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Boko Haram Insurgency and Failure of Intelligence

By Oyesoji Aremu The greatest contemporary challenge to national security in Nigeria is the insurgency orchestrated by the sect called Boko Haram. Not until 2009, insurgency and its concomitant effects (both…

New GDP: A necessary intermission of joy!

By Ogu-Bundu Nwadike Harsh conditions of life and living have their ways of causing sadness and sorrow upon the people. No doubt. It is such that over the time such people…

Rebased GDP, World Bank and Nigeria’s Realities

By John Ainofenokhai First it was the World Bank Country Director, Marie-Francoise Marie-Nelly who claimed that 100 Million Nigerians were living in destitution. Then the Bank President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim…

Entrenching Nigeria’s Nationhood through the Law beyond the Centenary (2)

Entrenching Nigeria’s Nationhood through the Law beyond the Centenary (2)

In this concluding part of his discourse presented recently at the Centenary Symposium organized by the Students’ Representative Council Of The Nigerian Law School, Abuja, Professor Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN, …

Lagos, Ehingbeti and accelerated power delivery  

By Tayo Ogunbiyi In the words of Harvey Firestone, foremost American Business man, “Capital isn’t so important in business. Experience isn’t so important. You can get both these things. What…

Re: Nigerians groan under worsening power supply

The attention of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has been drawn to a story published on the front page of Monday, April 14, 2014 edition of your widely read newspaper…

Role of the media in the electoral processes

By Maxwell Adeleye It is undoubted that the media play a very critical role in the life of all human societies. The media provide the conduit necessary for all kinds…

Ogun APC Ward Congress: A beacon of hope for Nigeria

Permit me to use this medium to congratulate the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for holding a successful Ward Congress on Saturday, April 5, 2014. That…

Winning the Boko Haram war

By James Febebebo Federal Government’s inability to end operations of the Boko Haram sect and Fulani herdsmen especially in northern Nigeria is worrying, but all hope is not lost as…

NHRC’s silence on Clara Chime’s case 

NHRC’s silence on Clara Chime’s case 

By Lucy Akase The swift investigation and verdict of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on the alleged killing of suspected terrorists close to the Apo Legislators Quarter, Abuja, took…

The Ngwa Patriots and the equity-keeping Governor

By Godwin Adindu “The greatest want of the world is the want of men- men who will not be bought or sold; men who in their inmost souls are true…

National Conference: Education must be on the front burner

The Community Defence Law Foundation, CDLF, a grass-root based civil society organization that works to introduce and achieve education among youth groups in Nigeria, calls on the conferees at the…

Controlling HIV/AIDS in Bauchi

Dr. Abdulaziz Manga, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria, BACATMA has said that his agency was targeting three million people in the…

Death at the stadia: Enough is enough

By Tochukwu Ezukanma The initial response of the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, to the death of twenty one young job applicants, including four pregnant women, at the Nigerian Immigration…

“Entrenching Nigeria’s Nationhood through the Law Beyond the Centenary” 1

“Entrenching Nigeria’s Nationhood through the Law Beyond the Centenary” 1

 Professor Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN, the Deputy Governor Of Delta State, in this first part of the abridged version of his paper presented at the Centenary Symposium organized by the Students’…

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