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Revolution and Nigeria’s ‘economy of affection’

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – Mar 20, 2011 – In a very influential work, Beyond Ujamaa in Tanzania: Underdevelopment and the Uncaptured Peasantry (1980), Swedish-American political scientist Goran Hyden argued that African small cultivators prioritise their informal support networks such as familial and ethnic obligations over the pursuit of profit. For Hyden, African […]

Made in Lagos, Nigeria

By Anthony A. Kila , London, UK – Mar 20, 2011 – It is a common practice amongst social scientists and political philosophers that occupy themselves with the thought of how best to manage or improve their country and world to seek and study model places that they can use as example to embody their […]

MEND threat: Nigerians should be vigilant — Police

 THE Police have called on Nigerians to be more vigilant in their daily activities. The warning from the Police followed a threat by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, asking Nigerians to steer clear of political gatherings in Lagos, Abuja and Niger Delta. The Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Olusola Amore, who […]

Cut president, govs’ tenure – CBN Gov Sanusi

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,  has urged the nation to consider a single tenure for the president and governors, a uni-camera legislature and a reduction in the number of  ministers in the search for a durable democracy. This is as he accused the present ruling class of failing to leave […]

Two killed as bomb explodes in Jos

  Jos – Two persons, believed to have been out to bomb some places of worship were killed on Sunday when their bombs exploded in their faces. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bomb exploded between the two places of worship while the faithful had assembled. The faithful ran in all directions […]

Only two Nigerians caught in Japan’s earth quake – Envoy

   Abuja – Only two Nigerians were affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami which devastated parts of  Japan, Nigeria’s envoy to Japan,  Mr Godwin Agbo,  has said. In a statement mailed to the News Agency of Nigeria from Tokyo, Agbo said the affected Nigerians had already been evacuated  and were receiving care from the […]

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