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Senator Shehu Sani And The Street Parliament

Senator Shehu Sani ( APC Kaduna Central)

JERRY OBANYERO The Civil Rights Activists cum Politician, Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central at the 8th Senate, is not new to mobilizing support for the downtrodden otherwise known as the “talakawas”. He has oftentimes picked up their fights, organised and led peaceful protest to press home the demands of the people he sees as the oppressed and the …

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Bill To Make Young Nigerians Govern Passes Second Reading

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A bill seeking to include youths of not less than 35 years in governance on Tuesday passed second reading in the House of Representatives. The “Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to enhance political inclusion and participation of young people in governance in Nigeria’’ was sponsored by Raphael Igbokwe (PDP-Imo). According …

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Nigerian Passport To Be Valid For 10 Years

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According to reports, the House of Representatives on Tuesday sought the reversal of the validity period of the Nigerian Passport to 10 years as was the case before the introduction of the current e-Passport regime. Under the current passport policy, the identity document expires after a period of five years and it leaves holders with no renewal option. Rather, holders …

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I Still Hold Jonathan In High Esteem – Buhari

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Anyone whose wish is to see President Muhammadu Buhari kick former President Goodluck Jonathan around on the streets in the wave of ongoing corruption trials involving persons who served with him while in government and political allies probably needs to be on a long wait. Rather, President Buhari has come out to say he personally holds the former president in …

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The Emergence Of Nigeria’s Youngest House Of Assembly Speaker

The speaker, Aliyu Sabiu and the author of the article, Sheriff Muhammad Ibrahim Almuhajir.

SHERIFF ALMUHAJIR “Winners step into the circle to receive the prize, where once decided long before”. Poem. The wind of change that blew throughout Nigeria in the just concluded general elections has to a greater extent, allowed Nigerians to establish a genuine sentiment in the minds of many Nigerians that an inclusive society that utilizes the potentials of its youth …

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Okonjo And The Politics Of Political Will

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EBELO GOODLUCK Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has had a distinguished public career. Twice finance minister and economic tsar, as the coordinating minister of the economy in her last iteration, she has hands on experience of the country’s financials. That can’t be denied her. Recently, speaking on the economic crisis in Nigeria at George Washington University, Washington DC, she said the current economic …

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