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Echoes of modern primitivity

Folorunsho Alakija and Obasanjo

WHEN certain things happen, we just wonder whether we have not yet arrived at the 21st century. Nigeria, like every other country, is supposed to be mutually inclusive – excessive gains on one side would be deprivation on another.

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Our Judiciary on the edge of a precipice

IN times of increased problems, people would look at every direction for possible solutions. By mid-1970s, the city of Lagos had become so clumsy. That was when Tai Solarin (1922-1994) was asked to offer a view on how some sanity could be infused into Lagos. Solarin did not hesitate an inch before saying that anyone intent on reclaiming Lagos must enter into an aero-plane flying over Lagos; bomb down the entire city and begin to rearrange it.

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), presenting a gift to the Winner of 2016 Spelling Bee Competition and One-Day Governor, Master Olaseinde Olufemi of Shasha Community Senior High School (left) during the 2016 One-Day Governor’s visit, at the Exco Chambers, Lagos House, Ikeja, on Friday, July 08, 2016.(File)

Tomorrow belongs to the educated

Josef Omorotionmwan NIGERIA  has hardly got its priorities right. A situation where the rent seeker is capable of paying the Professor’s salary and still left with a comfortable balance; and where the semi-literates parade chains of chieftaincy titles and live in ostentation while the Professor’s take-home pay can hardly take him to the next bus
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Path to economic recovery

IF the truth must be told, Nigeria today is on the edge of a precipice – with its economy hanging perilously on the balance. The situation is so precarious that President Muhammadu Buhari will be seeking Emergency Powers to tackle the economy as soon as the National Assembly resumes from its vacation on September 12, 2016.

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