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The Emerging US African Policy

By Sunday Orinya Recently, the leadership of the United States of America has significantly intensified efforts to increase its influence in Africa. The objective is to draw the states of the region into cooperation in various fields. To this end, working visits of government officials, business representatives and non-governmental organizations …

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Tribute: The First Lady of The North

In the early 50’s, two nagging issues tormented Elizabeth Ivase as Nigeria approached independence: what would be the fate of her minority Tiv ethnic group in the giant Northern Region dominated by the Hausa Fulani? Secondly, as a woman, what would be her place in a society like the north …

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Fatigued Sovereignty: Nigerian Nationhood in Despair,

Nigeria Unity

By Nimi Wariboko Now is the time for all patriotic citizens to rise up and repair Nigeria’s fatigued sovereignty. Yes, the set time has come for all of us to make unprecedented sacrifice and show unparalleled devotion to the nation to help it avert the potential crisis of disintegration. This …

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Helping Nigerian Teenage Girls Overcome Anxiety

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By Nuhu Muye In the last decade, rates of anxiety-related disorders among teenagers in the world have steadily risen, particularly in girls. Researchers and psychologists posit several hypotheses about why these rates are on the rise from digital hyper-connectivity to heightened external pressures to simply a greater awareness, and therefore …

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Dynamics of Leadership: The Bola Tinubu Example

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By Hon. Chinwe UgwuIt was the 33rd president of US, Mr. Harry S. Truman who once said, “Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the …

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Bayelsa 2020: Who The Cap Might Not Fit

Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

By Joshua Ebiegberi On February 14, 2020, the only Valentine’s Day governor in Nigeria would bid farewell to the Creek Haven seat of power in Bayelsa State. That day, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson would have completed eight remarkable years as governor of the most riverine and deltaic state in …

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Putting Square Pegs in Square Holes – Keem Abdul

Adeshina Akinwumi

Sometime in 2017, the United Nations through its Economic and Social Council sought for taxation experts from across the world to sit on its committee to proffer solutions to issues on international taxation and cooperation. In August of that year, Antonio Guteress, Secretary General of the United Nations told the …

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Democracy and Corruption in Nigeria

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By Menyanga Abu Democracy, especially the struggling and fragile democratic setting like ours is vulnerable to charges of corruption than other forms  of government. First because  freedom of speech, press and political challenges that come  with democratization allow opponents of a corrupt administration to make much of its corruption, and, secondly democracies most …

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Time for INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, to Resign

Time for INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, to Resign

By Femi Aribisala Having been caught in lies upon lies, Mahmood Yakubu should do the honourable thing for a change. It is not realistic to insist that President Buhari should fire him. That is unlikely to happen since he is working to protect the president’s interests. But there is one …

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