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LOPSIDED ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR IN NIGERIA

By HARANDE BAlARABE HABIBU Since 1999, it appears that successive governments have been merely interested in going after and recovering the much-talked about ‘Abacha loot’. In fact, since the Obasanjo administration initiated the anti-corruption crusade, all the international efforts towards loot recovery have been concentrated on the money allegedly stolen by the Abachas. Does that

War At The Gate: The Nation Falls Shortly

By Prince Ken My zeal won’t let me turn deaf ears to daily news. I am so much pained by the country’s predicaments. I write this as a little piece of warning and also as an open letter to the President and Nigerians altogether. Nigeria is like Jerusalem. She has endured successive conquests of clueless

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Kwankwaso, NUJ award and Iredia’s assessment

BY CHARLES MADU The recent conferment of “Best Governor Award” on the Kano State governor, Engineer Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, by no less a body than the prestigious Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) was a significant milestone. The significance of it was aptly accentuated of the distinguished broadcaster, Dr Tonnie Iredia. Iredia, who was a guest

ON PEACE IN MAIDUGURI

By Abdulhamid Al-Gazali One very dear colleague, Tijjani Abakar, notorious for seeking pleasure in being inquisitive and emptily critical of everything one does, even those as insignificant as eye blink, has taken me to task to do a piece on how things fare on in the city of Maiduguri now; and here he meant to

Working together in the Spirit of Volunteerism

BY NASIR ABBAS As part of 2013 Martin Luther King Memorial Celebration, the centre for Historical documentation and Research AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, organized a lecture on the 17th of January at the AREWA HOUSE, Kaduna,, with the TOPIC: “Issues of volunteerism, working together and helping each other.” The choice of the topic was apt and

‘Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap’

By Hannatu Musawa It is an important teaching in Christianity that God is not mocked; whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. We cannot escape the consequence of our actions; everything that we do as participants in this interconnecting community has repercussions and one way or another it comes back to us. Much

Working together in the Spirit of Volunteerism

BY NASIR ABBAS As part of 2013 Martin Luther King Memorial Celebration, the centre for Historical documentation and Research AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, organized a lecture on the 17th of January at the AREWA HOUSE, Kaduna,, with the TOPIC: “Issues of volunteerism, working together and helping each other.” The choice of the topic was apt and

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