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Big Brother Nigeria: Still A Toddler In African Politics, By Owei Lakemfa

The politics leading to the Summit and the bruising campaigns over the ACfTA leadership, which began on Friday February 7 might have rubbed off on the AU succession process. The South African group had accused President Buhari of conducting a political battle on ACfTA, where the requirement is Nigeria may…
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Nkrumah – Quao: Africa Still Pays Heavily For the Truth, By Owei Lakemfa

The immediate reaction of her boss, the AU Commission chairperson, Moussa Faki of Chad, was to sack her. Don’t forget that Chad is one of the satellite states of France who pay colonial tax to their former colonial master and compulsorily deposit over half their entire foreign exchange with the…
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An Ambassador’s Exaggeration and Its Fallouts, By Azu Ishiekwene

Mahamat should not have thrown away the baby with the bath water in a manner that suggested that he was acting out Macron’s script. Perhaps Arikana should have been asked to resign, if the thought her position was no longer tenable. The letter was dated October 7; but it would…
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