Other Peoples’ Essays

ENI-B: For Anambra, An Inquest

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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    THIS DAY For Anambra, An Inquest Monday With Eni-B,Email:eniolabello@thisdayonline.com,Tel:08055001956, 06.18.2007     When the news of the Supreme Court restoration of Dr. Peter Obi to Anambra Government House filtered into the newsroom Thursday last week...
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SAM NDA-ISAIAH: Who Lost – Andy Uba or Olusegun Obasanjo?

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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    LEADERSHIP Sam Nda-Isaiah June 18, 2007 LAST WORDWho Lost: Andy Uba or OO? We know who won. If you are one of those who think Peter Obi, the reinstated governor of Anambra State, was the ultimate winner in the Anambra governorship tussle, you are only half-correct. The...
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ANTHONY AKINOLA: Yar`adua`s legitimacy problem

Written on June 13th, 2007 by
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    Guardian June 13, 2007 By Anthony Akinola Three factors conspire to pose initial problems for President Umaru Yar'Adua. The fact that he was relatively unknown should be the least and most temporary of such problems. As our nation progresses in democracy, candidates not quite ...
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DELE SOBOWALE: Observations on the national think tank – and unity schools

Written on June 10th, 2007 by
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    VANGUARD COLUMN Observations on the national think tank Sunday, June 10, 2007 Frankly Speaking Dele Sobowale There is no force as powerful as an idea whose time has come—Victor Hugo, 1802-1885. YOU have probably read the advertisement in the newspapers and the list o...
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BILL GATES: Commencement Address at Harvard

Written on June 10th, 2007 by
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    Remarks of Bill Gates Harvard Commencement (Text as prepared for delivery) June 7, 2007 President Bok, former President Rudenstine, incoming President Faust, members of the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers, members of the faculty, parents, and...
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DON McKINNON: What now for democracy in Nigeria?

Written on June 5th, 2007 by
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    June 5, 2007 What now for democracy in Nigeria? By Don McKinnon AS the citizens of this country and the leaders of the world converged on Abuja last week with good wishes for President Yar'Adua and his new Government, Nigeria was opening another chapter in its history. Behind...
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GUY IKOKWU: `Parliamentary system of government is the way out`

Written on May 30th, 2007 by
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    GUARDIAN May 31, 2007 'Parliamentary system of government is the way out' By Guy Ikokwu ARE the 2007 elections flawed or not flawed? It depends on how you look at it from heterogeneous perspectives. If you ask Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Lagos: was the election in Lagos, fre...
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YINKA FABOWALE: Sigh of relief as Obasanjo quits govt today

Written on May 29th, 2007 by
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    THE SUN Sigh of relief as Obasanjo quits govt today By YINKA FABOWALE Tuesday, May 29, 2007  As the sun sets on the regime of President Olusegun Obasanjo today, giving way to a new era, Nigerians are metaphorically clinking glasses in euphoric celebration of what...
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TUNJI BELLO: Obasanjo – a Fading Statesmanship

Written on May 29th, 2007 by
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    Obasanjo - a Fading Statesmanship This Day (Lagos) OPINION 23 May 2007 Posted to the web 23 May 2007 By Tunji Bello Lagos Finally, the verdict of history beckons on President Obasanjo. As a man out of time, he once said he didn't want to be popular while secretly covetin...
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CHIEDU NDUBISI: Aluko`s faulty critique of reform agenda

Written on May 27th, 2007 by
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      DAILY TRUST Friday, May 25, 2007/JUMADAL-ULA 09, 1428 A. H. Aluko’s faulty critique of reform agenda (I) By Chiedu Ndubisi     Prof. Sam Aluko’s assessment of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s (FGN) reform agenda from 1999 to 2007,...
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