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There is no such thing as “Igbo interest”, “Yoruba interest”, or “Fulani interest”

18 February 2019 Phrases such “the interests of the Yoruba nation” or “Igbo interest” are common in Nigerian political commentary. Last week Afenifere, described as the “Pan-Yoruba socio-political group”, said in a statement that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo “is working against the interest of the Yoruba”.  The statement was signed by Reuben Fasoranti, Ayo Adebanjo, Olu Falae and Femi Okurounmi.  …

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Osinbajo’s lame defence of Buhari’s uselessness

21 January 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari’s two completely inept performances on television in the space of a month have left his handlers and spin-doctors scrambling for excuses with the presidential (s)election less than a month away. Buhari is seeking a second term and his incoherence, inability to answer simple questions and general cluelessness about what is going on around him …

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Toxic mud swamps fortunes of Niger Delta women years after oil spill

Ogoniland women produce most of the family’s food but the twin pressures of land grabs and pollution are making it impossible for them to surviveR 19 December 2018 Two women pick a slimy path through a creek, prized by generations of their female forbears for its mangroves, which once provided an abundance of food. The elder in orange, the younger …

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