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  • South Sudan: The Tragedy Of Africa’s Ethnic Convulsion

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    The euphoria that heralded the attainment of independence by South Sudan, the world’s newest country in 2011, has gradually waned, leaving ordinary South Sudanese in trauma, poverty, hunger and other debilitating effects of war. OMONU YAX-NELSON writes. The United Nations has warned that the conflict in the world newest country, South Sudan was degenerating into…

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  • Netherlands Election: The Relapse Of Populist Ideology?

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    The triumph of pro-Brexit in the 23 June, 2016 referendum sent shockwave across Europe and beyond. The apprehension was further compounded by Donald Trump’s victory in the November 8, 2016 United States Presidential election. Since then, many European leaders have been on the edge because of the rise of populism. They fear that the 2017…

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  • Xenophobic Attacks And The Challenges Of African Solidarity

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    The tension between Nigeria and South Africa reached its crescendo yesterday, when Nigerian youths occupied the streets of Abuja to register their displeasure over the ceaseless and wanton xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and their business interests in South Africa. Though, analysts have acknowledged that protests are not the Nigerian way; they however agreed that, with…

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  • Kogi Traditional Ruler Attacked By Assailants

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    The hitherto peaceful Oganenigu community, Dekina LGA of Kogi State was thrown into pandemonium last week, when masked men armed with various dangerous weapons swooped on the traditional ruler of the community, His Highness Imaji Omojayi. The assailants numbered about three and dressed in overall black, sneaked into the palace through the alternative gate and…

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  • Ambassador Cakil: Working Fine Lines On Turkey, Nigeria Relationship

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    The dynamism and strength of diplomatic relations between nations is determined by the mastery of their representative (Envoy)  in those countries. For the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E. Hakan Cakil,his diplomatic acumen salvaged what international affairs analysts thought was an irredeemable diplomatic face-off. OMONU YAX-NELSON writes.Since Turkey opened an Embassy in Lagos, then capital of…

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  • UN Security Council Delays Vote On Israeli Settlements

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    The UN Security Council delayed a contentious vote on a draft resolution demanding that Israel halt settlements as President-elect Donald Trump weighed in and said the United States should veto the measure. Egypt requested that the vote be postponed, one day after submitting the draft text to the council, a move that triggered immediate calls…

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  • Only Nigerians Can Genuinely Develop Nigeria – DTCA DG

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    The Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa, DTCA, is putting     on its thinking cap and rolling-up its sleeves as it brainstorms for a goal-oriented 2017. This indication was made clear yesterday, during a welcome address at one day “Diaspora Panel Discussion For Diaspora Engagements in 2017,” with the theme, “Setting Agenda For Diaspora Engagements in…

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