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Exposition Of The Law On The Abia State Governorship Controversy, By Inibehe Effiong

On Monday 27th June, 2016 the Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Okon Abang delivered judgment in a pre-election case brought by a gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State in the 2015

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David Cameron’s Message To Muhammadu Buhari, By Onwuasonya FCC Jones

This article is coming a little bit late, because I had to watch the drama called Brexit and see how it all ended, I was also interested in finding out the reactions of key players in European politics, especially as

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An Analysis Of The Constitutional Validity Of Freezing Governor Fayose’s Bank Account, By Inibehe Effiong

On Monday 20th June, 2016 the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Peter Fayose, alerted the nation that his personal bank account domiciled with Zenith Bank of Nigeria Plc has been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr.

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Naira Floats: IMF prevails as pending doom looms

By Emeka Chiakwelu   Here comes the big trouble, for with floating of naira comes massive devaluation, Hyperinflation and higher interest rate.   Nigerian government has finally bowed to recommendation by masterly International Monetary Fund (IMF) to devalue naira by

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The Recruitment Corruption President Buhari Has Refused To Fight, By Inibehe Effiong

Something embarrassing is going on under the very nose of President Muhammadu Buhari. There seems to be a well orchestrated and audaciously executed scheme by some fifth columnists who have ascended key and strategic positions in some federal establishments and

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Sex Scandal, The National Assembly And The Tragedy Of Nigeria, By Inibehe Effiong

The current sex scandal rocking the House of Representatives is another tragic testament of the crop of legislators that we have in the National Assembly. Our lawmakers are perennially in the news for bad and ugly reasons. Members of our

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FMC Owerri: Decay, Lies, Imcompetence And Impunity By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

I will wish the Interim Management Committee of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri will treat the issues raised in my write-up with as much speed as they manufactured that chronicle of lies they fed some media houses with last week,

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu versus the Nigerian Pharoah

By Iyoha John Darlington   May 30, 1967, goes down in history the birth of a nation east of The Niger was declared but the forces of tyranny and dissent voices on the other side of the table declared a

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Opinion: Niger Delta on alert

By Odimegwu Onwumere “Flood is said to occur when a body of water moves over and above an area of land which is not normally submerged. It could also be seen as the inundation of an area not normally covered

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Who will save Imo from the hands of Governor Okorocha?

By Kenneth Uwadi   In the face of misgovernance in Imo I am at lost at the fanfare exhibited by the governor of Imo State Owelle Rochas Okorocha just to celebrate 5 years of stagnant performance. It is all over

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Who will rescue the Igbos? By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

Igbos have big problems at the moment, and the biggest of our problems as a people is not that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is leaving us in no doubt about his agenda against us. The biggest of our

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FMC, Owerri: One year without an administrator

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones   I deliberately took a break from writing either here or anywhere else about the troubles or lack of it at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, immediately the Minister of Health took a decision to suspend

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Prof. Hanke blasts Nigeria, “The currency is junk and the government is incompetent and corrupt”

I categorically disagree with Prof. Hanke –  Naira maybe ebbing but not a junk currency   By Emeka Chiakwelu   The Power of life and death is in the tongue – Proverb 18:21   Words, images and remarks are powerful.

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Imo PDP and the desperate coalition

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones For any organization, business, political and even religious to grow, it must learn lessons from its past history and the history of other organizations like. Any organization that fails to learn lessons from its past failures

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Nigeria’s Quota system and Cut-Off Marks: Anambra and Imo are discriminated

By AFRIPOL For many years, the Federal government of Nigeria has promulgated and implemented cut-off marks for all candidates seeking admission into Federal Government Colleges or Unity Schools as they are popularly known. But the policy of assigning different cut-off

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Christians in danger in Nigeria

Exposing New Waves Of Grazing & Bomb Terrorisms Against Southern & Northern Christian & Other Secular Populations   (Onitsha Nigeria, 8th May 2016)-The Nigerian Christians and other secular populations are steadily going the Lebanon way by facing steady and unprovoked

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Opinion: This rampaging dis-ease called religion

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun   One of the most challenging things to write about is religion. This is because, religion-an institution created by man-has been so abused by the class of animals that created it in the first place. In

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Donald Trump’s Rises and Conservatism falters, falls? By Emeka Chiakwelu

As liberalism and leftism grow leaps and bounds with the help of the leftist Senator Bernie Sanders of Democratic Party, we cannot say that is applicable to conservatism of Republican Party in the era of Donald Trump.   The presumptive

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We Are All Biafrans

By Chido Onumah   Parresia Publishers Ltd and African Centre for Media and Information Literacy in partnership with Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation will on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, present to the public a new book, We Are All Biafrans, written

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Pendency Of The National Grazing Reserve Bill At The National Assembly: Setting The Records Straight

Our attention has, again, been drawn to public statements credited to some serving Senators in Nigeria to the effect that the National Grazing Reserve Bill is not before the Upper Chamber or Senate of the National Assembly. The latest of

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Change will come but we must all be patient

“God will not change the condition of a people unless they change what is their hearts.” – Holy Qur’an   By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi   In the run up to the 2015 election, Nigeria found itself at a boiling point. Not

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Enugu massacre: The leadership Igbos deserve

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones There are few issues in the country today that gathers more consensus that the issue of Igbo leadership. The Igbos are seen as a people whose direction is as diverse as the number of people that

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Is It Constitutionally Possible To Abolish The Nigerian Senate? By Inibehe Effiong

This piece is precipitated by a private message I received from a friend on Facebook on Wednesday April 20, 2016 seeking to ascertain whether it is possible to abolish the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Without hesitation, I

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Buhari And ‘The 24 Disciples’ By Iyoha John Darlington

We are doubtless caught in an agonising web of untold hardship, ruthlessness, frustration, totalitarianism, violence, and bloodshed – a period that could be characterised as anything but horrors orchestrated by a fascist Nazi front. On May 29, 2015, a government

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Zuma: The bitter taste of honey

By Abdulrazaq Magaji Few eyebrows would have been raised were Mr. Jacob Zuma the life-president of any of the several banana republics that dot the African continent. But this is Africa’s reputed rainbow nation and the continent’s undisputed economic hub.

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Exposing The Dark Sides Of DSS Allegation Of IPOB’s Abduction, Murder & Shallow Burial Of Five Hausa-Fulani Citizens In Abia State

Nigeria: Two Classes-In-One Country In Criminology, “dark sides or figures of crimes” are totality of crimes reported to the police but not recorded in the crime statistics or records of the Police Force for primordial, nepotistic, incompetence and corruptive reasons.

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Imo PDP Crisis: The History, Reasons And Actors By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has not produced a Governor in Imo State since 2007, yet no one has become the Governor of the State without benefiting from the political infrastructure of that Party. The PDP has continued to fail

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Who’s after Saraki’s blood? (3)

By Abdulrazaq Magaji There is no point bluffing when trouble comes visiting. It appears trouble has chosen the home of senate president, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for an unwelcome visit and, so far, all attempts to call the bluff of

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State Of The Nation: Buhari Unites Nigerians By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

No matter which part of the divide you belong to; politically, religiously, economically and even ethnically, you must be feeling the impact of government at all levels. You must buy from the same market as everyone else, use the same

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Ki’lonse Bukola? By Abdulrazaq Magaji

What do honest, decent and innocent people do when they are tossed before a judge for an offence they never committed? Do they run from pillar to post, accuse witches, waste millions in legal fees or waste millions in seeking

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