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[OPINION] Tope Aigba: Beyond The Petitions To Save The Girl Child, Let’s Move To Second Gear

[OPINION] Tope Aigba: Beyond The Petitions To Save The Girl Child, Let’s Move To Second Gear

Uncategorized July 24, 2013 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

The #ChildNotBride Campaign: What it is all about?
On Friday 19th July 2013, the frenzy move for the #girlchild began after the failure of the Senate to expunge S.29 (4B) of the CFRN that was undergoing amendment.So as not to be

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Jonathan Extols Bayero’s Uncommon Leadership Qualities As Emir Celebrate 83rd Birthday

Jonathan Extols Bayero’s Uncommon Leadership Qualities As Emir Celebrate 83rd Birthday

Uncategorized July 24, 2013 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

President Goodluck Jonathan has conveyed warm felicitations to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero on the occasion of the monarch’s 83rd birthday anniversary.
 
In a congratulatory letter to the Emir, President Jonathan extolled his “uncommon leadership qualities” and prayed that God Almighty will grant him many more

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[OPINION] Ayodeji Obademi: Boko Haram, Poverty, Jonathan And The Game Of Musical Chairs

[OPINION] Ayodeji Obademi: Boko Haram, Poverty, Jonathan And The Game Of Musical Chairs

Uncategorized July 24, 2013 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

In the Nigeria Economic Report issued by The World Bank in May 2013, the most impoverished state in the country, Jigawa, has a poverty rate of 77.5%. This connotes that out of over 4.3million estimated inhabitants of Jigawa, 3.3million are living below the poverty line of $1.25 per day.

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Ambassadorial Nomination: Ketebu’s Candidacy In Perspective

Ambassadorial Nomination: Ketebu’s Candidacy In Perspective

Uncategorized July 24, 2013 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

When President Goodluck Jonathan submitted the names of 8 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation early this month, the only non-career nominee on that list is Dr. Bolere Ketebu, a nominee from Bayelsa State! Though her name is not new in the nation’s socio-political encyclopedia, but,

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APC To Be Registered Under 2weeks- CPC

APC To Be Registered Under 2weeks- CPC

Uncategorized July 24, 2013 at 9:20 am 0 comments

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo
The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has said that the registration of the proposed opposition party coalition platform, All Progressives Congress (APC) would come into effect not later two weeks from now.
The expression of optimism by CPC came just yet another registered political party, African

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[OPINION] Abdullahi M. Seidu: A More Focused Constituency Project, Please!

[OPINION] Abdullahi M. Seidu: A More Focused Constituency Project, Please!

Uncategorized July 23, 2013 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

In the last couple of months, battles have raged between the executive and the legislative arm of government over the functionality of the 2013 budget. And after the dust settled, we were informed that over N100 billion had been budgeted for constituency projects.Although, I am not totally comfortable with

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