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    Bishop Kukah And Defence Of The Old Order

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    As establishment Cleric, Bishop Mattew Kukah has almost exclusively preached to parishioners of chubby checks and bulging tummies and not those of sunken eyes and hollow stares, those types that drove his Colombian counterpart, Father Camilo Torres about five decades ago to take up arms to confront the establishment that impoverished and pulverized his parishioners…

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    The Paradox Of Attahiru Jega

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    The current campaign of calumny and federal government cum ruling party highly co-ordinated witch-hunt of Mr. Attahiru Jega, professor of political science and chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC is quite intriguing to say the least, if one extrapolates to just four years ago. Just four years ago in 2011 Mr. Attahiru Jega was…

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  • The Bumpy Road To March 28

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    Let no Nigerian and even the world come under any illusion that the fear and paranoid that informed the desperate and hasty postponement of the earlier scheduled presidential polls for 14th February would substantially abate before the March 28, re-scheduled date. The assurances from President Jonathan, his national security adviser, Mr. Sambo and the military…

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    Between Telephone Diplomacy And Foreign Policy (1)

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    In what the Thisday newspaper called “pivotal foreign policy shift”, Nigeria’s foreign policy actually took a dramatic plunge to new lows, when on the 29th of December last year, Nigeria abstained from a vote at the United Nation’s Security Council that would have set a definite time frame for the end of Israeli occupation of…

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    Between Okonjo-Iweala’s Economy And Nigeria’s Real Economy

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    In president Goodluck Jonathan’s open reply to former president Obasanjo letter to him, he urged the former president “to tell Nigerians the true story of questionable waivers of signatures bonuses between 2000 and 2007”. The President didn’t need to ask former president Obasanjo on the regime of waiver scandals that plagued both the Obasanjo administration…

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