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January 12, 2014

Sonala Olumhense: Stella Oduah has been in the lying business for long

by Sonala Olumhense Now, to hear some Nigerians speaking on the Stella Oduah story, these allegations are the product of ...

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January 8, 2014

Okey Ikechukwu: Those who call 1914 a mistake are mixing things up badly

by Okey Ikechukwu No one cried foul over Awo’s politics in the South West before he engineered Zik’s ouster using ...

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December 21, 2013

Not good: Marijuana sellers take over Nasarawa as illegal trade thrives

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Nasarawa state has now become the prime resort for “weed” sale and consumption. This trend is the ...

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November 19, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Nigeria – The only way forward is to abolish the states

by Ochereome Nnanna No census has ever been accepted by Nigerians. Most Southerners believe that the notion of Northern majority ...

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November 17, 2013

Opinion: Ndigbo and their battle for the soul of Yorubaland

by Francis Ojo Ndigbo is aggressive and determined in pressing their agenda with deliberate focus as they buy up indigenous ...

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November 16, 2013

Pat Utomi: Why I am supporting Chris Ngige for governor today

by Pat Utomi   It was a notoriously crowded field. Yet as they gathered at a Town Hall meeting, only ...

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November 12, 2013

Opinion: Why it is a mistake to call APGA an Igbo party

by Nnamdi Wigwe The party that we now call Igbo party has to justify that claim by winning at least ...

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October 18, 2013

Opinion: Still on the wait for one Nigeria

by Dozie Nwafor I cease to give up hope; I refuse to quit working on my quest to self-development, believing ...

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October 15, 2013

Okey Ndibe: To speak or not to speak

by Okey Ndibe It’s sad to see Mr. Obi’s handlers count among his achievements the donation of buses, computers, and ...

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October 11, 2013

Opinion: Ngige gives Igbo tradition the middle finger

by Ngwu Nweze Questions are also being asked of Senator Tinubu and Adams Oshiomhole, the Edo State Governor. Many people ...

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October 10, 2013

Reno Omokri: President Jonathan has been the epitome of democracy

by Reno Omokri This would ordinary be something praise worthy, but of course to some, nothing the president does is ...

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October 9, 2013

Opinion: Fashola’s apology, the media and South East development

by Chris Okoye The governor asked rhetorically at the Aka Ikenga event: “Has this exodus, which includes quite a number ...

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October 2, 2013

Opinion: 53 cheers and jeers for Nigeria at Independence

by Steve Nwosu Suddenly, we have all stopped thinking as Nigerians. Everyone now is either a Northerner, a Southerner, a ...

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October 1, 2013

Opinion: #Independence53 – Don’t get it twisted, my tribe is Nigeria

by Ose Oyamendan My son sees my friends gather in the house and talk things Nigeria. He sees us watch ...

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September 29, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Nigeria is changing, but we know not

by Simon Kolawole But I still meet many Yoruba nationalists who continue to glory and gloat over “our advantage in ...

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September 28, 2013

Orji Uzor Kalu: Of the new Igbo consciousness

by Orji Uzor Kalu I do not need to write about the other bad roads in the zone, because it ...

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September 15, 2013

Gimba Kakanda: The true meaning of African culture

by Gimba Kakanda The worse contradictions were the reactions of some Igbo Christians to the recent conversion of an Igbo ...

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September 12, 2013

Opinion: BPE did not grant Interstate extension

by Frank NduNdibe It is heartwarming that Ohaneze Ndigbo, as the great guardian of Igbo interests and values, not only ...

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September 12, 2013

Opinion: Ohaneze and genuine Igbo interests

by Okey Ikechukwu   On the matter of the Enugu Disco, Ohaneze’s concern about the South-east being at a disadvantage ...

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August 30, 2013

Bankole Oluwafemi: Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and more coming to Google Translate

by Bankole Oluwafemi The gist is Google looks to be almost ready to turn on Google translate for five “promising” ...

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August 29, 2013

Opinion: The Lagos ‘Babaloja’ impunity

by Ochereome Nnanna Igbo traders in Ladipo Motor Spare-parts Market kicked against the imposition of Oki as the leader of ...

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August 25, 2013

Simon Kolawole: The Republic of Southern Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole I hereby predict that the proposed “Republic of Southern Nigeria” would be a political disaster. It is ...

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August 22, 2013

Opinion: Is Femi Fani-Kayode the new Yoruba spokesman?

by Oguwike Nwachuku No, never will Fani-Kayode qualify to speak for the Yoruba, no matter how hard he tries. For ...

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August 22, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Yoruba, Igbo and the media warriors

by Olusegun Adeniyi I am an admirer of Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola but I believe that his approach to dealing ...

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August 18, 2013

Opinion: Femi Fani-Kayode’s entangled web (Part 2)

by Henry Onyema For every Soyinka there is an Achebe; for every D’Banj there are the P-Square twins; for every ...

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August 18, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: My memories of childhood

by Tunde Fagbenle We used to sleep over at each other’s house interchangeably. And our families were so close. We ...

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August 18, 2013

Simon Kolawole: How to spend money (and be happpy)

by Simon Kolawole Most of our attention is usually on the Federal Government, especially Presidency. We hardly scrutinise what states ...

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August 18, 2013

Opinion: Femi Fani-Kayode and his blackmail of the Igbos

by Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu Chief Kayode should utilize his wisdom and intelligence to make useful contributions that will promote the national ...

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August 17, 2013

Opinion: Femi Fani-Kayode’s entangled web

by Henry C. Onyeoma Second, Fani-Kayode’s essays, especially the second one, turned history on its head. It should not be ...

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August 16, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: I am neither a tribalist nor a hater

by Femi Fani-Kayode And I am not referring to any of those exciteable individuals whose emotions have beclouded their thinking ...

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