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By IndepthAfrica
In Art Life
Jul 3rd, 2014
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A.S.M Jimoh anehi2008@gmail.com Nigerians and Nigeria are two wonderful objects that defy nature. While Nigeria represents all that make a country to be successful, yet it remains a failed state. People who are less harsh say failing state. Nigerians on the other hands represents a people who are sup...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 1st, 2014
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By Eze Martins-hassan Esomchi For those of us who have strong ties with the North and Northerners, no point is potent enough to dismiss the fact that Nigeria is a hobbesian state of nature where life is short, nasty and brutish. My prayer for Nigeria did not start today. As a child, I knelt beside [&...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 29th, 2014
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Foremost producer, writer, director and a leading player in the Nigerian motion picture industry, Amaka Igwe has passed on. She died last night April 28th in Enugu after an asthma attack. Mrs Igwe had gone to Enugu in company of her husband for pre-production preparations for a new Igbo soap when the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Western activism is causing more harm than good to a continent making LGBT people into scapegoats for colonialism. As an LGBT activist, I was always happy to see my picture in the paper. It showed that I was doing my job, getting attention for the cause I believed in—and, of course, getting some atte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 18th, 2014
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by Bayo Oluwasanmi Despicable rhetoric and the phony arrest of outlawed leader of Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF) Mujahid Asari Dokubo made headlines this past two weeks. But one would have to be a retarded monkey to take his endless histrionics polemics and diatribes serious. Why are Ni...
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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Sep 5th, 2013
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BY DAYO ADESULU The lingering industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) which enters its third month, has been greeted with reactions from Nigerian mothers who lamented the face- off between the Federal Government and the union and expressed readiness to wade into the matte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2013
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  Ohikhena | credits: File copy Two weeks after his son flew from Benin City to Lagos in the wheel compartment of an aircraft belonging to Arik Air, Daniel Ohikhena’s father denies claims that he abandoned his family, writes JAMES AZANIA Little is known about Daniel Ohikhena, the 13-year-old sto...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2013
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BY SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY — OFFICIALS of the Department of State Services, DSS, in Edo State, yesterday, quizzed the mother of the 15-year-old Daniel Oikhena, who emerged from the wheel compartment of an Arik Air flight from Benin Airport to Lagos, last Saturday. Mrs Evelyn Oikhena, who confirmed...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2013
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“I Thought The Plane Was Going To America” - Boy Who Hides Himself In Arik Aircraft Tire Confesses  - Daniel Ihekina, the young boy who was arrested at the arrival terminal of Lagos’ Muritala Muhammed International Airport on Saturday thought he was going to the United States Of America. ...