The Church Missionary Intelligencer V.42 1891. Repatriation of Western Africa from America.

A considerable number of repatriates have reached Lagos from Brazil. They seem to have been Brazilian born, and yet they still speak the language of Yoruba. They say that the negroes of Brazil generally wish to return to Africa, the Creoles being the least desirous. Poverty, however, prevented many.The Governor of Lagos Sir Alfred Moloney, […]

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The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society Vol. V 1889 Cotton Interests, Foreign And Native, in Yoruba, and generally in West Africa —

On The Extensive Employment of Cotton in the form of a Native Manufacture, as a convenient currency —And on the Repatriation of the Negro, to promote, on any Definite and Established Basis, the Development of His Own Country. — (See Map)By His Excellency Governor Moloney, C.M.G., of Lagos.[Addressed to the Members in the Mayor’s Parlour, […]

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Historia

The 1966 Coup and Counter Coup: Looking Back So We Can Look Forward By Reno Omokri First published in my column, #TheAlternative, in Sunday ThisDay of May 24, 2020. It was Winston Churchill who said “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.” So, in this week’s #TheAlternative, I will be […]

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FINALLY, DR CAIRO OJUGBOH COMPILES LIST OF NASS CONTRACTORS WITH NDDC.

Follow a 48 hours ultimatum by the House of Representatives to Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio to name lawmakers who are beneficiaries of NDDC contracts, the Executive Director (Projects) of the commission, Dr Cairo Ojugbo has provided the list of National Assembly members who were awarded contracts in NDDC between 2016 and 2019. Dr. […]

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THE NORTH AND RESTRUCTURING

Restructuring: The North, The South And Nigeria’s Future. Give it to the North, they get what they want at every turn while the South do the talking. Most radical ideas that had shaped Nigeria’s political landscape often originated from the South only to be perfected to advantage by the North. For instance, while the South […]

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RESOLUTIONS REACHED AT THE MEETING BETWEEN MAZI NNAMDI KANU AND SOME IGBO STAKEHOLDERS BEING FACILITATED BY NZUKO UMUNNA (BRIDGE BUILDERS) AT THE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION MEETING ON July 5TH, 2020

The discussions held between Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and some stakeholders of Igbo land and the resolutions agreed there upon are as follows: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has legitimate reasons to be angry. The failure of leadership in Igbo land is a critical issue that has to be addressed urgently. However, there is need to move away […]

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WHEN WILL AFRICANS APOLOGIZE FOR THEIR ROLE IN SLAVERY AND STOP MODERN DAY ENSLAVEMENT BY AFRICANS? By Aniedobe.

Slavery as an inhumane act perpetrated by Europeans against Africans is only one side of the story. The other side of the story is that Africans, whether as brokers, raiders, donors, slave merchants, facilitators, were complicit in the enslavement of fellow Africans and African on African slavery persists and thrives till this day. Today, we […]

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CHARLES OGBU REACTS TO NNAMDI KANU’S CALL FOR OHANEZE PG TO BE STONED.

Says American Government Agency Mentioned IPOB As A Group That Attacks Christians In Nigeria30/6/2020 “As I type, a 2020 Report by the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in the Nigerian section, EXPRESSLY named IPOB as one of the entities levying attacks on places of Worship in Nigeria (Paragraph 2 of Page 2). […]

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THOSE WHO WISH ALL TO HATE PRESIDENT TRUMP SHOULD TELL US WHY THEY LOVE FORMER PRESIDENT CLINTON & OBAMA.

By: Chris O. Maduka Let me make it clear that spontaneous right action informs one to do the right thing, at the right time for the right reasons.Question is : Why should the Igbos and people of Southern Nigeria, mostly Christians give their unconditional support to the Democrats, or why should they reward them for what […]

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NORTHERN EMIRS, RULERS FORCED ME TO ANNUL JUNE 12 ELECTIONS, IBB OPENS UP, IMPLICATES DAVID MARK, ABACHA, EMIRS.

They will kill me; they will kill the President Elect, Chief MKO Abiola if I went ahead with the election and announced the winner of the elections which we all know to be Bashorun, Chief MKO Abiola. ”I know so; I am not daft. He won; he tried. I feel bad about the whole matter. […]

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ADESINA: GUILTY AS CHARGED.

The African Development Bank’s helmsman, Nigerian-born and America-trained Akinwumi Adesina has been in the news recently.Strangely, this time, there are unpleasant allegations being leveled against him. I say strangely because those who are knowledgeable about international development will readily agree that the name Akinwumi Adesina is synonymous with stellar accomplishments. So naturally, much more than […]

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ARCHIVES: NIGERIAN SENATE AND PALM GREASING FOR MINISTERIAL CONFIRMATION. By Emeka Anyaoku

“The President then told me that he wanted me to join his new government. I was so surprised that I said, “But, Sir, I am not a politician.” He, however, quickly replied, “Nor was Henry Kissinger a politician.” In reply to my question about the other characters he hoped to have in his new government, […]

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COTTAGE INDUSTRIES IN EASTERN NIGERIA – KEY TO RAPID INDUSTRIALIZATION. By Livy-Elcon Emereonye

Anyone who had traveled around Eastern Nigeria especially Southeast, would be marveled at the number and types of buildings scattered in every nook and cranny of the zone. People compete to build edifices. Without mincing words, it could be out of place to say that there is rarely a village without a millionaire as seen […]

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JEFF BEZOS TRILLIONAIRE TALE AND NIGERIA E-COMMERCE – By Aliyu Yakubu.

America’s Jeff Bezos, founder of e-commerce giant, Amazon, is becoming a trillionaire in the midst of COVID-19 global pandemic. This is both good and bad news. Good news because it is the reward of foresight and tenacity. Bad news because in the midst of the same pandemic, his e-commerce counterparts in Nigeria are counting losses. The difference is not in […]

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POST COVID-19 IMO: HISTORY BECKONS ON SENATOR HOPE UZODINMA.

By Nick Opara-Ndudu Lately, there has been palpable concern over political developments in Imo State, with the spate of unsavoury social media battles that have exposed the fragile nature of the relationships currently existing amongst key political actors. Regrettably, sundry events in our dear state have become the subject of intense public discourse and disagreements […]

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OPINION:CHINA’S EXPENSIVE BET ON AFRICA.

Coronavirus crash in commodity prices has wasted $200 billion in investment and loans. China’s commercial activities in Africa, such as investments, infrastructure projects and bank lending, have long attracted scrutiny and criticism. Critics have accused Beijing of practicing a new form of economic colonialism to gain control of the continent’s valuable natural resources by luring […]

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