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We need a fourth tier of government comprising traditional rulers —Oba Ajayi

Oba Michael Odunayo Ajayi, the Elerinmo of Erinmo Kingdom, Ijesha, Osun State, is among well-educated monarchs in the country.

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We need to return to 1963 Constitution to get Nigeria right—Femi Okunnu

Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing in the first republic and former pro-chancellor and chairman governing council of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi , Alhaji Lateef Olufemi Okunnu, SAN, in this interview, x-rays the Nigerian state 58 years after independence and says only a return to the 1963 constitution will revive Nigeria.  Excerpts:

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Seinye  Lulu-Briggs: I do not see the world as being ‘male dominated’

From humble beginnings, she has ramped up an impressive resume from the time she joined the civil service, through her times at the apex bank as a pioneer staff of the Computer Services Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the banking sector at the defunct Oceanic Bank, to where she is now as Executive Vice-Chairman of Moni Pulo Ltd, an indigenous oil producing firm.

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Ibori: A Political Tactician Turns 60

Chief James Onanefe Ibori, the ebullient Urhobo man who superintended over the affairs of Delta State as governor between 1999 and 2007, strides today into the sexagenarian club as he turns 60. The people’s man, once described as “Apamaku 11” by then governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is as robust and full of life today as he was then when he was governor for eight years way back.

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