Monday , 25 July 2016


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7 Things That Could Make You An EFCC Guest

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the last couple of months have arrested, investigated, filed suits, frozen accounts and seized properties of some notable Nigerians. If you have ever wondered what offenses could land anyone in their net, well, INFORMATION NIGERIA brings you all 7 of them in this piece.

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One Year In; A Process of Change or The Effect of A confused Government?

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By Reginald Chukwu It’s been a year into the new government. So far, its been pain, penury and extreme hardship experienced in the country as against the promises of a total change for good once assuming power. It should be to the president – as a man with conscience, a …

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Remembering MKO And June 12 By Reuben Abati

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This day, June 12 will always be remembered by those who have defied the culture of silence and conspiracy against a significant moment in Nigerian history, to remind us of how today, 23 years ago, the battle against the exit of the military from power was fought at the ballot …

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The cost of national depression By Reuben Abati

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“I hear the World Bank says Nigeria is now the worst place to do business in the entire world.” “ I don’t believe it.” “I also hear that of the 15 fastest growing economies in Africa, Nigeria is no longer on the list.” “ I say I don’t believe that. …

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[OPINION] Justice Danladi Umar: Tell Predator Senators Go To Hell! By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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We have timidly put up with so many nightmares from the band of predator senators. But no more. Anything that sets off your bull shit detector is an affront to common sense. From the latest indications, there is no hope for the hollow chamber to retrieve and restore its common …

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[OPINION] AFCON Back-To-Back Miss: Has Eagles Lost Her Birthright? By Nomso Obiajuru

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As a young boy who spent more time watching football than any other thing in life, getting the green-white-green jersey of my country was a dream. Luckily for me, I had the opportunity to live my dream at the age of 11, when Uncle Chidi gave me N500 for reciting …

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[OPINION] We Are Not All Corrupt, We Are A Hardworking People By Hussain Obaro

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[OPINION] Let’s Have Stimulus Plan To Jumpstart The Economy By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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  Since President Muhammadu Buhari came into office, Nigerians have been waiting to get an idea of what his response would be to the current economic melt down. We have an idea that the government would be involved, but we really don’t know how it would be structured or how …

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[OPINION] Pastor Series 6: Johnson Suleman: Apostle Of Judgmental Fire On Evil Politicians and Occult Rulers By Obinna Akukwe

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  Johnson Suleman is an Apostle sent by God on a mission of sending judgmental fire on evil politicians and occult grand masters holding positions of power and influence in Nigeria. Johnson Suleiman is a man en-graced by God to openly confront political and economic rulers of Nigeria the manner …

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[OPINION] Dear President Buhari, The Last Time I Checked, You Are Still The Minister Of Petroleum Resources By Ogundana Michael Rotimi

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Your Excellency Sir, I write you this piece not as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, but as the minister of petroleum resources appointed by yourself on the 11th of November, 2015. You seem to have forgotten that you are the minister of petroleum resources and may have …

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[OPINION] JAMB CBT: Why Nigeria Must Move Forward With Technology By Adebayo Alao

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  Following the conduct of the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), various allegations have been flying around. From the outright ridiculous to the downright untrue, attempts have been made to discredit the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode of the examination, which replaced …

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[OPINION] From NYSC to RIP, The Agony Of A Bloody MOU By Modiu Olaguro

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“In this game of politics, we must understand that match officials, and spectators are not the opponents. We must not direct our anger towards the wrong people.” – Solomon Dalung speaking on the death of Okonta Dumebi Samuel. The need to re-create INEC, a body hitherto consumed in the shadow …

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NIGERIA OR FULANI HERDSMEN? PMB Take A Stand By Tersoo TeeCube

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In any civilized society, the ugly news of the atrocious attacks and killings in Agatu communities reaching Mr. President in good time as it is believed he was rightly informed, should have drawn his irk against the loss of human lives recorded and culprits involved. Without mincing words, I expected …

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[OPINION] Justice Abdu-Kafarati: A Disgrace To The Bench By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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  The reluctance of Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati of the Federal High Court Abuja to strike out Bukola Abiku Mesujamba’s case instead of disqualifying himself from a suit that lacks merit portrays Kafarati as one of the more lurid examples of a disgraceful judges of the Nigerian bench. Yesterday, Kafarati was …

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[OPINION] Ese Oruru – A Tale Of Parental Negligence And Child Abuse By Hussain Obaro

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Although there is nothing fundamentally wrong in manipulating the media, especially when such is aimed to achieve a common good of the society. At least it is also done even in the advanced countries of the world, but such has always been to restore hope in government or humanity, to …

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[OPINION] Donald Trump Will Never Become US President, He’s On Mission Impossible! By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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  There are many ways you can discover that it is dangerous to jump off a ten-story building: You can read about the law of gravity in a book. You can learn from the sad experience of someone who tried it. You can listen to the wise counsel of a …

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[OPINION] Mr. President Fire Umar, Jacobs, Malami, Abidogun, Sa’idu, Diri, And Corrupt Judges Now! By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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  The trial of Bukola Mesujamba Saraki like Abiku – a Yoruba name for a child in unending cycle of births, deaths, and rebirths – died again last Friday when Danlami Umar the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) chairman acquiesced to the frivolous and illegal adjournment of the case. Bukola …

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[OPINION] Understanding General Dambazau At 62 By Edwin Uhara

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  ”Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” —Mahatma Gandhi I will start this piece by ingeminating the story of a young man who wanted to travel to the city, but needed to have the foreknowledge of what life is all about. In …

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[OPINION] Ese Oruru, Yinusa Dahiru And The Tragedy Of A Divided Nation By Ogundana Michael Rotimi

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  We may not have been together if not for the 1914 amalgamation. But since the artificial wedding took place over a century ago, it is quite surprising how and why we remain divided in the face of various integration plans and programs to keep us united. Few weeks ago …

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[OPNION] An Appeal To Rotimi Amaechi By Oke Umurhohwo

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On January 19, 2016, Rotimi Amaechi who is the minister of Transportation appeared before the Senate Committee on Marine Transport, headed by Senator Ahmed Sani, to brief the Senate panel on the activities of the agencies under his supervision. During his appearance, he announced that the Federal Government had scrapped …

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