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Feature: Democracy in Nigeria: Realty or Farce…..

In the words of Anthony Akinola, “The glory of Nigerian democratic politics was in the 1950’s when electioneering periods were like festive occasions for us young children. The rare opportunity to see the Awos, the Ziks and the Bellos was anticipated with feverish anxiety, the type of anxiety with which we awaited great festive occasions

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ECOWAS Integration bearing fruits

Companies registered under the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) are now able to circulate their finished products freely without restriction, Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, said on Wednesday

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Nigeria: FG Can Not Fix The Power Problem

It was a shame and a surprise to read the punch news paper on May 16th,2012 to discover the true situation of the power sector in the speech of the vice president of Nigeria,Arc Namadi Sambo. Vice president Namadi Sambo reportedly said: the illness and eventual death of late President Umaru Yar’Adua denied Nigerians the benefits of being led by a leader who saw himself as a servant

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Airtel Malawi hands over first pick-up

50 year old Clement Mukhumbwa, retired secondary school teacher at Chitipa Boma on Friday became the first recipient of the bi-weekly prize of a brand new Toyota Hilux Pick-up in the on going Yabooka promotion being run by the giant mobile phone network , Airtel Malawi

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In Kenya, a community radio brings succour to dwellers

Korogocho, a slum in northeastern Nairobi with 100,000 inhabitants, had many of the ingredients for a political explosion similar to those that rocked other parts of Kenya in early 2008. It is crowded and very poor and has a reputation for brutal crime. But when a contested election brought violent protests to Mathare and other nearby slums, with hundreds killed and many more displaced, Korogocho remained quiet

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