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Periscoping Agriculture in 2015

Though available data indicates that the agricultural sector was negatively affected by insurgency activities and overall insecurity in the North East, it is on record that food production has risen massively and, as a nation, Nigeria has produced an additional 21 million metric tonnes of food within the last three years. The National Bureau of

The Buhari Gospel, According To St. Obasanjo

By Johnson Momodu I have always been one of those who pooh-poohed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar anytime he sought to curry public sympathy over the manner in which his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo, harassed him with investigations, in desperate bids to shoot down his political career. But like Malam Nuhu Ribadu, I guess I

Fani-Kayode: APC is Laying the Groundwork to Discredit Jonathan’s Expected Victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation has dismissed as mischievous and unfounded the allegation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the Department of State Services (DSS) is in cahoots with the PDP and planning to postpone the February 14, 2015 Presidential Election. Director of Media and Publicity of the Campaign Organisation, Chief

President Goodluck Jonathan’s and the Years Not Wasted

While many have been questioning the achievement claims of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration to merit another term of four years, Adebayo Adejobi looks at the silent but pronounced strides of the government even if some of them are at the macro level of the economy It has often been argued that economic growths in

The Believers Creed

By Femi Fani Kayode Bring light where there is darkness, joy where there is pain, hope where there is despair and respite where there is suffering. Fear not the mighty, be strong and confident in all circumstances, uphold the truth and defend the weak. Fight the power, bow to no man, stand firm on your

President Jonathan Transformation Agenda: The Milestone

One  of the elements of President Goodluck Jonathan’s New Year message to Nigerians was the expected reeling out of achievements recorded by his administration in the past years. Indeed, in keeping with his pet mantra tagged: “National Transformation Agenda,” the President mentioned the word “transformation” not less than four times in his speech.  This raises

THE RUSSIAN ARMS CARGO PLANE

The recent seizure and the sudden release of a Chad-bound Russian arms cargo plane by the federal government penultimate Monday, still leaves much to ponder about. The question still begging for answer is: were all necessary steps taken to ensure that critical questions leading to the seizure and detention of the aircraft in the first

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