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NIGERIA POLITICS: Abacha’s Killer Squad Poisoned Yar’Adua: Obasanjo Reveals

NIGERIA POLITICS: Abacha’s Killer Squad Poisoned Yar’Adua: Obasanjo Reveals

Obasanjo described the day he was court-martialled and sentenced as one of the ‘worst days in his life.’

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe: First Lady Grabbing Mazowe Dam

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe: First Lady Grabbing Mazowe Dam

The Mugabe family reportedly has more than 10 farms, becoming part of the new land aristocracy ushered in by government’s chaotic land reform programme.

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USA POLITICS: Rise in Car Accidents in Legalized States: Is It the Greenery?

USA POLITICS: Rise in Car Accidents in Legalized States: Is It the Greenery?

Lawmakers should be putting their energies toward cracking down on alcohol consumption and driving even more, not on cannabis and driving.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Can #BringBackOurGirls Bring Back Our Girls?

NIGERIA POLITICS: Can #BringBackOurGirls Bring Back Our Girls?

Nonetheless, #BringBackOurGirls continues to call for the rescue of the remaining missing girls by the terrorist group.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Badoo and The Horde Of Mobile Ritual Killers

NIGERIA POLITICS: Badoo and The Horde Of Mobile Ritual Killers

At last the menace of the Badoo ritual killings finally made the news out of Ikorodu town, a littoral suburb of Lagos which is gaining prominence for all kinds of social crimes from kidnapping to ritual killing.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafraexit: The Hopelessness of Banking On Igbo Leaders

NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafraexit: The Hopelessness of Banking On Igbo Leaders

Unfortunately, though, what these members of Igbo elite tend to forget about the current agitation for Biafra is that neither Nnamdi Kanu nor the IPOB is yet advocating for war as a penance for resolving the perennial Igbo question in Nigeria.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Raiding of Global Level: Russia Nationalizes Ukrainian Enterprises in Donbas

RUSSIA POLITICS: Raiding of Global Level: Russia Nationalizes Ukrainian Enterprises in Donbas

Russia’s clumsy attempts to dissociate itself from the crimes of its puppets, particularly from forcible takeover of the enterprises, deceive no one.

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IRAQ POLITICS: Fall of Mosul Won’t Stop Islamic State Spreading Fear

IRAQ POLITICS: Fall of Mosul Won’t Stop Islamic State Spreading Fear

“Several dozen people directed by Islamic State may be currently present in Europe with a capability to commit terrorist attacks,” the EU warned.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Reno Omokri: When a Media Aide Becomes a Slave Boy

NIGERIA POLITICS: Reno Omokri: When a Media Aide Becomes a Slave Boy

It is most unfortunate that Omokri would take a statement by Nnamdi Kanu as a statement by the Igbo, and weave same to make it look like the Igbo met somewhere as a nation, concluded on what to say about Jonathan and detailed Kanu to speak on their behalf.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Between El Rufai’s Lies and the ‘Restructuralists’ Realism

NIGERIA POLITICS: Between El Rufai’s Lies and the ‘Restructuralists’ Realism

In an interview granted Channels Television recently, El Rufai in his usual manner sounded rash, brash, saucy, arrogant, insolent and illogical while answering questions on the groundswell of agitations for a restructured Nigeria that has gained currency in our polity recently.

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USA POLITICS: Global Leadership Part of US Foreign Policy DNA, While Russia ‘Defender & Advocate’: Henry Kissinger

USA POLITICS: Global Leadership Part of US Foreign Policy DNA, While Russia ‘Defender & Advocate’: Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger, born in Germany, served as secretary of state and national security adviser under the presidential Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Policymakers Mull Deadly Smoke After London Grenfell Tower Blaze

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Policymakers Mull Deadly Smoke After London Grenfell Tower Blaze

Presently, the EU only sets standards to ensure construction materials can be shipped across borders within the bloc, although EU sources said the Commission had decided long before the Grenfell fire to draw up new rules to harmonise fire-safety tests for building facades.

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MIDDLE EAST POLITICS: U.S. Ultimate Goal is to Partition Iraq, Syria: Analyst

MIDDLE EAST POLITICS: U.S. Ultimate Goal is to Partition Iraq, Syria: Analyst

US ultimate goal is to separate Iraq and Syria from Iran to stop Baghdad and Damascus from being part of the axis of resistance against Israel and America.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Arewa Youths, IPOB And Other Messengers From Hell

NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Arewa Youths, IPOB And Other Messengers From Hell

Most importantly, it is serving Igbo with the real dangers in encouraging such irresponsible acts as IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu levied since 2015.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Integrates Occupied Territories of Donbas in its Economic Space

RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Integrates Occupied Territories of Donbas in its Economic Space

Russia plans to establish a powerful metallurgical and energy holding totally focused on the Russian market, using occupied Ukrainian enterprises as a base.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Dystopia More Reality Than Fiction: Nigeria Is Dissoluble!

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Dystopia More Reality Than Fiction: Nigeria Is Dissoluble!

Yes, Nigeria is detachable without addressing and finding lasting solutions to problems that fuel separatist agitations.

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USA POLITICS: How Federal Reserve Serves US Foreign Intelligence

USA POLITICS: How Federal Reserve Serves US Foreign Intelligence

The insights into the Federal Reserve operation come at a time when U.S. President Donald Trump threatens new economic sanctions on countries that could again be monitored through the foreign accounts.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Budget: Fashola’s Allegation Stirs Up Executive, Legislature Spat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Budget: Fashola’s Allegation Stirs Up Executive, Legislature Spat

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, the Senate said Fashola flouted extant laws and agreements on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway by voting funds for the project.

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QATAR POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Wants to Undermine Qatar’s Sovereignty, Independence

QATAR POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Wants to Undermine Qatar’s Sovereignty, Independence

Omari said Saudi Arabia, supported by its allies, is trying to put pressure on Qatar in order to force it to accept the Saudi guardianship on the country.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart

UK observers tend to think Theresa May’s failure to form a government would weaken support for the Conservatives even further.

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