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Remembering African Butcheries Of The Past: A Case Of Rwandan Genocide

In Honour Of Late Agathe Uwilingiyamana & Victims Of Regime Atrocities In Africa   (Onitsha Nigeria, 17th of April 2016) – “The killings have stopped, not because of changing of heart, but because there are few people left to be

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Zuma: The bitter taste of honey

By Abdulrazaq Magaji Few eyebrows would have been raised were Mr. Jacob Zuma the life-president of any of the several banana republics that dot the African continent. But this is Africa’s reputed rainbow nation and the continent’s undisputed economic hub.

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Igbo young geniuses – Ekeh and Nna – Triumph in New York

By Emeka Chiakwelu   If I can make it there I’ll make it anywhere It’s up to you New York, New York – Frank Sinatra Igbo Nigerian-Americans have finally arrived and now they are making it in New York. They

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Despite EU criticisms Austria goes tough on asylum seekers

Written by Uzoma Ahamefule   Police say Austria has started building a control centre at the Brenner crossing on the border with Italy in the Alps as concrete was poured on Tuesday (12.04.2016) according to reports.   With the crisis

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Dangers Of Fulani Janjaweed In Nigeria

Why State Political & Security Actors Must Tread With Caution & Learn From Darfur & Rwandan Human Disasters (Onitsha Nigeria, 12th of April 2016)-The Janjaweed are a militia that operates in Darfur, Western Sudan, and Eastern Chad. Using the United

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Butchery Across The Niger: How Jubilant IPOB/Pro Biafra Activists Were Shot, Abducted, Murdered & Dumped At Onitsha Government General Hospital By Soldiers Of Onitsha Military Cantonment (1)

Following intensification of falsehood, propaganda and evidence destruction by leaderships of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force under statutorily retired but cabalistically retained Lt General Turkur Buratai and retiring IGP Solomon Arase respectively; over mass shooting, maiming and

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In event that Donald Trump wins

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun   Political theorists have sometimes been seen as a group of people who predict (the result of an election) wrongly and later explain why they predicted wrongly. This perfectly describes those who initially predicted the 2016

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Nigeria venturing into nuclear age: Precautionary measures are necessary

By Emeka Chiakwelu   Nuclear energy and nuclear technology can be of great aid to Nigeria in her endeavor to supply steady, reliable and clean energy for her domestic electric consumption. Without doubt Nigeria at this stage of her industrial

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Angola: Shall we tell the president? By Abdulrazaq Magaji

If, as is the fad in Africa, compatriots do not prevail upon to change his mind, Angola’s veteran leader, the normally-reticent and manipulative Eduardo dos Santos, will vacate his peacock throne in 2018. By then, Mr. Santos of the Popular

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Donald Trump Will Never Become US President, He’s On Mission Impossible By Bayo Oluwasanmi

There are many ways you can discover that it is dangerous to jump off a ten-story building: You can read about the law of gravity in a book. You can learn from the sad experience of someone who tried it.

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IMF and Naira: The Politics of Currency Devaluation By Emeka Chiakwelu

The value and worth of a currency is determined by the wealth of a nation. In this era of global capitalism, a wealth of nation goes beyond the conventional valuation based on the natural and human resources.  A nation’s image,

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Saharawi colonisation: We’ll disrupt your business in Morocco, NLC, ASUU warn Dangote

African leaders should pressurise UN for the freedom of Saharawi, says Gambari     The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have advised Africa’s richest businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to stop his planned investment deal with

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Masked Witnesses Are Suspected Awaiting Trial Persons (AWPs) In Nigerian Prisons

The leaderships of Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) are circumstantially compelled to hold that the proposed five masked witnesses or masqueraded witnesses recruited by the DSS and the Directorate of Federal Public Prosecution to testify against Citizen

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Corpses Of Murdered IPOB Members In Aba Burrow Pits Set Ablaze And Burnt To Ashes By Suspected Agents Of The Government Of Nigeria

(Onitsha Nigeria, 4th of March 2016)-The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law; supported by the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs), is saddened, shocked and alarmed over the report of burning to

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Cosmic Transition Of Thinkers Of Our Time: A Tribute To Boutros Boutros-Ghali De Thinker

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law is deeply concerned over the utter alacrity with which the world of our time is losing to cosmic world in an uncontrollable speed, our few and irreplaceable

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Ceaseless Killing Of Unarmed Citizens: Before Security Chiefs Turn Nigeria Into Syria (Concluding Part)

