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Building a Nation that Works: My Diary and Way Forward -By Atiku Abubakar

  The reality is that our nation does not work well whether we focus on security, education, economic production, employment generation and people’s welfare or we focus on governance and politics or the relationships among our diverse ethnic, regional, and religious groupings. Our government relies excessively on rent derived from a single export product, crude […]

  Last week, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, issued a stern warning to soldiers to stay out of politics, raising alarm about a potential coup plot. His statement claimed that individuals had been approaching army officers for political reasons, and cautioned that: “Any officer or soldier of the Nigerian Army found to be […]

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We are at it again. All of a sudden, the talk of a coup plot meant to truncate the country’s democracy is gaining currency all over the place. A coup d’état, a military putsch or whatever name it is called, is not new in these climes. The country has experienced so many of them, which […]

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The most painful and mind boggling dilemma in issuing rebuttals is the necessity of challenging respected professional colleagues who ought to know the truth from fallacy. The wrong actions of the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari have compelled some of us to take the pain and risk of disproving false allegations and reckless insinuations […]

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In Creative Evolution, Henri Bergson (1859-1941) expressed the opinion that the attempt to understand the self by analyzing it in terms of static concepts must fail to reveal the dynamic changing character of the self. His view is that instinct is limited in that although it grasps the fluid nature of living things, it is […]

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The creation story of old sets the scene in which the heavens and the earth were covered in darkness. Then there was light. Light was separated from darkness, because light was good. As the story goes, from the start, light was fundamental to the survival, growth and prosperity of man. A significant thread that would […]

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  The co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, Aisha Yesufu, has been at the center of the storm in the past few days after releasing a video via her Twitter handle urging President Muhammadu Buhari to resign on health grounds. The woman, who came to prominence (at least to many Nigerians) via […]

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  “How long have you being doing it?” “Is this your first time?” “Is this a mistake?” “Is it the devil?” Those were the questions, as contained in a series of short video clips, uploaded on social media by a popular Nigerian blogger, for a man allegedly “caught in the act” stealing from co-travelers who […]

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  On May 19, 2017, the minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) invoked the Eligible Customer Declaration in accordance with Section 27 of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) 2005. The EPSRA 2005 is the “constitution” of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). Who is an Eligible Customer? The EPSRA […]

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  On May the 19th 2017, SaharaReporters published an article “NCC in Toothless Dog Bark at Telecom Firms” with an opinion that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has not acted on the violation of consumer rights by the telecom operators. I think the opinion that the Nigerian Communications Commission hasn’t acted on this is wrong! The […]

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