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HUMAN RIGHT’S RECORD @ 57 BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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At 57, a man/woman is typically expected to be putting plans together for post- retirement age. Some of these strategies must of necessity cover the various ramifications of living good life. A good life entails spending of meaningful times engaging…

WHEN THE POLICE BECOMES THE THIEF By Emmanuel Onwubiko

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Sep,2017

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The Nigeria Police has a very notorious image which must be cleaned up through fundamental attitudinal transformations of the men and officers of the institution. Apart from the well-known notoriety as being corrupt and excessively bribe taking, some percentages of…

WHERE IS THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY? BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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A highly provocative pattern of conversations by politicians and their unlearned/uncultured supporters have emerged in the last few months which signpost the emergence of authoritarianism of the worst degree. This pattern of public debate has to do with the increasing…

PMB: THEORY AND PRACTICE OF IGBO MARGINALIZATION BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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With mouths aghast, millions of Nigerians and friends of Nigeria from around the globe watched as President Muhammadu Buhari granted his first most important international media interview and made a frightening disclosure. This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated…

THE LEADERSHIP CURSE OF SOUTH EAST BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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The coming of democracy or civil rule in Nigeria in 1999 has thrown open a can of worms and indeed exposed the varying degrees of rapid deterioration of political leadership. The above assertion is not to invalidate the rich literature…

Iggy the giant iguana rescued after being found in Scottish layby

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Sep,2017

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Iggy is being cared for at the SSPCA’s Lanarkshire centre after being found at the side of a road. Photograph: Scottish SPCA/PA A giant iguana more than 1.5 metres (5ft) long is being cared for by animal welfare experts after…

Why we visited South-east, South-south —Governor Shattima

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Sep,2017

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Northern governors have invited their counterparts from the South-east to visit their states to interract with Igbo communities as a means of promoting peace and communal harmony among various groups in the country. Chairman of Northern Governors Forum and Governor…

*HURIWA WARNS OF GROWING INTOLERANCE OF FREE MEDIA IN IMO,KADUNA: *CAUTIONS ROCHAS ON OVER TAXATION:

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Sep,2017

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A Pro-democracy and non-governmental organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has expressed alarm at the growing suppression of media rights in Kaduna and Imo states. Besides, the Rights group has cautioned the Imo state governor Mr. Rochas Okorocha to…

Peace: Delegation of Northern Governors visit South East, South South

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Sep,2017

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A delegation from the Northern Governors Forum will today and tomorrow pay a visit to the South East and South South geo-political zones of the country in efforts to douse tension and promote peace and dialogue among all sections of…

COCKTAILS OF GOVERNMENTAL RASCALITIES ON IPOB BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Sep,2017

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The hallmark of a constitutional democracy is the obedience by government officials of the supremacy of the law. In a constitutional democracy such as what we claim to be practicing in Nigeria, the constitutional powers holistically are not domiciled in…

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