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Nigeria Must Lead To Include Justice in Post-2015 MDGs, By John Oziegbe

In the last fourteen years, Nigeria has joined the rest of the world in the pursuit of development targets set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Undeniably, over the years the MDGs implementation has brought about palpable progress in reducing poverty, addressing issues of women empowerment and participation in…
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Nigeria’s Sobering Competitiveness Rankings, By Olu Akanmu

The debate about whether the recent World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) rankings is fair to Nigeria, whether our 120th position out of the 148 countries rated reflect our true reality is too critical to ignore. There are real dangers that rather than reflect deeply and inwardly on the…
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Islamic State: Syrians Must Queue Behind Obama or Assad, By Rotimi Akinola

One thing I have learnt from reading news in which states declare the crust of their foreign policy is that such news themselves should be taken with a pinch of salt as they are seldom what they seem. I have also come to learn that world leaders, while working underground…
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A Dagger Drawn On the Throat of the System, By Eric Teniola

Since the Civilians took over Government in 1999, we have had eight inspector Generals of Police till date. They are- Musiliu Smith (1999-2002), Mustapha Adebayo Balogun March 2002- January 2005, Sunday Ehindero 2005-2007, Mike Mbama Okiro 2007-2009, Ogbonna Okechukwu Onovo 2009-2010, Hafiz Ringim January 2010- 2012, Muhammed D. Abubakar 2012-2014…
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Friday Sermon: Youth, Drug Prohibition and Islam, By Imam Murtada Gusau

First Sermon: In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy Alhamdulillah. Indeed, all praise is due to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from our soul’s evils and our wrong doings. He whom Allah guides, no one…
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It is Time To Arrest and Prosecute T.B. Joshua, By Olufemi Taiwo, Ebenezer Obadare, Akin Adesokan, Wale Adebanwi, Tejumola Olaniyan

It is time the authorities in Nigeria did the right thing and arrest Mr. Temitope Balogun Joshua, the self-styled General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN). Here is why: On Friday, September 12, 2014, a guest hostel located within the premises of Mr. Joshua’s sprawling church at…
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