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Nigeria: Beyond the Ceasefire, By Dele Agekameh

It was largely unexpected. But when it came, it came with a bang. Everybody was heldspell-bound. Perhaps, this illustrates the news that filtered in last Friday to the effect that the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Boko Haram terrorists have agreed to cease hostility.  Announcing the ceasefire in Abuja at the end of the conference on…
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Hard Questions Government Must Answer, By Garba Shehu

The perplexing truce reached between the Jonathan administration and theBoko Haram insurgents highlights challenges that Abuja can’t afford to down-play. With the whole thing appearing like it is unravelling, people are asking whether anyone was right to have given any weight to the ceasefire in the first instance. I have argued…
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Horns and Lagos’ Traffic, By Ifeanyi Uddin

One of the more interesting dimensions to the management of the Ebola Viral Disease is the recourse by the medical profession to symptomatic treatment. Besides quarantining victims, hospitals, at present, simply monitor their vital statistics, infusing them with blood when necessary (and possible), and regularly rehydrating them. Thus, addressing only…
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Nigerian Presidency and Its Defence of Ayo Oritsejafor, By Adeolu Ademoyo

On Sunday October 12, 2014 more than a month after the CAN’s president and founder of The World of Life Bible Church, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor’s private jet was involved in the illegal transfer of $ to South Africa, the Nigerian presidency sent its Senior Special Assistant on Public Communication, Mr.…
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“It Is Practiced In The Church” Does Not Make It Godly [2], By Frederick Adetiba

Find the Part 1 here The feet washing exercise conducted by Jesus Christ was meant to demonstrate to us how to lead as Kingdom people. Unfortunately, we have left the essence of that exercise and embraced the actual practice for our own different reasons. From my experience, the reason given…
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Overstaying in the Boys’ Quarters of Power, By Gimba Kakanda

Very few history textbooks are as depressing as the records of Nigeria's transition from a young independent nation to this pseudo-democratic chaos that is the product of half a century of conflicts of interests among the ruling elite. In their construction of this entity with the bricks of the very…
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What is in the 35% for the Rural Women? Garba Shehu

The world remembers rural women today.  This column is devoted to their advocacy. The United Nations has set aside this day as the International Day of Rural Women. This is supposed to provide an opportunity for the nations of the world, including this country to reflect on the conditions of unemployment and poverty…
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