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Time to release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky and Kanu on bail

By Dele Sobowale “He who sets out on revenge must first dig two graves.” Chinese Proverb. (VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 215). The Chinese philosophers apparently wiser than those who believe in the principle of “an eye for an …

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‘The Hard Facts To Rescue The Nigerian Economy’

By Chukwuma Soludo Introduction: Let me thank the leadership of Vanguard Newspapers for inviting me to lead the discussion on “The Hard Facts to Rescue the Nigerian Economy.” As I reviewed three of my recent interventions on the economy (“Buhari …

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BUHARI AND THE TRUTH HE TOLD HIMSELF

By Samuel Ajayi  *Time now to tell it more!  Some time during the campaign of 2105, shortly before the election, a very senior media person was brought in to interview then candidate Mohammadu Buhari. The interviewer was a bit uncomfortable. …

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A Woman Can Be President In Nigeria – Hon Addingi

Ruth Choji Hon Ngunan Addingi represents Buruku constituency at the Benue State House of Assembly and in this brief chat with select newsmen, the lawmaker stated that it is possible for a woman to be president in Nigeria as majority …

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The Aba tailor as a metaphor

By Godwin Adindu WHERE he sits, on a rusty wooden chair, in a rather compacted shop that he shares with two or more colleagues, nothing projects him as a man of ideas. He’s ordinary and common even when he rolls …

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What if the President calls me from London?

by IKE ABONYI Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? – Abraham Lincoln (16th United States President) Perchance my phone rings and the incoming call is a London code and it happens to be President …

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Kaduna: Headquarters of Dictatorship

By James King At the rate that Kaduna pint-size midget is arresting critics, if I were in KD, I am sure I would have been in prison by now on his orders. Come to think of it, this was a …

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