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Apr 3rd, 2014
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by Adebola Rayo In recent years, unemployability has become one of theleading causes of unemployment. Yes, you read that right – our youths and graduates, are simply unemployable. A good percentage of people who spent years acquiring degrees in our Nigerian universities come out unable to strin...
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Oct 31st, 2013
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  It was another round of startling revelations Wednesday as the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation continued the suspended investigative hearing into an alleged purchase of two armoured BMW cars at N255million by the Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah. Despite the fact that...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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Okafor C. Udoka, writing from Aba, Abia State, submits that the ‘deportation’ (relocation) of any Nigerian from his or her place of residence by any state government is unconstitutional, and indicative of the need for government to cater for the under privileged … The recent deportation of Igbo and “...
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Aug 29th, 2013
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The present scam being perpetrated by Governor Babantunde Fashola and his godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Lagosians is past speechless! Nigerians are stupefied into silence. N15 billion payout! With this massive scam going on in the name of concession, I need a concession myself! Fresh facts emerge...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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THE Pan-Igbo Cultural Organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has reacted to the deportation of some Igbo indigenes by the Lagos State government. Addressing newsmen in Anambra State, chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra State chapter, Elder Chris Eluemuno, said the action of the Lagos State government was not ...
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Aug 9th, 2013
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by Chido Onumah (conumah@hotmail.com) Chido Onumah | credits: File copy It is unlikely that the crisis generated by the “deportation” of some Nigerians from Lagos to Anambra State will abate anytime soon. Even though we are a nation of short memory and every week comes with its own crisis that is soo...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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  Frederick Fasehun Two prominent legal practitioners, Prof. Itsay Sagay, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and civil rights lawyer, Mr. Bamidele Aturu, on Tuesday disagreed on the properiety of the recent alleged deportation of some beggars to Onitsha, Anambra State, by the Lagos State Government. ...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Governor Peter Obi on Wednesday wrote President Goodluck Jonathan to investigate the dumping of 72 homeless people at the Upper Iweka Bridge, Onitsha, Anambra State, by suspected agents of the Lagos State Government. In a letter titled, “Unconstitutional, Illegal and Forced Deportation of Nigerians t...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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•The story of Nigerians made ‘illegal aliens’ in their country During the General Ibrahim Babangida regime, the country was once agog, following the deportation of Professor Wilmot, a Jamaican, who taught at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The professor had lived in the country for years and marr...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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By Seun George 1. 4, Oyinkan Abayomi (formerly Queens) Drive, Ikoyi: A 5-bedroom detached house on one acre of land which was originally the Lagos State Governor’s guest house since 1979, but which now belongs to Tinubu. The certificate of occupancy of the property valued at N450 million was signed a...