Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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Rwandans have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the mass slaughter that convulsed their nation in 1994 and left a legacy of civil strife that is only now giving way to peace and development. IDEN WETHERELL Participants in the killings now live in peace alongside each other. Headed by Preside...
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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The Responsibility of Nigerian Celebrities – Ahmed Sule, CFA The artist must elect to fight for freedom or slavery.  I have made my choice. I had no alternative - Paul Robeson As we approach the midpoint of the second decade of the twenty first century, Nigeria is experiencing a renaissance in the wo...
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Apr 16th, 2014
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By Nwike (S) Ojukwu, ikennaku@yahoo.com A few weeks ago, my family and I attended one of my daughters’ track meets at Mount San Antonio College (Mt SAC) in Pomona, California. There were thousands of people at the venue of the event including, but not limited to, the competitors, parents, grandparent...
By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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An explosion devastated a busy bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, April 14, 2014. It was the latest in a series of terrorist attacks on Africa’s most populous nation. No group had claimed credit for the attack as of Monday, but Nigerian President Goodluck Jonatha...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, our country witnessed something unprecedented some 21 odd years ago. It was the audacious move by Chief Moshood Abiola who chose to appoint a fellow Muslim, Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, as his Presidential running-mate for the June 12 1993 election. It appeared sacri...
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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 15th, 2014
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By Mohammed Seidu When it comes to the game of propaganda, not even the legendary Paul Joseph Goebbels – the Minister of Propaganda in the Hitler’s Third Reich – can match our own Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. Times over, he has proven that he has no equal in the art of treachery and cunningness. His ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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Stoke City forward Osaze Odemwingie, has insisted that if he is recalled to the Super Eagles squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, he can strengthen the team. In an interview with the UK version of FourFourTwo Magazine, he explained that although the team has performed well in his absence, he can b...