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Jonathan’s exit, Buhari’s entry: A critical view1_/

Nigeria, through the divine intervention, and the singular act of a statesman, is witnessing today the happy end of an era and the hopeful beginning of another phase. This would be a sad disappointment to the prophets of doom with their forecast of possible disintegration of the country in 2015. Perhaps the prognosis of apocalypse has turned to be a blessing in disguise.

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Seeking unity for a united people

WEST Africans were more united in pre-colonial times than under the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) which turned forty years yesterday, Thursday, May 28, 2015. There was generally, free movement of persons in the region before the colonialists, mainly French and British, imposed artificial boundaries even amongst the same ethnic group and introduced custom duties which have since then restricted movement and prevented integration.

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Between party manifesto and the reality on ground

By Joef Omorotiomwan “Between the idea and the reality Between the motion and the act Falls the shadow”. -T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) IYAYI: It is an aberration for people to take on the responsibility of setting agenda for Muhammadu Buhari, the President-elect. Perhaps unwittingly, the impression is given that the man was elected as an independent
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Interrogating Amaechi’s murder charges

THAT Rivers State will continue to be a theatre of high political drama in the coming months could be an understatement. On Tuesday, 26th March 2015, evidences of this were playing out on two television networks. On the Africa Independent Television (AIT) the crowd of the pro-People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Rivers elite who worked for the victory of Governor-elect, Barrister Nyesom Wike, backed up by former Governor Peter Odili and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Barrister OCJ Okocha, held the fort, with Wike as the principal focus during a public lecture to usher in his administration.

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