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Aug 14th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji I have keenly followed the towering institution of the American Presidency since maturation and the cessation of civil war hostilities enabled me in the very early 70s. From the hard-nosed Richard Milhous Nixon to the much-maligned (unfairly, though) incumbent Barrack Hussein Obam...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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By Reuben Abati President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan declared Monday in Washington DC that the days when a few politicians, acting in concert with their hirelings and thugs, can hijack voters cards and other electoral materials, and manipulate the outcome of elections to their personal advantage are gon...
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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...