Is Our Brand of Democracy a Theocracy?

[Guardian] We are said to be the largest black democracy in the world, which is quite an achievement. But what brand of democracy do we operate? After much thought, I am inclined to conclude that our system of government is in reality a Theocracy. Demo…

[Guardian] We are said to be the largest black democracy in the world, which is quite an achievement. But what brand of democracy do we operate? After much thought, I am inclined to conclude that our system of government is in reality a Theocracy. Democracy is defined as a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives, or as more popularly defined by Abraham Lincoln, a government of the people, for the people by the people. Meanwhile the

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Bonnke Prays Against Corruption in Nigeria, Oyedepo Seeks Unity

[Guardian] Lagos and Ilorin -German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, yesterday charged the Federal Government to do everything possible to rid Nigeria of corruption, which he described as the greatest enemy of the country’s growth and progress.

[Guardian] Lagos and Ilorin -German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, yesterday charged the Federal Government to do everything possible to rid Nigeria of corruption, which he described as the greatest enemy of the country's growth and progress.

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Group Seeks Support for Secondus As PDP Chair

[Guardian] A group under the aegis of Genuine Democrats Group (GDG), a youth wing of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has urged supports for the emergence of the party’s former National Deputy Chairman (South), Uche Secondus, as the National Chairm…

[Guardian] A group under the aegis of Genuine Democrats Group (GDG), a youth wing of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has urged supports for the emergence of the party's former National Deputy Chairman (South), Uche Secondus, as the National Chairman in the forthcoming December convention.

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Alumni Make Case for Girl-Child Education in Edo

[Guardian] Benin City -The Saint Maria Goretti Girls’ Grammar School Old Girls Association (SMAGOGA) has called for investment and encouragement in the girl -child education, a development it said would boost national development considering the roles …

[Guardian] Benin City -The Saint Maria Goretti Girls' Grammar School Old Girls Association (SMAGOGA) has called for investment and encouragement in the girl -child education, a development it said would boost national development considering the roles women play in national development.

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Group Decries Alleged Plan to Clampdown on Online Newspapers

[Guardian] Abuja -Paradigm Initiative has expressed concern over alleged Federal Government’s secret attempts to block the domain names of several identified websites accused of threatening national security in Nigeria, saying these attempts were unacc…

[Guardian] Abuja -Paradigm Initiative has expressed concern over alleged Federal Government's secret attempts to block the domain names of several identified websites accused of threatening national security in Nigeria, saying these attempts were unacceptable and a violation of constitutionally and globally guaranteed rights of expression and information.

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Agip Celebrates Niger Delta Farmers As Dickson Seeks Partnership to Resuscitate Rice Farm

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State governor Mr. Seriake Dickson has called on the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, to partner with the state government to resuscitate the moribund rice farms in the state which have the potentials to provide jobs for…

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State governor Mr. Seriake Dickson has called on the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, to partner with the state government to resuscitate the moribund rice farms in the state which have the potentials to provide jobs for the teeming youths of the state and Niger Delta.

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Limpopo Police Launch Manhunt After Alleged Farm Attacker Escapes From Custody

[News24Wire] A massive manhunt has been launched by Lephalale police after an awaiting trial prisoner – charged with the murder of a doctor who was killed during a farm attack – escaped from holding cells on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A massive manhunt has been launched by Lephalale police after an awaiting trial prisoner - charged with the murder of a doctor who was killed during a farm attack - escaped from holding cells on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

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Imo Retirees Urge Govt to Intervene Over Unpaid Pensions

[Guardian] Owerri -Retirees in Imo under the aegis, Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), have appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari -led All Progressives Congress (APC), to intervene and monitor the use of the bailout and all the Paris Club Loan Refund tranc…

[Guardian] Owerri -Retirees in Imo under the aegis, Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), have appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari -led All Progressives Congress (APC), to intervene and monitor the use of the bailout and all the Paris Club Loan Refund tranches (each N7 billion) disbursed to the state.

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