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OBJ: A misunderstood leader?

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With former President Olusegun Obasanjo recently lending his voice to calls for restructuring of the country, it appears many have misunderstood some of his actions and utterances on vexed national issues, KUNLE ODEREMI reports. THE tenuous state of the federalism in Nigeria accounts for the shades of agitations in the country. The calls have been […]

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How Africa can mitigate COVID-19 effects https://tribuneonlineng.com/how-africa-can-mitigate-covid-19-effects/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 03:38:39 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=316193 Tribune Online
How Africa can mitigate COVID-19 effects

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BEFORE the novel Coronavirus pandemic hit the globe, Nigeria spent 42 per cent of her earnings on debt servicing. We have arrived at a new reality today: even if we devote 100 per cent of our income to rebuilding our economy, it still will not be enough. COVID19 has wreaked such damage to the world’s […]

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Beyond COVID-19: A wake up call https://tribuneonlineng.com/beyond-covid-19-a-wake-up-call/ Wed, 08 Apr 2020 02:17:28 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315828 Tribune Online
Beyond COVID-19: A wake up call

  All over the world, events we had better imagined are gradually emerging as our new reality. The COVID-19 has kept us contained in our homes, deflated our economies and has defined a new social habit alien to our values of coexisting and integration. This new reality has left most of us with feelings of […]

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COVID-19 puts democracy on trial in Africa https://tribuneonlineng.com/covid-19-puts-democracy-on-trial-in-africa/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:14:42 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315823 Tribune Online
COVID-19 puts democracy on trial in Africa

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A major subject of debate in advanced democracies is the need to deepen democracy on the African continent. Faced with the challenges posed by COVID-19, KUNLE ODEREMI looks at the import for democracy, as a number of countries on the continent have fixed national elections beginning from May 2020. By initial calculations, no fewer than […]

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David Mark: Unfading patriot, still championing legacies at 72 https://tribuneonlineng.com/david-mark-unfading-patriot-still-championing-legacies-at-72/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 02:55:02 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315508 Tribune Online
David Mark: Unfading patriot, still championing legacies at 72

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“I will continue to contribute to the wellbeing and the development of our country. I will remain a peace ambassador, both in Benue State and Nigeria at large. I will uphold the sanctity of peace and unity. More than anything, Nigeria needs peace and unity. We need to bond together as one people with a […]

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Many FG’s MDAs constitute waste —Faleke https://tribuneonlineng.com/many-fgs-mdas-constitute-waste-faleke/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 02:52:31 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315503 Tribune Online
Many FG’s MDAs constitute waste —Faleke

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Chairman, House Committee on Finance, Honourable Abiodun Faleke, in this interview by KEHINDE AKINTOLA, speaks on economic issues bothering on the proposed amendment to the Finance Act, investigative hearing into alleged misuse of foreign exchange, under-remittance of revenue by Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs), among other issues.   At the ongoing investigative hearing being carried […]

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‘Corps members deserve N500,000 severance package’ https://tribuneonlineng.com/corps-members-deserve-n500000-severance-package/ Mon, 06 Apr 2020 02:57:29 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315031 Tribune Online
‘Corps members deserve N500,000 severance package’

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Tajudeen Obasa, a member of the House of representative, in this interview by SAM NWAOKO, speaks on his representation since 2015, his plans for his constituent, as well as the economic impact of the border closure by the Federal Government or his people among other issues.   For months   now,    the    Federal Government closed all […]

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Hunger may compel Nigerians to defy lockdown order —Shehu Sani https://tribuneonlineng.com/hunger-may-compel-nigerians-to-defy-lockdown-order-shehu-sani/ Mon, 06 Apr 2020 02:32:24 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=314985 Tribune Online
Hunger may compel Nigerians to defy lockdown order —Shehu Sani

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As the lockdown continues in the face of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, with many daily income earners lamenting over their situation, Senator Shehu Sani, in this interview by OSADEBAMWEN OSARETIN, says there is a huge problem to be contained by genuine distribution of palliatives.   Do you think that Nigerians can endure this lockdown amid […]

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In wishing Kyari dead we betray our conscience, religion https://tribuneonlineng.com/in-wishing-kyari-dead-we-betray-our-conscience-religion/ Mon, 06 Apr 2020 02:00:50 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315035 Tribune Online
In wishing Kyari dead we betray our conscience, religion

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In biodata forms, most Nigerians identified themselves as either Christians or Muslims. Interestingly, both religions preach forgiveness, compassion and love. However, times without number, when our faith is tested, these qualities are often found lacking in us. Our religions admonish us not only to pray for those who are sick, but also to visit them. […]

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Osinbajo: A vice-president’s rebound as economy driver https://tribuneonlineng.com/osinbajo-a-vice-presidents-rebound-as-economy-driver/ Sun, 05 Apr 2020 02:06:16 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=314682 Tribune Online
Osinbajo: A vice-president’s rebound as economy driver

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LEON USIGBE writes on the implications of the appointment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the chairman of the new economic sustainability committee.   SOME cynics think that as the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s role has suffered a downgrade. They say that he has been reduced to mere showing up at wedding and burial ceremonies, […]

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