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A ‘Nation’ in search of Nationhood

The most interesting thing was that, virtually nobody cared about the tribe or religion of those victims before showing concern. Moments like this make you actually think Nigeria is a nation.

In defence of the dead as government appointees

Many Nigerians have reacted with criticism or ridicule to the recent inclusion of the names of seven dead people out of the over 1,000 appointed into various boards by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Presidential rats and Nigeria’s greatness

For, no one can convince me that there would ever be any justification to announce to the world that Aso Rock, the nation’s symbol of national power, is crawling with rats!

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Governor Emmanuel inaugurates $45m International market

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Banned ex-FIFA supremo Sepp Blatter flying to Moscow for World Cup

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