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“January 15, 1966 not Nzeogwu’s Coup”

An attempt by the revenge coup perpetrators to justify the killing of General Aguiyi-Ironsi by linking him with the January 15 failed coup is not accepted by Peter Enahoro’s account. He says that the General was in fact marked down for elimination by If eajuna and that one man that could have exonerated Aguiyi-Ironsi was the Inspector-General of Police, the late Alhaji Kam Salem who the author says telephoned the military commander to inform him that the police were reporting usual troop movements in Lagos.

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Yar’ Adua’s health: Will the Constitution be followed?

On assumption of office May 29, 2007 as Nigeria’s third democratically elected President, Alhaji Umar Musa Yar’Adua made adherence to the rule of law a mantra of his administration. It was a needed breather considering the raw deal the polity had under his predecessor, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. For the eight years of his rule, Obasanjo stood the time honoured tenet of democracy on its head. On countless occasions, the constitution was flagrantly trampled on.

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Soludo will make Anambra Africa’s Dubai – Anaekwe

Neither Ngige nor Gov Peter Obi knows how to stimulate the economy, to say nothing about our state becoming the Dubai or Taiwan of Africa. Can they tell us how many jobs they have created or big companies they have attracted to the state as governors? Gov Obi has a worse record. He has not employed even teachers in government –owned schools since he became the governor over almost four years ago.

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