of war. On

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Restructuring: Divide the country into six – Muslim leader tells Buhari

An elder statesman and Muslim leader in Rivers State, Alhaji Abubakar Orlu, has advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to divide the country into six. He said the country was due for restructuring, stressing that Nigerians should not deceive themselves

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EDITORIAL: YES to restructuring and NO to war or secession

The three most popular words in the country right now are restructuring, Biafra and Secession.  The call for restructuring followed recent activities of the members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and various notices for Nigerians to quit parts

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‘Igbo Quit Notice’: Another civil war looming?

A coalition of Northern groups has given all Igbo residents in the 19 states of the north a three-month ultimatum to quit or be forced out of the region after the expiration of the October 1, 2017 deadline. AljzirahNigeria looks at the

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“Nigeria should leave ECOWAS if Morocco joins”

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has called on Nigeria to leave the Economic Community of West African States if the organisation fails to drop a plan to accept Morocco as its member. Last February, the Arab

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FG alerts public on outbreak of bird flu in 7 states

The Nigerian Government on Friday alerted the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or Birdflu in the FCT and seven states of the country. Dr Gideon Mshelbwala, the Director of Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture

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Nigeria out of recession, World Economics declares

After a few quarters of negative growth that saw the death of businesses, the Nigerian economy is out of recession, but “conditions remain difficult for businesses,” World Economics said Tuesday. World Economics is a London-based organisation dedicated to producing financial

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The Nigeria-prays-for-Buhari competition

By Reuben Abati After the publication of my column last week, titled “I want to go to London… to see Buhari”, I received a lot of feedback from persons who were either amused or dead serious that they had been

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Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production by 2018 – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government is doing everything possible to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production before the end of 2018. Ogbeh said this when he featured at the News Agency of

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