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Richard Akinjide in his own words (2)

Olusegun Obasanjo, Richard Akinjide

By Eric Teniola LOOKING at the draft constitution, power is vested in four clear institutions and this was deliberate, having regard to our experience of the last 17 to 20 years. The first institution is the People of this country. The second is the President. The third is the Legislature, and fourth is the Judiciary.
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This Colonel Umar

By Yinka Odumakin IT is just occurring to me that children born around 1993 are now 27 years old and may not have full ideas of who did what during the nullification of the brightest chance to make a nation out of dysfunctional Nigeria. At a time when some officers were swearing that Aare MKO
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BREAKING: Not over for Uzor Kalu as EFCC sets for fresh, immediate retrial

How Nigeria lost the benefits of a strong EFCC

CAN you recollect when the news report that “the EFCC is investigating  allegations of N1billion fraud against Governor ABC” would send the governor scampering to the airport for the first flight out of Nigeria? Can you remember when entire States’ Houses of Assembly trembled if Malam Nuhu Ribadu, the first Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, merely mentioned that the lawmakers were under investigation? Do you even remember who Nuhu Ribadu is and does it matter anymore? Yet, the first visit of the former EFCC Chairman to Lagos to meet the media created a massive hold-up for hours.

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Why we handed quit notice to Almajirai in Igboland ― INC

ALMAJARAI: A season of migration to the South

By Obi Nwakanma Much hot air has been expended on the various reports about the migration of the so-called “Almajarai” to the South – mostly to the South/South and South/East states. Much concern is about the nature of these movement and their intentions, legality, and implications, particularly in this era of the national lowdown and
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Buhari's speech in brief

Buhari, Nigeria and the eighth May 29

On May 29, 1984, 1985, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and now 2020, Buhari was the Nigerian Head of State. When he leaves office on May 29, 2023, he would have led us on that date in the calendar more than any other leader except former President Obasanjo. As he clocked the eighth May 29 as the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Nigeria Incorporated, with only three more to go, Nigerians and Buhari himself should be asking questions about the legacy he would leave for posterity. Right now, there is nothing positive to report.

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