Tag: nigerians

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September 9, 2013

Opinion: German elections and lessons for Nigeria

by Babangida Jibril Comparing my experience with the Nigerian elections, I will say the differences are clear, and maybe we ...

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September 5, 2013

It begins: Dangote refinery to employ 8,000 engineers, create jobs for 85,000 Nigerians

by Oge Okonkwo The President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, stated that about 8,000 engineers would be needed for ...

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September 4, 2013

Opinion: An open letter to my pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA

by Akan Imoh I’m not in support of Pastors living reckless lives, but before we crucify Pastor Biodun, I want ...

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September 2, 2013

Elnathan John: Holy war and the return of Danbaba Suntai

by Elnathan John Listening to Suntai, I totally agree that he is fit for work and that his capacity to ...

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August 29, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian Police – A force to reckon with

by Simon Christian Chukwu \ The unfortunate disparity in the take-home pay of the organs of government isn’t just peculiar ...

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August 23, 2013

Opinion: Femi Fani Kayode – A lost cause

by Airhunmwunde Matthew He is still souring and submerged in the mystery of his inability to vent what the moment ...

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August 19, 2013

WATCH: Nigerians must go to hellfire for saying we’ve never had a true leader – OBJ

by Oge Okonkwo In the video below, former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, dared Nigerians who say that the country ...

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August 17, 2013

Opinion: Is the Nigerian economy deadlocked?

by Salim Salihu Muhammed No doubt, Nigeria is making progress in industrial growth, the absence of infrastructure to complement the ...

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August 17, 2013

Opinion: Memo to APC’s Bisi Akande – Your rhetoric isn’t helping your party

by Ekerete Udoh Mr. Chairman, I am afraid if you don’t begin to weave a beautiful narrative on  a different ...

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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 14, 2013

40 million Nigerians are jobless – Christopher Kolade

About 40 million Nigerians translating to 23.9 per cent are unemployed, Chairman, Subsidy Reinvestment Programme (SURE-P) Dr. Christopher Kolade has said. ...

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August 13, 2013

Opinion: The ‘sins’ of the Nigerian elite

by John Amoda He said the inequalities in Nigeria are such that “the wealthy live like prisoners—the rest of the ...

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August 11, 2013

Henry Okelue: 8 things to ponder as 2015 draws near

by Henry Okelue Fellow Nigerians… You are innately smart. Let politicians tell us how they will improve our lives when ...

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August 10, 2013

Elnathan John: New parties and free elections in 2015

by Elnathan John It is also encouraging seeing the names showing up on the APC train: IBB, Ahmed ‘13’ Yerima, ...

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August 4, 2013

Opinion: Saving the Catholic Church from Nigerians

by Erwin Ofili We must all act now to prevent the same disease that has afflicted the Nigerian government from ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian politicians and the trust factor

by Adefenwa Adeshina The youths need people we can trust not those screaming for change when all they really want ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: A brief legal perusal of the child marriage campaign

by Oluwatosin Falaiye I believe a large part of the raging debate lies is who exactly the law would construe ...

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June 17, 2013

Opinion: 2015 – A battle between Nigerians and the PDP

by Abubakar Usman Sadly, folks from the northern part of the country have not been any different in such uncouth remarks. ...

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June 12, 2013

Boko Haram crisis: 6,000 flee to Niger, Nigerians living under trees – UNHCR report

by Rachel Ogbu About 6,000 people including the elderly, women and children have been reported displaced following the military onslaught ...

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June 10, 2013

Nigerians are not amused – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze I think that the time has long since passed for you [Bash Ali] to accept your age ...

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June 10, 2013

Be careful: Bottled water may be unsafe, after all

Tap water is a rarity in Nigeria, forget whatever promises the Minister for Water Resources may have made about making ...

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May 23, 2013

Opinion: Letter from Zimbabwe – Nigerians, what you have is religious junk

by Conrad Mbewe ….by “Nigerian religious junk” I mean the phenomenon of churches that are personal-to-holder. “Beware of false prophets, who ...

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April 3, 2013

Sylva Nze Ifedigbo: Dear citizens of the world’s argument capital…

by Sylva Nze Ifedigbo While the news stand remains the choice destination for most of these argument champions, a new ...

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October 29, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: You see, Nigerians are like that (YNaija Frontpage)

You see, Nigerians are rude, obnoxious, often cruel people; they behave ‘politely’ only when there’s something to be gained from ...

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September 12, 2012

Opinion: Governance and Nigerians’ quest for Ghanaian degrees

by Ayo Olukotun For those who may be too young to know, ‘happy survival’ was the predominant form of cordiality ...

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August 16, 2012

200,000 Nigerians die of food poisioning yearly – Don

by Isi Esene There are startling statistics coming from Professor Alfred Ihenkuronye, a food science expert, on the number of ...

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July 19, 2012

Opinion: Nigerians abroad must get it right

by Itunu Ajayi IT is no longer news that Nigerians in the Diaspora are being humiliated in their host countries. ...

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June 24, 2012

Opinion: Subsidy scandal: Farouk Lawan’s supporters are unpatriotic

by Tunde Temionu The January 1, 2012 oil subsidy removal threw the ordinary man into trepidation. Despite public opinion against ...

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