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AS the build up to the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State garners momentum, FUNSO OMODELEOLA highlights a chronicle of the low points of leading candidates in the forthcoming poll.
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Ebikabowei Victor Ben, a.k.a. General Boyloaf, profiled as having the most organized militant camp during the Niger Delta crisis before the amnesty granted by late President Musa Yar'Adua. Boyloaf, in this interview with ODUNEWU OLUSEGUN, speaks on his convivial element on President Jonathan's attitude towards the amnesty programme; the ways to solve Nigeria's security challenges for sustainable peace and development, among other issues.

boyloaf.jpgDO you believe in the national conference convoked by President Good Jonathan as the right direction to solving Nigeria's problems?
It is better for Nigerians to jaw-jaw than to war. So, the National Conference is a good step to reduce the obvious tension in the country. It is for the participants to

Dr. Dejo Raimi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Secretary to Oyo State Government (SSG), in this interview with CYPRIAN AJAH, says that education backwardness in the North is the root cause of Boko Haram.

IN this year's May 29 Democracy Day, are you satisfied with the democratic process, 15 years after?
First, May 29 is not our democracy day. I don't know where they got the date. Our democracy day is 1st October that Nigeria got her independence. May 29 was not

Democratic transition from 1999 to 2014 has perpetually thrown Nigeria into deepening crisis; raising new questions of nation building and articulation of national interest in the country's development process.  Apparently, the developmental democracy has constantly reflected  ‘a transition in  transition’ and spirally plagued by

• Support prosecution of sponsors at ICC for crime against humanity
• Search for Chibok school girls intensifies

THE crisis emanating from the abduction of the over 200 school girls at Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, by Boko Haram insurgents which provoked international intervention in assisting Nigeria's military, has begun to snowball into the desire for wider foreign intervention on taming terrorism in the

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