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    UNIABUJA’s Unworthy Example

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    When the current Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Professor Michael Adikwu was appointed in 2014, it was at the heat of a bedlam in the University. The academic calendar was never adhered to due to constant disruption of academic activities in the school by student protests or lecturers against management. To…

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    FRSC Versus Killer Tyres

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    How many of us that drive can boast of intimate knowledge of the workings of the different parts of our vehicles? According to experts, many motorists don’t know the workings of their vehicles, especially the tyres. We know how to drive agreed. But how much do we know of the idiosyncrasies of vehicle which differ…

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  • Of Deregulation, Subsidy Removal and Scarce Forex

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    So much has happened in so short a time that one need to engage in reasoned analysis to follow the frenetic pace of events or risk being fatally overwhelmed and swept off by the deluge of arguments being forcefully propagated by both sides of the divide. Following the capping of fuel price at N145.00, up…

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  • Road Traffic Crashes: A Wake Up Call

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    It has come to a point that unless we decisively imbibe road safety culture, the carnages on our roads will continue to rise and deplete the most productive segment of our population. The alarming rate of accidents and the sheer number of people who daily die or are injured call for urgent action both on…

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    A Burning Passion For God And Mankind

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    Religion has always been an integral part of society. Religious ways and creeds have always commanded deep sentiments and reverence from humanity. No society can do without the role of religion and their torchbearers. Many founders and leaders of religious movements have been known to champion the cause of the weak, oppressed and downtrodden in…

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  • Senate Or House?

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    There have been a cacophony of voices of late. The most strident being the debate that the nation’s National Assembly seems to be singing off key at a time Nigerians expect more reflection and in the handling of every state affair. For some, the two arms of the National Assembly appear far removed from the…

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  • INEC’s New Pain In The Neck

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    The failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission to conclude the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council election at the first round of balloting has thrown up questions whether the nation’s electoral system is regressing or progressing. This has remained a source of worry and anxiety for electoral stakeholders in and around the country. It…

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  • Time To Name, Shame Ghost-Worker Racketeers

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    No doubt the astronomical unemployment rate in the country today is in part exacerbated by the widespread incidence of ghost employees in both the Federal, State and Local governments’ administration. As a direct consequence of this fraud, qualified Nigerians often find it difficult to get a space in both government and private establishments whose nominal…

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  • Youths As Solution To Economic Challenges

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    One of the greatest opportunities and challenges the world faces in the last two facades and half is the youth bulge. According to experts, nearly half the world’s population today is below age 30; and besides, nine out of 10 of these young people live in poor countries. Everywhere you go, the youths are becoming…

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  • Curbing Electoral Violence In Nigeria

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    Electoral violence is largely seen by political scientists as any organized or random act that seeks to determine, delay or otherwise influence an electoral process through threat, verbal intimidation, hate speech, disinformation, physical assault, battery, arson, orchestrated protests/demonstration, blackmail, destruction of electoral materials etc. As such, there are different manifestations of electoral violence. These include…

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