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Chibok Girls Changed By Shame, Stockholm Syndrome

Chibok Girls Changed By Shame, Stockholm Syndrome

🕔10:45, 19.Jan 2018

“We are the Chibok girls. We are the ones you are crying about for us to come back. By the grace of Allah, we are never coming back,” said one of the girls.

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Rabid Ethnicity As Factor Holding Down Nigeria

Rabid Ethnicity As Factor Holding Down Nigeria

🕔09:36, 19.Jan 2018

The terrible thing about this deliberate inclination to ethnicity in Nigeria is that there is no satiation until the break up seeps into individual families and even individual persons and that makes the Nigerian situation so intractable.

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President Buhari Hastens Nigeria’s Break Up

President Buhari Hastens Nigeria’s Break Up

🕔14:01, 16.Jan 2018

President Buhari looks the other way while his kinsmen – Fulani herdsmen – have turned Benue and other states in the country to killing fields. It is evident that he tacitly approved the killings. With his waffling, wobbling, and shuffling, on restructure, and the genocide carried out by Fulani herdsmen, President Buhari hastens Nigeria’s break up.

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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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A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics

A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics Updated

🕔19:45, 9.Jan 2018

Often, the disinherited candidates skulk away to a corner to sulk quietly. If they complain loudly or, worse, head to court to seek justice, they are accused of disloyalty and charged with anti-party activities. Dreading the backlash that comes with such stigma, many a Nigerian political aspirant, when defrauded by their political party, remains mum.

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Abia APC Rally, A Journey Back to Egypt

Abia APC Rally, A Journey Back to Egypt

🕔16:24, 9.Jan 2018

Typical of a political party that does nothing right and gets everything wrong, the All Progressives Congress, APC, finally announces its readiness to hold what it terms a “mega rally” in Abia State after postponing the said rally several times in the past due to unending internal wrangling and a fear of embarrassment it might suffer from the poor attendance that was obvious to be the lot of such a rally.

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Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime

Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime Updated

🕔13:10, 31.Dec 2017

Unlike his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump did not hesitate to take a leadership position to stand up for Iranian citizens protesting the terror-supporting, extremist regime of Iran.

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Venerable Top Political Parties of Democratic World Facing Extinction

Venerable Top Political Parties of Democratic World Facing Extinction Updated

🕔12:00, 31.Dec 2017

There’s little difficulty in showing that some of the most venerable political parties of the democratic world may be facing terminal crises. The difficulty is in determining if government by a party or parties – the sustaining base of administrations the democratic world over – can last.

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US Trying Desperately to Hijack Russia Diplomatic Success in Syria

US Trying Desperately to Hijack Russia Diplomatic Success in Syria Updated

🕔01:00, 30.Dec 2017

“In Syria, the liberation came from Russia, and from the government troops with the support of Iran. And now it’s very difficult for such a power as the United States to recognize its failure. That is the reason why, I think, they are trying again and again to give support to jihadists.”

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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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The Inhuman Side of President Buhari

The Inhuman Side of President Buhari

🕔17:24, 27.Dec 2017

Character speaks louder than documentary. Rather than waste public funds on such mundane works like the documentary to applaud Buhari’s glaring incompetence, lionize his mediocrity, magnify his ineptitude, beatify his wickedness and canonize his tyranny, his handlers should work on his words and character that have sharply divided Nigerians and entrenched despondency among them.

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Before Donald Trump, Hate Was Already Present in Canada

Before Donald Trump, Hate Was Already Present in Canada

🕔13:43, 27.Dec 2017

The world will not soon forget Nov. 8, 2016. It was the day billionaire and former reality-TV star Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States. To the dismay of many, Trump’s divisive politics won the hearts and

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Russia Declares ‘No War’ in Donbas. Myths and Reality

Russia Declares ‘No War’ in Donbas. Myths and Reality

🕔15:16, 26.Dec 2017

Today there is no reliable information about the precise number of units of heavy military assets possessed by armed insurgents. However, the experts and international commentators agree that such number is constantly increasing due to armored elements and arms supplies from Russia – Russian humanitarian convoys still cross the Ukrainian-Russian border without any inspection.

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