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February 3, 2017

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Revenues behind Nigerian Govt’s Law for churches? Transfer Oil Blocks to states for accelerated development – A. Afunleyin

January 10, 2017

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Why are Nigeria’s successive governments always using double standards when it comes to what threatens our fragile national unity? Nigeria is a secular State by its Constitution, and the Government therefore should not have any hands in how each religious group runs its show. For example, the sultan of Sokoto is the supreme head of […]

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Acts of kindness: neighbor buys back elderly woman’s house after she’s evicted – msn.com/Rheana Murray

December 13, 2016

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When a Florida woman was evicted from the house she had lived in for decades, neighbors rallied to help, including one who gave her the ultimate gift: she bought back the house. Angie Tyma moved back into her longtime home in Hudson, Florida, on Tuesday, which happened to be her 89th birthday, after three weeks […]

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Ecclesiastical & Sharia Courts would see Nigeria having Ulamas & Cardinals dispensing justice with no experiences of constitutional & common law cases AO Ajetunmobi

December 10, 2016

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  At about the same time I was writing the essay posted on Monday – “Nigeria continues flirtations with major religious upheaval with plans to resuscitate govt-funded Islamic education”,  the country’s legislative body was already way ahead on a bill to have an ecclestiatical court established. It was an apparent ill-conceived bow to the “federal […]

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Nigeria, world’s only federation with central policing – Ọṣun’s Gov. Arẹgbẹṣọla adds voice to growing clamor for true federalism – Dawn Economic Digest

December 6, 2016

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The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said that local councils are under the absolute control of states, just as he insisted that the state assembly remains the only organ empowered by the constitution to make laws for them. Aregbesola stated this during the courtesy visit and c‎onferment of the title of […]

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Taxing Nigeria

December 1, 2016

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Most of Nigeria’s public officials are jokers in the way they present their ideas to the public. Often times, it is half-baked, they don’t feel any obligations to explain their plans as to how they plan to lessen the effect of the new plan on the population. The sad part is that,…

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the locks at foxton

December 1, 2016

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God’s soldiers on the loose

November 21, 2016

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I first read the case of Bridget Agbahime a few weeks ago. She was a trader in Kano killed in broad day light because she said something offensive to the God above. Recently the five suspects arrested in June for Bridget’s murder were released by the court in Kano as the court…

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The idea of Nigeria rests on its two challenges of Unity in Diversity and Prosperity – Ladipọ Adamọlẹkun

November 14, 2016

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“In any country that prospers, there must be some unum as well as a healthy pluribus” H. Billington  “…what ails Nigeria fundamentally is that neither the government nor the people have a vague, not to talk of clear, concept of Nigeria…” – Idowu Akinlotan   THE IDEA OF NIGERIA: Two Challenges – Unity in Diversity and […]

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Yorubas must pull together, ‘No’ to asset sales … Fáyoṣe & Arẹ́gbẹ́ṣọlá at Èkìtì’s anniversary celebrations – Punch

October 4, 2016

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  “It is high time the Yoruba nation and indeed the South-West united in terms of integrating our development strategies in education, commerce, economy, agriculture and tourism among others. There is no reason we should not unite for the best. “The truth is that no Yoruba state, with the exception of Lagos State, can survive […]

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