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As Imo goes to the polls…

APC’s disarray in Imo over succession issues, alongside the serial acts of misrule associated with Okorocha in the last eight years, places the party at serious disadvantage

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Harassing Atiku Abubakar

I was at the Lambert Airport in St. Louis, Missouri, this past weekend. It was a day to “Veterans Day” – the day the United States of America set aside to commemorate and honor the valor and supreme sacrifice of its Armed Services – the men and women in the United States Military who have fought its wars, and carried arms for its national defence.

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Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu returns with hell

First, I wish personally to apologize to readers of the “Orbit” for comments I made on this column backing IPOB’s disinformation that accused the Federal government of “disappearing” and possibly killing its leader, Nnamdi Kanu in Afara-Ukwu, Umuahia, during the military operation called “Python Dance” last year.

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Nigerians, “Atikulated”

The Nigerian media is very guilty of profound levels of ignorance about the significance of Nigeria as a “republic,” and its choice of “democracy” as a system of government.  Going by its use of language, the Nigerian media is guilty of limiting public awareness of the true meaning of these concepts; of the place of citizens, citizenship rights, and citizenship obligations in a “republic.” The kind of language used by the press to describe political power and political institutions often alienates people.

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