This is third and concluding part of the 10-page letter written by the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law; supported by the leaderships of the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs). The

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Ibori London Trial: Nigerian/British Conspiracy Revealed In Court

Chief James Onanaefe Ibori’s defence lawyers shocked the Southwark Court, London on Wednesday 10th February 2016, when they adduced evidence before Judge Tomlinson of a conspiracy between Nigeria and Britain to railroad Ibori and his associates into jail. Mr. Tony

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Africa Policy Breakfast at the US Congress: NAL Council Analyzes Insecurity in Nigeria & West Africa

Meets with Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US Congresswoman Karen Bass, Others     Washington, DC – On February 9, 2016, the NAL Council participated in the Africa Policy Breakfast at the US Congress.  The Council delivered

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#We Ain’t Criminals Your Excellency By John Darlington

‘Nigeria’s president has warned his fellow citizens to stop trying to make asylum claims in Britain, saying that their reputation for criminality has made it hard for them to be “accepted” abroad” reported The Telegraph on February 5, 2016. I

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State of public expenditures in Nigeria since 2003: Facts as they are and ought to be

  Re: Over $2trillion Loot Recovered By EFCC In Twelve (12) Years: How, Where, When & From Whom Was It Recovered? Our Records: Nigeria Spent N124.8trillion ($624billion) In 14 Years (2003-2016); Borrowed $50billion (N10trillion) In 10Yrs (2007-2016), $11.5billion (N2.3trillion) In

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Trump: A trumpeter and his trumpet

By Abdulrazaq Magaji You do not need the statement of a run-of-the-mill prophet or parapsychologist on this: Donald Trump will fly the flag of the Republican Party in the November 4 presidential election in the United States. He will face

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Opinion: The tyrant in Abuja by Iyoha John Darlington

The world has lived through great civilizations and civilization itself has had its worst enemies. Man driven by lust for power and personal aggrandizement plays god to others and we have encountered with so many of them through the ages.

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Violent Suppression Of Nonviolent Protests In Nigeria: Buhari Must Heed EU’s Advice – Intersociety

First of all, we congratulate the newly emerged democratic forces and voices in Nigeria; which emergence followed the birth eight months ago of the chained democratic administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Those worthy to mention are the frontline online media

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$2.1 billion arms deal: Beneficiaries’ children should be deported from overseas – NATFORCE DG

Says those evaluating Buhari within 7 months are either witches or wizards   The National TaskForce to Combat Illegal Importation of Small Arms, Ammunition and Light Weapons, has challenged the Federal Government to ensure the deportation of all the children

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Liberties In Chains In Nigeria As Nnamdi Kanu Marks 90 Days In Captivity Without Trial Or Release (1)

(Intersociety Nigeria, 14th January 2016) – Today: 14th January 2016; marks 90th day since Citizen Nnamdi Kanu was arrested by the DSS in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria and taken into its underground custody in Abuja, North-central Nigeria; and held without trial

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African reinsurers lose billions of dollars to foreigners

By Odimegwu Onwumere “Business will be smaller without reinsurance in Africa, because the perils preserved will only be roofed by the capital of the insurance companies, but reinsurance comes to supplement the capacity to undertake probability,” said the Group Managing

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Mr. Putin, Can he look far enough?

By Obi Ebuka Onochie   Syria, what is Putin’s end game? They said nature abhors vacuum. Is Putin filling vacuum left by the Americans without a definite end game? Let’s go down memory lane. In Afghanistan we saw what toll

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ISLAMIC MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA CONDEMN SAUDIS EXECUTION OF SHEIKH NIMR

PRESS RELEASE Saudi Arabia announced execution of the prominent Shia Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr who was kept in Saudi prison since July 2012. He was put to death after being convicted by what the interior ministry called terrorism offences. However

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Phantom Treasonable Felony Accusation Against Citizen Nnamdi Kanu: A Height Of Presidential Recklessness & Mockery Of The Rule Of Law In Nigeria

The rule of law and the constitutionalism have finally been nailed to the coffin in Nigeria by President Mohammadu Buhari. Throughout the history of democracy, rule of law and constitutionalism in the country; be they parliamentary or presidential; Nigeria had

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Security Alert: Victims Of 2nd Onitsha Army Shooting Abducted By Soldiers To Unknown Destination

(Onitsha Nigeria, 18th December 2015)-We have it on good authority that four dead victims and 13 critically injured members of the public who were shot dead and critically injured by the soldiers of the Onitsha Military Cantonment in the evening

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