Broken Truths: Nigeria’s Elusive Quest fo National Cohesion by Bishop Mattew Hassan Kukah, PhD

Let me start with a conceptual clarification regarding the title and topic of this lecture. Not unexpectedly, my first reaction is to ask what is a broken truth? What does an unbroken truth look like? When we speak of truth, we immediately recall the trial of Jesus before Pilate: When Jesus said to Pilate that He had come to bear witness to the Truth, Pilate replied, ‘Truth, what is that’? (Jn.18: 38). Truth has been and remains a contested concept precisely because its very veracity depends on a range of…

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Emir of Kano speaks truth to power

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi HRM Tribalism is not our problem. Tribalism and religion are artificial problems created by selfish leaders for their own personal interest. There are only two major tribes in Nigeria. The Elites and the Masses. Once you make lots of money, you belong to the elite tribe. When you are a commoner or suffering, you belong to the tribe of the masses. If you are an elite, and you need more power, or elective position, you sow seeds of tribalism and religion among the masses, so as to…

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Codeine lands mother of two in jail

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has convicted Ezea Isidore Chekwube for illegal dealing in cough syrup with Codeine. Chekwube, aged 27, and a mother of two children was charged by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA for her involvement in sales of cough syrup with codeine and other psychotropic substances using Gadd Pharmaceutical (Nigeria) Limited. The presiding Judge, Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo directed NDLEA Cross River State Command to rehabilitate the convict for the six months of her jail term and that in the event that she cannot…

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JEBBA-MOKWA: A BRIDGE TOO FAR

Nats Onoja Agbo Nigerians woke up on Sunday, 10 June 2018 to learn that the Tatabu/ Gidan Moin bridge along the Jebba-Mokwa road had collapsed. The collapse of that bridge is a national tragedy for several reasons. First, the signs were there: a week earlier, another bridge on the same road, the Bokani bridge, along Tegina-Makera road, collapsed. The major tragedy is that despite the signals that those bridges, which were constructed more than 40 years ago, had fallen on bad times, there was no conscious effort on the part…

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German Government lauds NDLEA for operational efficiency

The German Government has applauded National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for its “professionalism and operational excellence” in preventing and countering drug trafficking. The commendation was handed down by the Vice President of the German Federal Criminal Investigation Office, Michael Kretschmer during a visit to the national headquarters of the Agency. According to Kreschmer, “We are here to acknowledge your consistent excellent performance over the years. Your indices are professional and reliable. I am here to appreciate your professional work and to ascertain whether our intervention meets your needs and…

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Unbelievable!!! A village in Abuja where twins are killed

The arrival of baby is no doubt a blessing for couple. It is so desired and couple plan ahead for it by buying items for the baby or babies as the case may be. But this is not so in kaida village located in Gwagwalada Area Council, a surbub of the federal Capital territory Abuja. In this community the arrival of twins is seen as a nurse and they are killed few days after birth. For Kaida community twins are considered evil right from immemorial. In any case, mary Slessor…

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” Doctor who rejects gunshot victims are criminal liable”

Lagos State commissioner of police,” Doctor who rejects gunshot victims are criminal liable”. The commissioner who reacted to a media report that doctors at Reddington Hospital in Ikeja, Lagos State rejected  Engineer Adebayo Akinwunmi who suffered bullet wounds after armed robber attacked his home in ofada mokoloki, ogun State. The hospital rejected the victim claiming that there was no police report. The PRO of Lagos State command, SP Chike Oti, said ” The attention of the Nigeria police Lagos State command, has been drawn to the punch newspaper publication of…

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Codeine now similar to Cocaine, Heroin or Cannabis

The outright ban of Codeine by the Nigerian government has automatically changed the status of the pharmaceutical drug of prescription from an over the counter drug to an illicit drug. By this step taken by Nigeria, Codeine attracts the same weight of the law as other hard drugs like Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis sativa and Methamphetamine. Last week, the Federal Ministry of Health issued a statement proscribing the importation of Codeine as precursor chemical for cough syrup preparation. The proscription, according to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, became necessary…

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Believe 2019: Samuel Moses For Presidential Race

Ekeh Jameson A chieftain of the Delta State chapter of Labour Party, Prince Moses Samuel has declared his intention to run for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of the party in the forthcoming general election. Speaking at the Lagos Airport Hotel, venue of the declaration on Tuesday, PMS as he is fondly called by his admirers and political associates expressed deep concern over the plight of Nigerians occasioned by the “change” the present administration has brought upon them. The presidential aspirant…

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Atiku to unveil agenda to get Nigeria working again

Let’s make Nigeria proud: Abuja, Nigeria, 23 April, 2018: How to unlock the immeasurable potentials of Nigeria to the benefits of its people to deliver jobs, prosperity and security to all component units will take centre stage at the London Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), United Kingdom on Wednesday, April 25, when former Vice President and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar will deliver a major economic speech. The keynote speech entitled “The Importance of Strengthening State Economic Management Systems” will lay bare novel and…

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You Dino me, I Bello you!

Kogi Politics:  You Dino me I Bello you!  Kogi politics is fast turning into a home video. The key actors are the foremost politicians in the state, one the chief executive and the other a law maker.  Just as it was in the politics of the old Benue Plateau now Benue State,  where the rivalry between Joseph Tarka and Godwin Dabo gave rise to  the saying that “You Takar me, I Dabo you”, so we now have in Kogi State the refrain: “You Dino me, I Bello you ” to…

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NDLEA chairman makes case for alternative development

NDLEA chairman makes case for alternative development Chairman/Chief Executive, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Rtd.) has enjoined states where forests areravaged by cannabis cultivation to adopt Alternative Development model tocounter the menace. Abdallah made this call in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, when he along with Thailand Ambassador to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse visited the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. According to Abdallah, through the help of Alternative Development, cannabis farmers are supported with incentives that attract them to the cultivation of legitimate and economically beneficial…

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2019 Election: Waiting For David Mark

Otukpo, the traditional home of the Idoma has been agog with festivities since Monday 2 April 2018 when activities marking the 70th birthday of former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark commenced with a Pro-AM Golf Tournament at the Otukpo Golf and Country Club, Akpegede-Otukpo. The tournament, which attracted golfers from various parts of Nigeria and neighboring countries ended on Saturday, 7 April 2018. The celebrations climaxed on Sunday, 8 April 2018 with High Mass, which was celebrated by Bishop Michael Apochi of the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo at…

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Who Could Write My New Paper With Me! Write My Reaction for Me Letter creating is an art variety that is bit by bit dying. We are living in an age wherever men and women just textual content or electronic mail. Abbreviations are normally utilized, so significantly so that younger men and women generally attempt to use them in the system of composing expert letters. This certainly frowned on and can depart a very poor impact. For these explanations and lots of more folks can make a great deal of…

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