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Ebola virus: Now the threat is real – Punch

Written on August 4th, 2014 by
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  Ebola virus: Now the threat is real AUGUST 5, 2014 BY CHUX OHAI 1 COMMENT     | credits: International SOS New cases of Ebola infection in Nigeria worsen the fear of many, CHUX OHAI writes Barely two weeks after the deadly Ebola Virus Disease claimed its fir...
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The Inanity of “No Vacancy” of Political Positions

Written on July 30th, 2014 by
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“MAKURDI—the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has declared ahead of the forthcoming general elections that there would be no vacancy in Aso Rock come 2015. Moro urged all those aspiring for the position of president to jettison the idea and allow President Goodluck Jonathan to compete all...
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Report on legislators’ jumbo pay sparks anger •Nigerian lawmakers highest paid globally —The Economist

Written on July 26th, 2014 by
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    Report on legislators’ jumbo pay sparks anger •Nigerian lawmakers highest paid globally —The Economist JULY 23, 2013 BY JOHN AMEH, OLUWOLE JOSIAH, OYETUNJI ABIOYE, ADEMOLA ALAWIYE AND ADE ADESOMOJU The jumbo salary being paid the country’s legislators, which ranked the...
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Ekiti Elections- Why Fayemi Lost And The Lessons For APC – By Bayo Adeyinka

Written on June 22nd, 2014 by
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  Ekiti Elections- Why Fayemi Lost And The Lessons For APC      By Bayo Adeyinka Posted by Bayo Adeyinka on Sunday , 22 June 2014 in Uncategorized Most APC die-hard supporters could not believe there would be an upset. But the handwriting became clearer on the wal...
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UK Local Government and European Elections: A Lesson for Nigeria

Written on May 26th, 2014 by
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How many times have we in Nigeria been observing how elections are conducted in other countries we try to emulate or copy, yet we refuse to do the same in our own country for our own progress? I do not believe it cannot be done, but we all know why it is not being done for the past 50 years of our e...
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Nigeria 2015: A President under Siege by His Own People

Written on May 22nd, 2014 by
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“If we can learn to be bold enough to restore the value of truth in our society, then we will have justice. Without truth, we cannot have justice” - Jerry Rawlings, ex-President of Ghana “And without Justice and Truth, we cannot have a Democracy” – my own humble addition. When the la...
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Corruption Has Caught Up With Us At Last – It is Inevitable

Written on May 20th, 2014 by
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Corruption: Synonyms - Sleaze, dishonesty, exploitation, bribery, fraud, venality, vice. Many of us think we know what corruption looks or is like – a state governor dipping his dirty fingers in the treasury and amassing ill-gotten wealth; an illicit deal carried out by politician; a government...
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South Africa 2014 National and Provincial Elections Results

Written on May 14th, 2014 by
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  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_general_election,_2014 South African general election, 2014 2009 ← 7 May 2014 → 2019 All 400 seats to the National Assembly of South Africa First party Second party ...
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All Loot and No Work Makes Me a Rich Man

Written on May 8th, 2014 by
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"The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury” has been a popular quotation on many websites since the global financial crisis of 2008. The quotation is usually attributed to George Washington (1732-1799), but there is no evidence that he ever said it. Dear reader, please par...
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Letter to Daddy 3

Written on May 8th, 2014 by
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Dear Daddy, I hope you are not cross that I bother you with this letter and so soon too. You are in a place of rest but a child like me cannot and will not allow you to forget that he is around and needs Daddy still. Our elders say that “oku olomo ki sun.” (“The dead with offspring left ...
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