Tag: nelson mandela

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SponsorJuly 17, 2018

Facebook celebrates centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by inspiring global community to take action

Facebook is celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July—which this year marks 100 years since his birth—by inspiring its ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 1, 2017

Reno Omokri: The lesson Ndi’Igbo taught Jonathan and future leaders

by Reno Omokri By now, I am sure my readers have read the very disparaging comments against former President Goodluck ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 3, 2017

Opinion: South Africa:  Xenophobia or ‘Afro-Asiaphobia’?

by Jideofor Adibe   The recent upsurge in anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa has renewed concerns about the episodic wave ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Dele Momodu: Before everything falls apart

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, something big is about to happen in our dear beloved country. I wish I could ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Head bloodied but not bowed (Pt. 1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode Permit me to begin this contribution with an apology for my disappearance from the literary and political ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

Nelson Mandela on fighting white supremacy, apartheid in his first ever TV interview (WATCH)

Former South African President, Nelson Mandela was well known for his anti-apartheid revolution in South Africa which led to his ...

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Isime EseneAugust 12, 2016

Douglas Imaralu: Rethinking the Nigerian youth

The potential of Nigeria’s youth population is arguably contradictory: on one side, pockets of shinning stars; on the other, a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 15, 2015

PDP wants Buhari to be like Mandela

by Azubuike Azikiwe In reaction to Buhari’s comment that he will not forgive those who perpetrated killing and violence during the ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 21, 2015

Opinion: Nigeria’s problems cannot be solved by just voting Buhari

by Abiola Adebanjo The President-elect will need us very much in his quest to sanitise Nigeria if we truly desire ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 19, 2015

Opinion: Why Buhari must emulate Mandela

by Azuh Amatus Government globally is a continuum, so Buhari is expected to further rev up the engine wherever Jonathan ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 18, 2015

Leonard Shilgba: Enough of the apologies, South African companies deserve to be sanctioned

by Leonard Shilgba While white minority rule prevailed in South Africa, black migrants were not slaughtered on the streets of ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 22, 2015

Must Reads: Nelson Mandela’s former PA is a ‘racist’, How expensive it is to be poor + more

Appaz, Nelson Mandela’s former PA is a ‘racist’. IoL News Poetry: Who needs it? NYTimes How expensive it is to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 5, 2014

Omawumi and Linda Ikeji featured as Pride Magazine Nigeria launches [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   A new magazine comes into the Nigerian publication landscape, Pride Magazine Nigeria, a Celebrity, Fashion, Lifestyle ...

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May 19, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria – We have reached the nadir of despair

by Theophilus Yahaya     It is apparent you are not ready to bring back our girls, you all have failed ...

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May 6, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Why I missed Patience Jonathan’s meeting – Borno first lady

by ‘Jola Sotubo The First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, recently expressed her displeasure at the conduct of the Borno ...

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May 1, 2014

‘You have to step up, this is beyond politics’ – 2face Idibia tells FG (WATCH)

by Zara Mustapha Nigeria’s king of music 2face Idibia has spoken up about the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls by the ...

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May 1, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Seun Kuti, Waje, Debola Williams, others protest Chibok schoolgirls abduction in Lagos (See Photos)

  by Akan Ido Several people including celebrities have taken to the streets of Lagos to protest the abduction of over ...

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April 30, 2014

Theophilus Ilevbare: The value of missing school children in Nigeria and South Korea

by Theophilus Ilevbare Here is the part that Nigerian leaders never get: “As the prime minister, certainly, I had to take ...

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April 30, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Oby Ezekwesili leads protest in Abuja over abducted schoolgirls (See Photos)

by Zara Mustapha A peaceful protest was staged today earlier today in Abuja to sensitize the Federal Government on the plight ...

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April 1, 2014

Opinion: 13 things Mandela would have done if he was a Nigerian

by Darasimi Oshodi He would have tried (and might have succeeded) to tinker with his country’s constitution to elongate his ...

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March 11, 2014

Opinion: It’s high time Nigerian doctors started advertising

by Usha Anenga Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa in all his majesty lay in intensive care for ...

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February 11, 2014

Opinion: Dear Mandela, you should be ashamed of yourself

by Chris Nwogodo With all due respect, sir, you should be ashamed of yourself. Dear Madiba, I can’t tell you ...

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January 26, 2014

Opinion: Muhammadu Buhari – But why always him?

by Sabiu Zaranda The worst part of the campaign to tarnish Buhari’s image is the one recently plotted by associating ...

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January 20, 2014

Opinion: Fifty shades (and lights) of Nelson Mandela

by Dolapo Aina Nelson Mandela had a quote about him, not being a saint. He had reason not to see ...

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January 17, 2014

Send Rivers police commissioner to fight Boko Haram – Soyinka tells Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The crisis in Rivers has been analyzed by Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka and he puts the blame ...

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January 12, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Conversations with Nelson Mandela

by Tunde Fagbenle NM: Wasn’t it your Chief Obafemi Awolowo, by the way, one of Africa’s greatest political thinkers, though ...

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December 25, 2013

Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Chinua Achebe & other deaths that shook the world in 2013

by Rachel Ogbu We wonder what Christmas in heaven will be like this year. On earth, while we celebrate the ...

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December 20, 2013

Photo of the Day: Indians use Morgan Freeman’s face on giant billboard tribute to Nelson Mandela

by Oge Okonkwo How big a mistake can this be? Well, if its concerning the late legend, Nelson Mandela, your ...

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December 20, 2013

Mandelas at war: Winnie fires first salvo, saying leader’s daughter from his first marriage should be head of the family and not rival grandson Mandla

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The widow of the Legend has fired a bombshell just days after the deceased South African president, ...

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December 20, 2013

Akin Osuntokun: From Nelson Mandela to Bode George

by Akin Osuntokun To be screened and get certified as free of HIV is definitely a better medical status than ...

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