Murtala Nyako

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Jul 30th, 2014
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By Theophilus Ilevbare The attempt to snuff life out of one of Nigeria’s most revered former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, in a fiendish operation which would have passed for a routine Boko Haram attack if their hand had performed their enterprise, would have thrown Nigeria in turmoil of u...
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Jul 24th, 2014
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By Kehinde Adegbuyi Address Delivered On Monday, June 21, 2014 By The Nigerian Human Rights Community, (NHRC) On The State Of The Nation Regarding The Growing Misuse Of Federal Power And The On-Going FG-Sponsored Removal Of State Governors, The Latest Being The Move To Remove The Governor Of Nasarawa...
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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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Apr 24th, 2014
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by Olusegun Adeniyi I have learnt enough over the years that when Nigerian politicians play the politics of either religion or ethnicity in defence of “their people”, it’s either they want to cut some personal deal or they seek to secure some political advantage. Many of us were witnesses to that dur...
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Apr 21st, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs Nigeria’s three northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa is being decimated by Islamist insurgency. The Nigerian military forces have since initiated a major operation in those north-east aimed at eliminating Boko Haram. The terrorists have targeted public infrastructures, cl...
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Oct 13th, 2013
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Written by Obinna Akukwe Politicians of Nigerian extraction have the penchant to run down enemies until they have been crushed by a moving trailer, ciourtesy of their spirit of unforgiveness. Unforgiveness, by my observation, is a spirit which keeps reminding one of the wrong, injury done by the othe...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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The peace talk between President Goodluck Jonathan and rebelling Peoples Democratic Party governors was on Monday postponed till after the conclusion of the Muslim and Christian pilgrimages. No specific date has been fixed for the next meeting. Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State said this in a...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The handiwork of a poorly schooled and badly lettered ‘Chief’ Eze who clearly does not even know why he was conscripted by his benefactors to do the dirty PR job for a band of rebellious elements. Methinks that the Eze fellow does not even liaise with the other members of that nauseous re...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark is a man of many parts. An Ijaw leader, who has served as the nation’s Information Minister. The Octogenarian is a prominent player in Nigeria’s regional politics and an unrepentant ally of President Goodluck Jonathan. The Chairman of the Delta St...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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•Mark warns against another civil war By Habib Aruna (Lagos) and Chinwendu Nnadozie (Minna)   Leaders of the factional group in the troubled ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seem to be consolidating their hold on the party with moves for possible impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan i...