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The tragic circumstances in which no less than nineteen young Nigerians recently lost their lives in vain search for jobs in the immigration office is heart-rending enough without the sloppy manner in which the authorities have reacted to it. The details are odious in the extreme.

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In search for stability:Try swiss democracy

After the bloody army coup of 1966, General Yakubu Gowon, as the Head of the Military Government was reported to have said that “in a press conference on 8th October, 1966, I therefore put before you the following forms of government for consideration:- (a) Federal system with a strong central government (b) Federal system with a weak central government (c) Confederation and (d) an entirely new arrangement which will be peculiar to Nigeria and which has not yet found its way into any political dictionary”.

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Sanusi’s blunders Emefiele must avoid

ZENITH Bank Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Godwin Emefiele will assume the seat of Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, early in June 2014 if his nomination by President Goodluck Jonathan is ratified by the Senate. It will be the beginning of a new era and the close of the most tempestuous five years in the Bank’s history under Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

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Olisa Metuh’s Goebbels complex

Last week, Olisa Metuh, the ruling PDP’s Publicity Secretary, said the insurgency in the country was sponsored by unpatriotic elements to discredit President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. According to him, Jonathan is being persecuted for no other reason than being a Nigerian from a minority ethnic group, adding further that no leader in the history of the country faced the height of persecution the President has been subjected to since he assumed office.

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Praying for Nigeria: A citizen’s secular meditations

IF I were a praying man, I would be on my knees every minute of the day for the next three months. And if I could be sure not to expire from the inhuman sacrifice, I would seek to better God-the-Son by fasting for 90 days and nights, hoping that the 492 wise men and women selected to rescue Nigeria from the precipice of self-annihilation would not need a day beyond June 15, 2014 to complete their task.

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