Excellency

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2014
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by Emeka Anya It is with a heavy heart that we write this piece. A heavy heart because the person involved is someone who ordinarily should be held in high esteem, and should be deserving of such. For someone to be referred to as “His Excellency”, that person apart from being a tall figure in [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 2nd, 2014
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Fejiro Oliver The President/CiC Aso Hill Villa 31st December 2013. Every man, every woman who has to take up the service of government, must ask themselves two questions: ‘Do I love my people in order to serve them better? Am I humble and do I listen to everybody, to diverse opinions in order t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Our fear is that it will not be done properly by people who have the relevant expertise and experience. Between 2004 and 2006 all but a few indigenous banks in Zimbabwe faced significant political problems. Their founders where hounded out of the country for nefarious accusations of externalizing for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 13th, 2013
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Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi | credits: File copy The five lawmakers in the Rivers State House of Assembly, who are opposed to Governor Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday, boycotted the sitting of the Commission of Inquiry probing the crisis in the state. The panel was established by the state go...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Ogbuefi Ndigbo Nigerians are agaon asking: Where is the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria? There was anger two months ago when it emerged that the 2013 budget for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), contained a whopping N4 billion allocated to the construction of an office for the First L...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Justine John DYIKUK In the chill of January 20, 2013, this writer chanced upon what was supposed to be a rejoinder to the sermon delivered by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, his Excellency, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah at the requiem mass of the late Governor of Kaduna State; his Excellen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2013
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By Promise Egwu “Your Excellency, the plight of Honourable Mrs Lillian Igwe is mind boggling. She was suspended from Ebonyi House of Assembly last year on the lame charges of drunkenness and for coming to the House of Assembly in a Keke Napep. But the truth is that Honourable Igwe’s sin is that...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2013
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By Safi Abdi A fulltime homemaker, and native of Somalia, I can tell you that I have firsthand knowledge of both of these two entities and know full well how they operate; so you would say, I am certainly not talking out of my hat. Reason tells us that when you want to build a […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2012
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“I have declared war already today, … this is too much and unacceptable” NANCA president - “The Nigerian ambassador has neglected the Nigerians” NANCA vice president”. All is not well between Nigerians in Austria and their embassy, and when a kingdom is divided against itself,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Dec 18th, 2012
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The alarming rate of teenage pregnancy, especially among school girls, has become a cause for serious concern among well-meaning citizens of Sierra Leone including His Excellency the president, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. President Koroma in his recent address to his second parliament described teenage pr...