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Presidential Assent To Constitutional Amendment: The Dangers of Not Monitoring The National Assembly, By Olisa Agbakoba

For Olisa Agbakoba, law is not about making money any more.It is about improving the society.
Well, he can afford it.
In a society where the fog of poverty, need (and even want) have conspired to make those with sight appear blind, it should be consoling that some members of the public would continue to demonstrate a commitment to the Nigerian project in whatever capacity they can.

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Who will help the poor?

In my Constituency for State Assembly, at the last count, there are 32 aspirants for Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN. There will be a few more for People’s Democratic Party, PDP and the others. Of course, posters have manifested – all saying the things they will do if they are voted to power. They don’t always do.

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Consensus candidate: Ciroma keeps Atiku, IBB in suspense

As the final countdown to the announcement of a consensus candidate by the North begins, the four Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirants (former military president Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former National Security Adviser, NSA, General Aliyu Mohammed Gusau and Kwara State governor, Abubakar Bukola Saraki) on the bill of the Northern Political Leaders Forum, NPLF, are already holding talks on their individual and collective post announcement activities.

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Health Special: The Burden of Sickle Cell Disorder

Certainly, Sickle Cell Disorder is a global health problem with psychosocial implications. Unfortunately, Nigeria has the largest population of people with sickle cell disorder, with about 150,000 births annually. The incidence of sickle cell anaemia in Nigeria is among the highest in the world, with more than 100,000 Nigerian children being born each year with the disorder. Those with the disease suffer a higher than average frequency of illness and premature death, especially in infancy. The condition can also cause heart attacks, kidney failure, severe infections and sudden death.

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