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By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2013
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By Yusuff Olayode Supoto If you ever dream of a country where her leaders are birds of a feather, where followers pray for their leaders fall – check Nigeria. With different ethnic groups, with many religions and even varying political school of thoughts, our leaders still come together, fashion out ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2013
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There is this story of a hardworking man who as usual arrived home from work very late to meet his young son in the sitting room waiting for him. “Why are you not asleep?” the man asked as he slumped on the sofa, tired. “I was waiting for you because I have not seen you […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2013
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By Issachar Odion The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has overstepped the bounds of reason. To say that most discerning Nigerians are angry with the union is an understatement. Whoever anticipated that ASUU’s show of shame would last this long? At first, we all sympathised with the pedago...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2013
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*OKONJO-IWEALA IS NOT THE ISSUE Contrary to some recent media reports, the Federal government has not adopted a take-it-or-leave-it approach in its negotiations with ASUU. Rather, the approach is focused on positive engagement and achieving sustainable solutions to the challenges facing higher educat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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Today marks the 53rd year of Nigeria’s existence as an independent Nation and yet the myriad of problems that have been plaguing our Nation for decades are still rearing their heads high. Many have said that today is not worth celebrating because of the state of our power sector, the current strike a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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BY DAPO AKINREFON, GBENGA OKE & LEVINUS NWABUGHIOGU LAGOS—PRESIDENT  Goodluck Jonathan yesterday vehemently denied signing a one-term agreement either officially or unofficially with any individual or group in 2011 as has been widely speculated. Jonathan, who spoke during his periodic media chat ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2013
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By Emmanuel Elebeke Federal government came under a heavy knock from the Chairman of Silver Bird Group, Ben Bruce , when he lashed out on the government for spending $8 billion on fuel importation annually. Bruce was speaking in Abuja at the launching of a book entitled “Why Run Before Learning To Wa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 11th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The ongoing ASUU strike in Nigeria has consumed her first victim, sending him into political oblivion as the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has impeached its president, Comrade Yinka Gbadebo a.k.a Ayefele. The senate arm of the students union held an emergency meeti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 9th, 2013
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  President Goodluck Jonathan Mr. President, please do not mistake this piece for an attack on your person because it is not. Neither would I want you to see me as one of those attention-seeking people because I am not. Of course, Sir, I am also not the son of any governor, senator,  local gover...