• Giving Our Youth A Chance

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    “Let us acknowledge and celebrate what youth can do to build a safer, more just world. Let us strengthen our efforts to include young people in policies, programmes and decision-making processes that benefit their futures and ours.” — UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon   The victory of Nigerian Golden Eaglets in the just concluded FIFA-Under 17…

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  • Change Agenda And The Imperative Of Planning

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    We are witnesses to the fact that successive leaders, who found themselves in leadership positions, always do one thing and that is to undo the programmes and policies of their predecessors – whether laudable or abysmal notwithstanding. They seek to shore up their performance rating by refusing to build on old foundations capable of preserving…

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  • Buhari, Kachikwu And New Thinking In NNPC

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    Under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, I was vociferous against the major economic saboteurs and those that were presiding over corruption in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) but many lackeys of that inglorious era called me names. They could not understand why I could not just shut up in the face of evil…

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