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The Bitter Truth About The Yoruba

By Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal No doubt, the unwarranted and deplorable deportation of no less than 72 Igbo folks to Onitsha, Anambra state, recently by the Lagos State Government and the resultant increasing reactions emanating from virtually all and sundry across …

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The bitter truth about Femi Fani-Kayode

By Obi Nwakanma I read with a lot of amusement the piece of clap-trap circulated through the Nigerian blogosphere last week titled ‘The Bitter truth about the Igbo” authored by Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode. I thought for a minute: but they …

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The Lagos Deportation And The Law

By Femi Falana Deportation of dissidents : In 1885 the British colonial regime deported King Jaja of Opobo to a remote island in West Indies where he died in 1889. His offence was that he had challenged the imperialist control …

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Rivers Crisis: Injuries of a Compromised Media

By Franklin Wosu Since the Rivers crisis became a major issue on the nation’s political front burner, the worst victim has been the media. In this case, both the traditional and the online media. The main political gladiator, the embattled …

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UNDERAGE MARRIAGE: A final word on child marriage

According to the respected Islamic scholar, Professor Ishaq Akintola, there is ‘no age restriction in Islamic marriage’. He may well be right and I honestly believe that Islam, like Christianity, is a humane and compassionate faith which seeks to protect the weak and guide its adherents on the path of righteousness and light.

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2015: How Far Can Tambuwal Go? By Theophilus Ilevbare

It is no longer news that Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of the House of Representatives is been courted to hoist the northern flag in the 2015 presidential contest as he is said to possess the qualities the nation requires at the moment, though he has not officially declared his intention to contest for the plum job, only a naïve political observer will claim ignorance of his lofty ambition.

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