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#IssuesForBuhari: Rethinking Educational Reforms in the 21st Century (2), By Victoria Ohaeri

My last article, titled, “#IssuesForBuhari: From Clueless to an Issueless Government” generated considerable feedback. The backlash was expected, and it streamed in unceasingly. Hundreds of enthusiastic Buhari supporters swiftly rallied to defend him and shared several documents with me, purporting to be either Buhari’s or APC manifesto. I will now…
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It’s Christmas in Chibok, Mr. President! By Gimba Kakanda

You know what this is about. But, have you contacted their family to understand the meaning and depth of sorrow? Which family? This is the reason for this reminder. While you feast, in the spirit of this sacred season, sharing love with your political family, especially the billionaire donors, there…
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[FRIDAY SERMON] Be Patient Emir Sanusi, Days of Terrorists Are Numbered, By Imam Murtada Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Alhamdulillah. Indeed, all praise is due to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evil within ourselves and from our wrongdoings. He whom Allah guides, no one can misguide;…
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It Smells Like Christmas But Not in Chibok, By Obo Effanga  

“Wow! It smells like Christmas.” “Meaning?” “Meaning that this season reminds me of Christmas.” “But it is Christmas.” “Really?” “Yea man, there’s Christmas in the air, that’s what you are smelling.” “I see.” “You are smelling the dry weather and dusty roads. You know what I always say about this…
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A Judge’s Dangerous Whim, By Garba Shehu

Many years after alarm bells began ringing in Southern Nigeria protesting lower cut-off marks for Northern candidates for admission into Federal Government Colleges, a Federal High Court in Lagos has struck down the government admission policy. Justice John Tsoho who handed down the landmark decision says that admission into federal…
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Christmas in Electioneering Season, By Dele Agekameh

The 2015 elections are here. About a fortnight ago, the political parties concluded their primaries for the election or 'selection' of candidates to run for different political offices. While some of the primaries were held on a level-playing field, others came under an atmosphere full of rancour and acrimony. The…
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