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Serena and Adeosun are heroines, simple!

Serena and Adeosun are heroines, simple!

Tunde Odesola (tundeodes2003@yahoo.com) I’m not a woman wrapper. I identify, in the main, with the postulations of Prof Chinweizu Ibekwe, the 75-year-old controversial Nigerian critic, essayist, poet and journalist, who, in his book, “Anatomy of Female Power,” affirms that women are pretty much smarter and more devious than men. Analysing “female power”, Chinweizu opines that […] …

14 Nigerian banks to enjoy $7bn reserve

14 Nigerian banks to enjoy $7bn reserve

Economic Renaissance by Henry Boyo,  lesleba@lesleba.com 08052201997 On September 7, 2018, the Chairman of the Special Presidential Panel for Recovery of Public Property, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, noted in a News Agency of Nigeria report, in Abuja, that the panel was continuing its investigations to “recover monies that have been taken away from the people of Nigeria.” […] …

Why Nigeria stagnates at potentially great status

Why Nigeria stagnates at potentially great status

Friday Musings with Ayo Olukotun  ayo_olukotun@yahoo.com 07055841236 “Apart from oil, Nigeria has a solid mineral sector with numerous resources spread across the country REMAINING LARGELY UNTAPPED” –Australian Foreign Policy White Paper, 2018. For as long as anyone can remember, Nigeria has been described as a “potentially great country”, “an emerging power”, “a future tiger” and sundry other […] …

Democracy is a fool

Democracy is a fool

Fola Ojo willieojo@yahoo.com Military macho men with their coercing barrels of guns once played god over Nigeria’s government business for decades. But, in 1999, the country broke free from the choke-hold of dictatorship as she became one of the 123 countries of the world that embraced democracy. Siding with a democratic rule was an idea […] …

2019: Ararume, Izunaso defect to APGA

JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks by Reuben Abati

ABUJA — The gale of defections sweeping across political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections continued yesterday as Senator Ifeanyi Ararume and immediate past National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Osita Izunaso, dumped the party for All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA.
Continue reading 2019: Ararume, Izunaso defect to APGA at Vanguard News. …

No, Mr. President, the rule of law is supreme

No, Mr. President, the rule of law is supreme

Eze Onyekpere censoj@gmail.com; 08127235995 Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari started a debate during his opening speech at the Nigerian Bar Association 2018 conference. He stated that national security and interest take precedence over the rule of law and that this has been given judicial recognition. This proposition seems to throw light on the mindset of […] …

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