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Governor of the year: Good governance, Obiano’s willingness to deliver

Chief Willie Maduabuchukwu Obiano was born 59 years ago to the family of late Philip Onuorah Obiano in the historical town of Aguleri in Anambra State. Young Willie showed great promise in his early education. He was particularly remarkable at the Christ the King’s College, CKC, Onitsha, where he won the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Prize for Essay writing in 1974 and subsequently made good grades that earned him a place in the University of Lagos where he studied Accountancy.

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Opposition to Buhari’s re-election among issues that could shape 2017

A host of recession-ravaged Nigerians are in a hurry to bid year 2016, which ends today, good bye. Arguably, 2016 has been a year of high-wire political intrigues, bickering and economic misfortune for many of them. It was a year that inflation rate hit over 18 per cent as the Naira had a free fall against the Dollar with prices of basic goods and essential commodities spiralling out of the reach of most Nigerians with the attendant hunger and gnashing of the teeth.

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Trouble in universities! Govt failure to honour pacts, alleged corruption fuel mistrust

Nigeria’s educational system has suffered a huge neglect from the late 80s till date. Meanwhile, a country that is serious about economic and political development has to pay great attention to her educational development. Currently, no Nigerian university ranks among the top 1,000 in the world. Most of the nation’s universities, polytechnics and colleges of education lack basic infrastructure while lecturers’ morale is low as a result of poor pay.

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The real Christmas Story

CHRISTMAS (Old English: Cr+stesmæsse, meaning “Christ’s Mass”) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed mostly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is prepared for by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts 12 days and culminates on Twelfth Night; in some traditions, Christmastide includes an Octave.

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Buhari’s broken war on corruption: Dog-fight between the President’s men turns ugly

The whirlwind that has been rocking the inner political circles of President Muhammadu Buhari hit its crescendo on Thursday, December 15, 2016, with the rejection of the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu, an Assistant Police Commissioner, as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. That back stabbing by the Senate, automatically, set back the hands of Mr. President’s avowed determination to eliminate corruption before it kills Nigerians, and raises numerous questions about the calibre and character of persons he recruited to help him prosecute the corruption war.

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