History of Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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The process of sharing Nigeria’s oil block national cake is as fraudulent now as when Ibrahim Babangida started the process of discretionary allocation of oil blocks to indigenous firms. Discretionary allocation of oil blocks entails that a president can reward a mistress who performs wonderfully wit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 28th, 2013
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“It [is] beautiful and simple as all truly great swindles are”. O. Henry, 1862-1910; slightly modified. (VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS p 239). Nigerian GSM network owners are swindling Nigerians and smiling all the way to the banks – whose ATM machines also rob depositors mercilessly. If the government...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Jan 28th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, arrive Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, for the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the African Union (AU) where he is expected to press further to secure the commitment of other African countries to send troops to p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2013
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By Uzoma Ahamefule What is peace? The Macmillan English Dictionary states that peace means “a situation in which there is no war between countries or groups: A situation in which you are not annoyed by noise or other people: A state when you are calm and have no worries.” And since peace and security...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2013
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By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. For those who don’t know, “boo-boo” is an informal American English term for “an embarrassing mistake.” Every Nigerian knows that good grammar isn’t President Goodluck Jonathan’s strong suit. I was probably the first to publicly call attention to this fact in my April 16, ...