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    The future of Nigeria is bleak, says Ohanaeze

The future of Nigeria is bleak, says Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.Nnia Nwodo, president general of the organisation, said this in a statement issued on his behalf by Emeka Attamah, his special adviser on media.Nwodo warned Nigerians to be wary of another civil war, saying “the country is only heading for implosion as long [...]

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    Recalling Dele Giwa’s prophetic lamentations on Nigeria

Recalling Dele Giwa’s prophetic lamentations on Nigeria

In a fit of righteous indignation, the late venerated Dele Giwa in his regular column” Parallax Snaps” which used to run in the defunct Concord newspaper once described Nigeria as God's experiment with the impossible. He was moved to say this looking at the fractious contradictions and dysfunctional state of Nigeria in his time, which by his own conclusion would [...]

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    Meet Ujiri, Nigerian-born basketball manager who led Raptors to historic win

Meet Ujiri, Nigerian-born basketball manager who led Raptors to historic win

Masai Ujiri, Nigerian-born professional basketball general manager, became the centre of attraction across the internet for leading the Toronto Raptors to a historic National Basketball Association (NBA) championship in as many years.Raptors, a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, emerged champions on Thursday after beating Golden State Warriors, the defending champions, in the best of seven NBA finals under [...]

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    Fifa Rankings: Nigeria goes into Afcon as 3rd in Africa — 45th on the globe

Fifa Rankings: Nigeria goes into Afcon as 3rd in Africa — 45th on the globe

Seven days to Africa Cup of Nations kick-off, Nigeria dropped three spots down from 42nd to 45th in FIFA's latest ranking.According to the rankings released on Friday by the world footballing body, the Super Eagles maintain its 3rd position on the continent.The Super Eagles dropped from its April points of 1435 to 1432.The Eagles on Saturday took on Zimbabwe in [...]

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    Nigeria’s gradual return to dictatorship

Nigeria’s gradual return to dictatorship

Nigerians are not students of history. History, in Nigeria, is so contentious, it is not even taught in our schools. However, we educate our future through the study of history. A country without a history is one without a compass. It is a country without a plan. The future of a country begins in its history.Defenders and supporters of President [...]

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    The case for transformational leadership in Nigerian public sector

The case for transformational leadership in Nigerian public sector

BY U.B JUBRIL Over the last 11 years, we have worked as technical support providers in the Nigerian public sector. In that time, we have had first-hand experience of individuals and institutions at every level of government in more than 70% of the country. As an organisation, we pride ourselves that we are defined by certain fundamental philosophies; one of them [...]

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    South African policemen ‘torture Nigerian to death’

South African policemen ‘torture Nigerian to death’

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    ‘Stop lying to Nigerians’ — Etinosa tackles MC Galaxy over nudity scandal

‘Stop lying to Nigerians’ — Etinosa tackles MC Galaxy over nudity scandal

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    Fitch: Power supply shortages, insecurity will dampen Nigeria’s growth outlook

Fitch: Power supply shortages, insecurity will dampen Nigeria’s growth outlook

Fitch, a global credit rating agency, says Nigeria’s medium-term growth outlook will be slowed down by “acute” supply shortages in the power sector and security challenges.Presently, the country generates about 7000 megawatts (MW) of available electricity, with an installed capacity of about 12,000MW and distribution way below 4000MW.However, Nigeria’s energy need is 170,000MW given its population of 201 million, according [...]

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    REVEALED: Nigeria’s oil revenue hit N85trn in 5 years

REVEALED: Nigeria’s oil revenue hit N85trn in 5 years

Nigeria made about N85 trillion ($236.2 billion) from oil between 2014 and 2018, the 54th edition of Annual Statistical Bulletin by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has revealed. [...]

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    Buharimeter: Nigerians ‘want’ death penalty for corrupt persons

Buharimeter: Nigerians ‘want’ death penalty for corrupt persons

Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to declare death sentence for public officials found guilty of corrupt practices, according to Buharimeter, a survey by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD).The  perception survey was released by CDD on Wednesday.Signed by Idayat Hassan, director, CDD-West Africa, the organisation said the survey was based on interviews with 5,019 citizens above 18 years across the [...]

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    Atiku: Nigerians are hungry… it’s not enough to declare June 12 Democracy Day

Atiku: Nigerians are hungry… it’s not enough to declare June 12 Democracy Day

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is not enough to declare June 12 as Democracy Day as many Nigerians are hungry.President Muhammadu Buhari had signed into law, the bill to make June 12 Democracy Day, in honour of MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the 1993 presidential election.But Atiku said June 12 demands something bigger than [...]

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    Buhari: We can lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty

Buhari: We can lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress (APC) government can move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within 10 years.In his Democracy Day address in Abuja on Wednesday, the president said a database of poor and vulnerable Nigerians as well as that of unemployed youth was being developed to address the problem of socio-economic inequality in the society.According to him, [...]

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    Obasanjo: Buhari’s govt moving Nigeria towards the path of disaster

Obasanjo: Buhari’s govt moving Nigeria towards the path of disaster

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of moving the country towards the path of disaster.In an interview with Premium Times, the former president said the progress the country is said to be making is questionable.He lamented the present arrangement of political leadership in the country, saying it tends to favour some zones at the expense of [...]

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    Where are the churches and Christians of Nigeria?

Where are the churches and Christians of Nigeria?

BY FRANCIS ANEKWE OBORJI We would like to begin our present article with the following passages from Prophet Hosea:“My people perish for want of knowledge. Since you yourself have rejected knowledge, so I shall reject you … Since you have forgotten the teaching of your God, I in my turn shall forget your children.” (Hosea 4:6).Our present article is inspired by [...]

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