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Jul 23rd, 2014
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By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba Mr. Buhari is quoted as saying: “…Yes, I am a politician. Yes, I am in the opposition. Yes, there is the tendency for my statement to be misconstrued as that of a politician rather than a statesman. But I owe it as matter of duty and honour, and in the interest [&hell...
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Jul 17th, 2014
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- By Olusegun Adeniyi The brief meeting between father and son over, President John Kennedy asked: “Dad, can you lend me some money?” Seeing the look of disapproval from his father to what had evidently become incessant demands, Kennedy added: “Don’t worry dad, this time I wil...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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By Ayobami Oyalowo Bring Back Our Girls Movement has become a franchise and security forces know what they are up to.” ~Marilyn Ogar, Director of public relation, DSS The above statement was openly made by the Director of Public Relations of the DSS, Marilyn Ogar on July 9, 2014 at a security briefin...
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Jun 30th, 2014
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By Nebukadineze Adiele This editorial by the New York Post clearly captures the perception of African leaders as empty suits and stupid tyrants by Americans. Indeed, there is nothing sensible in president Jonathan’s article. It smacks of stupidity and callousness for a leader to say that someth...
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Jun 28th, 2014
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By Don Baridam, PhD Since the “BringBackOurGirls” protests started after we learnt that about 276 girls were abducted by the radical Islamic group called Boko Haram on April 14th, 2014, there is nothing that many commentators have not compared President Goodluck Jonathan to in this trial period of ou...
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Malte Liewerscheidt Nigeria’s long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has gained notoriety among international investors, not only for its years of delay but also for its content. The PIB is supposed to address all the problems in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector at once: to establish a new legal f...
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Jun 11th, 2014
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The picture reminds me of when then Nigeria political figure and first president late Nnamdi Azikiwe; known as ‘Zik of Africa’ during a campaign stop had to stand on a table propped up by people. Now in 2014, Nigeria president in a shameless ‘red carpet’ walk on a badly built plank boardwalk walks ac...
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May 22nd, 2014
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by Bayo Oluwasanmi Add this to Reuben Abati’s file: The man cries. There are some things Abati can’t fix – lies and betrayal. By now, Abati must have settled the fact within himself that lies have a short life, but truth lives forever. It’s been almost a month after Chibok. Frustration and desperatio...
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May 22nd, 2014
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I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed, as I couldn’t stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties. Eduard Shevardnadze Fejiro Oliver If men were God; we need no soothsayer to know that President Goodluck Jonathan would have been a forgotten history, but our not being God has saddled u...
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May 13th, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs If there really is a political boko haram – aimed at making the country ungovernable for Goodluck Jonathan preparatory to providing justification to either intimidate him out of power or forcefully removing him from office – with the recent kidnapping of 300 young girls i...