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How To End Rigging In Nigeria

How To End Rigging In Nigeria

Let us perform an experiment, writes Simon Kolawole in Thisday. Let us make a Super Law that says if you are an elected public officer at any level of government, you must enrol all your children in public schools. You cannot send your children to private or foreign schools. If they are already in private […]

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Government Criminalizes Spread Of Online News That Disrespects Government

Government Criminalizes Spread Of Online News That Disrespects Government

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law which will allow the punishment of individuals and online media for spreading what Russia calls “fake news” and information which “disrespects” the state. NPR.ORG says the new rules allow prosecutors to direct complaints about material considered insulting to Russian officials to the government, which can then block websites […]

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Nigeria: A Country Led By Children

Nigeria: A Country Led By Children

“Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning” Ecclesiastes 10:16 (KJV). I, Albinus Chiedu believe that when this version of the Holy Bible was inspired and written several years ago, some of today’s geographical expressions or countries in Africa were not in existence. However, contemporary […]

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Presidential Committee Member Killed By Gunmen

Presidential Committee Member Killed By Gunmen

A member of the Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion and a retired Deputy Comptroller General of Prisons, Dr. Adewale Oloyede, has passed on. Leadership reports that Oloyede was killed by unknown gunmen along Lokoja-Abuja Road. According to a statement by the committee, Dr. Oloyede, was a rare asset whose absence will be felt by […]

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A New Electricity Law For Vandals

A New Electricity Law For Vandals

Vandals of electricity equipment and installations in Ekiti State risk two-year jail term courtesy of a new electricity law promulgated by Governor Kayode Fayemi on Thursday. Punch reports that Fayemi, while inaugurating the law tagged, ‘Ekiti State Electricity Regulatory Act 2015’, said the Act was to protect suppliers and consumers of electricity. The law forbids […]

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Interim Government To Be Formed

Interim Government To Be Formed

New Algerian Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui has said he will set up a technocratic interim government days after longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika opted out of the presidential race in the face of mass protests. Aljazera reports that Bedoui, who was appointed prime minister this week after his predecessor Ahmed Ouyahia resigned in the wake of the protests, said his new cabinet […]

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