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[OPINION] Philip Amiola: Underage Marriage and the Leadership Question

Uncategorized July 20, 2013 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

I have never been more grieved about the condition of the Nigerian state. Why do our leaders continue to make us a laughingstock before the world? We were just recovering from the Governors’ Forum fracas when we were again jolted by the show of shame in Rivers State House of

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Egghead Odewale: Child Marriage Law in Nigeria: Let’s Elevate This Debate

Uncategorized July 20, 2013 at 7:33 pm 0 comments

Senator Ike Ekwerenmadu-led Senate’s Constitution Review Committee, in one of its numerous recommendations, proposed the deletion of Section 29, Subsection 4b of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). The vote, which had already been taken and carried by the required two-thirds members of the Senate

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Egghead Odewale: Child Marriage Law in Nigeria: Let’s Elevate This Debate

Uncategorized July 20, 2013 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Senator Ike Ekwerenmadu-led Senate’s Constitution Review Committee, in one of its numerous recommendations, proposed the deletion of Section 29, Subsection 4b of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). The vote, which had already been taken and carried by the required two-thirds members of the Senate

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#Must Read! Dame Patience, our president’s darling wife, By Reuben Abati

#Must Read! Dame Patience, our president’s darling wife, By Reuben Abati

Uncategorized July 19, 2013 at 9:51 pm 0 comments

When Patience Jonathan misbehaves as she did in Okrika, she creates the impression that her husband is not in control of his own home. First ladies are prominent figures but their conduct is an eternal subject of public interest.
Democracy is readily associated with freedom: the freedom to be

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Nasir @Elrufai On Friday: Re: Fiscal Responsibility Commission: The Sleeping Watchdog

Nasir @Elrufai On Friday: Re: Fiscal Responsibility Commission: The Sleeping Watchdog

Uncategorized July 19, 2013 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

My recent piece on the Fiscal Responsibility Commission elicited a wide range of responses on some of the key issues raised. Space will not permit me to publish every one of them, but the response below from a staff of the commission who prefers to remain anonymous raises even

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[OPINION] Jaye Gaskia: Impunity; The Absurdities Of An Uncountable State, And Light Fingered Political Elite

[OPINION] Jaye Gaskia: Impunity; The Absurdities Of An Uncountable State, And Light Fingered Political Elite

Uncategorized July 19, 2013 at 11:15 am 0 comments

By JAYE GASKIA
Where do we begin from? Well, let us start by explaining what we mean by impunity and why it is important for us as a people to confront it head-on, reject, and resist it in its totality!
By impunity we mean the lawless acts of institutions

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