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Nigeria now owes local and international creditors a whopping N24.38 trillion (almost $80 billion). The figures released by the Debt Management Office (DMO) recently show that every state in the country is heavily indebted too: the states owe a total of...
Gabriel Imomotimi Okara was better known as a poet, though he was a novelist too. “The Call of the River Nun” was the most quoted of his poems. On March 25, he answered the call, not...
The news coming out of Enugu State in the last one week is one drenched in the blood of innocents. In different parts of the state, people wept uncontrollably over the assassinations of a Catholic priest, a university teacher, and...
A bill for a new minimum wage has just been passed by both chambers of the National Assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the bill into law anytime soon. When the law takes effect, employers of labour would...
Many registered voters who had voted on February 23 refused to vote on March 9. Across Nigeria – from Lagos to Abuja through Kano and Enugu to Akwa Ibom, Benue and Sokoto – only a few people were available at...
INEC’s performance during the first round of elections this year was well below average. The electoral body should strive to achieve a pass mark in this Saturday’s elections. It has no excuse to give anymore. This week’s...
Soldiers and other security operatives failed to obey President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to shoot dead anyone snatching a ballot box during the elections held nationwide last Saturday. Undeterred by the directive, which many had criticised as one that shouldn’t have come...
INEC failed to get it right on the first day polls were to begin. It was a few minutes to 3am on Saturday when Chairman Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement postponing the elections of 2019 by one full week....
Owing to the hard times witnessed in the past few years, many Nigerians have come down with different types of mental disorder.  It is no surprise that cases of suicide are rising in the country. Yet, our people do...
Most candidates for Saturday’s elections must have known, by now, whether they will win or lose. Even those who will face the ballot on March 2 already know the likely outcomes at the end of the day. All through...

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