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High Nomination Fees Aid Money Laundering

Emmanuel Onwubiko  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)  has recently stirred the hornet’s nest when it jarked up the purchasing price of its Presidential nomination form to the extremely exorbitant fee of N100 million.  Hitherto, President Muhammadu Buhari bought his

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Those Nostalgic Days Of Late General Sani Abacha

By Lawal Jet Kaugama As the 2023 general election is drawing closer, and the cost of living skyrocketing, Nigerians of all walks of life; young and old, businessmen and women, professionals, students, artisans and the like, who are not blind

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2023: WHO IS FIT TO LEAD NIGERIA? (The CONVERSATION)

The Conversation has been put on hold as a result of issues that must be attended to. My intention is to suspend it till after party primaries but based on calls and popular demand of my views on the recent

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OPINION: Jonathan Must Run

By Lukman Babalola Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan GCFR, is a politician in the Nigerian political system and former president. He served as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in a one-tenure administration from 2010 to 2015. He ran

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Re: China Set To Sponsor Ameachi For President

By Dr. Austin Maho In the weekend edition of aljazeera newspaper of 15th April 2022, the cover story had a banner headline titled: “China set to sponsor Ameachi for President” This piece is a response to the article, because it

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Presidential Aspirants Should Bring Out Ideas Now And Save Nigeria

Ambassador James Erebuoye It’s very sad to understand that most of the presidential aspirants for 2023, even the ones serving under President Muhammadu Buhari claim they have the solution to Nigeria’s security challenges, but they have kept quiet all these

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Cross Dressing Bill Is Dead On Arrival

By Inibehe Effiong The House of Representatives is considering a Bill to prohibit and criminalize cross dressing in Nigeria. It’s astonishing that our legislators are majoring in frivolity and dissipating legislative time on the mundane. It’s neither necessary nor expedient.

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Spot The Difference: Between Fuel Scarcity And Fuel Queues

By Abdullahi Sabiu Just about three weeks ago, surprisingly, fuel queues surfaced in major cities starting from Lagos with Abuja, Portharcourt and Kano following suit. Many Nigerians were relaxed considering that similar queues that faded away in three days was

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Call For Sack Of Service Chiefs Ridiculous, Misplaced – CSO

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has described as ridiculous and misplaced calls made by a certain northern group for the sack of the Chief of Defense Staff Lt. Gen Lucky

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Who Is Afraid Of Abdul Rahman Musa Bashir?

By Kayode Oyelade The common cliché of “give dog a bad name to hang it,” aptly describes the hatchet job done by some faceless forces represented by one Daniel Ikechukwu Maduabuchi to drag the name of Abdul Rahman Musa Bashir,

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