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Women In Parliament Commitee of the National Assembly Organises Its 4th Annual Summit

Oladotun Fadeyiye Women in Parliament Committee of the National Assembly House of Representative held its fourth Annual summit in Abuja. The 2 Day summit commenced yesterday 27th to 28th October 2014. This year summit was themed “2015 Election and Beyond: Strategies and Actions Towards Enhanced Women’s Political Participation” and it is in collaboration with Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre ...

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I want to give a renewed perspective to leadership and create a synergy between the young and the old – Ahmed Bachaka

Dotun Roy He is soft spoken but determined to be an agent of change in this generation. His self-effacing personality could make anyone pass him for just every other young Nigerian but Ahmed Bachaka has chosen to be a pacesetter in terms of leadership skills and service delivery. He has been the Chief Whip, the Nigerian Youth Parliament for couples ...

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To All Nigerians Towards Nigeria's 54th Independence Celebration!

Dotun Roy It’s here again, Nigeria’s 54th independence Day celebration. It is so obvious that we have had our fair share of the good, the bad and the ugly as a developing nation. However, one good thing about being a Nigerian is that optimistic view “Naija Go Better” that we all share. It brings glow and radiance on the face ...

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Youth and Today's Politics in the Third World

Dotun Roy It is quite reasonable and commendable that youth relegation in today’s politics is gradually becoming a thing of the past, particularly in the developed world (G7 nations) where so much confidence is now being place in the active youth participation in politics. Couple of days ago, I stumbled on a story about a Nigerian who might just end ...

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Power Tussle!

By Oladotun O. Fadeyiye Power is one thing every man desires. To be in control, to have the final say that no one dares question the decision. Yes, that is every man’s dream. Ironically, both the rich and the poor would love to be in control of power even if it is just for one minute of the 24 hours ...

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Bitter Politics: Nigerian Story

By Oladotun O. Fadeyiye It is no news that Nigeria’s democracy is not only at nascent level but also having undiagnosed teething troubles. Nigerians can only be optimistic as to what may happen next as regards to the survivability of democratic governance in the country. It is quite appalling that Nigerian political system is replete of charlatans and men who ...

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State of the Nationhood: After Five Decades

Another Independence Day celebration has come and gone in Nigeria. For five decades and three years we have consistently celebrated 1,October 1960, the day, the British Colonial Masters deemed it fit to leave us to take our destiny in our hands as a nation. The day our problems began as a nation. The day ethnic and tribal segregation started. The ...

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Insurgents, Terrorists or Cannibals?

For couple of days now, the gruesome killings of innocent students of College of Agriculture, Yobe State, Nigeria by these group of cannibals called Boko Haram Sect, that has been parading themselves under the pretext of ‘Jihad fighters or Freedom fighters’ or ‘God knows what’ has kept me wondering and pondering on which way to go for our dear nation, ...

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