Politics of Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by Don Ubani When, in the late fifties and early sixties, a globally- acknowledged and celebrated literary icon; Professor Chinua Achebe, lamented that “things had fallen apart and were no longer at ease” not a few failed to comprehend his lamentation from a futuristic devolution. Could readers of Ch...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 13th, 2014
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by Omoh T. Ojior There should be no negotiation with hardened criminals like Boko Haram. It is my candid advice that the Federal Government of Nigeria should not attempt to negotiate with Boko Haram over the abducted girls. Boko Haram is willing to release the girls because the International communit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 9th, 2014
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The United States is deeply concerned by separate violent clashes in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region which claimed the lives of scores of innocent civilians on February 4-6. The attacks by gunmen against innocent villagers — including women and children — perpetuate a cycle of inter-communal...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The current controversy trailing the news on President Jonathan administration ordering 53 golden iphones as reported by the UK daily Independent Media has been put to rest. In an edition of their paper to correct the mistake, they wrote, “In an earlier version of this article, the f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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By Abdulsalam Mohammed President of the Kano State Chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Tobias Michael Idika, has alleged that high government officials and security agencies are benefitting from the terrorist acts by members of the Boko Haram in parts of the north and would therefore want the crisis to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 23rd, 2013
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State House Press Release – Having received preliminary briefings from the Military High Command on the incident, President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered a full-scale investigation into reports of high civilian casualties in the confrontation between Nigerian soldiers and insurgents at Baga in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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By Eke Okeke In the week when a former  British cabinet Minister and his wife  were sent to jail for  making his wife take his speeding points, the Nigeria president was granting amnesty to some convicted criminals whose punishment for their crimes   did  not reflect the seriousness of their crimes a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Latest video released by Boko Haram says the group is not having any dialogue with Nigerian government. The group described as fraud and lies, the dialogue said to be on- going between government and Imam Abdulazeez who claims to be representing Boko Haram. In the video, leader of Boko Haram Imam Abu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 12th, 2013
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The Nigerian government plans to buy 30 aircraft for the nation’s domestic carriers to improve efficiency and lower the cost of air travel, according to media reports. The comments were attributed to Yakubu Dati, corporate communications general manager of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, d...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 21st, 2012
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The oath of office of President is enshrined in the Seventh schedule of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (of 1999 as amended). This oath of office is solemn and inviolable and ought to guide the holder of the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as the most im...