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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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Hauwa Liman

For Hauwa Liman, martyred

Since the movers of Boko Haram think of books as “haram,” it is most unlikely that they, being illiterate, can comprehend, and therefore are likely to read this tribute to the young woman whom they have killed, Hauwa Liman. And so, this is not directed at them.

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Atiku

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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Sowore for President

The Parties – PDP and APC – are straight out of the same rule book. They sound the same. They feel the same. Yes, PDP was a “den of thieves and killers.” When APC took the power the thieves and the killers moved their den to the APC. That’s how this works

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