Tag: Cheta Nwanze

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July 17, 2014

Lagos and full blown hyper-tension – and more, in today’s news round up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Yesterday, millions of hard working Lagosians, spent three hours going in one direction in traffic. Arrived at ...

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July 11, 2014

Our army is not listening – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze     The thing is that the army isn’t listening. Rather, they are fighting back. On the ...

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June 26, 2014

The beat goes on – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The good news, if such a thing is possible in such circumstances, is that what happened in ...

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June 25, 2014

Can Papa Eagles beat Argentina today? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwaze Permit me to fall of my chair for a bit in almost derisive laughter as this had ...

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June 24, 2014

Sliding down the slope – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze  …this video of a so-called customer service person for Arik Air at the Calabar Airport tells us ...

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June 23, 2014

Stomach infrastructure – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….kedaddling back to the party that was roundly beaten on Saturday, a gentle advice: Nigeria is full ...

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June 20, 2014

Whitewashing the dead – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze     Arisekola Alao, was to run into trouble many times in the future, quite notably in ...

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June 19, 2014

End of an era – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Zara Mustapha   The tax haven of Liechtenstein has had a change of heart. They will be returning to ...

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June 18, 2014

The boy who cried wolf – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze While people were dying in Damaturu, 1144 km from there, almost 500 others are still singing hymns ...

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June 16, 2014

Emotions taking me over – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….we must point out that NEPA’s inability to supply power during a critical time such as the ...

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June 14, 2014

Will they be coming home? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….people like Gaby feel more at home in Abuja because Abuja has amenities, such as primary schools, ...

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June 14, 2014

Let’s attend a burning – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The Amis sadly, have a long history of failing to take into consideration the cultural nuances of ...

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June 9, 2014

Church taxes – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….our boys in khaki have been returning us back to the dark days of the dark goggled ...

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June 9, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: A brief history of the Super Eagles

by Cheta Nwanze Nigeria’s first ever official game was against Marine Cosby, which we won 5-2. During the next game, against ...

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June 7, 2014

Opinion: On the N250,000 LASU fees brouhaha (A rejoinder)

by Afolabi Legunsen Supporting these crazy unending hikes, without asking for the necessary structure to be put in place is ...

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June 6, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: On the N250,000 LASU brouhaha – Higher fees needed

by Cheta Nwanze Nigeria CANNOT become a developed nation if we do not have welders or carpenters or stenographers. That, ...

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June 6, 2014

The need for higher learning – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Nigeria does not have nearly enough people with technical skills. I daresay it as gotten worse in ...

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June 5, 2014

Stockfish and cement – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Truth is that different grades of cement have different uses, same way, stockfish was caught fresh, and ...

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June 4, 2014

Why Aunty Oby is a different breed – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….Doyin Okupe was left reeling in shock yesterday, when Aunt Oby refused to shake his hand. He ...

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June 2, 2014

Federal allocations – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze A leading candidate for the pie, Umana Okon Umana has promised to repeal “offensive portions” of the ...

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May 30, 2014

Losing the plot – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze To be realistic, I can’t think of too many other ways to end this madness given that we ...

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May 27, 2014

Celebrating our children – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze  In the same year, we managed to generate just 1.2 million jobs, down from 1.6 million the ...

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May 26, 2014

Toke Makinwa, Linda Ikeji, Ice Prince, others attend Chude Jideonwo’s book launch in Lagos (See Photos)

What: Book launch of Chude Jideonwo’s ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ Where: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. When: ...

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May 26, 2014

Wasting talent – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Yes, 43 days after the Chibok babes were ushered away, and 22 days after they were told ...

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May 22, 2014

Inadequate military funding – and more in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Speaking of funding, the number of reports I’ve been reading in recent times about how #BokoHaram get ...

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May 21, 2014

LASU’s ill-advised strike – and more in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Speaking of dogs in mangers, the eggheads at LASU are firmly positioning themselves in that column. Rather ...

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May 20, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Sadly, Nigeria’s democracy will only churn out more GEJs

by Cheta Nwanze Let’s accept one real, hard fact about this “democracy” that we have: democracy, American style, is nothing ...

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May 19, 2014

The difference between stealing and corruption – and more in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze When a Nigerian tells you I dey come, he is not walking towards you. He actually means to ...

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May 16, 2014

The hard road – and more in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Kashim Shettima, while his state is on fire, has proven that Roman emperor Nero has nothing on ...

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May 16, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Lessons from the Nigerian economy

by Cheta Nwanze First lesson is that our government thinks that poverty alleviation is handing out largesses, creating jobs that ...

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