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Census by imagination By Aniebo Nwamu

Nobody knows the actual population of Nigeria today.  Not even the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) which intermittently releases figures knows. The foreigners, it seems, conduct censuses from their air-conditioned offices in New York. In its 2019 State of the World Population report about to be released, UNFPA says our population …

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Professor Edward Oparaoji: An intellectual crusader for enthronement of good governance and rule of law By Hon Uzoma Nwagwu

I first came in contact with Professor Edward Oparaoji in a hotel in Washington DC during the Peoples Mandate Party breakfast meeting addressed by Dr Arthur Nwankwo, the Chancellor of Eastern Mandate Union and Peoples Mandate Party presidential candidate in 2003 Nigeria elections. I have followed Professor Eddie’s antecedents as …

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Decentralising port operations and ending the chaos in Lagos  By Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa

LAST week, I was trapped for hours on the Isolo-Apapa Expressway in an unprecedented traffic gridlock. Many lanes of the so-called expressway were seized by articulated vehicles especially trailers carrying containers and fuel tankers, forcing other vehicles to drive against the traffic, in an effort to move forward since most …

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 Osun election petition tribunal verdict: One leg off… By Bolanle Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com  0705 263 1058 Last Friday’s decision of the Osun election petition tribunal to shoot down the All Progressives Congress and its “impostor” governor, Gboyega Oyetola, while affirming “dancing PDP Senator” Ademola Adeleke as the duly elected governor of ”The State of Osun” or the state better known for its “Osun …

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