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Why Yari should take his empty seat home

Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, offered Greek gift as Christmas present: his soon-to-be-vacant official stool is not worth the paper on which he made the promise to step down as governor if doing so would bring peace to the state. There’s no need to give up his seat or to step down. 

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Ndigbo and the search for a surrogate mother

By Azu Ishiekwene One of the pictures that went viral last week of Ohaneze Ndigbo leader, Professor Ben Nwabueze, hugging former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, was mischievously exaggerated. One version made Nwabueze look like a frightened, forlorn child embracing its mother. Of course, it wasn’t meant to be
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