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Re:Who is stealing by sign posts?

SINCE the publication of Hon. Josef Omorotionmwan’s article on “Stealing by Sign Posts” on 29 December 2011, there have been raging debates and comments on the issue. The latest is the rejoinder titled, “Who is Stealing by Sign Posts?” by one Aliyu Jattu from Agbede (Vanguard, 18 January 2011, p. 19). Also, see paid advertisement titled, Oshiomhole: “This Madness must stop” (Vanguard, 5 January 2012, p. 25).

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Many rivers to cross

By Josef Omorotionmwan NOBODY will blame us for sometimes behaving like the military. After all, we were under the military for too long. It was around 4.00 p.m. on that fateful day in 1985. We were all glued to our radio sets, awaiting the decision in the case of General Maman Vatsa, et al. That
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Unity or hell? Choices for the new year

ON September 15, 1963, during the American civil rights movement, the American terrorist group Ku Klux Klan, which uses twisted Christian language to support its racist ideology, set off a bomb in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, where civil rights activists often congregated. The bomb killed four little girls coming out of their Sunday school class and wounded 22 other people.

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Rice: Between poverty and insanity

THE wind of change is blowing everywhere. In Edo State, one major industry, the obituary, is currently undergoing some transformation. It is growing both in form and in content. At the beginning of each dance session, the Master of Ceremony (MC) is now required to announce that people should not place money on the celebrant’s head. Instead, people are now required to do their spraying into improvised offering bags.

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(In)Equality before the law

NIGERIA must have some of the best laws in the world. Ironically, Nigeria lacks the will to implement the laws. See what we have done with our numerous Constitutions and the governmental systems. In the beginning, our British colonial masters bestowed the parliamentary system of government on us.

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How not to reform the ports

WANTED URGENTLY: Fake and adulterated products; Killer and expired drugs; Inferior cables and wires; Fake electronics of all descriptions; Antiquated over-used vehicles, not less than 30 years old; Toxic wastes properly packaged and labeled as food; and any other items that are not required in the country of origin, to be dumped on Nigeria.

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ID card: A cat of nine lives

WE are convinced beyond all reasonable doubts that the Federal Government must have been listening to Mr. Ogidigan. There is also no doubt that the Federal Government’s hearing must be partially impaired. Otherwise, the lessons of Ogidigan’s full experience would have been very instructive.

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