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Semi Ajayi joins West Brom

20 July 2019 West Bromwich Albion have today completed the signing of Semi Ajayi from Rotherham United for an undisclosed fee. The 25-year-old became the third recruit of the summer window after he agreed a four-year contract with the Baggies. Measuring in at an imposing 6ft 5in, Semi followed 6ft 2in Kenneth Zohore into the building to certainly add even …

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Nigeria: The politicised herders and farmers conflict

17 July 2019 Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicised debate. It appeared to be a done deal. Nigeria’s government under President Muhammadu Buhari had announced that they would be introducing the so-called Ruga settlements –  a Hausa …

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Letter-writer Obasanjo didn’t like the same treatment from Chinua Achebe

16 July 2019 Hypocritical former president Olusegun Obasanjo wrote yesterday to President Muhammadu Buhari complaining about all manner of ills plaguing Nigeria from insecurity to unemployment to incompetence. He wrote a similar letter in January last year. Obasanjo would like Nigerians to ignore the role he played in Buhari winning the (s)election in 2015. That role included presenting Buhari as …

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