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IT is when tragedies, such as the sudden demise of Abubakar Audu, occur that some people start reassessing their lives and thinking about death. Ordinarily, it is not in the nature of man to always remember that this life will expire someday. Strangely too, man even thinks that he is the

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IT has become something of a routine for every newly appointed chairperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to talk tough, breathe hard and convey the impression that he/she has incomparable track record as an unassailable anti-corruption tsar with remarkable

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NIGERIA’S is a fascinating story of a corrupt country without a single corrupt person. In late September 2006, Nuhu Ribadu, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), told Nigerian senators that the agency had dossiers, implicating numerous

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I DON’T know about you but I’m excited about the prospect of the monthly five thousand naira promised to some twenty five million Nigerians. At least, I would now have to take that burden out of my own lean budget. And I don’t have to be sending recharge cards to folks, who normally

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THE age-old saying that “All that is needed for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing” used to make perfect sense. But not any more. Given our current circumstances, what evil re- ally needs to flourish is not only good men doing nothing; what evil actually needs to flourish is

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