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After Asaba And Lagos Accords, What Next?

After Asaba And Lagos Accords, What Next?

Author: Jude Obuseh On May 11, 2021, Governors of Nigeria’s 17 southern states, under the aegis of the Southern Governors’ Forum, SGF, met in Asaba, the Delta State capital, to discuss pertinent issues of mutual…

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Execution And Tracking Of Constituency Projects In Nigeria: Matters Arising

Execution And Tracking Of Constituency Projects In Nigeria: Matters Arising

Author: Jude Obuseh Simply put, Zonal Intervention Projects (ZIPs), also known as Constituency Projects (CPs), are projects that are conceptualised and executed on behalf of legislators in their respective constituencies by contractors. They are capital-intensive…

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From Wild, Wild West To National Inferno

From Wild, Wild West To National Inferno

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu A seemingly innocuous spark in an otherwise isolated part of a nation can change the course of history. Nigerian history as we have it today owes its shape to the handling…

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest: The Path The Nigerian Government Should Thread

Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest: The Path The Nigerian Government Should Thread

By Jude Obuseh The buzz activated by the arrest and subsequent extradition to Nigeria of the leader of Biafra Zionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, purportedly via the coordinated efforts…

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Why Antagonists Of Restructuring Will Not Shift Ground

Why Antagonists Of Restructuring Will Not Shift Ground

By Jude Obuseh Restructuring is a smoldering topic that has continued to gain ascendancy in public discourses as the search for a magic formula to cure Nigeria of its multiple incapacitating ailments, continues to gain…

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Nigeria Heading For Its Own Somalia

Nigeria Heading For Its Own Somalia

By Sam Kargbo In a report credited to Robert I. Rotberg, the founding Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Program on Intrastate Conflict and President Emeritus of the World Peace Foundation, and John Campbell, a…

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Buhari Is Dangerously Naive

Buhari Is Dangerously Naive

By  Onyemaechi Ogbunwezeh “Those wanting secession, and restructuring of Nigeria, are dangerously naive”. -Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians screamed in disquiet, as a chicken ravenously pecked a mound of shit. Little did we know that, it was…

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Don’t Mind Mr. President, This Crooked Structure Must Be Refurbished

Don’t Mind Mr. President, This Crooked Structure Must Be Refurbished

By Jude Obuseh At the launch of the Kudirat Abiola Sabon Gari Peace Foundation, In Zaria, Kaduna State, President Muhamadu Buhari, via a statement by the Executive Secretary of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal…

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Contemporary Christianity, TB Joshua And The Squealing Pharisees

Contemporary Christianity, TB Joshua And The Squealing Pharisees

By Jude Obuseh This piece will, no doubt, elicit mixed reactions from its readers, with some preferring to view it as the random cogitations of a misguided mind, while a minute fraction would probably concur…

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Democracy Day: The Hypocrisy In Celebrating A Utopia

Democracy Day: The Hypocrisy In Celebrating A Utopia

By Jude Obuseh Prelude to the conclusion of its tenure, the 8th Senate assented to a bill earlier passed by the House of Representatives, which confirmed June 12 as Nigeria’s official Democracy Day, 26 years after the acclaimed freest and…

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