Blog entries from: NigeriansTalk

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October 21 2014

From NigeriansTalk Tue Oct 21 2014, 12:09:38

The Peoples Republic of China may still be officially a communist state, but the antics of Chinese nationals and companies, especially in Africa are reminiscent of the European buccaneers that[...]

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October 20 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Oct 20 2014, 01:22:32

One of the more interesting dimensions to the management of the Ebola Viral Disease is the recourse by the medical profession to symptomatic treatment. Besides quarantining victims, hospitals, at present,[...]

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October 14 2014

From NigeriansTalk Tue Oct 14 2014, 04:06:30

That Nigeria is effectively a two-party state was confirmed by the recent defections of Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko and former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi from the Labour Party[...]

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October 13 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Oct 13 2014, 01:56:13

As with politicians the world over, the Goodluck Jonathan administration is wont to stretch its luck. What to make of the claim, for instance, that the "new, and bigger" Nigerian[...]

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October 6 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Oct 6 2014, 03:05:23

In sane societies, serving in public offices either by election or appointment is often synonymous with loss of income, diminished economic opportunities and in some cases, extended struggles to meet[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Oct 6 2014, 02:11:31

After the many traumas that was the Great Recession, considerable uncertainty remains over how to interpret current (political, social, and economic) events. There is clear evidence of an uptick in[...]

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September 30 2014

From NigeriansTalk Tue Sep 30 2014, 04:37:53

Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido is a towering figure. Standing at over six feet, with his long cap and flowing babbariga, he can be intimidating. But beyond his physical size,[...]

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September 29 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 29 2014, 01:26:14

Should we be concerned that over the last six (6) months rising food prices have been the single most important cause of the upward movement in headline inflation numbers? The[...]

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September 22 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 22 2014, 08:37:12

In early 2003 during a trip to the Middle East, I ran into Umar Bello Haliru, an old friend who is a professional based in the region. In the course[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 22 2014, 01:20:22

You do not have to be a close watcher of the Nigerian state to conclude that the short stretch of road ahead (until the next fork in February, next year)[...]

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