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It’s time for Nnamdi Kanu to “switch” his story

19 November 2018 Nnamdi Kanu, the fugitive leader of separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was back on his regular Saturday evening slot on Radio Biafra.  He had earlier billed his broadcast on Twitter as “The Switch: How the ruling cabal transformed Jubril Aminu into the new Buhari”. Kanu’s theory is essentially that President Muhammadu Buhari died last …

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Nigerians again wage protest rally to call for Zakzaky’s release

18 November 2018 Nigerian Muslims have once again waged protest rally in the capital of Abuja to demand the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. Calling for justice for the 65-year-old cleric, who was beaten and arrested in 2015 along with his wife on trumped-up allegations, the protesters chanted slogans in support of Zakzaky on Saturday and insisting …

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Bribes, beatings and gridlock at ports choke Nigeria’s economy

17 November 2018 Congestion, delays at ports cost Nigeria $19 billion a year  President Buhari says that the situation is a ‘major concern’ The lines of aging blue, red and yellow trucks begin almost 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the gates of Nigeria’s main port of Apapa. Valentine, a 34-year-old driver, has been queuing outside the Lagos site for two …

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