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Buhari’s Speech at Chatham House today, February 26

Buhari’s Speech at Chatham House today, February 26

Permit me to start by thanking Chatham House for the invitation to talk about this important topic at this crucial time. When speaking about Nigeria overseas, I normally prefer to be my country’s public relations and marketing officer, extolling her virtues and hoping to attract investments and tourists. But as we all know, Nigeria is now battling with many challenges, and if I refer to them, I do

Court Legalises Adultery in South Korea

South Korea’s Constitutional Court has struck down a 60-year-old statute outlawing adultery under which violators faced up to two years in prison. The nine-member bench ruled by seven to two that the 1953 law was unconstitutional in a judgement handed down on Thursday. “Even if adultery should be condemned as immoral, state power should not

Group Mobilizes Support for Jonathan’s Re-election

Barely one month to the presidential election in the country, are several groups mobilizing support for the candidate of their choice. One group that has been in the vanguard of winning support for the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President Goodluck Jonathan is United Supporters for Goodluck Jonathan on Transformation Legacy (USGLTL) .

Again, Dividends Of Democracy

Nigerians and their democracy are unique. If elsewhere people delight in the capacities of their government to deepen their liberties, broaden opportunities, our democracy is delivered as structures, visible and tangible. We call them dividends of democracy. The lure of dividends, a throw back to the days the economy supported companies making returns to shareholders,

Land-Swap: 15 Investors to Pump in $2.8bn for Engineering Infrastructure

 FCT Minister, Sen. BalaMohammed  The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has concluded arrangements for the ground-breaking of the Abuja Land Swap Initiative this week by President Goodluck Jonathan, with 15 investors expected to put in over $2.8 billion for various engineering projects for the scheme. The FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed, who stated this on