Olusegun Obasanjo

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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 21st, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub Over ninety days since young school girls were abducted from their school; Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, north east Nigeria on April 14 2014, no success has been glaring on efforts to rescue the girls despite global outrage and promises by foreign governments,...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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By Frank Ijege President Goodluck Jonathan and anybody in charge of securing the release of the Chibok girls, this is to notify you that I am tired of counting. I may have endured counting ASUU and ASUP strike for over 200 days; I cannot withstand counting same number of days for the abducted girls. ...
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Ugorji Okechukwu Ugorji Sometimes in the life of a person or the history of a nation, a seemingly voluntary and personal choice or decision becomes a duty expected of the person or the nation by those whose lives will be affected regardless of what the decision is. In this piece, I suggest that in...
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Jul 5th, 2014
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Apparently taken aback by what it considered a crooked deal by the Federal Government, Transparency International (TI) has described the withdrawal of charges against Mr. Mohammed Abacha as an act of encouraging impunity. A statement by its Regional Director for sub-Saharan Africa...
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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A.S.M Jimoh anehi2008@gmail.com Nigerians and Nigeria are two wonderful objects that defy nature. While Nigeria represents all that make a country to be successful, yet it remains a failed state. People who are less harsh say failing state. Nigerians on the other hands represents a people who are sup...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2014
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By Obinna Akukwe The new Emir of Kano, SANUSI Lamido Sanusi had always displayed exceptional frankness in the defense of his people in contrast to Igbo leaders who show extreme timidity when it comes to defending Igbo interests. Below is a write up I penned in April 2012, widely published and drawing...
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Jun 9th, 2014
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When Mrs Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Zonal Secretary (South-east) of the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund in 1998, Nigerian doctors gave her what many of her family members considered to be a health scare. They said she had a growth and needed surgery. Akunyili, then 44, decided to travel to the United ...
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May 13th, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs If there really is a political boko haram – aimed at making the country ungovernable for Goodluck Jonathan preparatory to providing justification to either intimidate him out of power or forcefully removing him from office – with the recent kidnapping of 300 young girls i...
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May 6th, 2014
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by Femi Aribisala Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is a relation of mine. My late mother, who was from Abeokuta, was Obasanjo’s aunt. I think that makes Obasanjo my uncle. Obasanjo was president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for eight years. In that period, I did not get any government contrac...