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    The Descent Into An Animal State

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    “To this war of every man against every man, this also is consequent; that nothing can be unjust. The notions of right and wrong, justice and injustice, have no place. Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues. Justice and injustice are none of the faculties neither of the body or mind “…

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  • Nigeria’s Sobering Competitiveness Rankings

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    The debate about whether the recent World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) rankings is fair to Nigeria, whether our 120th position out of the 148 countries rated reflect our true reality is too critical to ignore. There are real dangers that rather than reflect deeply and inwardly on the lessons of the GCI ,…

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  • John Odigie Oyegun

    Nigeria’s Presidential Poll Permutations

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    If President Jonathan contests election against himself, without an opposition, essentially a national referendum on his performance, it is doubtful given his approval rating that he would win more than 50% of the votes. Public confidence in the government has been eroded by the perception of a weak commitment to fight corruption occasioned by series…

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    Let’s Talk About INEC, Not The Letters

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    So much has been said about the letters between former President Obasanjo and President Jonathan. While Chief Obasanjo raised very weighty issues on the affairs of the Nigerian state, President Jonathan’s response seemed to sound like “ whatever you have accused me of doing, I am reading from your playbook”.  Essentially, the Presidency’s response which…

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