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  • PDP, Still Bent On Self-annihilation

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    It is amazing that the camps, or is it factions, of Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi are bent on squeezing life out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a gladiatorial conflict that has, at the moment, no winner in sight. In its 16 years of control of the government at the centre, the…

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  • World Tuberculosis Day

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    World Tuberculosis Day is a international event that aims to raise public awareness of tuberculosis and the efforts made to prevent and treat the disease. This event is held on March 24 each year and is promoted by organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is also an opportunity to mobilise political and…

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  • World Water Day

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    As part of celebrations to mark the 2017 World Water Day which came up on March 22, Nigeria has indicated her preparedness to harness the latent goldmine in waste water for sustainable development. This is in conformity with the theme of this year’s event “Why Wastewater? The intention is to highlight the symbiotic relationship between…

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  • Are We So Bloodthirsty?

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    Without warning, the agents of evil manifested themselves again in the ancient town of Ile-Ife, Osun State and Zaki Biam, Benue State leaving in their trail death and destruction. These two most recent incidents bring to worrisome levels the rate at which Nigerians thirst for each other’s blood raising, in the process, serious questions about…

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  • As The Senate Bares Its Fangs

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    Two watershed events denote a new profiling of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. First, was the rejection of Ibrahim Magu as President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for the substantive position of the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Senate said it based the rejection of Magu on a security report…

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  • World Sleep Day

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    In school we were taught that sleep is the best form of rest. Sleep is also said to be one of the most essential elements of life. This may have influenced the choice of the theme for 2017 event which is ‘Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life’. Every single human being has experienced it, but when it…

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  • Consumers And Their Rights

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    World Consumer Rights Day which comes up every March 15 was marked on Wednesday in Nigeria. The day provides the international community an opportunity to promote the basic rights of all consumers, demanding that those rights are respected and protected, and a chance to protest against the market abuses and social injustices which undermine those…

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  • The Oddity Of Dollar-charging Schools

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    Finally, members of the House of Representatives have decided to do what they should have done a long time ago, which is, look into the oddity of foreign schools demanding that parents pay their wards’ fees in foreign currencies. What these schools do is to calculate their fees in their home countries’ currencies. They out…

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  • INEC And Election Dates

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    Recently, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced dates for general elections for all time for the nation. The announcement showed that INEC has fixed the date for the National Elections for the third Saturday in February of the election year, followed by State elections two weeks later. Although the new permanent election dates will…

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  • As We Celebrate Womanhood

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    March 8 of every year has been set aside by the international community to reflect, deliberate and celebrate the journey of women through time. This is journey that started over 100 years ago with a fight for equal opportunity and emolument in the work place. The focus of this year’s theme is on the work…

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