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Time to Unbundle Nigeria

When an organisation becomes unwieldy, inefficient, corrupt, wasteful and incapable of delivering on its mandate or bringing value to its stakeholders, one of the accepted solutions is to unbundle it. That would mean the creation of smaller, more efficient organizations …

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Ogun LG Polls: Live Coverage by Scan News

The final process of electing new chairmen and councillors for the 20 Local Government Areas and 236 wards in Ogun state has commenced with the accreditation of voters at various polling units across the state. At ward 11, Totoro/Sokori, unit …

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Count Down to Ogun Local Government Polls: An Analysis

Come 21st, Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) would be conducting elections into the 20 local government areas of the state. Both the ruling party, Action Congress of Nigeria and the only opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have divided …

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At last, Falana becomes a SAN

After several years of expectation, politician and civil rights activist, Femi Falana has finally been appointed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileged Committee, LPPC. Falana is considered across the country as one of the most …

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Boko Haram and National Development

By Monica Nwakaudu Nigeria has not known peace for about three and a half years now. The emergence of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram has led to the flight of safety and security for most Nigerians residing in the North, …

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Benue farmers resort to open market for fertilizer

After waiting for two weeks for fertilizer without much success, Benue farmers have resorted to buying from the open market to meet up with their needs. Scannews checks revealed that most farmers patronize fertilizer traders at the New Garage area. …

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Anarchy in Nigeria

By Leonard Karshima Shilgba I have seen that there is no leader over Nigeria, so what should the people do? The people of Israel had a similar experience thousands of years ago, when there was no leader in Israel, and …

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53 corps members to extend their stay in Lagos

  53 out of the 9000  corps members posted to Lagos state for the 2011 Batch B service year have been asked to repeat the service year for absconding from service during the mandatory service to their fatherland. This was …

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Benue Government dislodges block makers

The Benue State Government on Thursday demolished the block production facilities along the River Benue bank in Makurdi, the state capital, insisting that the block makers must relocate. The demolition exercise affected about 2000 block makers operating under the aegis …

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