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Aug 21st, 2014
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By Olusegun Adeniyi “There are not ten people in the world whose deaths would spoil my dinner, but there are one or two whose deaths would break my heart” – Thomas Babinton Macaulay The death on Tuesday of Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh has broken many hearts, including mine despite the fact that I d...
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Aug 8th, 2014
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Nigeria: Should We Just Wait For Them To Die? By John Okiyi Kalu Gentlemen, I come to you with my head bowed in tears and agony. Last December as we were organizing Igboville Enyimba medical retreat for Aba, one young nurse, full name: Obi Justina Ejelonu, whose picture is attached volunteered and jo...
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Dr. Adebukola Fatoyinbo We have watched for some time now with irritation and even amusement the growing desperation of Musliu Obanikoro, the junior Minister representing Lagos State in the Ministry of Defense. It appears Mr. Obanikoro is wracked with some greedy obsession which makes him believe ...
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Jul 8th, 2014
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By Kallys Albert Sr. Based on my own personal recollections, some families, parents and I, regard the military as an institution embodied with discipline, enlarged union, commitment and drive, while others perceive it as a chastisement ground. Perhaps this later perception derives support from the ri...
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Jul 4th, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub The issue of violent crimes in Nigeria did not start with the advent of Boko Haram, the murderous gang that falsely claims the propagation of Islam as its underlying mission. The country has been contending with several violent crimes before now. Crimes such as armed robbery, kidnappin...
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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“One of the best way to tackle a problem is to admit there is a problem”. Most of us did not admit Nigeria is faced with a grave security problem when boko haram started. We limited it to the North or North East. Now that it is spreading to other parts of the country, are […]...
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Yemisi Ransome-Kuti The wall of missing girls around the Falomo Roundabout under the Falomo Bridge in Lagos had become significant in the crusade for the search for our missing girls. On May 8th at the roundabout, Women For Peace and Justice Bring Back our Girls Lagos after obtaining the required ...
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Jun 7th, 2014
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By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN Nigerians spend more time and resources trying to impress their fellow nigerians than doing something truly extraordinary that impress the whole world. “Survival” or “dominance” seems to be the 2 main individual drivers, which makes the environment particularly unfriendly...
By IAfrica
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May 21st, 2014
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Boko Haram Tolu Ogunlesi NewAfrican Africa’s most populous country appears to be experiencing both its best and worst times – being crowned as Africa’s largest economy, amidst a mounting brutal terrorist insurgency which is entering its sixth year, with no signs of letting up.  ON a Tuesday morning e...
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May 15th, 2014
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by Kodili Ejiofor Nollywood, as the Nigerian film industry is widely known is a welcome phenomenon in Nigeria, and like a wild fire, it has spread all over the coast of Africa, Europe, with a possible invasion into Asia and America. The Nigerian film industry is cited as the second largest film indus...