Opinion

It’s time to halt media terrorism

Until now, Nigeria has derisively been referred to as the theatre of the absurd because of the misconduct of persons in both our private and public life, but unfortunately, it seems we are not yet ready as a people to shed that description of shame.

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Lagos Lynching: What truly happened?

By Kingsley Uche The true account of the young man lynched and summarily burnt to death at Orile Iganmu last Saturday speaks of the uncertainty and brevity of human life in Nigeria. It was Saturday, the 11th day of November 2016. The venue of this macabre killing orgy was at Augustine Onwualu Street, Orile Iganmu, Lagos.

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State of Play; A report of a year activities by Fashola

-BEING THE TEXT OF ADDRESS GIVEN ON THE OCCASION OF A PRESS BRIEFING BY BABATUNDE RAJI FASHOLA, SAN TO REPORT ACTIVITIES IN THE MINISTRY OF POWER, WORKS AND HOUSING ONE YEAR AFTER ASSUMPTION OF OFFICE

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Governors Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose, two of a kind in the blackmail script against INEC

By Nelson Ekujumi It is often said that birds of a feather, flock together and this statement aptly describes the characters of executive governors of two states in Nigeria, Governors Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose whose conducts and utterances is an assault on the collective psyche of Nigerians as well as a desecration of the exalted office which they occupy.

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Senate ultimatum to INEC is a cheap blackmail and act of irresponsibility

By Nelson Ekujumi The attention of the Committee for the Protection of the Peoples Mandate (CPPM) has been drawn to an ultimatum issued on Wednesday 2nd, November, 2016 by the Senate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct pending National Assembly elections in Rivers state between now and December 10, 2016, failure of which it threatened to suspend ...

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GOVERNOR OLUSEGUN MIMIKO THREAT TO PUBLIC PEACE IS CONDEMNABLE

GOVERNOR OLUSEGUN MIMIKO THREAT TO PUBLIC PEACE IS CONDEMNABLE

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Ondo 2016: Sustaining the Mimiko’s Legacies. A Must Read Satire!

By Festus Aladesanmi Dr. Rahman Abayomi Olusegun Mimiko, the incumbent and out-going Governor of Ondo state, is the first governor in the history of the state to enjoy full two uninterrupted terms in office.

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Bauchi Governor And His Many Political Cynicists

By Arch Sani Muhammad Kabir I bumped into a very exciting political story on Bauchi State last week. It was reported that the governor had appointed some media assistants on print, broadcast and new media. According to the online statement, the team is tasked with the ‘“responsibility of showcasing and propagating the good work of the Governor of the State on ...

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Breaking the Cycle of Dependence

By Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Our subject of discussion is actually a question – “What is the economics of change?” This is a play on word that indirectly puts to task the campaign mantra of our party – the All Progressives Congress (APC)

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THE UNSPIRITUAL SIDE OF ASO VILLA

By FEMI ADESINA Let me begin with two clarifications. Aso Villa is not my home, I am just passing through. Even this world is nobody’s home, we are just birds of passage. So, let nobody turn up his nose in derision, and say; “he’s writing like the landlord of Aso Villa,

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