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The politics of peace

ACCORDING to the learned authors of Collins Dictionary, politics “are the actions or activities concerned with achieving and using power in a country or society.” The central theme here is the attainment and use of power. Thus, Wikipedia…

APC: Adventure in power failure

THE All Progressive Congress was formed as a political party on February 6, 2013,  being a merger of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Congress for Progressive Change and All Nigeria People’s Party, in anticipation of the 2015 general…

The crisis of the telecoms sector

A revolution took place in Nigeria in 2001 when the Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) was introduced and commercialised. Hitherto, communication through telephone had been the preserve of the rich and middle class elites, who…

The mysteries of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

  BY the account of Wikipedia: “The Lagos–Ibadan Expressway is a 127.6-kilometre-long (79.3 mi) expressway connecting Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State and Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city. It is also the major route to the northern, southern…

2019: The choices before us

POLITICAL activities have now gone full scale, with the conclusion of the primary elections of the political parties. However, the questions on many lips in Nigeria today are: Who should be the president of this great nation, come 2019?…

The primaries of blood and mammon

POLITICIANS are at their game again. All over the land, it is one political crisis or the other, arising from the primary elections to decide the candidates of the political parties. The Electoral Act requires that Independent National…

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