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Jonathan: A president’s development strides amid doubts

THE thrust of the Transformation Agenda at the commencement of the 2011 presidential election campaign was that Nigeria would be transformed into a new nation in various aspects of human endeavours.

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Theatre of the absurd

We are not yet done with theatrics and distractions. It was like rehearsing a scene from a movie. But this is not Nollywood live! Dame Patience broke down in tears over the unresolved issue of the abducted school girls; alleging that the Borno State First Lady was trying to frustrate her efforts about helping the State Government to rescue the missing school girls.

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..Of national honours and national horrors

Penultimate Friday, the Federal Government inaugurated a new board for the Nigeria National Merit Awards, NNMA, with Professor Francis Idachaba as Chairman. The Board is saddled with the responsiblity of ensuring that the right people are nominated and honoured by the Goodluck Jonathan administration which pursues promotion of merit, hardwork and intellectuallism in the nation’s quest for sustainable development.

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NNPC: Cock and bull story

When the news broke that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Africa’s biggest oil producer, is facing questions about where billions of dollars in oil money is going amid suspicions of fraud and it being siphoned among other things, the first thing that came to my mind was how my own family missed out on the whole thing.

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2015 conversations

By Chioma Gabriel “Mchshh” “ You hissed, Saka” “I didn’t,”Aminu answered. “ But you just did” “Ah! It’s just these papers, one cannot believe  everything written on the pages of newspapers” ‘ Why do you think so? But you are reading it upside down” “ Are you blind? The matter is also upside down. Didn’t
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