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Sep 18th, 2013
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By Dipo Salimonu The story has been told often enough and is now old: A response from Chief Orji Uzor Kalu to the recent forced removal of some Nigerians from one part of their country to another vexed and caused Chief Femi Fani Kayode to write a series of essays, one of which he termed, […]...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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They are called ‘bumsters’ in Gambia, ‘Rastitutes’ or ‘beach boys’ in the Caribbean and ‘sanky pankies’ in the Dominican Republic. These are the men who, in increasing numbers, are providing sex in return for money or goods to women who want a holiday ‘romance’. The men are invariably from impoverish...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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by Najib Mohammed In the West, we are accustomed to hearing politicians lie to serve their interest and fulfill their ego. For example, when two politicians are running for an office and one tells the truth and the other lies by saying  what the public wants to hear, the one who says what the public ...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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By EMMA UJAH & CHRIS OCHAYI, Abuja •Ekwunife, Odenigbo, others scale through * •Soludo accepts party decision… THE screening panel set up by All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to screen all aspirants for November 16 governorship election in Anambra State, failed to clear former Governor of Cen...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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  Two second-half goals from Uche Nwofor gave Nigeria a 2-0 victory over South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge. South Africa took time to settle and struggled with possession early in the game. However, Nigeria failed to take advantage of that, because they kept possession in their own ha...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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Senator Ameh Ebute was merely one of the senators in the democratic experiment pushed by former Military  President, General Ibrahim Babangida in the botched Third Republic until, he,  in 1993 teamed up with some other senators to unseat the then president of the Senate, Senator Iyorchia Ayu. His sta...
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Feb 5th, 2013
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By Anne Bartlett If the last year has taught us anything about Sudan, it is that there is already so much hot air in Khartoum that the Sudanese government does not feel in the slightest bit concerned about some more from the international community. Endless discussions about Abyei, the 14 mile area, ...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng As expected, the summit between presidents Salva Kiir and Omar el-Bashir on January 25 did not produce any results. The term summit, which usually refers to a high-level meeting, is losing its meaning in the context of South Sudan and Sudan. Since the independence of South Sudan on...
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Jan 19th, 2013
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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Officials say South Sudan and Sudan have failed to reach an agreement on security arrangements and oil exports after several days of talks in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The two sides were negotiating the implementation of a safe demilitarized border zone, which calle...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Zimbabwean Vice-President John Nkomo died on Thursday after treatment for cancer in South Africa, President Robert Mugabe said, removing a potential successor to the ageing leader who has his own health problems. Nkomo, 78, was nominated for the joint number two position alongside Joice Mujuru two ye...