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Masari: Charting a new path By Aminu Darma. Government has no meaning if it does not translate to welfare of the people, their security and ...

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Restructuring and the Dawn of A new Nigeria

  A Lecture delivered by General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade, CFR, GCON, on the Occasion marking the Six years Anniversary of the Restoration Government at Yenagoa, ...

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Face to face with “straight talking” Kadaria: The backstory

By Emmanuel Bello The phone rang and it was Bimbola on the line calling from the popular network CHANNELS TV. She asked if I could ...

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Nigeria Police, IGP Idris, need support not condemnation

By Mohammed Baba Busu The recent wave of attacks, condemnation and name-calling against the Nigeria Police Force as an institution and the Inspector General of ...

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Cross River: 2019 & misadventure in Gov Ayade’s desperation

By Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey Shortly before Ayade’s Supreme Court judgment, I was on a short visit to Calabar when my Archbishop asked that I ...

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RENO OMOKRI: RE-WRITING POWER SECTOR DARKNESS IN JONATHAN YEARS 

  BY BOLAJI AKANNI Amongst the many flaws that one may heap on Nigeria’s superannuated politicians and their aides, casuistry, the art of making clever ...

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A PAPER DELIVERED BY SENATOR EHIGIE UZAMERE

AT THE ANNUAL DINNER OF MIDWEST TEMPO MAGAZINE ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 IN BENIN, TITLED: “TIME TO RENEGOTIATE OUR CORPORATE EXISTENCE” PROTOCOLS. His Excellency, ...

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Restoration Government at Six: This is not a Footnote

By Michael Afenfia The Inter-Ministerial/Agency Briefing organised by the Hon. Daniel Iworiso-Markson led Ministry of Information & Orientation started off at the Gabriel Okara Cultural ...

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MY WISH FOR NIGERIA 

BY FRIDAY OLOKOR During my days as an undergraduate, my activities in campus Journalism was like that of a COBRA. Apart from keeping a DATELINE ...

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Legislative oversight, Power Ministry and Fashola-phobia 

By Bolaji Akanni Things seem to be looking up and brighter this year in the often stormy relationship between the Senate of the Federal Republic of ...

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ADENRELE OGUNSANYA: THE PEOPLES PRINCESS @ 70 

  BY Tony Olutomiwa IT was the Scottish writer, Thomas Carlyle, who famously stated that the history of the world is but the biography of great ...

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IGP’s relocation to Benue: The issues, arguments and harvests

By Mohammed Baba Busu There is no doubt, tough situations demand extraordinary decisions and courageous actions to address them. This applies to all spheres of ...

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IMPUNITY RIDES AGAIN WOLEE SOYINKA

It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonizingly short span of time. How often must we warn ...

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Building the framework of Rivers Unity…

  The Essence of Ogoni-Andoni-Opobo-Nkoro Unity Road By Simeon Nwakaudu One of the key commitments that Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike made during his campaigns ahead ...

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TAMBUWAL: LEADER, MENTOR, VISIONARY CLOCKS 52

  By Imam Imam Six years ago, five young Nigerians graduated from Usmanu Danfodio University with a bachelor’s degree in Law and were on the ...

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