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Sam Omatseye: Lagos: The burden and glory
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Sam Omatseye: Lagos: The burden and glory

by Sam Omatseye I remember a moment in church as a teenager in the God’s Kingdom Society here in Lagos, and Pa Adedokun was presiding and visiting the city from Warri, where he then domiciled. A feisty and hoary preacher with biting anecdotes and Yoruba proverbs, he was once the […]

Farooq Kperogi: Buhari’s emerging democratic tyranny
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Farooq Kperogi: Buhari’s emerging democratic tyranny

by Farooq Kperogi Buhari’s administration is shaping up to be perhaps the most intolerant and petulant civilian administration in Nigeria. But it isn’t the intolerance and petulance in and of themselves that are disquieting; it is the crying incompetence of this government’s handling of dissent, which often ends up popularizing […]

Abraham Ogbodo: Bring Back the Buhari environment
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Abraham Ogbodo: Bring Back the Buhari environment

by Abraham Ogbodo President Muhammadu Buhari in his near-infinite goodness is seeking emergency powers to do things to return the sinking economy to buoyancy. But most surprisingly, some people are declining this wonderful offer. The man has pleaded repeatedly his constraints under the 1999 Constitution, even as amended, to deliver […]

Simon Kolawole: Restructuring the debate on Nigeria
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Simon Kolawole: Restructuring the debate on Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole Why is Nigeria like this — I mean grossly underdeveloped? I’ve been asking this question all my life. And until Nigeria exits the underdevelopment club, it is one question that will remain relevant. I believe that it is in asking this central question, and in attempting to […]

NIMASA DG, Peterside, shoots 10 questions at Gov. Wike
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NIMASA DG, Peterside, shoots 10 questions at Gov. Wike

At a speech during a rally in Okehi, Etche local government area of Rivers state, the director general of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, asked the Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike, ten rhetorical questions. Peterside, who was the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

FG constitutes NPA and NIMASA boards
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FG constitutes NPA and NIMASA boards

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the governing boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). A statement by the Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, disclosed that Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye […]

.@DeleMomodu: Another homecoming to Nairobi Kenya
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.@DeleMomodu: Another homecoming to Nairobi Kenya

by Dele Momodu Fellow Africans, to say I love Africa is an understatement. It baffles me how most Africans hardly know Africa outside their individual domain. The owners of Africa hardly appreciate the beauty of their own continent. The knowledge of Africa is usually from other people’s narrative and perspectives. […]