Africa: Season of protests in Abuja

Nigerians are very famous for their innate capacity to absorb shocks of any kind, including those emanating from irrational and insensitive political leadership. However, this rare quality of “suffering and smiling” seems to be waning due to the economic crisis in the country. Nigerians appear to have started revealing the ‘lion nature that is residual in the lamb’ going by […]

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Africa: Where did my Banjul Go?

Jammeh

I hereby take the liberty to speak on behalf of all Gambians: “we want a better Banjul and a Banjul that works!” Whether you have lived, never lived or currently live in Banjul, I’m certain you will all agree with me on this. Banjul is the capital of The Gambia and the city should reflect that. It does not have […]

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I cannot guarantee that I would remain single for the rest of my life – Florence Ita-Giwa @ 70

By Innocent Duru Senator Princess Florence Ita-Giwa, former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters to former ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo joined the league of septuagenarians yesterday with her look belying her age. For friends, relations, and well wishers, it was a time to pomp champagne and celebrate Mama Bakassi, as she is fondly called. From Cross Rivers State, her state of […]

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Zuma’s visit to Nigeria: resolving discontent, to strengthen relations

-as President Buhari slams MTN as aiding B/Haram -Zuma promises to refund seized $15million arms deal RennOffor As has been speculated to be a strategic move to clear the increasing bubbles that may hinder businesses between two of Africa’s lion States, President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Nigeria with a large business delegation, coupled with the granting of 10 year multiple […]

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