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By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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An explosion devastated a busy bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, April 14, 2014. It was the latest in a series of terrorist attacks on Africa’s most populous nation. No group had claimed credit for the attack as of Monday, but Nigerian President Goodluck Jonatha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai, remained in the custody of the State Security Service, SSS, late Mondayafter more than 12 hours of questioning over his comments about electoral violence in 2015. Mr. El-Rufai voluntarily walked into the SSS headquarters at about 9 a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 16th, 2013
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Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai | credits: File copy The Presidency on Sunday alleged that the former FCT Minister who is also the Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, was attacking President Goodluck Jonathan, beca...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 11th, 2013
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In the end we are all sacked and it’s always awful. It is as inevitable as death following life. If you are elevated, there comes a day when you are demoted. Alan Clark You‘re fired! No other words can so easily and succinctly reduce a confident, self assured executive to an insecure, groveling shred...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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Boko Haram members | credits: File copy A Non-Governmental Organisation, catering for the need of widows, the Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation, has put the number of widows in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, at over 10,000 following the violence perpetrated by the Boko Haram Islamic sect. The C...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has berated presidential aides, Doyin Okupe and Ahmed Gulak on their recent outbursts against him and four other governors just as he has dismissed the recently registered All Progressive Congress, APC, as a panacea to the nati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 9th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said that Nigeria would disappoint all those who predicted that the country would break up in 2015 by continuing to remain one indivisible entity. “For those who are predicting that this country will separate in 2015 based on the fault lines as of the time of a...
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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Feb 12th, 2013
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By Bayo Oladeji, Leadership (Abuja) Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala parted ways with former President Olusegun Obasanjo because of her removal as the Chairman of the Economic Team of the government while she was in London negotiating with London Club. Former Minister of the Federal Capital Terri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2013
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by Emmanuel Nicholas A rascal is an unscrupulous, dishonest person, a scoundrel. He is regarded as a single withered tree if, when set aflame causes a whole forest to burn. So does a rascal son destroy a whole family. Every rascal is a thief, and every thief is a rascal, and Political extremist refer...