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Empowerment as essential ingredient for improved health outcomes

By Aisha Bunu Empowerment has to do with improving the capacity and the chances of individuals, groups and communities to take control of their circumstances, exercise power and achieve their

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Abba Kyari: A Chief of Staff like no other

By Lanre Solomon When a certain indigene of Borno state was appointed as Honorary member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Investment in Nigeria (PACIN) in year 2000, not too

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2019: Can Buhari survive gang-up of the generals?

By Danladi Garba Indeed, this is an interesting time in Nigeria’s political history. And it is so for many reasons chief among which is the uncertainty surrounding President Muhammadu Buhari’s

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20 years after Abami Eda lives on

“Man is here against his will. Where do we come from? What was before us…? When you think you die, you’re not dead. It’s a transition.” The above extraordinarily brilliant

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Cattle colony: So many questions, few answers

By Nasir Kura Since the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed federal government’s plan to establish cattle colonies as a way of checking the incessant clashes

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Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko A Quintessential Senator

By Abdullahi Mohammed The mood in Sokoto in February, 2015 was a mixture of suspense, expectancy and uncertainty. It reflected the mood in the rest of the country. As that

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Usman Zannah: Able administrator of grassroots affairs

By Ahmed Idris One of the most challenging tasks in government is managing the affairs of the grassroots. Whether one is at the helm of affairs as supervisor or commissioner

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Adamu Alhaji Lawan: From blooming banker to outstanding commissioner

By Nasir Kura The banking arena and political firmament could be said to be many poles apart. All the same, there are some individuals who are gifted enough to sparkle

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Alex Ekwueme: Philosopher of good standing bows out

By Atiku Abubakar, GCON It is with a great deal of shock and disbelief that I learnt of the sudden transition to eternal glory of Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON,

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Abba Kyari: Bruised, battered by foes

By Idi Sultan For one reason or the other, it appears every administration has its own fair share of what can best be described as “fall guys.” A fall guy,

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