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Africa’s best-kept secret is Namibia. I personally welcome you

By Dr Hage G. Geingob Many African nations aspire to attract foreign investment and hope to create environments to facilitate the flow of people and capital. Namibia has the great

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Time to end cruel military onslaught on Rohingya people: By Elvis Ogah

As you read this, world leaders are gathered under one roof for the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) in New York. The General Debate opened

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The Python does not dance…

By Reuben Abati Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the

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Mama Taraba and the APC crisis

By Reuben Abati Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet, and arguably the most influential female politician in Taraba state

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Jacob Zuma: The controversial cat with uncountable lives

By Abdulrahman Abdulraheem  Political commentators from across the globe must now be tired of calling him a cat with nine lives. Having recently survived his eighth no-confidence vote in the

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I invite you to invest in Chad by Idriss Deby Itno

As the president of the Republic of Chad I am in Paris today addressing a distinguished and talented group of international partners who will be validating the financing of the

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Mambila power: Buhari’s Big Bang project set to take-off

by Garba Shehu Wednesday, August 30th approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the award of the contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of the 3050 MW Mambila

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JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks by Reuben Abati

I have followed with keen interest the controversy over the announcement of cut-off marks for Nigeria’s admission processes for the 2017/2018 session, with many commentators and the general public insisting

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The reality and fictions about NAHCON, 2017 Hajj

By Babangida Pate In keeping with what now appears to be a tradition in the media, the National Hajj Commission (NAHCO), once again, came under an attack for allegedly ignoring

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President Buhari’s return amidst rejoicing citizens by Oche Echeija Egwa

In the early hours of Saturday, August 19th, 2017, Ahmed Aliyu Tanko started hoisting new flags in the quadrangle of the Presidential Villa. The heavy down pours had improved the

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