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Babangida, IBB

IBB at 78: The enlightenment president

JOSEPH Goebels, Hitler’s commissar of propaganda, was wont to draw a pistol when anyone accused him of being an ideologue. I am not so sure how enigmatic statesman, Ibrahim Babangida, would today react to anyone who insists that as Nigeria’s President between 1985 and 1993, he was ultimately a pragmatic idealist in military fatigue. Compulsively enamoured of the power of ideas, Babangida was and still is at his best in the company of people of ideas.

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Igbo, Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Herdsmen

Herdsmen: Why we filed suit in International Court — World Igbo Assembly President

D Nwachukwu Anakwenze, a renowned American –trained physician, is the President of World Igbo Assembly, an umbrella body coordinating Igbo activities in the Diaspora. Before assuming the position, Anakwenze headed the Anambra State Associations in the United States of America, ASA-USA, during which, for decades, he led health professionals from all states in the USA on annual medical mission to various communities in Anambra State.

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