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Insecurity: Government Cannot Solve The Problem Because They’re The Problem By Tersoo TeeCube

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Foolish Nigerian Leaders, I hate it whenever such distasteful & Barbaric acts of terrorism occur and the best they can do is politicize it just to score cheap & selfish gains. The primary responsibility of any competent and responsible government is provision of security first and foremost to her citizens ... Read More »

Dear Mr. President, we’ve had Enough of this ‘Fresh Air’. [An Open letter] By Nkannebe Raymond

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“Turning and turning in this widening gyre; The falcon cannot hear the falconer Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold; mere anarchy is loosed upon the land. The blood doomed tide is loosed, and everywhere the ceremony of innocence is drowned. The best lack all conviction, while the worst are ... Read More »

DOCTORS GOING ON STRIKE, IS IT REALLY NECESSARY?

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I often hear the ranting and proclamations of the public anytime doctors go on strike. People are generally of the opinion that doctors shouldn’t go on strike as they have chosen a career that is more of humanitarian service. Superficially, this saying isn’t far from the truth. Human lives should ... Read More »

[OPINION] Hypocrisy and the National Assembly

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It is a common saying around here that when you point an accusing finger at somebody, the remaining fingers point right back at you. In other words, he who must come to equity, must do so with clean hands. Sadly, our legislators do not seem to have imbibed the lessons ... Read More »

[OPINION] Stolen $20 billion or $ 90 billion dollars – Additional Financial Mathematics

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There is a financial mathematical inclination to believe that about $90 billion dollars have been missing under NNPC since the inception of Jonathan administration than the $ 20 billion dollars as revealed by the sacked Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido. According to Sanusi Lamido when he appeared before the Senate ... Read More »

[Opinion]: The Joys Of Democracy

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If you have read, Buchi Emecheta’s  “Joys of Motherhood” you will understand the caption above. The principle of democracy has pose to be a lucrative and inspiring concept of governance over the years. It has laid it’s foundations on freedom, built its walls on human rights and cap it up ... Read More »

[OPINION] – Sanusi Lamido: My Enemy, My Friend, My Hero and My Whistle-blower

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by Obinna Akukwe   Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the suspended and victimized Nigeria’s apex bank chief is already my man of the year for 2013- he has oscillated from my enemy to my friend, my whistle-blower and my hero. In Nigeria where religious and tribal sentiments have beclouded our reasoning that ... Read More »

[OPINION] – OBY EZEKWESILI: Perfect For Nigeria’s First Woman President

By Bayo Oluwasanmi   Over time, I’ve been deeply moved by the speech and comments of Dr. Oby Ezekwesili which had served as inspiration and hope for a new Nigeria. Given the political wilderness that our nation has been trapped for years, the sense of hope and inspiration generated by ... Read More »

[OPINION]: Presidential Victimization of Sanusi and the treasonable theft of $20 billion Dollars

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by Obinna Akukwe   Whether President Goodluck Jonathan decides to victimize, sack or prosecute Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s sacked Central Bank Chief, the truth is that a $20 billion dollar theft has been exposed and the sheer size of the theft is treasonable, especially with 80 million people living below ... Read More »

[OPINION]: Nigeria is 100! And so what?

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By Toks Ero Since the beginning of last year, President Goodluck Jonathan and several government functionaries, particularly Secretary to the Government, Pius Anyim Pius had busied themselves with preparations geared towards celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the January 1, 2014 amalgamation of the Southern and Northern Protectorates of the area ... Read More »

[OPINION]: Why Reno Omokri Must Be Sacked

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By Kikiowo Ileowo When I first penned the piece, Boko Haram Sponsor Discovered In  The Presidency, I never thought anyone will believe what appears to be a wild allegation, but recent events has confirmed I might actually be saying the truth. The opposition All Progressive Congress on Monday, called for Reno’s arrest for links ... Read More »

[OPINION] Ogun’s Chronicle of Maladministration: The Sad Story Of Imagbon Community

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by Adekoya Boladale Some visitors and passersby had, over the past few months commended what they more often than not, refer to as the new face of Ogun state going by the massive road construction embarked upon by the present administration. The sprawling  six-lane ‘highways’ and the walkways, the flyovers and ... Read More »

[OPINION]: Centenary Celebrations in the Midst of Death and Funeral

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By Bayo Oluwasanmi   President Goodluck Jonathan’s speech on the occasion of Nigeria’s centenary celebrations is conveniently arranged. It reads like a wayside refreshment designed to tame and temper the stupor of an inebriate. Nigeria at 100 represents the Babel of the ancient world that foreshadows our current situation. Languages ... Read More »

[OPINION]: Sincerely, Who Suspended Sanusi Lamido?

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By Adekoya Boladale In a palace coup reminiscent of the ouster of Generals Yakubu Gowon and Muhammadu Buhari, erstwhile Governor of Central Bank, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was unceremoniously suspended from the apex bank a few days ago.  Mallam Sanusi, like  the two former heads of State was out of ... Read More »

REVEALED: The Way Forward For Nigerian Unemployed Graduates

The strength of the economy of any state, they say, is determined by the contribution of the youth. The strength of the youth therefore, cannot be over-emphasized in terms of national growth. It is the understanding of the roles expected of these group that a necessitated the need to acquire ... Read More »

ANTI-GAY LAW Article: Reply to Chimamanda Adichie

Ezea Chukwudi wrote an open letter to popular writer Chimamanda Adichie. In this letter the author reasons about anti-gay law and Chimamanda’s judgments. Read the full text below. Before I start I would like to ask you to ignore my grammatical errors. I’m not a writer so I have no ... Read More »

[OPINION] – Borno and the Changing Dynamics of Boko Haram

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by Theophilus Ilevbare News of the surging violence by the shadowy sect, Boko Haram, has continued to inundate us even if some no longer shudder at screaming headlines of dozens whose throats have been slit; the extremists have sustained the ongoing brutal campaign against civilian and security targets.  The vicious group ... Read More »

[OPINION] – Jonathan, Sanusi, NNPC and the Missing (Stolen) $ 20 billion dollars

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by Obinna Akukwe $20 billion dollars belonging to estimated 170 million Nigerians, half of who lives below S1 dollar or N150 naira daily, have been stolen, withheld, unremitted by a few set of thieves within NNPC and accomplices within the  Presidency. This is the summary of the revelations of Mallam ... Read More »

[OPINION] – Wades into PFN Crisis –Reconciles Igbo Bishops and Pastors

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by Obinna Akukwe ([email protected]) The crisis between gospel ministers of Igbo extraction especially under the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) is about to end as the foremost Igbo Clergy Group, General Assembly of all Igbo Christian Organizations and Ministers ( GAAICOM)  has waded into the long standing feud on the ... Read More »

[OPINION] – Help Wanted: Nigerian President For 2015

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By Bayo Oluwasanmi The race for the presidency is shaping up. In the right-place-right-time theory of politics, the moment matters. It’s scary to visualize what the political landscape will look like in 2015. For sure, there will be events that will try our souls between now and then. With the ... Read More »

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