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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Malte Liewerscheidt Nigeria’s long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has gained notoriety among international investors, not only for its years of delay but also for its content. The PIB is supposed to address all the problems in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector at once: to establish a new legal f...
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May 7th, 2014
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The 2014 South African general election will be held on 7 May 2014, to elect a new National Assembly as well as new provincial legislatures in each province. [View the story "South Africa Election 2014 - Live feeds, Results" on Storify]...
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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Isabelle Merminod and Tim Baster Justice for those who died or were wounded in the revolutionary struggle puts politicians in direct confrontation with the Ministries of Defence and the Interior. No political party has taken that risk. The families of the martyrs and wounded arrived at the Tunis mili...
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Mar 27th, 2014
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by kingsley ahanonu To start with and frankly speaking, I had wanted to be a part of the round-table discussion in the on-going National Conference. I had wished to be nominated as a delegate. I had imagined being among the select few, who has being saddled with the onerous task of evolving a lasting...
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Feb 20th, 2014
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by Frederick Fasehun Opening address by Dr. Frederick Fasehun, principal convener of the”Pan-Yoruba agenda for the 2014 national conference,” holding at yard 158 Arena, Cregun, Lagos, on February 20, 2014. We, whom the exigencies of history and destiny have appointed as emblems and foot-s...
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Feb 16th, 2014
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– by Yinka Odumakin The National Conference will take place in March this year and I think the modalities that the Federal Government released is a big improvement on what the (Femi) Okurounmu panel recommended. If the government had gone with the Okurounmu panel’s recommendation, perhaps we would ha...
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Feb 10th, 2014
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by Olanrewaju Suraju The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) has requested for the Nigerian Senate under Freedom of Information Act, 2011, to make available to them a breakdown of the National Assembly’s newly budgeted =N=150 billion for the year 2014. The anti-corruption coalition in a ...
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Feb 9th, 2014
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By Olusola Daniel An unbiased examination of the 2014 budget proposal presently under consideration of the National Assembly will reveal that it is not doomed after all, as those opposing it would have us believe. From all indications, the budget has a potential to lay a great foundation for the grow...
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Issachar Odion The Nigerian nation never ceases to throw up interesting, sometimes absurd scenarios. The latest of these is the ongoing face-off between the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the House of Representatives Committee on finance, o...
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Jan 27th, 2014
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Amanuel Ghebre The National Service Myth in Eritrea National service is of utmost importance to Eritrea, a country that has not only been ravaged by decades of bloody struggle for independence, but, also as a state that was brought into existence by a revolutionary struggle. The vital role of nationa...