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    Okonjo-Iweala: A Model Of ‘Umuada’

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    She is unfazed, undaunted and undeterred. The thin smile which plays faintly on her lips depicts, almost totally, an ease of disposition which seeks to mock every opposition she has ever encountered and ever will. Beneath those bespectacled eyes, large and round as they can be, are fixed eyes that have simply refused to see…

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    Small Arms, Light Weapons And Security Implications

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    Over the years, it has become a trend and almost a mantra to see the African system of governance replete with some kind of characteristics that leave so much to be desired, and even fuels the burning question as to whether the concept of rulership is understood and appreciated. It does not matter whether the…

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  • Insurgency And Matters Arising

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    The insurgency and unrest plaguing Nigeria at the moment are real and too ferocious to be denied just as they are too dangerous to be ignored. It may have pre-dated President Goodluck Jonathan’s presidency; he may be doing his best, but the intensity of this war is such that he must take a more radical …

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