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Youth Inclusion in Governance: Way forward for the giant of Africa at 57

By Gbenga Odunsi Nigeria attained the age 57 with a low-key independence celebration in all parts of the country. Interestingly, Nigeria remains the most populous country in Africa, and the 7th most populous country in the world. The UN Department of

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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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Time to increase the tempo on the graft war

By Gbenga Odunsi Corruption is misuse of public power for private gain by dishonest public holders or elected officials. Such misuse of authority comes in the form of bribery, converting public funds and property for personal use, suppressing the rule

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James Ibori: The robbed celebrates the robber

Gbenga Odunsi Former Governor James Onanefe Ibori of Delta State, who was released from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) last December, received a hero’s welcome in Nigeria after British authorities deported him. James Ibori was released from British prison in

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Nigeria @56: Nigeria not on track, say Ekweremadu, Fasoranti, others

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has called for sober reflection as Nigeria marks its 56th Independence anniversary. He said there is the need to return to the path of true federalism as envisioned by the country’s founding fathers in

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If symptoms persists after one year

By Simon Kolawole Time changes everything. My barber voted for change last year. Which means he voted for Candidate Muhammadu Buhari. After Buhari’s inauguration and the stable power supply that followed, he felt justified. “Power has become regular in just

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Here’s how you know that you are in Nigeria- Nimah Arigbagu

[views] Thank You! Thank You!! Thank You!!! The applause is really appreciated. Welcome to this side of the world; now we need to just spell out a little “something something” for your enjoyment. A country where a contractor uses substandard

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Tales from Rio- Reuben Abati

In some other countries of the world, a bronze medal at the Olympics is not something to be talked about or celebrated. Not even silver is satisfactory sometimes, just remember that look on Russian athlete Yulia Efimova’s face as her

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Nigerians are hungry, Mr President!

By Tosin Omoniyi jadeoneus@gmail.com text only– 08030833452 The above statement is not meant to appeal to emotions but simply a statement of fact. That Nigerians are suffering immensely in the light of recent plunge in global economy is to say

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The importance of laying our beds- Tope Fasua

“Every morning in basic SEAL training, my instructors, who at the time were all Vietnam veterans, would show up in my barracks room and the first thing they would inspect was your bed. If you did it right, the corners

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