Columns

Return of the National Conference Debate, By Jibrin Ibrahim

We all remember the debates at the beginning of the Conference about the numbers required for decision-making. When a compromise number for the decision-making was agreed to, the Conference leadership in their wisdom decided decisions would be taken by voice vote rather than voting in conformity with the requisite number…
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Guest Columns

Is Confab Report The ‘True’ Change?, By Adeoya Boladale

For the past few weeks, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Goodluck Jonathan has besieged the south western part of Nigeria in a move to solicit for votes in that region. Among the numerous promises being made, one which the president and his party seems to be laying…
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The National Conference And The Explosive Words of Dr. Junaid Mohammed, By Femi Fani-Kayode

According to the June 10 edition of the Punch Newspaper, in a story titled ''Ethnic Suspicions Haunt National Conference'', the Convener of the Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, who is a delegate at the National Conference representing Kano State, said he still did not…
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Opinion

Why South-East Should Stop Agitating for Additional State , By Mobolaji  Aluko

Ignoring Abuja, our  Federal Capital Territory (FCT), there are thirty-six (36) states among the six (6) "informal" geo-political zones in the country, which means that on average, each geo-zone has six (6)  states.  However while the North-West geo-zone actually has seven (7) states in its embrace, the South-East zone has…
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Opinion

Nigeria: A clueless generation, By Sunday Ogidigbo

I don’t blame the people that think that Nigeria is God’s cartoon network. One hundred years after the birth of our nation, we cannot provide the simplest of amenities for our ever growing population. Against this backdrop of gross socioeconomic deficit, the drums were rolled out for a multi-billion Naira…
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