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A Consolidated Mess

The dispute between Lagos state doctors and the state government took a dramatic turn on Monday, as over 700 doctors were relieved of duty, and the move for their replacements started in earnest…

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I Wrote JAMB Six Times

I wrote JAMB six times. Yes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 times! That’s 6 years. 6 years of buying, filling and submitting forms. Then waiting for exam centres to be released, having to go search for the location of those centres a week before the exam…

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Walking The Path To Change

But this article is not about PDP and their infamy. It is about the question of whether young people should join political parties and if they can be able to effect change in them.

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Even in an advanced democracy like the US, the influence of money in their politics is substantial, and corrosive. In Nigeria, its effects are calamitous…

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Joachim MacEbong – Thoughts On The Future Awards Symposium

It has been said that where two or three Nigerians are gathered, Nigeria’s problems will be discussed. The Future Project managed to get several young leaders in one place – as well as some older ones – and as such it was more than your usual talk shop.

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Mark Amaza – Why I Am A Sovereign National Conference Skeptic

The issue of a Sovereign National Conference is one subject that has featured prominently in our national political discourse since the annulment of the June 12, 1993 elections, varying only in intensity of how loud the calls for it has been. Of recent, there has been a strong resurgence in the calls for the SNC, […]

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How To Get A Contract In Nigeria [Parody]

Just spotted this animated video on YouTube which essentially is a parody of how government contracts work in Nigeria…

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CUT THE WASTE: SQUEEZING WATER FROM THE ROCK

Judging by the 2012 budget, the govt has simply continued from where it left off in 2011 with its snout firmly in the trough of public expenditure…spending like there’s no tomorrow.

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ISLAMIC BANKING: SHATTERING MISCONCEPTIONS – Part I

Several years of religious and sectarian crisis have ensured that Nigerians are wary of anything remotely associated with religion; this has been the bane of controversies that have trailed the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) drive for Islam system of Banking. However, from the interactions in the mainstream and social media it has become rather […]

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Education is the currency of the information age

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