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Jumbo pay for federal lawmakers

THE secrecy surrounding the actual salaries and allowances of members of the National Assembly despite repeated inquiries from many quarters and resultant condemnations of parliament by some individuals and groups on the issue is unfortunate and unacceptable under an administration which creed is integrity, accountability, transparency and zero tolerance to corruption.

Nigeria @57: Not yet the promise land

AS Nigeria celebrates the 57th anniversary of her independence, no effort should be spared by the government and citizens in forging a new workable partnership that will address the myriads of socio-economic challenges facing the country including alleviating current hardship in the land, bribery and corruption, threats to nation’s continued unity by various groups that will usher in an era of peace, justice and prosperity for all.

IPOB and Anambra poll

THE continued insistence by the leader, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s that the November 18th Anambra state governorship election boycott order stays despite repeated appeals from various stakeholders for a change of heart is very unfortunate, provocative, unconstitutional and portends grave consequences for citizens of the state who will be disenfranchised at the end of the day and therefore must not stand.

Police needless attack on peaceful protesters

THE swift resort to brute force recently by the Nigeria Police Force to disperse peaceful protesters demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari who had been on medical vacation in London for over 100 days and still counting is a gross violation of their fundamental human right to peaceful assembly and association guaranteed by the 1999 Constitution as amended and antithetical to democratic norms and we totally condemn the attack on defenceless law abiding Nigerians.

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