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Posts From Raymond Nkannebe

Nigeria: Of Leadership and the Absence of a ‘Grooming Ground’

Nigeria: Of Leadership and the Absence of a ‘Grooming Ground’

🕔13:45, 14.Jan 2018

But alas events of the future mock at human foresight. And so when fate ran its course, what became the Ijaw man’s good luck, became Nigeria’s bad luck. What became a blessing to him, in no distant time translated to a curse for the Nation given the abysmal performance of his days of executive superintendence.

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On Trump, Africa and ‘Shit Hole’

On Trump, Africa and ‘Shit Hole’ Updated

🕔13:41, 14.Jan 2018

Let it be said right away that whatever constitutes Donald Trump’s reservation for Africa, they are subjectively his, and his sentiments on Africa cannot graduate to facts, nor do they represent the perspectives of the larger world on the continent.

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The Task Before the ‘Bench’ and the ‘Bar’ in 2018 and Beyond

The Task Before the ‘Bench’ and the ‘Bar’ in 2018 and Beyond

🕔17:31, 29.Dec 2017

Alas, it has been an eventful year no doubt with its highs and lows both for the Bar and the Bench. And the future is already upon us. As the New Year unfurls, it is my expectation that the leadership of these sister professions, would give due consideration to some of the issues herein before highlighted and those not adverted to. A step in this direction would tantamount to a win-win for both man, God and Country.

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Raymond Nkannebe

Nkannebe Raymond is a Lawyer and an essayist with addictive interest in Nigerian and African politics. Believing in the power of the pen, he intends...