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Mar 1st, 2013
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By Nuhu Ribadu I am sceptical about awards in our country. From the national honours given by the federal government, to the honorary doctorates that our universities bestow on individuals, and to the smallest of awards in our clubs and associations, there is too much sycophancy and opportunism in th...
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Jan 26th, 2013
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nytimes Somalia has been the paradigm of failed states since before 1993, when militants shot down two Black Hawk helicopters and killed 18 American soldiers in Mogadishu. One of the world’s poorest, most violent countries, it has been pummeled by warring militias, famine and pirates. But the country...
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Jan 21st, 2013
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On January 18 the Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union Habib Benyahya stated during a meeting with EU officials in Brussels that the Maghreb and the European Union (EU) should reflect on a cooperative approach “5 +27″ for the new challenges they face. “The EU has undertaken s...
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Jan 11th, 2013
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If “official lawlessness is denied and goes unpunished”, Nigeria will not gain the stability it so badly needs. Crimes of Boko Haram can never be a justification for a country’s “security forces to kill people with impunity” [AFP] It has been another bloody Christmas and...
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Dec 24th, 2012
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The Newcastle boss confirmed that the 31-year-old target man will remain on Tyneside for the duration of the tournament but remained coy on the exact reasons behind the decision. Ameobi had been called into Stephen Keshi’s preliminary squad ahead of the tournament which kicks off on January 19,...