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Non-confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman

The charade that took place at the Nigerian senate few days ago, regarding Ibrahim Magu confirmation as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is another indication of how low the National Assembly has sunk. It has been clear for couple of months now that the senate has no intention of confirming Ibrahim Magu …

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What Nigerians Should Expect from President Trump

Nigeria have had tremendous goodwill and presence in western Europe and United States since restoration of democracy in 1999. Successive United States presidents and western European leaders have accorded Nigerian presidents audience in the White House and same with other western European leaders in their capitals. Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo secured debt forgiveness from …

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Lessons from Edo State Governorship Election

Edo State governorship election has come and gone. Candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Godwin Obaseki won the election handily. His only main opponent with real chance of winning the election is the People‚Äôs Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The question that must be asked is why did the present …

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Nigerian Economy in Peril

Nigerian economy may implode in no distant future due to conflagration of forces working against African biggest economy. Failure by successive Nigerian government to diversify the economy and wean the population from petroleum and gas dependence was an unmitigated disaster. The chicken has come home to roost. The oil price is now below $30 a …

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Arrest and Detention of Nnamdi Kalu

Agitation for reconstitution of defunct Biafra Republic has been going on for years now but seem to have picked up steam after the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kalu. Biafran cause was initially championed by the Movement for the sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB). Recently a new group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) headed by …

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