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58 YEARS LATER NIGERIA IS STILL THE JUNGLE- BAYO OLUWASANMI

What is happening to Nigeria? Everyday horrors in Nigeria make mockery of imaginations of absurdist novelists and comedians. The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway petroleum tanker explosion that claimed many lives was yet

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POLICE PROTEST IN NORTH-EAST NIGERIA OVER SALARY ARREARS

At least 2 000 police officers stationed in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria on Monday demanded months of back pay in a angry protest marked by teargas and gunshots fired into

SOUTH AFRICA SIGNS FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH AU

South Africa has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement with the African Union. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies confirmed Sunday’s signing of the 250-pages document in a

‘DEAD’ WOMAN FOUND ALIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA MORGUE FRIDGE

A South African woman is recovering in hospital after being discovered alive in a mortuary fridge. The woman was taken to Carletonville morgue, in Gauteng province, having been declared dead

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IT IS TIME – PART 3

IT IS TIME – Part 3 What Are The Nigerian Parliamentarians Doing? Barrister Austin Okeke Writes From South Africa 2 July 2018 Buhari has failed Nigeria Socially, Economically and security

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IT IS TIME – PART 2

IT IS TIME. Part 2 STATE CAPTURE INVESTIGATIONS IN NIGERIA: Pigs Eat Fellow Pigs. April 2, 2018 Barrister Austin Okeke Writes From South Africa. State Capture Investigations in Nigeria have

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IT IS TIME- PART 1

IT IS TIME Part 1: He Who Loves Not His Country Can Love Nothing 17 February 2018 Barrister Austin Okeke Writes from South Africa I shall attempt, in the coming

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FUEL PRICE HIKE PUSHES TAXI FARES UP

The National Taxi Association (NTA) says fares will increase following the latest announcement of a fuel price hike. From midnight, motorists will pay between 23 cents and 26 cents more

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WORLD BANK APPROVES $2.1 BILLION LOANS FOR NIGERIAN PROJECTS

The World Bank said on Thursday it had approved a total of $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at improving access to electricity and promoting

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PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON TO VISIT FELA KUTI’S NEW AFRIKA SHRINE DURING VISIT TO NIGERIA

French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit a nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first “real president” to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke,