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Gains Of Owerri Main Market Relocation


There are very few young people between the ages of 30-45 who may own a shop in the present location of the Owerri Main Market because most of these shops were built long before most of us who fall under this age bracket were born. The new market site will provide opportunities for younger people from Owerri and Imo State ...

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10 Take-Aways From Buhari’s Visit To Germany

Shehu Garba President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country after a three-day intensely busy State Visit to Germany which, as is usual with his foreign engagements, was characterized by punishing schedules. Unfortunately, an important trip such as this one planned to boost trade and investment, enhance security partnership and pitch the country to eager investors became overshadowed by public outcry ...

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Buhari’s Recent Assault On Judiciary And Nigeria’s Road To Doom


A society where the government wakes up in the morning and orders the arrests of judges is a lawless society. A society which professes secularism, but allows and encourages Islamic fundamentalists to recklessly murder Christians in cold blood is a lawless country. A country where the presidency unilaterally concocts police reports to rope in the leadership of the National Assembly ...

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Overhauling Public Service Delivery: The El-Rufai Example


The will to strengthen the Kaduna State Public Service to position it as a vital organ capable of assisting the Government to meet both its vision for Kaduna State, and contribute to sustainable infrastructural development and service delivery is at the center of the State’s Public Service Revitalization and Renewal project Mohammed Abubakar   Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai knows that he ...

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How Anambra Short-changes Local Councils


Aloy Uzoekwe This piece is an expose on the servant/master relationship between the state governments and the local governments. It is also to correct the erroneous perceptions that the local governments are irredeemably corrupt, inconsequential in the body politic as far as democracy dividend deliverables are concerned and that they are mostly manned by misfits. It serves as a public ...

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Will Rivers Participate In 2019 General Elections?


Ifeanyi Maduako  Rivers State, today, has the unenviable record of being the only state in Nigeria without full representation in the National Assembly. Of all the 36 states of the Federation and Abuja (the capital territory), Rivers State is the only state without senators and members of the House of Representatives in the National Assembly as required by the extant ...

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