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Pity the presidential economic advisory council.

Members of the Presidential Advisory Council, PEAC, have my sympathies despite my serious disagreements with two of the appointees in the past. At any rate, it is a new situation and their success or failure will have lasting impact on all of us alive today and million more unborn for years to come. If a reader sensing espirit de corps in my anxiety for their individual and collective reputations, let me quickly admit guilt. They are my colleagues – practitioners of what one jealous critic had called the “dismal science”. He was furious at the common pronouncements by economists – “on the one hand..and on the other hand….”. “Why can’t you fellows talk of just one hand”, he exploded. So, I start with our usual caveat when making tough recommendations to our principals.

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Buhari, NCAA

Good presidential move!

By Donu Kogbara RECENTLY, I accused  President Muhammadu Buhari of not being the kind of strict disciplinarian who can cure Nigeria of multiple ills. Some Vanguard readers contacted me to say that they disagreed with me because Buhari’s administration has been extremely strict in its dealings with VIPs it regards as miscreants – for example,
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Cargo plane crashes in Congo, killing presidential staff on board

A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashed in eastern Congo on Thursday, killing all eight passengers and crew, a presidential advisor told Reuters on Friday. The plane, carrying President Felix Tshisekedi’s driver, a logistics manager and some soldiers, was headed for the capital Kinshasa and went off radar on Thursday afternoon, an hour after departing,
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Between presidential poll, the Judges’ gavels

THE Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for 2019 polls concluded its onerous tasks on Wednesday, September 13, 2019 which ended in favour of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who polled 15,191,847 votes, the highest number of votes, and met all other criteria stipulated in the enabling laws for emergence of a winner in the presidential poll.

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Assets Forfeiture: Presidential Panel seals Nwaoboshi’s properties in Delta, Abuja, Lagos

.Writes four banks to block embattled senator’s accounts The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has sealed up suspicious assets and properties belonging to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, located in Warri, Asaba in Delta State, and Lagos State respectively. The Presidential Panel carried out the action on the premise of last week’s
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