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By Adekunle Lukman For almost two hours on Sunday 29th of September. 2013, president Goodluck Jonathan responded to questions from journalists and Nigerians on twitter on various national questions ranging from insecurity, power, 2015 elections to cost of governance, and corruption. President Jonatha...
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By Lawrence Nwobu I didn’t remember Nigeria’s unfortunate independence; yes I said unfortunate because it is obvious Nigeria would have been better off without independence; until a friend called me to say, “the so called fatherland is 53 years old today.” He went further to say “the useless father, ...
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Freedom House Ethiopia has one of the lowest rates of internet and mobile telephone penetration in the world, as meager infrastructure, a government monopoly over the telecom sector, and obstructive telecom policies have notably hindered the growth of information and communication technologies (ICTs)...
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Dr. Daniel Teferra* A capitalist state depends on freedom, science, technology and commerce for its prosperity. The Ethiopian state is a non-capitalist state. It relies mainly on controlling land and the peasantry for its survival. The land question in Ethiopia, therefore, is as old as the country. A...
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  Bodies of drowned migrants are lined up in the port of Lampedusa Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Tens of people died when a ship carrying African migrants toward Italy caught fire and sank off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, spilling hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said Thursday. Many migr...
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LAGOS — Failure of regulation may have been responsible for the crash of Associated Airlines plane at the Lagos airport yesterday, killing about 15 persons and injuring others. Reports have it that 20 persons, including seven crew members, were on board the ill-fated plane, Brazilian made Embraer 120...
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By Our REPORTERS LAGOS—Nigeria’s aviation industry witnessed another tragedy yesterday, as an Embraer aircraft operated by Associated Airlines with registration number SCD 361, conveying the corpse of former Governor of Ondo State, Chief Olusegun Agagu from Lagos to Akure for burial, crashed shortly ...