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    Oronto Douglas: His Life, His Struggles

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    He would have been 49 on August 6 this year. A trained lawyer but he chose to be called an environmental rights activist. He was widely believed to be the most trusted aide of President Goodluck Jonathan. When he recently travelled to California, US, for his regular medical check-up, his doctors told him that he…

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    Northern Elite Want Jonathan For Second Term – Chief Isekhure

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    Chief Nosakhare Isekhure is the Isekhure of Benin Kingdom. By virtue of his position in the kingdom, this political scientist and journalist is the chief priest of Benin kingdom. He represented Benin palace in last year National Conference convoked by President Goodluck Jonathan. In this interview, he talks about the state of the nation, the…

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  • Insecurity, Jonathan And APC’s Propaganda

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    Give it to those who have recently found friendliness in the word ‘’change’’, the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its media handlers: One thing they have done very well in the recent time is their ability to continue to efficaciously manipulate many naïve Nigerians and a section of the international community – to buy into…

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    ‘Jonathan’s Transformation Kick-starts Revolution In Mortgage Sector’

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    Data recently released by the office of the Managing Director/CEO, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Gimba Ya’u   Kumo, shows that housing and housing finance are gradually becoming the key drivers of economic development, political stability and forming a substantial part of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) especially in the last three years….

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    LEADERSHIP @ 10: How It All Began…

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    How are great accomplishments in life started; the day the first block is laid to the foundation of that great building project; the day the woman of your dreams stands with you at the altar and says, “I do”, or the day the first edition of a newspaper hits the stands? From the stories of…

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    Jonathan, Let The War Continue

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    As a journalist and a writer for over 20 years, I am very familiar with a trendy behaviour of a segment of the media audience or readers: they want you to, at all times, reflect or share their views. They don’t see anything wrong with this fashion. The day you coincidentally do that, it is…

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    Niger Delta: Where The Vultures Feast

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    I am sure my friends Dr Ike Okonta, a writer and journalist, and Barrister Oronto Douglas, a Nigerian leading human rights lawyer, now special adviser (research, documentation and strategy) to President Goodluck Jonathan, will forgive me for using the title of their book, “Where The Vultures Feast”, to discuss the huge consequences of the inability…

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    The Real Enemies We Must Fight

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    Like the immediate past Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero (May his soul rest in peace), the president-general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has never left anybody in doubt about his commitment to peace and unity in our fragile country. At every forum he has…

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  • Who Cares Whether They Are Traders?

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    It is becoming clearer that those working to divide Nigeria along ethnic and religious lines would do everything necessary to achieve their aim. But while they gather to plan their evil, good Nigerians also have a duty to continue to expose them. In line with their strategies, they seize every opportunity to make their points…

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