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Probe the Nigeria Air mess

It was not surprising when three months ago, activities heightened towards  actualisation of the project. Minister of State, Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sirika, indicated in May a deadline set by the President for the unveiling of Nigeria Air by December 2018. Then, on July 18, 2018, Sirika went to the Farnborough International Air show, London and unveiled the logo of the putative Nigeria Air.

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2019 polls doomed without Card Reader

THE serial attempts to amend the Electoral Act in readiness for the 2019 general elections have turned out as the messiest such effort since our return to democracy in 1999. The Electoral Act (Amendment Bill), which the National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has just reworked, for the record fourth time, is the enabling legal instrument for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

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High cost of nomination fees

It gives cheap political investors the opportunity to purchase these forms for occupants of plum and powerful political offices to assert themselves as future “stakeholders” if their candidates win. This form of unbridled political speculation cannot promote our touted war on corruption. There should be no reason to make nomination forms too expensive for anyone who seeks election to serve.

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