Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Legislature: Roles, misconceptions and experience in democratic Nigeria (1)

Operationalization of key concepts in the topic A closer look at the topic under reference immediately reveals some key concepts or issues that require introductory definitions.

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VIDEO: Ngozi Nwosu, Tina Mba, Yaw Dazzle In ‘Yaw and Myn’

Ngozi Nwosu Some days ago, Nigeriafilms.com published a story on a new sitcom by popular radio presenter, Steve Onu better known as Yaw. The sitcom titled 'Yaw and Myn' saw Ngozi Nwosu and Tina Mba rejuvenate their acting career in the comedy TV series. The producer of the TV comedy play, Yaw has officially released the trailer of 'Yaw and Myn'

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Euro 2012 final: It’s Italy or spain for diadem

Group C proved to be the toughest at the Euro 2012 as champions Spain and Italy emerged from there to battle for the winners trophy today, reports ’TANA AIYEJINA The Euro 2012 comes to a climax today with two of the tournament’s favourite sides, Spain and Italy battling it out in the final in Kiev...  [Read More...]

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Fuel subsidy: FG owes marketers N200bn

The Federal Government currently owes petroleum product marketers in Nigeria over N200bn as verified and unpaid subsidy claims. The marketers stated this in a joint statement signed by Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria and Nigerian Independent Petroleum Company on Friday, addressed to...  [Read More...]

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Constitution amendment better than national confab – Hon Reyenieju

*Exclusion of Itsekiri from Amnesty programme unacceptable’ By Okey Ndiribe & Emman Ovuakporie The amnesty programme has been a success   Hon. Daniel Reyenieju represents Warri Federal Constituency at the House  of Representatives. He is also Chairman, Committee on Inter-parliamentary Affairs of the House

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Re: When the die is cast

 Last week’s column was a satire on an imaginary situation of an imaginary country peculiarly sharing its name with our dear country, Nigeria.  As to be expected, the responses from readers came in torrents. Virtually everyone wanted it to be Nigeria that the piece addressed itself to.

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Third Mainland Bridge closure: The anguish, pain begin today

Third Mainland Bridge, will be closed to traffic from today, as maintenance work commences on it.

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Oyo job fair to employ 3,000 graduates

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to hold a job and entrepreneur fair in which 3,000 graduates would be employed. This, according to the Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Oyo State, Adedapo Lam-Adesina, is targeted at reducing youth unemployment rate in the state

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Stopping child abuse, trafficking in Nigeria

The origin of child trafficking in our world today is traceable to Africa via our cultural beliefs, values, mores and traditions, among others. In 2002, the United Nations General Assembly defined trafficking as the “illicit and clandestine movement of persons across national and international borders, largely from developing countries, with the aim of forcing women...  [Read More...]

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Day all hell broke loose in Kaduna

DAVID ATTAH gives a detailed account of what transpired penultimate Sunday, when Kaduna State became a theatre of war. The time was  6:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

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