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Jul 27th, 2013
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EVEN as leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) plan to storm the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday, the electoral body, Saturday, said it is not under pressure to register the merger party. INEC’s chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said this while reactin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2013
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We will host the best athletics meet event, says Uduaghan WITH a large contingent of 21 male and 21 female athletes, Ethiopia looks set to paint the city of Warri red in the fast approaching African Youth Athletics Championship. Apart from the host country, Nigeria, which has entered a total of 80 at...
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Feb 21st, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Dr. Goke Adegoroye, a retired federal permanent secretary and pioneer Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms, published a long article in The Guardian newspaper on January 10 this year. Among other things in that article, he wrote: “perhaps no other issue in the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2013
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PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday paid a surprise visit to the Nigeria Police College in Ikeja, Lagos on his way to Cote d’ Ivoire for an ECOWAS meeting. Sources said even his top aides had no prior inkling of the unscheduled stop over. The visit, said to be “a fact finding inspection” by a polic...
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Jan 16th, 2013
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Dear editor Alan Rusbridger, The Ogaden Somali Community of UK wishes to express its profound gratitude and appreciation to you, the editor of The Guardian, and in particular to your News Reporter Mr. Ben Quinn for his recent report about the misuse of UK aid money by our government entitled “UK tend...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 15th, 2013
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Published in The Guardian Your report (Report, 10 January) accusing the government of funding the Liyu police force is misleading. Not a penny of British money will go to the Liyu force. We take human rights extremely seriously and recognise that reform of the special police is critical for achieving...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 12th, 2013
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By Onyedika Agbedo, Guardian AS the National Assembly continues with the process of amending the 1999 Constitution, Chief Ndukwe Ikoh, an Abia State leader of thought and promoter of Mezie Obodo, a socio-political group in the Southeast, expects the legislators to use the opportunity to place Nigeria...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 11th, 2013
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Former Governor of the Central Bank (CBN), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has denied reports that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, insisting that rather, he was invited by the agency to make clarifications on some issues on a matter under investigation. Howe...
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Jan 11th, 2013
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It is not known if the word dysfunctional was invented specifically to describe the Nigerian state — several other candidates also come to mind — but the word certainly fills the bill. The political institutions of Africa’s biggest country are incapable of dealing with even the smallest challenge. In...
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Dec 26th, 2012
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Eight Ethiopians have been apprehended by the immigration department in Tanga region for allegedly entering the country without relevant permits. In an interview with The Guardian yesterday, Tanga regional immigration officer, Sixtus Nyaki said the undocumented Ethiopians were nabbed on Sunday while ...