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Oteh vs. Hembe=Nigeria’s Loss


Okey Ndibe In Nigeria, tragedy often wears the garb of comedy. Last week’s duel featured Arunma Oteh and Herman Hembe as the principal adversaries. Ms. Oteh is the director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission; Mr. Hembe the chairman of the House of Representatives’ committee on the capital market. Nigerians – and no doubt many […]

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Earnest race to the Promised Land


continued from last week By Mahmoon Baba Ahmed Many believed that the meeting of the leaders was deliberately convoked to heighten the already tensed situation in Somalia with a view to sensitizing the world about the alleged atrocities apparently perpetrated by Al-Shabaab, an Islamist group in that country and in other adjoining states, and to […]

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Nigerianistan: When Leadership Is Bereft of Ideas?


By PRINCE CHARLES DICKSON   “The People have a right, an indisputable, inalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge- I mean the character and conduct of their rulers. John Adams Again we are in the light for the wrong reasons, to say the least…as usual is the case, last […]

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I Have a Dream for Nigeria – Series 2


By ABIOLA OLAIFA Thomas Jefferson of America, the famous author of the America’s Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States (1801 – 1809) wrote; “When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.” Nigerians deserve better. The neglect has lasted too long […]

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The Dead just buried the Dead?


By OGUCHI NKWOCHA, MD. This must be the greatest heist in the history of Nigeria where anything—provided it is an absurdity—is possible. The Nigerian government, an unrepentant genocidist system, hijacked the burial and funeral services of Dim Ojukwu, the leader of Biafra—the same Biafra that is the victim of Nigeria’s genocide! Ongoing genocide! While the […]

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