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By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2014
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by Dr. Dejo Ogunwande From various directions and sources, indications seem to be accumulating that the Yoruba homeland of southwestern Nigeria could be heading towards serious, cataclysmic, violence. This is easy to discern in the tortuous electoral politics being generated among the people, the wor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2014
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by Frederick Fasehun Opening address by Dr. Frederick Fasehun, principal convener of the”Pan-Yoruba agenda for the 2014 national conference,” holding at yard 158 Arena, Cregun, Lagos, on February 20, 2014. We, whom the exigencies of history and destiny have appointed as emblems and foot-s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 7th, 2014
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by Fejiro Oliver In what has become a vogue among prominent Nigerians, including the thugs among them, former Nigeria Minster, Edwin Clark has written his own letter to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, for daring to criticize his kinsman, President Goodluck Jonathan. In the letter, he accused Obas...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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By Abiola Akintunde Some weeks ago, I had a conversation with a cousin of mine who travelled to Germany few years ago and we really talked. He asked about my welfare and that of the whole family without a sigh until he asked if Nigeria has change for good when it comes to leadership and […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia In recent times there have been some renewed talks, and agitation for the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference [SNC], or any conference, but with more or less constituent powers! These calls and talks have been pouring and coming in from various quarters, including from the S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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By William Ezeh Dear Mr. Abbide, Thank you for the brief article entitled: “What do the Igbo want?” and carried by the online edition of The Punch Newspaper of August 29, 2013. It is an insult to any self-respecting Nigerian tribe to aspire to Nigeria’s presidency except to rescue t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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From the title, you know I’m not yet a tribalist, but becoming one is now my all-consuming ambition. My preferred brand of tribalism is one popularized by the late sage, Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo. Before the rest of you ultra-nationalists ‘bomb’ me to smithereens, let me rehearse my resume. I am full-...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Dr. N. Tony Nwaezeigwe Nigeria’s nationality question is neither the creation of the Igbo nor the Yoruba. It is the consequence of Hausa-Fulani’s megalomaniac quest for political power in the nation. Yet the Hausa-Fulani accept the fact that both the Igbo and Yoruba hold the key to their attainmen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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By Dr Samuel Okafor I had earlier made a submission stating that the Binis were the first to be exposed to Western Education. This very position which I presented was not well received by a lot of my Yoruba brothers who have gone to great lengths to discredit this true historical fact. Some have even...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2013
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By Olugu Olugu Orji mnia Made in Aba, weaned in Biafra, re-integrated in Funtua, tutored in Kaduna, tortured in Ife, initiated in Makurdi and enlightened in Abuja: this is the compressed profile of the most Nigerian person I know. While I’ll keep his identity under wraps until the end, I will draw my...