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Checkmating The LGBT Incursion In African Politics

Saturday, February 4, 2023
The number of Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) persons in Nigeria, though largely undocumented officially, has continued to rise exponentially, especially amongst teenagers, youths and adults. According to several projects related fact finding researches and spontaneous polls conduct ...

FACT CHECK: Does Any University Offer Eight-Year Course?

Friday, February 3, 2023
Truthfully, there is no indication of existence of any eight-year course in any registered higher institution in Nigeria. Various checks by this reporter to ascertain if there is any eight-year course duration in Nigerian universities or polytechnics proved that such notion and assumption does no ...

2023: Given What Is At Stake, It Will Be Reckless To Rely On Mere Assurances

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
There are two critical success factors in any election; voter mobilisation and election results management. This is even more so for developing countries where institutions are not yet robust enough to withstand the twin evil of internal compromises and external pressures. The Labour Party; her p ...

Buga Judgement And The Impending Doom For Nigeria's Democracy

Monday, January 30, 2023
For some time now, a lot of Nigerians have expressed concerns about the growing incursion of the judiciary into the decision-making on who leads the people. As against the known practice in democrary making the people the ultimate decider on who rules over their affairs, the judiciary in Nigeria is ...

2023; South-South Ethnic Nationalities Assembly (SSENA) And Atiku/Okowa’s Endors

Monday, January 30, 2023
The venue of the event was lavishly decorated with different cultural regalia to impress, and it did impress. The event which commenced at about 11.a.m at a location in Warri, Delta state saw all present culturally kitted in their numbers; men and women alike. They sat in such a manner that the gath ...

February Elections: Nigerians Just Dey Play...

Sunday, January 29, 2023
( lsquo;A person is dead, but their spirit lives; if you poke the iris of their eye, they still come alive rsquo;) Democracy has a dream-like character. It sweeps into the world, carried forward by an immense desire by humans to overcome the barriers of indignity and social sufferin ...

Expediency Of Extending Deadline For Return Of Old N200, N500, And N1,000 Bankno

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
It is sad to note that barely a few days before the deadline issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the return of the old N200, N500, and N1, 000 banknotes to the banks, following the currency redesign program, only a few bank customers were able to make withdrawals from various Automated T ...

Obi And The Road To Chatham House

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Chatham House in Central London is a place where the best rub minds in a rarefied atmosphere. It has continued to host personalities interested in governing states, where their knowledge about policy and emerging developmental trends are gauged. This is what informs a question session even after a w ...

On The 2023 Elections; Echoing Osundare's Call For Thoughtful And Practical Foll

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
In Nigeria, we usually refer to bad and corrupt leadership as the monster weakening our political, social, economic and religious institutions. Often, we blame leaders for some certain failures and see them as the only devil haunting the progress of our country. However, we are yet to explore the pr ...

Nigeria, What Is Cooking?

Monday, January 16, 2023
Nigeria, our beloved country, the beautiful dark continent and giant of Africa. A country filled with beautiful landscapes and blessed with human, agricultural and natural resources. A land overflowing with beautiful multicultural heritage and diversetraditions. What is cooking? Imagining waking ...
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