The President’s Budget Speech: Our Response, by the National Assembly

GENTLEMEN OF THE PRESS. 1.     We appreciate the fact that the 2018 Appropriations Law which was passed by the National Assembly on May 16th, 2018 was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018. 2.    In his speech at the signing ceremony, certain observations were raised about the work of the […]

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BIRNIN GWARI KILLINGS: HURIWA WANTS STATE OF EMERGENCY IN KADUNA:

  *condemns Gov. Elruffai’s hate speech against senators; A prominent civil Rights organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the Federal Government to declare a state of security emergency in Kaduna State so as to enforce full military measures to battle and combat the growing scourge of armed militancy and deliberate mass killings […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS: The American Verdict By Emmanuel Onwubiko

In what has now become an annual ritual, Nigeria has once more scored a not so disappointing low in the observance of respect for the fundamental rights of the citizenry in the latest of the many global reports about the country in the current dispensation. Mark my words- ‘not so disappointing’. This is because the […]

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Police as attack dogs By Emmanuel Onwubiko  

The incredible decline in the standard and quality of policing by the Nigeria police force has reached an unprecedented alarming rate with their naked dance of shame in the political market place. Apart from the loud cry from majority of the common people about the increasing rate of police extortions on road blocks especially in […]

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DOES BUHARI LOVE NYSC? By Emmanuel Onwubiko

A phenomenal coincidence has just occurred which defied the belief in African cosmology that thunder does not strike twice in one place. In this coincidental phenomena, we can affirm figuratively that thunder struck twice at a place. This phenomenal coincidence being talked about here are the statement attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari in which he […]

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Mr. President, Our youths are talented, Period! By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The state of youthfulness is a state of mind but generally the youthful age bracket is from age 18 to 35 years of age. Universally, those members of the human family who fall within the above age bracket of youthfulness are classified as the heart beats of global economic activities. A check around most highly […]

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NYSC’S KAZAURE’S IS TWO By Onwughalu Queen

  April 18th, 2016 remains a milestone in the history of the National Youth Service Corps as it heralded the assumption of office of the 17th Director General of the Scheme, Brigadier General Sulaiman Zakari Kazaure. He heads an institution with a wonderful institutional memory in the political annals of Nigeria-NYSC Established in 1973 by the […]

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FREEING ELZAKZACKY IS A MUST By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Great Britain and the United States of America are strong constitutional democracies today for a number of fundamental reasons. Significantly, the above mentioned nations are respected constitutional democracies because of the strength of their democratic institutions and the enforcement of the rule of law and checks and balances amongst the administrators. Institutions are strong and […]

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Armed Fulani: Limits of Presidential Impunity By Emmanuel Onwubiko

I watched in considerable trepidation and anxiety as my President who is vacationing in London, in the United Kingdom held a conversation with the Archbishop of Canterbury around the issues of the pre-meditated mass murders by armed Fulani herdsmen targeting rural Christian farmers. He showed no remorse or sympathy with the thousands of the victims […]

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