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It is heart-warming that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu finally made seeming a volte-face on his initial opposition to the convocation of a National Dialogue/Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan in his October 1st National Broadcast. It is obvious that his initial reaction on arrival from overseas me...
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By Edmund Blair ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) — Girma Seifu Maru, Ethiopia’s sole opposition politician in a 547-seat parliament, says the authorities risk provoking social unrest if they do not offer more political space to critical voices. The 47-year-old economist and consultant said his party...
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By Goodluck Ebele Jonathan I extend warm greetings and felicitations to you all as we celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir festival. I also congratulate all Nigerians who have been able to undertake the Hajj this year in fulfillment of their religious obligations. As they undergo the rites of the Hajj ...
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By Patrick Soriwei Press statement – The family of a Nigerian student, Mr. Gabriel Soriwei, who was killed in the North Cyprus city of Nicosia, has cried out to the Federal Government, relevant authorities and indeed all well meaning Nigerians for intervention. Gabriel Soriwei, (20), was a firs...
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ADDIS ABABA (AFP) – Two Somali nationals died when a bomb they were making detonated in their home in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, as thousands gathered to watch a football match, officials said Monday. “The ones who died were of Somali origin,” Ethiopia’s Minister of In...