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August 16, 2013

Opinion: This deportation ‘imbroglio’ must end

by Donu Kogbara Last year, Abia State Government ruthlessly purged its civil service of non-Abians. And I can’t even describe ...

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August 15, 2013

Opinion: Deportations, ethnic jingoism and political opportunism

by Is’haq Modibbo Kalu So almost on cue, the most chauvinistic vermin crawled out of the darkest crevice of ethnic ...

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August 11, 2013

Opinion: Of Femi Fani-Kayode and his gospel of hate

by Nnaemeka Meribe A million Fani-Kayodes cannot create a gulf between us. Lagos and the Yoruba need people from other ...

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August 10, 2013

SK Johnson: On Fashola’s ‘deportation’ of Igbos; people need to calm down for a moment

by SK Johnson The past couple of weeks have seen a slew of stories flood the media about the ‘deportation’ ...

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August 8, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: The bitter truth about the Igbo

by Femi Fani-Kayode It is the igbo people more than any other that have complained about marginalisation in Nigeria, forgetting ...

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August 2, 2013

The Lagos ‘deportation’ controversy is political – Fashola

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola on Thursday said the ongoing controversy trailing the decision of the government to send some ...

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July 28, 2013

Opinion: Tribes and prejudices – My experience with an Igbo phone repairer

by David Olamide Craig So perhaps there is some truth in the prejudices you have heard. Perhaps Yoruba men are ...

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July 24, 2013

5 things SK Johnson took away from ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ trailer (WATCH)

by SK Johnson The trailer for the Biyi Bandele directed (and written) film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Half ...

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July 13, 2013

Music Review: Ego’s ‘Firsteps’ are confident, sure and steady

by Wilfred Okiche She endeared herself to us as a member of Lagbaja’s band where her soaring vocals easily distinguished ...

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June 8, 2013

Area father: Charly Boy steps out in fur looking regal? (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Charly Boy is no stranger to controversies, so your thoughts about him wearing a fur-like material draped ...

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May 30, 2013

“He was hungry for success”: YNaija Investigates the iROKO TV business (Conclusion)

READ: “Jason Njoku is only trying to distract everyone”: YNaija Investigates the iROKO TV business (part 1) by Adegoke Oyeniyi, ...

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May 30, 2013

“Jason Njoku is only trying to distract everyone”: YNaija Investigates the iROKO TV business (Part 1)

One of the easy success stories from Nigeria’s evolving technology space, Jason Njoku can’t stop talking about how successful he ...

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May 18, 2013

Opinion: The 12 top reasons why Igbos and Yorubas should not marry

by Vera Ezimora Whether you are aware of it or not, many inter-tribal relationships have died an untimely death because ...

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May 12, 2013

“Dokubo-Asari cannot fight any war” – David-West goes hard on ex-militant leader

by Akan Ido Former Minister of Petroleum, Professor Tam David-West has told anyone who cares to listen that the utterances of ...

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May 4, 2013

APC merger: The Yorubas are committing political suicide – Asari Dokubo

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujadid Asari Dokubo, has declared that the emerging merger ...

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April 29, 2013

Opinion: ‘’Don’t speak Igbo in this house’’

by Ucheoma Onwutuebe The moment I eventually sat up in my grammar was when I turned ten and had to ...

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April 23, 2013

Opinion: Beyond our ethnic and religious differences

by Abd’Raqeeb Salako The unfortunate thing is that the moment we start fighting these ethno-religious battles, we are winning the ...

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April 16, 2013

‘Ola Ndi Igbo’: How to celebrate the best of our own

by Nkiru Okpareke Realizing that we stood on the shoulders of some giants to get to where we are, we ...

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March 27, 2013

Opinion: Who stole my tongue? Who told us green apples are better than mangoes?

by Chijioke Victor Uche It is hard, almost impossible for an Igbo person to make a complete sentence without at ...

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March 24, 2013

Simon Kolawole: There was a legendary Iroko

by Simon Kolawole In his civil war memoir, There Was a Country, which turned out to be his last work, ...

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March 6, 2013

Opinion: Obafemi Awolowo – Hero of the Yorubas, killer of Biafra, betrayed by the North

by Obinna Akukwe Thus Awolowo’s advice and actions led to the quick end to the Biafran dream. Therefore it is ...

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January 18, 2013

Stop disgracing Igbo girls! – Blogger writes letter to Cossy Orjiakor & Tonto Dikeh

by Akan Ido A blogger, Ngozi Kanwiro (www.ngozikanwiro.blogspot.com) has called for the ban of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh and singer, ...

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January 8, 2013

We must have an Igbo President – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze You see, if there’s one advantage to having an Igbo man as our next President, it is ...

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December 10, 2012

Opinion: Biafra and the Up-NEPA generation

by Hounge We should learn to tolerate each other and stand firm as one, just like we did during Occupy ...

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December 9, 2012

Igbos are their own enemies – Ayo Adebanjo

A close associate of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Chief Ayo Adebanjo in his interview with ALLWELL OKPI, refutes the claims ...

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November 30, 2012

Opinion: Nigeria sans frontier (A Nigeria without borders)

by Ozia Nneamaka I can write all I want. You can read all you want. In the end, it takes ...

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November 17, 2012

Ken Wiwa reviews Chinua Achebe’s ‘There was a country’

by Ken Wiwa “…I had to be careful about the way I handled someone else’s words or opinions… Even when ...

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November 13, 2012

Open letter to the President: Security implications of Arabic inscriptions on the Naira

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN ON THE SECURITY IMPLICATION OF ARABIC INSCRIPTIONS ON NAIRA NOTES. Dr. Goodluck E. ...

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October 31, 2012

Marijuana is healthy, but cigarettes kill – Seun Kuti

by Rachel Ogbu Seun Kuti, son of foremost afro-beat crooner, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who died 15 years ago has condemned ...

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October 28, 2012

Gowon on Achebe, “He is talking from a position of ignorance”

by Isi Esene Nigeria’s Civil War president, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd.), has hit renowned writer, Chinua Achebe, very hard over ...

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