Posts by Atsar:

Why Salami Should Not Be Believed.

Written on February 23rd, 2011 by
Categories: General Articles

Why Salami should Not Be Believed. by Atsar Terver The call in certain quarters for the resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, on account of allegations made against him by the President of the Court of Appeal Justice, Justice Ayo Salami, is not altogether s...
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Jonathan And The Season Of Lies.

Written on August 15th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

Jonathan And The Season Of Lies. The season of election in Nigeria is usually the time when politicians tell lies with impunity. In fact even without elections in the horizon, one would be exhibiting extreme naivety if he dares to take Nigerian politicians by their words. Listening to a Nigerian ...
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Aondoakaa and Chief Richard Akinjide’s Dirty Prism

Written on June 18th, 2010 by
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Aondoakaa and Chief Richard Akinjide’s Dirty Prism By Atsar Terver Recognising his age, experience and his eminent position as an accomplished lawyer and elder statesman, one expected that the Former Attorney General would be more circumspect and balanced in making comments on or based on a ...
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Pitfalls of The Anti-Zoning Argument.

Written on June 17th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

Pitfalls of The Anti-Zoning Argument. Perhaps one of the hottest topics for political discourse in Nigeria today is the Zoning Formula which allows for the rotation of the Presidency between the Northern and Southern divides of the country. The death of President Yar’Adua and the consequent as...
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PSC on Ribadu: A Dog To Its Vomit.

Written on May 26th, 2010 by
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PSC on Ribadu: A Dog To Its Vomit. � � By Atsar Terver When in December 2008, the PSC dismissed the then DCP, Nuhu Ribadu from the Police, the spokesman for the commission, Suleiman Abba summarised the basis for his sack as follows: ‘the commission (PSC) dismissed the of...
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Re: Pharmacists Want Own Member To Head NAFDAC

Written on April 30th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

Re: Pharmacists Want Own Member To Head NAFDAC THE Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has been reported to have alleged that the gradual emergence of fake and counterfeit drugs in the country is associated with the non- appointment of a pharmacist to head the National Agency for ...
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IBB: Leave Adoke Alone.

Written on April 13th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

IBB: Leave Adoke Alone. By.Atsar Terver  When Mohamed Bello Adoke(SAN) was nominated as a minister by the Acting President my instinct told me that in the present circumstance, and considering the unlikelihood of the other SANs on that list to fit the bill, this young man was poised to make hi...
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Jonathan: The Senate is Wrong.

Written on February 14th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

Jonathan: The Senate is Wrong. I am not a lawyer but I know there is a violation of the constitution by the Senate. The National Assembly has by this resolution manifested the most cowardly instinct ever, in their so-called ‘resolution’ empowering the Vice President to act as ‘Acti...
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Aondoakaa: A Scapegoat and a Hero

Written on February 13th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

  Aondoakaa: A Scapegoat and a Hero The moment the infamous resolution making Goodluck Jonathan an Acting President was passed by the National Assembly, I advised the former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Chief Michael Aondoakaa to head for the Courts to procure an interim injunction...
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Two Clintons And One Sermon On The Good Samaritan.

Written on February 4th, 2010 by
Categories: General Articles

Two Clintons And One Sermon On The Good Samaritan. The United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been reported to have blamed failings by Nigerian leaders for terrorism among young Nigerians. She reportedly pointed to poor living standards and “unbelievable” corruption as the ...
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