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Leaders Worthy In Character and In Learning, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Part of the mystique of the events leading up to and succeeding the annulled presidential elections held June 12 1993, was the unusual succession of moments of truth associated with the people, processes, and events involved with that now infamous episode in our annals. My favourite such moment occurred during…
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Jonathan, Ọ̀ṣun Election, and The DSS Guilt of Wandering, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The conduct of two recent mid term elections (Èkìtì and Ọ̀ṣun Governorship elections) in Nigeria has created a lot of interest. On the surface, the legal coefficient in an election seems to be a sufficient factor, which guarantees the validity of an election. But it is crucial to always keep in mind …
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Ebola’s Revelations About Our Paganism and Credulity, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Ebola, this frightening viral disease has become the crisis of today, not only in West Africa, but globally. The capacity of the disease to spread fast and to kill fast is terrifying. The way the disease kills, bleeding its victim to death is petrifying. It’s the type of disease that…
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Who is Afraid of Low Interest Rates? By Ifeanyi Uddin

In favour of “low” interest rates, there is basically only one argument. The interest rates regime (adjusted for associated risks, including, inflation) in any economy, indicate to potential investors how much they may earn on their investments. Ideally, in a properly functioning economy, few arbitrage opportunities should exist, and so…
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Breaking the Nigerian Higher Education Code (Part 1), By Akanimo Odon

A system used for brevity or secrecy of communication, in which arbitrarily chosen words, letter or symbols are assigned definite meaning – that’s how the dictionary describes the word code. This speaks more or less of some complex item or situation requiring ingenuity to decipher. You now must wonder why…
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