Biafra and finding the Nigerian black box

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Prince Charles Dickson

The land of the rising sun…Biafrans, Igbos, the South, Federating units, restructuring…revenue formula are some of the words that are trending, there are hate speeches from all sides, the Jewish Rabbi Nnamdi Kanu having also been in the mix. And if I say that all this is the usual noise, I may only be naive, and if I say it is a serious matter, I would still need to be proved right or else I would been seen as naive.

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Nigeria’s oil militancy: Did the Minister lie?

Olu Ajayi

 

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Awesu Olaniyi Williams

Our culture doesn’t permit us to say an elderly person has lied, not to talk of someone in power. Such address seems haphazardly spurious to ethical paradigm. But expressions like “Economical with the truth” might aptly capture the mind of the above heading.

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Sweet Crude: Has Nigeria been used and dumped?

George Osodi

 

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Awesu Olaniyi Williams

If America was to have an assigned gender, it would be a male. Forget any misogynistic tendency, the US has always been a master charmer from the days of the Marshall Plan to the post cold war era.

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A nation on sick leave

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Prince Charles Dickson

 

“The public does not like you to mislead or represent yourself to be something you’re not. And the other thing that the public really does like is the self-examination to say, you know, I’m not perfect. I’m just like you. They don’t ask their public officials to be perfect. They just ask them to be smart, truthful, honest, and show a modicum of good sense” – Ann Richards.

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Nigeria; dishing out negative echoes and expecting positive vibes

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Prince Charles Dickson

The Nigerian state has as usual spent the last week having conversations in the minor while major issues remain unresolved, unattended to and left at the decision table… at the expense of these we continued our dance of the mundane.

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