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Barka de Sallah

ABRAHAM, as it is universally accepted, is the symbol of faith for both Muslims and Christians. He is a common denominator and should be a unifying factor. His significance to both Islam and Christianity can never be down-played. Each year, Muslims enact an ancient ritual of demonstrating unquestioning faith in the Almighty Allah as exemplified
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Almighty Gov Elechi!

“I am a jealous God. I am the God that brought you out from the land of Egypt. You have no other God beside me.” — Exodus 20 verses 2, 5 SOME governors insist on being called executive  governors though the Constitution just assigned titled of governor to them. The misappropriation of our resources starts
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The world ignores us

NIGERIA has played itself to her favourite position in  global matters — irrelevance. We used the FIFA U-17 World Cup to display national ethos of playing of skewed standards. Many things have been said about the poor standards Nigeria brought to a competition meant to breed the next generation of footballers, who would hold the
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Speak out INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is about to make the biggest mistake about the 2010 election in Anambra State through its silence in various areas. INEC deserves the support of all to get out of the mire of badly organised elections, but it must be seen seeking that help. Does INEC have the funds
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N200b Ecological Fund

THE National Economic Council (NEC) must have intended to impress Nigerians with news that former President Olusegun Obasanjo squandered N200 billion of the Ecological Fund. So what is next? If someone is known to have, squandered public funds, no matter what the funds were for, are there no sanctions? Is the law silent on what
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Abdullahi’s INEC appeal

NOBODY appears interested in electoral reforms. The  dances that pass for moves to make defining changes in the way Nigeria conducts elections cannot produce any meaningful changes because the holders of power cannot make moves that they are not sure would leave powers in their hands. Justice Umaru Abdullahi, out-going President of the Court of
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Feuding Ministers

PRESIDENT Umaru Yar’Adua has risen up to the complicating consequences of fracturing feuds that are part of his administration. There are no indications of an easy solution to the acrimony that ministers have managed to cultivate in their relations with each other. They, as the President admitted, have hurt the performance of government. He has
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