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Sep 23rd, 2014
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By Michael Joseph For the past three days, friends and family members of an online journalist and human right activist, Mr Fejiro Oliver have become concerned about his whereabouts after he was invited for a civic meeting by the Niger State SSG, Mr Saidu Kpaki. Mr. Oliver who had in the past written ...
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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Ikechukwu Amaechi There is no politically discerning Nigerian who has not heard the news. Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman of anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the presidential candidate of the now defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in 2011, has defected...
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe The Boko Haram insurgents have finally chased away the predominantly Christian community of Gwoza and hoisted their black and white flag in the conquered territory. Succinctly put, they have captured the Christian community of Gwoza and declared it an Islamic state. This is j...
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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By Igboeli Arinze After eight years spent as Vice President of the Federation, Atiku Abubakar also known as Turaki Adamawa is set to declare that he would again run as he did in 1993, 2007 and 2011, to lead Africa’s largest democracy as president. On face value, Atiku is naturally not the typical Nig...
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Aug 25th, 2014
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*A front row account of Nigeria under the late president Yar’adua by Segun Adeniyi The book written by Segun Adeniyi, spokesman of Late president Yar’adua, with the title Power, Politics and Death has opened yet another chapter which has shown how the politics of this country is and has further under...
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Aug 25th, 2014
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By Ayokunle Ayk Fowosire Our society is not only the one bounded by longitudes 3 and 15° east of the Meridian and latitudes 4 and 14° north of the Equator; the one with the Rivers Niger and Benue, and them meeting at its centre, or nearly so; the onetime giant of Africa. It is the [...]
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Aug 14th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji I have keenly followed the towering institution of the American Presidency since maturation and the cessation of civil war hostilities enabled me in the very early 70s. From the hard-nosed Richard Milhous Nixon to the much-maligned (unfairly, though) incumbent Barrack Hussein Obam...
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Aug 12th, 2014
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By Atiku Abubakar In honour of the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty last year, I asked the people of Nigeria to support our young people and the future that lies ahead. In our young men and women lies the capacity to eradicate poverty and to change the path of Nigeria’s...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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By Reuben Abati President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan declared Monday in Washington DC that the days when a few politicians, acting in concert with their hirelings and thugs, can hijack voters cards and other electoral materials, and manipulate the outcome of elections to their personal advantage are gon...
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Aug 3rd, 2014
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By Ogbuefi Blogs Boko haram, let the truth be told! Why is President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan shielding Senator Ali Modu Sheriff from investigation? Secondly, a Boko Haram kingpin known as Farouk Abubakar that was arrested in the Darazo-Jigawa operations early last month and was detained alongside 3 o...