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Dec 18th, 2013
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Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan lost his majority in parliament on Wednesday after 37 lawmakers bolted his party for a new opposition coalition, the latest political blow to hit the embattled leader. In a letter presented to the speaker of the lower house, the lawmakers elected under Jona...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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GOODLUCK JONATHAN, Nigeria’s embattled president, has been infuriated and weakened by a couple of supposedly private letters to him that were leaked to the press. The first was penned by Lamido Sanusi, the central bank’s respected governor, who accused the state oil company of failing to account for ...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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By Hindessa Abdul Former Ethiopian leaders are breaking their silence. Colonel Mengistu Hailemariam, who for the last 22 years has been living in exile in Zimbabwe, spoke about his encounters with the late South African President Nelson Mandela. From that interview we learned: Mengistu handed a $100,...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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Open letter to President Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR, Former President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Hilltop Mansion, Abeokuta, Ogun State:-  Your Excellency, having perused carefully your open 18 paged letter to Mr. President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, it dawned on me that you obviously were too busy to re...
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The headlines screamed: “Mahama reviews performance of Ministers”, and we were informed that President Mahama has started an appraisal and review exercise of the performance of his Ministers. The appraisal is being done by a policy unit set up by President John Mahama at the...
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Fellow Ghanaians, President Mahama has said something worth unpacking to cast in the proper perspective the reality of the Ghanaian situation. And why it is difficult to move the country forward. He says that “Ghanaians have a very short memory,” which makes them easily forg...
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Remembering December 13th: Let us take this day of sorrow and make it a day of healing among all peace-loving Ethiopians. December 13, 2013 marks the ten-year anniversary of the brutal massacre of 424 disarmed Anuak in Gambella, Ethiopia by Ethiopian National Defense Forces armed with guns and militi...
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Chuks Okocha, Damilola Oyedele, Senator Iroegbu, Grace Chiemezie and Aisha Wakaso Six months after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on an industrial strike over the federal government’s refusal to honour an agreement reached in 2009, the union yesterday in Minna announce...
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By Robele Ababya I would like to start writing this piece with this quote attributed to Sir Isaac Newton in his own right as one of the giants in mathematics and classical physics: “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.” Introduction This article is not meant to compare...
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Source: Punchng Students and their parents jubilated on Tuesday over the suspension of the 169-day strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Even though ASUU ordered its members to return to   work immediately, students of most public universities  might not return to their  campuses becaus...