Shehu Shagari

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Sep 2nd, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe The Boko Haram insurgents have finally chased away the predominantly Christian community of Gwoza and hoisted their black and white flag in the conquered territory. Succinctly put, they have captured the Christian community of Gwoza and declared it an Islamic state. This is j...
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Aug 14th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji I have keenly followed the towering institution of the American Presidency since maturation and the cessation of civil war hostilities enabled me in the very early 70s. From the hard-nosed Richard Milhous Nixon to the much-maligned (unfairly, though) incumbent Barrack Hussein Obam...
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Obinna Akukwe One of the latest revelation in the ordeal of over 250 abducted Chibok girls and another 250 Christian girls abducted in villages near Chibok was that they are being gang raped and shot for being Christians. This was the summary of the revelations by Senator Zanna representing Borno ...
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By Kallys Albert Sr. Requiem Nigeria – The geographical expression called Nigeria approaches fifty-four years next October, 2014. This is an age compared to human life more than half of life’s expectations have been achieved. In reality, fifty-four years is not quite a significant long time – h...
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Jun 1st, 2014
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By Eze Martins-hassan Esomchi For those of us who have strong ties with the North and Northerners, no point is potent enough to dismiss the fact that Nigeria is a hobbesian state of nature where life is short, nasty and brutish. My prayer for Nigeria did not start today. As a child, I knelt beside [&...
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Apr 20th, 2014
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by Kallys Albert Sr After reading the piece, “A dancing President and a mourning nation” Bayo Olupo hunda, Thursday April 17, 2014, I could but simply disagree with author Bayo to the extent article failed to X-ray the root causes and effects of the present insecurity in Nigeria, but merely to castig...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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Col. Tony Nyiam In this interview, Col. Tony Nyiam, who was part of the failed attempt to oust the Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s military government in 1990, tells WAHEED BAKARE and ALLWELL OKPI, how the Orkar coup originated and its relevance to Nigerian politics You said what has come to be known as the...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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THOSE that call me a tribalist and an Igbo-hater are simply misguided and ignorant. Perhaps they do not know the meaning of those words or the true import of their meaning. Those that know me well like you can confirm the fact that I am not a racist or a bigot and that I consider […]...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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BY SONI DANIEL, REGIONAL EDITOR, NORTH Four Northern governors, who are still aggrieved over certain  developments in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, took their grievances to former President Shehu Shagari, pleading with him to intervene. The governors, who began their meeting with Shagar...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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    By Rotimi Akinwumi    Snr Correspondent, Abuja   Governors Murtala Nyako of Adamawa, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano and Sule Lamido of Jigawa State on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting in Sokoto with their host Aliyu Wamakko.   The meeting was said to be aimed at profferin...