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June 12: Still a burden

UNTIL June 12, 1993, Nigerian elections were always characterised by massive rigging driven by bloated census figures(politics being a game of number), pre and post-election violence and bad-blooded court cases, with the plaintiffs and defendants trying to outdo one another in bribing the judges of our courts so much so that one of them had to tell Nigerians that his hands were tied.

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Vices and their impact in Nigeria

IN Nigeria a sudden twist and trend toward the use of vice to acquire wealth took its toll during the early ’90s this began with the formation of dubious banks which drained investible money from the citizens. When this began to diminish another one took its place nick-named 419 which is simply a scam.

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Goodbye, a soldier of justice

THE smiles were always genuine. It came from the heart. To Peter Anagha Okorukwu (Ugara), everyone was special. Even in the hawkish world of business, particularly, clearing and forwarding where he was an icon, he put the interest of other persons before his. While he hailed from Idima Ohaeke Abam, Arochukwu Local Government Area, Abia State, Abam generally was his canvass. Now, the mourning has just started for many.

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What is it With PDP?

Those who were terribly disgraced and who poured venom against the party are happily welcomed back. PDP is extremely magnanimous. PDP is all inclusive, it is a non-discriminatory political institution. In spite of the blackmail that it is a retrogressive and conservative party, it is the PDP and not another party that mainstreamed gender consideration in its structure by waiving nomination fees for women; it is the PDP that conceived zoning as its inept affirmative action for politically marginalized part of Nigeria.

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Ohakim’s Imo: Three years later

Today, internet has solved the information problem in the sense that you not only access news at it breaks, but can also engage in online chat. In-between the hustle for daily-bread in a foreign land, there remains this serious hunger by the immigrants for hints on what is happening back home. This has, in turn, led to a proliferation of blogs. The trail was blazed years ago by Elendu Reports, followed by Sahara reporters.

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For Women

It is proven that more men follow the World Cup final. Sad
tales of wife battering, bitter quarrels and even divorce occasioned by World Cup related incidents have not been widely reported in our country but rising figures worldwide have become worrisome. It is for this reason that a website has come up with the 10 commandments for women during the Mundial.

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A leader Nigeria deserves

IT is not only Nigerians but also bewildered foreigners who wonder aloud why a country so blessed with human and natural resources is not presently challenging at the top of the summit of global economic powers. Many reasons (for excuses) have been variously adduced to explain Nigeria’s relative underdevelopment, ranging from political instability to its heterogeneity.

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Who chairs INEC?

SINCE Professor Maurice Iwu was ordered by president Goodluck Jonathan to take a walk, the national debate and speculation about who may replace the highly controversial electoral umpire has quickly gathered the force of a whirlwind. A number of names of Nigerians adjudged by various analysts, groups and interests as being qualified to fill Prof. Iwu’s shoes have featured in the public media.

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Why Jonathan must run

NOW that the dark strongholds of the cabalistic enemies of our country having been pulled down and the avaricious occupants of the corridors of power rendered prostrate, the kleptocrats who hold sway in Nigeria have now found in President Goodluck Jonathan, the veritable and terminal danger to their abominable empire who must be destroyed lest he changes Nigeria for the better for the common people and for the worse for their bloodsucking breed.

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