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Don’t Blame Jonathan

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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At last, former President Goodluck Jonathan appears to have found his mojo. In recent speech after speech, he’s been taking the fight to the doorstep of the ruling All Progressives Congress and causing quite a stir.
 
Until now, the only thing Jonathan could remember as his achievement after six years in office was the transfer of power.
 

On duty of Police to provide security for all protesters

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The Interview Magazine

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On the 22nd day of September 2003 the police disrupted the rally convened by the defunct All Nigeria Peoples’ Party (ANPP) to protest the rigging of the 2003 general election. The police authorities justified the disruption by claiming that the organizers of the rally did not obtain a police permit.

In God’s Name

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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A book with the title of this article published 33 years ago by British investigative journalist, David Yallop, made the Catholic Church very, very uncomfortable.  

Yallop said in the book that Pope John Paul I, who lasted only 33 days as pope, did not die a natural death. 

Will The Cartel Win Again In Kenya

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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My first encounter with Tuesday’s general election in Kenya happened one month ago.

 

On July 5, Premium Times shared a video of a debate by four contestants for the Nairobi governorship election hosted by KTN and Daystar University.

 

Nigeria in Eight ‘Re’s

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Tolu Ogunlesi

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Every now and then, a buzzword emerges to dominate the atmosphere in Nigeria: the news headlines, opinion pages, TV and radio talk shows, beer parlours, newspaper stands, and so on. With the advent of social media, the chances of new buzzwords emerging have since multiplied; social media is like oxygen to these things.

A Word For Our DNA Enthusiasts

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Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

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For a long time in this part of the world, some of the most torturous moments for the grieving widow are the days leading up to the funeral and few days after, especially if there is a will to be read.

A Man In Her Next Life?

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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It was not the first time she was saying it, but it hit me differently this time. I was on my way home from the Lagos Airport and had been dropped off at our residential estate gate, not too far from where Evans, the kidnap kingpin, lived.

 

From there, my wife said someone would be on hand to take me home.

 

Falana, The Baby And The Bathwater

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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The statement on Sunday by a group led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), about “unrealistic” recommendations contained in the 2014 National Conference report must be turning heads in political circles.

 

Apart from the fact that Falana was a member of the Conference that made the recommendations, he’s a man whose views on any subject cannot be taken lightly.

 

How To Solve A Problem Like Magu

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Azubuike Ishiekwene

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This National Assembly appears quite anxious to make laws that might improve our lives. One example is the bill this week by the Senate for victims of gunshot wounds to get treatment without first paying with their blood.

 

Ibrahim And Sex In The Guesthouse

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A good number of those who saw the video the first time may not have believed it until the man himself confirmed it.

 

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