• President Muhammadu Buhari

    Disagreeing With Chimamanda Adichie (2) (1)

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    Adichie describes Buhari’s attempt to kickstart local production via the ban on the aforementioned 40 items as   outdated! She believes that for as long as the supporting infrastructure is non existent local production cannot occur and such bans create a thriving shadow market. On these counts she puts each foot wrong. China started as a…

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  • Chimamanda Adichie

    Disagreeing With Chimamanda Adichie

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    Given Chimamanda’s popularity in Nigeria, it would be foolhardy to underestimate the effect her article would have on the minds of the people as well as the international community. Having authored a number of best sellers Adichie will always capture the attention of the literary world, no matter how she puts it. On coming across…

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  • ABATI

    Abati’s Ghost Stories

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    I read with wonderful bewilderment Reuben Abati’s recent article titled “ The Spiritual Side Of Aso Rock Villa” which was supposedly an expose on the influence of rituals, spirits and ghouls on Nigeria’s seat of power and it’s occupants. Times without number I chuckled to my self as line after line Abati whom I regard…

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    Celebrating Willie’s Wonders! (1)

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    One man whose name has been making the rounds in Nigerian politics is Governor Willie Obiano, the present governor of Anambra State. For what it’s worth, I think the former banker now turned governor has been  a recurring decimal in the news lately following his many achievements, sorry, I sometimes have this habit of undervaluing…

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  • The State of The Nigerian Youth

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    Every August 12, the United Nations and its member nations together observe the International Youth Day, where the problems, challenges and prospects of the youth as a viable partner in the society are largely xrayed.  The day is also used to seek out ways by which the potentials of this important segment of society can…

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  • Godwin Obaseki

    Edo 2016: Why Obaseki Will Win (3)

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    Like we all know, election results majorly are not a reflection of one’s popularity alone but also the certain forms of appeal that a candidate may possess too. Yet, its all politics and is based on these reasons that I believe that the APC candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki will sweep the Edo polls. The first…

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  • Obaseki

    Edo 2016: Why Obaseki Will Win (2)

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    Haven enumerated the many achievements of Governor Adams Oshiomole, I intend to focus on the manifesto of the PDP candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu.  Ize-Iyamu, a onetime Chief of Staff to former Governor Lucky Igbinedion also served as Secretary to the State Government in Lucky’s second coming as governor. Thus it would have been okay…

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    Edo 2016: Why Obaseki Will Win (1)

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    With the APC settling for Mr Godwin Obaseki as its guber candidate for the Edo guber polls, it is now clear that the battle for the occupation of Dennis Osadeby Avenue will be between Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party and Mr Obaseki of the APC as both will be seeking to…

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  • INEC And The Political Crisis In Abia State

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    The good people of Abia State and numbers of Nigerian citizens were largely taken aback when news filtered in that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had sacked Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia State for false declaration of tax records. In a landmark judgement that will for generations reverberate in the our…

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