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The great awakening

Investigate use of force by security force on Lekki Tollgate protesters ― US govt

By Ochereome Nnanna For decades, the Nigerian youth had been living in the bubble of civic isolation. The forces of darkness that took over the reins of power after the civil war, not being an enlightened political movement, lacked the capacity to plan and govern a civilised society. They had their eyes only on rewarding
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We won't support willful destruction — Afenifere, Ohanaeze

I want freedom, not ‘Igbo president’

By Ochereome Nnanna This is not an effort to join issues with Dr. Chidi Amuta’s provocative article: “2023: Igbos and the Politics of Moral Conscience”, or Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah’s equally engaging rejoinder: “Of Igbos, 2023 and ‘Politics of Moral Conscience”. These two intellectual mandarins offered their valuable perspectives on how a Nigerian president from
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Beyond the historic Onne landing

Beyond the historic Onne landing

By Ochereome Nnanna Many Nigerians may not understand the big fuss that shadowed the arrival of the Maerskline Stardelhorn container vessel which made history by berthing at the Federal Ocean Terminal, FOT, Onne in Rivers State at exactly 4:20 p.m on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The history has nothing to do with Onne Port welcoming
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Timely budget passage has improved implementation of 2020 Budget — Lawan

Ahmed Lawan’s enslavement gift

By Ochereome Nnanna Sponsorship of poor people’s weddings by governments and wealthy individuals is a common occurrence in our Muslim North, Arewa. The Kano State Government is very notorious for this practice. They do it almost every year. In May 2019, the KNSG spent N300m to foot the wedding bills of 1,500 couples. The previous
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