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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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Abdullahi M. Seidu   Nigerians have waited so long for this moment. Now it is a reality. Light has dawned on the agitation for the convocation of a national conference to address the various issues affecting the Nigerian polity. The voices of the people are now being heard as their representativ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Morten Jerven So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better than anyone expected. One of the most anticipated questions was whether the new number would rank Nigeria above South Africa. It...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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By Adeola Aderounmu One day in early March 2014 a Nigerian man killed a police officer in South Africa. The tragic incident took place at La Rochelle in Johannesburg. The Nigerian was caught with illegal drugs and he resisted arrest. He killed the police officer that was to arrest him and fled. The S...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2014
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Anthony Chuka Konwea, P.E. In a sense it can be argued that His Majesty brought it down upon himself. A common proverb has it that when you bring back dry wood from the farm you are inadvertently inviting termites into your house. If he had not convoked a National Conference to argue about Nigeria’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2014
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by Tony Osborg While it is without doubt that majority of Nigerians have agreed probably for the first on a particular topic and have condemned homosexuality on certain grounds, only few, I mean very few persons and groups have given sufficient reasons to back up their opposition against homosexualit...
By From Augustine Ehikioya Abuja
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Feb 26th, 2014
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President Goodluck Jonathan will tonight make a broadcast to the nation by 9 pm on Nigeria’s centenary. According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the broadcast will be relayed on the network services of the Nigerian Television ...
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Feb 26th, 2014
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Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday declined an ex-parte application filed by the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi. Sanusi had in the application, sought to reverse his suspension by President Goodluck Jonathan, pending the det...
By Tony Akowe
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Feb 26th, 2014
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The new leadership of the Pan northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), on Wednesday warned that no harm should befall the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, over his comment on the strength of soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in the north eastern part of t...
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Feb 26th, 2014
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A fresh $22.8 billion undisclosed proceeds not reflected in the books of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, has been revealed by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. This disclosure was made known on Wednesday at the Hon. Muraino Ajibola- headed House of Representatives...