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Jan 24th, 2015
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by SKC Ogbonnia Dear Mr President, A recent publication of the federal allocation of projects by political zones in Nigeria was an eye opener. According to the Daily Trust Newspaper, published December 31, 2014, the Niger Delta received a lion’s share ...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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Written by Law Mefor My attention has been drawn to the release of General Muhammadu Buhari “certificate” and many people were sending me pictures of this certificate. I thought that should finally end the brouhaha about the ‪#‎BuhariGate‬,...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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Church and State in the New Biafra by Chukwuma Egemba This write up is my personal opinion aimed at generating debate and general discussion on an issue I am concerned and worried about. It is not an academic presentation. Let me make it clear that I w...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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by Ibukunolu Alao Babajide Common Questions* 1) Why are the dates on the certificate stamped 2015 and not 1961? Answer: “The stamp and date served as authentication that the document was truly retrieved from the records of that Secondary School a...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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My technical report for the Brookings Institution’s Africa Foresight publication on the 2015 presidential election entitled ‘The 2015 Elections in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges’, has become an issue between the PDP and the APC. As should be expected i...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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by Mohammed Sambo Dasuki Nigeria’s Insecurity: Insurgency, Corruption, Elections and the Management of Multiple Threats Protocol -Events in our recent history have thrust us into the glare of world attention in ways that have not always reflected us in...
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Jan 23rd, 2015
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By Dr. Ibrahim Farah (*) A flashback to the Arta peace process in late 1999 and throughout 2000, the 2002 – 2004 Eldoret/Mbagathi talks, the Djibouti talks in 2009 and the recent indirect ‘elections’ in Mogadishu in late 2012 and one will be left wonde...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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by Oche Joseph Otorkpa It was Michael Crichton who said, “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree”. Knowing what has transpired in the past will provid...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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by Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB), Nigeria APC’s presidential candidate has a complex future before him. Many of his opponents have accused him of being the force behind the terrorist Boko Haram (BH) which is killing and maiming...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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by Igboeli Arinze As Nigerians prepare for the 2015 general elections, who they might be convinced, lured, forced or tempted to vote for one of the candidates or none of them is a matter that will be decided soon. For a start, the incumbent President G...