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NDDC and Nwagboso’s challenge of change in Abia

By Ngozi Flo Nwakezie AS expected, the dissolution of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by President Umaru Yar’Adua few months ago generated  considerable interest within the polity. This is because   many people and diverse interests are keen in making input regarding who represents them in the NDDC Governing Board. Unlike
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Okah and the amnesty walk

By Edmond Enaibe WITH the Monday July 13, 2009 release of MEND leader Henry Okah, the amnesty jet can be said to be in full flight. Just hours before the declaration of amnesty for all militants by President Umaru Yar’Adua, the Ijaw Elders and Leaders Forum made a one page advertisement on page 49 of
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Imo and the N18.5bn bond

By Noble Nwabueze IN its resolve to open up the rural areas of the state and quicken the pace of its industrial development, the Imo State Government under the leadership of Chief Ikedi Ohakim, is accessing N18.5 billion bond from the nation’s capital market as the first phase of the N40 billion medium term note
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Still on power

By SUNNY ESENIUSE IKHIOVA IT is said that of all the resources available in Nigeria, the one that is most plentiful is manpower. You find our professionals in all parts of the world, our doctors and medical personnel form a significant percentage of medical doctors in South Africa, America and even in Europe holding their
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Between Akwa Ibom and AKPF

By UDO IBUOT IT is hardly surprising that the Akwa Ibom Peoples Front (AKPF), as a socio-cultural group, has continued to come under undeserved attacks and criticisms by people who do not seem to understand objectives of the group. While some people accuse the organisation of being a secret cult, others say that its influence
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Honesty not amnesty

By CHIDIEBE JEREMIAH THE media – both print and electronic – have been awash with  stories  of Mr. President’s amnesty to the Niger-Delta militants. A good number of people have praised President Yar’Adua for what they called a laudable initiative. This set of individuals will quickly tell whoever cares to listen that what the government
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Re: Go, Etiaba, go

By Dozie Iweka DAME Comfort Obi is one journalist that I admire and was therefore most disillusioned by her opinion on the above subject in Vanguard Oped page. By her own admission, she has a lot of respect and admiration for Her Excellency Dame Virgy Etiaba, the esteemed Deputy Governor of Anambra State. This is
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Go, Etiaba go!

By Comfort Obi I HAD willed myself not to write on this topic because I have a lot of respect for Her Excellency, Dame Virgy Etiaba, the Deputy Governor of Anambra State. Like me, she is of the Anglican Communion. And more, she is my sister-Knight. I have, therefore, unlike me, had some restrictions. I
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