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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2014
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by Prof Wole Soyinka The sheer weight of indignation and revulsion of most of Nigerian humanity at the recent Boko Harma atrocity in Yobe is most likely to have overwhelmed a tiny footnote to that outrage, small indeed, but of an inversely proportionate significance. This was the name of the hospital...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 21st, 2013
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BY FESTUS AHON THIRTY-eight years after he left office as head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, last week described the Urhobo as one of the most patriotic ethnic nationalities in the country. Gowon was in Delta State, on August 9, to honour the invitation of the Sapele Diocese, Anglican Communion, to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said God would uproot all the leaders, who haboured evil intentions, against the country. He also faulted the prediction that the country would break up by 2015, saying similar predictio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2013
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BY BARTHOLOMEW MADUKWE LAGOS—Seventeen days after Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan were exonerated from the murder of Kudirat Abiola, a veteran journalist cum human rights activist, Mr. Richard Akinnola, yesterday, said the Court of Appeal’s judgment was a political judicial decis...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2013
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By Muhammad Bello One week after President Goodluck Jonathan and some northern governors met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Ota farm, the governors Saturday converged in the Presidential Villa where they held another round of meeting. The Saturday meeting, enlarged and held behind clo...
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Jul 18th, 2013
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By Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica Gumsu Sani Abacha, the daughter of Nigeria former head of state General Sani Abacha, on twitter today ridiculed Wole Soyinka and called him “a mad professor”. “Wole Soyinka is a “Mad Empty Professor that lives on criticising negatively his Motherland an...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2013
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Okupe did not label Buhari as Sponsor of Boko Haram The Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs has denied a report circulating online that Dr, Doyin Okupe has identified Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari as the main sponsor of the Boko Haram group. The office has described th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba This is blasphemy coming from an Igbo man and one who claims to adore the late author. I must admit that I do not fully understand what National or State Burial means. My understanding is that this is reserved for dead heads of state. Mr. Achebe fails to qualify In this [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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By TransConflict  Internally displaced persons of the Ruhororo site are living in difficult conditions amongst an already well established population. Despite the harsh conditions that an IDP must live, matters are made more difficult by the frequent confrontations they encounter with the local commu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Tim Flatman In continuing to endorse Thabo Mbeki’s proposal to resolve the status of Abyei, but deciding not to follow through on its earlier commitment to refer it to the UN Security Council, the African Union has effectively declared itself, at the Heads of State level, competent to enforce the ...