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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:31

The civil servant in recession and inflation

One is put at the gage trying to comprehend how civil servants are coping up with life under recession and high inflation. Today, there are public servants whose monthly salaries are less than N25,000. That is US$50 if a dollar is equated to N500. This is not to talk of the state government workers who get far less than that. One is, therefore
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Barely three weeks after a vow that he would not travel to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, anymore, Rivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, on Monday returned to the city he described as “centre of lies”.Wike, had on Monday, January 30, while flagging-off rehabilitation of a road in the Old Township area of Port Harcourt
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...Bribery allegation is shameful - Wike  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it was yet to receive the report of the Police panel that investigated activities surrounding the Dec. 10, 2016 parliamentary re-run polls in Rivers.The panel, which was constituted by police high command, submitted report to the
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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 14:46

Why I won’t go to Abuja again – Wike

Why I won’t go to Abuja again – WikeRivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, has said he will no longer travel to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, a city he has described as “centre of lies”.Wike spoke last Monday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, during the flag-off of the second phase of reconstruction of
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The Department of State Services, DSS, said it has uncovered a sinister plot by the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, to cause mayhem across Nigeria, particularly in Abuja, using hired urchins, hoodlums and touts.The DSS said on Thursday in a statement, that Wike’s plot was to disrupt machinery of governance in strategic
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Thursday, 27 October 2016 09:02

Re-evaluating the Boko Haram Conflict

My piece today was first published by Brookings’ Institution on its blog onF ebruary 29 2016 (https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2016/02/29/re-evaluating-the-boko-haram-conflict/). I have edited it for space.I decided to republish it following a report by the Premium Times of October 26 2016 that the Army has instituted a
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