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Is Media Above the Law?


By MOHAMMED ISMAIL When the crime was perpetrated in the banking sub-sector, all hell was let loose; now that the crime is being perpetrated by the all powerful media there is a resoundingly deafening silence. Although, the banking industry has a potent reason to embrace casualization of staff in the wake of the global financial […]

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On the Approval of 13% Revenue Derivation from Solid Minerals to Northern States


By Dr. EMMANUEL OJAMERUAYE According to the report, “the Federal Government may have opted to appease some northern states … government was worried about rising insecurity in the northern part of the country with vociferous leaders of the north blaming the situation on poverty and inequality arising from alleged lopsided revenue allocation against them…It was […]

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Nuclear Iran: Israel – U.S Headache


By OBI EBUKA-ONOCHIE “My supreme responsibility as Prime Minister of Israel is to ensure that Israel remains the master of its fate”. – Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel. “I have a policy to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon,” “And as I’ve made clear time and again during the course of my presidency, I […]

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National Security Compromised by Over-Aged Workers at the Nigerian Immigration Service


By ALUKO OYEBODE S.I The set of Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (ASI) that were recruited into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at about the same time as the Immediate-past Comptroller General of Immigration Service (CGIS) should not (under normal/proper circumstances) have more than a period of at most three (3) months left in government service: […]

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LUTH: A Heaven of Corruption and Mismanagement


By WALE MOGAJI -SURULERE, Lagos. The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) is always in the news for the wrong reason. We all remember the Baby Eniola saga, when an infant was given HIV-infected blood. The then Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Tolu Odukoya did not take decent administrative step of resigning, he was forced out […]

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Bloated Senate, Empty Senators


By Sonala Olumhense                                I have heard a lot of things in my time, but I have yet to hear of a Nigerian Senator with a demonstrable commitment to Nigeria. I spend a great deal of time on the website of the Senate because it is supposed to be a ready source of information on the […]

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