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What ATC error?

MINISTER of Aviation, Babatunde Omotoba has the powers to suspend whoever he thinks is performing below the low expectations of his ministry. However, he does not have the right to titillate Nigerians with tales of the improved state of the equipment used in the industry.

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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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Amnesty: Hard Questions

THE choice of Major-General Godwin Abbe as the latest Minister of Defence, had a lot with the expectations of the President that a former military administrator, who is also an indigene of the Niger Delta, and other indigenes of the area in government, would work for the benefit of the region.

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Tenure of Perm-Secs

The old system of giving Permanent Secretaries and Directors in the Federal Civil Service unlimited tenure appeared to take the term: “Permanent Secretary” literally. It gave rise to so many abuses that the federal civil service became the engine room of corruption, ethnic domination, sectional cabalism and the nurturing of super-powerful public officers who were
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Pa Soludo – A Challenge

THE police has been handed another rare opportunity to prove its seriousness with the promises it has made to tackle kidnapping. The kidnap of Pa Simeon Nwankwo Soludo, father of Professor Chukwuma Soludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has upped the intrigues in the Anambra State governorship election. Events so far are
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