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Apr 19th, 2014
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By Olusegun Adeniyi There is this story of a cowboy who had a serious accident with his vehicle in which he was carrying a dog and a horse. Not long after, a police officer who happened to be an animal lover came upon the scene. He saw the horse first and realizing the serious nature […]...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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by Soni Akoji I watched with dismay as President Goodluck Jonathan made a caricature of himself and brought the revered office of the President and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, to an all time low yesterday in Kano during a PDP Jamboree he personally attended 24...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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by Eyenisong Ibibio By now the sponsors and promoters of the Islamic group known as “Boko Haram” would have seen the futility of their ambition if the aims were to seek relevance and attention or to achieve outright political power levers. Boko Haram has become a monster, an uncontrollable monster th...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe   Muslim-Muslim ticket in the forthcoming 2015 Nigeria’s presidential polls may be good option for the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) if they intend to get more votes than the 12 million they garnered in 2011.   Many Nigerians have condemned the Muslim -M...
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Apr 9th, 2014
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by Nebukadineze Adiele I love General Buhari and I will support him for president over any candidate but he is wrong in saying that Boko haram attacks are Planned By President Jonathan and West to destabilize Nigeria. I cannot speak for president Jonathan but I can speak for the West. (a) The West do...
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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by Anayo Unachukwu On 7 January 2014 Nigeria, a country with a chequered past and an uncertain future passed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act into law. The Act provides penalties of up to 14 years in jail for a gay marriage and up to 10 years’ imprisonment for membership or encouragement o...
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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by Olugu Orji I am relieved that the on-going National Conference has finally broken through the barrier occasioned by sharp disagreements over voting procedure and has formally adopted the rules of business. I am elated by the candour many of the delegates are already exhibiting. I single out the no...
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Mar 31st, 2014
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by Safiya Bello It seems that women are held up to different standards in this country. A woman in any position of power is judged not just by her competence or her contributions but by some other less palatable standards. And when she doesn’t conform to these undefined rules, the male critics ...
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Mar 26th, 2014
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by Olugu Olugu Orji It always presents an interesting scenario watching the clash between unbridled optimism and unbending realism; between boisterous faith and bare facts. While the parson traffics faith, the physician is armed with hard facts, and there is a constant tension between this two critic...
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Mar 17th, 2014
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By Chido Onumah Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, will on Monday, March 17, 2014, inaugurate the 492-member National Conference whose task is to redefine “the way forward for our nation”. The initial antipathy to the conference, it seems, has given way to cautious optimism. Of course, there are...