Blog entries from: NigeriansTalk

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September 15 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 15 2014, 05:31:51

Politics can be as enthralling as it can be atrocious. It can bring fame and fortune, just as it can lead to dearth and dishonour. It can make one a[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 15 2014, 01:37:06

A clear trend is emerging in the thinking around the best way to manage our economy. It is unashamedly mercantilist. In response to the question, "How do we accelerate domestic[...]

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September 12 2014

From NigeriansTalk Fri Sep 12 2014, 12:24:30

PRESS RELEASE Writers' Studio in conjunction with Cape Town Central Library present five days of writing workshops for emerging and established writers. Facilitated by acclaimed writers and teachers, and fueled[...]

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September 10 2014

From NigeriansTalk Wed Sep 10 2014, 10:20:33

The Ponmo A rather delicious debate has broken out on the internet over the government's alleged plans to ban the consumption of ponmo (cow hide) by Nigerians in a bid[...]

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September 8 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 8 2014, 05:19:34

The next presidential elections may still be five months away, but the tempo in political activity - at least going by the frenzy created by the more than 8,000 groups[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Sep 8 2014, 01:24:56

One of the more risible aspects of the recent re-basing of domestic economic output numbers was the attempt by pro-Jonathan administration types to pass the higher GDP numbers, which emerged,[...]

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August 20 2014

From NigeriansTalk Wed Aug 20 2014, 05:35:49

One costly mistake a politician can make is to underestimate the opposition. Conversely, one of the smartest acts of subtlety a politician can pull off is playing dumb, and getting[...]

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August 18 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Aug 18 2014, 01:37:31

Part of the mystique of the events leading up to and succeeding the annulled presidential elections held June 12 1993, was the unusual succession of moments of truth associated with[...]

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August 11 2014

From NigeriansTalk Mon Aug 11 2014, 02:19:00

Until Olusegun Obasanjo's failed wish to remain in office for life, by first fooling Nigerians into giving him a third term in office, collapsed, a number of figures in the[...]

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From NigeriansTalk Mon Aug 11 2014, 01:56:31

The most recent outbreak of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever has had a most chilling effect. Unlike previous such outbreaks in isolated parts of Africa, where high case fatality rates and[...]

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