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Prospects And Challenges of INEC For Credible Elections In Future

By AHMED ABUBAKAR As the 2011 general elections has past and INEC is assiduously working towards conducting credible and acceptable elections in 2015, it may be said that it has at the moment impressively put in place some necessary machineries for a successful election. But in spite of all the efforts of the Independent National

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Nigeria’s lingering Energy Crises: ‘Conspiracy of the Untouchables’

Those benefitting from the prolonged blackout in Nigeria are the same people in the corridors of power, who have even received National Awards and are believed to be above the law, writes Ohia Israel The duo of Salisu Ibrahim and Jamilu Isiaka are childhood friends. They grew up in the same environment where they were

Nigeria’s Educational System and the Democratization of Ignorance

By UGOCHUKWU RAYMOND OGUBUARIRI It has become an incontestable truism that Nigeria’s educational sector is in doldrums. Even with the entire hullabaloo being made about “transformation” of the country, yet, the drums of shame in the sector have continued to resonate and the naked dancers are not showing any sign of fatigue. Only few days

MDGs Action Plan in Nigeria

By 2015, nations of the world are expected to meet the first target of the eighth Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing, by half, the proportion of its people living in extreme poverty. On paper, this is good news. But accelerating progress on the MDGs needs to be well-thought out. It also requires focusing on

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