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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 11th, 2013
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Earlier today (September 10, 2013), Saharareporters published a scurrilous and totally false story titled “Nigeria’s Finance Minister Okonjo-Iweala Forced THISDAY Publisher to Sack Editor” on its website. The report claimed that the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan thursday affirmed the belief of his administration in the rights of the nation’s constituent parts to come together to discuss how they will continue to live in peace and unity. Jonathan, responding to a request by The Patriots, which submitted a memorandum, in which, amon...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 10th, 2013
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by Nasir El Rufai Long before the publication of The Accidental Public Servant, I had decided to resist joining issues with whatever commentators wrote in response to the book by way of either attacking the author or its contents. It is a narrative of my experiences and views, and  I would simply inv...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2013
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The Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, Tuesday described the merger of opposition political parties on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a weak association that would crumble and disappear by 2014, a year to the general ele...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2013
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Nigeria’s government is not doing enough to tackle religious violence in central Nigeria, where more than 100 people have been killed since March, a U.S. government agency said on Monday. Plateau state and other parts of the “Middle Belt” have suffered for decades from violence link...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Sometime in 2002, I was in my office as editor of the Sunday edition of THISDAY when some officials of the Abia State Government walked in with a photograph they said was exclusive to my paper. It was then Governor Orji Uzor Kalu in a classroom among other students of Abia State [...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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Let me begin by saying that I am neither a paid agent nor a writer who feeds from the crumbs off Aso Rock dining table. In fact, the highest rank any member of my family attained in government is level 11 in a State Civil Service. This piece will take a swipe at the current […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2013
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Forget NGOs, development goals, policy papers: all Africa really needs is a little super-stardust. Luckily, with Kim Kardashian on hand to revive the continent’s image and Beyoncé ready to share her poverty alleviation expertise, we’ve got exactly that. By SIMON ALLISON. Africa is rising, we hear aga...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2012
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ABUJA — The Nigerian militant Islamist sect Boko Haram is blamed for more than 750 deaths in 2012, making it the group’s bloodiest year, with attacks on churches, schools, government buildings, media centers, markets, security forces and communications networks. The building was the office of T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 26th, 2012
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Thisday The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has accused Boko Haram of engaging in crimes against humanity. The ICC, in its report of preliminary examination activities dated November 2012, a copy of which THISDAY obtained at the weekend, said its investigation...