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Imminent Collapse of Civil Rule in Nigeria, Femi Falana

The dreaded Boko Haram sect has continued to unleash mayhem on defenceless civilians including school children in the north east region . In the last couple of months, the satanic society has annexed part of the territory of the Republic of Nigeria. In the circumstance, the President and Commander-in-Chief of…
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Reimagining the Place of [Christian] Religion in our National Life, By Stan Chu Ilo

What is the role of religious leaders in our national life? What should be the place of religion in shaping the moral and spiritual life of those who aspire to political leadership or those who already hold public office? How should Christians engage in the political process to bring about…
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Leadership, Order and the Rule of Law, By Taiwo Odukoya

"Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities." (Romans 13:1) In about 380BC, the Greek philosopher Plato penned his now popular treatise called The Republic. In it, Plato argued that the ideal society was one that was subjected to the rule of the best men, idealized philosopher kings who possessed…
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Between PDP and APC in 2015: May the Better Party Loose! By Bolaji Eletta

I have a confession concerning 2015. I have been praying for a ! A good looser! I have been praying that between PDP and APC may the party that loves Nigeria the more be the party to lose the 2015 election. The political landscape towards 2015 general election is wearing…
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How Buhari Can Win the 2015 Elections, By Eronmonsele (Sele) Elens-Eigbokhan and Tobi Oluwatola

There is a lot of excitement in the build up to Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election and justifiably so for a number of reasons; possibly for the first time since 1993, and certainly since 1999, the opposition parties have managed to form an alliance with some similitude of a national structure…
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Defecting Speaker vs Vindictive President, By Jaafar Jaafar

As President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria clocked 57 years today, the nation witnessed one of the worst abuses of the nation's democracy in history. Members of parliament were teargassed and denied access into the House of Representatives chamber in order to prevent the speaker, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, from presiding over…
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The Money Game and Democratic Choice, By Femi Falana

In line with democratic principles the political space in Nigeria has been liberalised by the Constitution. To ensure some degree of popular participation in the electoral process political associations which intend to transform into political parties are not required to meet stringent conditions. In the same vein, candidates contesting elections…
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PERSONAL FINANCE: Five Myths Of Money You Need To Know, By Kenneth Doghudje

Wealth creation and generation is hardly rocket science. Rather it responds to the application of several laws and principles that will work for almost anyone, anywhere. The question now is – Why are so many people living in want, lack or penury? The reason is because money education is not…
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