• Happy Eid-el-fitr

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    Muslim faithful in Nigeria join others across the world to celebrate the Eid-el-fitr  which also brings to an end the Ramadan fast, the third of the five pillars of Islam. During this period, which could last 29 or 30 days, all healthy adult Muslims abstained from eating, drinking, smoking and sexual intercourse from dawn to…

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    Some Great Scorecards

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    Yesterday was a landmark Democracy Day in Nigeria’s political annal marking the first anniversary of the first-time ever that an opposition political party came into power in free and fair elections. The greatest kudos goes to the majority of Nigerians who ensured the survival of democratic rule since its inception on May 29, 1999. There…

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    Exotic Cars: NASS, PMB Must Agree

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    There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari might be heading for a head-on collision with the National Assembly (NASS), if he does anything to interfere with the plans by the legislative arm of government to purchase exotic cars for its members. While the National Assembly is in the process of awarding contracts for the…

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    Happy New Year! Welcome 2016!!

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    Today marks the beginning of 2016, a year that Nigerians expect to be not just a harbinger of fortunes but also a purveyor of good tidings and positive changes in their lives and circumstances. After the momentous events of the past year, 2015, they have every reason to remain hopeful even as the government at…

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    Why We Must Abhor Corruption

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    Since 2009, Nigeria has been faced with insurgency activities carried out by a group that has come to be known as Boko Haram, a group of alleged misinformed people bent on trading peace for bloodshed while propagating an ideology that is simply incompatible with reason. This situation kept escalating while Nigerians and, indeed, the rest…

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    Happy Eid-el-Maulud! Merry Christmas!!

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    By some strange coincidence, yesterday, Muslims marked mawlidu n-nabiyyi, birthday of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) and today Christians across the globe are observing the birthday of Jesus Christ. The intrinsic lessons of these celebrations should not be lost in the public holidays declared by the Federal Government, but in the significance of the earthily missions of…

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    NASS’ Endless Constitution Review

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    The Eighth Session of the National Assembly is about to embark on yet another project aimed at reviewing the 1999 Constitution. Already, the House of Representatives has set up a committee headed by the Deputy Speaker, Hon Sulaiman Lasun, to undertake the assignment that is beginning to appear wasteful to most Nigerians. The Seventh Session…

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    No To Muzzling Of Social Media

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    Contrary to the body language of the present administration to promote good governance, protect human rights and expose corruption, the frenetic pace with which the “Bill for an Act to Prohibit Frivolous Petitions and Other Matters Connected Therewith” passed two of the constitutionally stipulated three sittings in the Senate leaves a putrid taste in the…

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    Poor Living Conditions On University Campuses

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    Recently, it was reported that the management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile Ife, Osun State, had closed down the institution indefinitely following prolonged protests by students over poor living conditions on the campus. Students of the foremost ivory tower had during the protest, decried the infrastructural decay in the university, listing overcrowding in the…

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    Pa Oteniya And The Irony Of Justice

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    An octogenarian, Pa Saliu Oteniya, from Ondo town in Ondo State, has just bagged a nine-month jail term with hard labour for allegedly defecating around his own premises. The sentence carries an option of N15, 000 fine. This judgement was handed down by a trial magistrate of a mobile court in the state, Odenusi Fadeyi….

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