Nigerians

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 18th, 2014
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I’m a satirist, so I’ve got boxing gloves on if the person is worthy of satire. But I’m not an assassin. If that ever happens, it’s only because something happened during the interview that got me going, and then I had to translate my feelings to the mouth of the character Ste...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 9th, 2014
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by Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili, Full text of speech at APC Summit- The Uncomfortable Truth of Elusive Economic Development- Nigeria’s Century Old Failures and Prospects for a New Nigeria Protocols: Good afternoon, chieftains and members of the All Progressives Congress. Thanks...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 9th, 2014
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by Akintokunbo A Adejumo This article is not meant to hold brief or a rejoinder for Prof Wole Soyinka – I am most confident he, and others, can do this for himself more effectively than me; rather it is to seek to protect Nigerians from the insult and onslaught of the spectre of brazen and […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 7th, 2014
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By Dr. ‘Leke Otunuga, Dear Sodiq Abacha, I am going to appeal to the wisdom of the ‘law of excluded middle’ you so brilliantly espoused. I am going to shoot straight and unequivocally by telling you the hard truth. For one, you should have stayed out of the discourse for whether you...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 4th, 2014
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by Bayo Oluwasanmi President Goodluck Jonathan’s speech on the occasion of Nigeria’s centenary celebrations is conveniently arranged. It reads like a wayside refreshment designed to tame and temper the stupor of an inebriate. Nigeria at 100 represents the Babel of the ancient world that foreshadows o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2014
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by Fejiro Oliver No individual can save a nation. If a nation is sleepwalking and doesn’t wake then it will never be saved. But an individual can be a catalyst to wake them up -Professor Cornell West Forget the headline of the column I’m writing today and join me to kneel down before the throne [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2014
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Benard A. Ashazobor Listening to the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Sanusi Lamido, is like listening to the mix-tape of a confused fellow. Like water from a broken pipe, he keeps spurting conflicting figures of missing funds from NNPC. In the last quarter of 2013, the controversial Central Bank of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2014
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by Joe Igbokwe We live in interesting times in Nigeria today. Cowards and Villains nobody knew when it mattered most in Nigeria between 1985 and 1998 are the ones terrorizing Nigeria today. Lily-livered men without bones who could not raise a voice in the days of locusts are the ones telling us today...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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By Theophilus Ilevbare– “Corruption is not the cause of all the problems confronting Africa. In terms of security, Boko Haram is the biggest challenge we (Nigeria) have at the moment.” – President Goodluck Jonathan “For Mr. President to have said that corruption is not our number one problem th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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In the past couple of days the Nigerian media, to some extent the international media and online media, have been awash with discussions, opinions and video clips on the issue of the recently passed anti- homosexuality law in Nigeria. I have listened to the news media and read the opinions expressed ...