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MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

After Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state announced that the governors of the 36 states had resolved to donate $1bn out of the excess crude account to the Buhari administration for it to fight the boko haram insurgency,either 1 of 2 things was bound to happen.Either Buhari and his loyalists...

MHNG Editorial Pick of the Week

Though it is not clear if the striking oil industry workers have indeed called off the strike which partly led to the sudden return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and around the country, that Nigerians are in pains occasioned by the sudden fuel scarcity is not in...

In 2017, fake news was everywhere. It was behind Macedonian teens buying BMWs and at Russian troll farms, as well as in viral memes and on Donald Trump’s Twitter feed. It was named word of the year by Collins Dictionary and was added to Dictionary.com. It’s a term that has been constantly redefined and repurposed; what used to specifically refer...

MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

The elective Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, was a charade and an anti-climax.  Everyone who had been a witness to the travails of the once-upon-a-time ruling party which lost power to the All Progressives Congress in 2015 – viz,...

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Human Rights Day is an international event celebrated every year to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United...

“Our country is a little country but it has faced illicit capital flight,” said L’Alternative’s Domegni of his home country of Togo. “We are rich in mineral wealth as we suffer from the resource curse. Go to a mining area and you find very poor communities. “The most important question...

MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

Gender is a social concept brought about by society which often refers to the male and female species. Gender is also a cultural concept based on traditions and beliefs of a society or community. It can be best understood when both the female and male species are being mentioned while...

MHNG Editorial Pick of the Week

That a faithful implementation of the Whistleblower Policy of the Federal Government has to be challenged in court by supposed benefactors or beneficiaries barely a year after it was instituted poses a threat to the  continued  effectiveness and, therefore, usefulness of the  policy. Even worse,  the  credibility of the Federal...

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in December. Each is open to journalists worldwide. Associated Press seeks interns  Deadline: Dec. 10 The Associated Press is seeking interns for its Global...

MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

The #Nottooyoungtorun bill recently passed by the National Assembly as part of the amendment to the constitution is a welcome development to the growth of democracy in Nigeria. As laudable as it might seem, there are however requirements like knowledge, competence, legal campaign funding amongst others needed for any young...

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