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US Contemplates Drone Strikes in Nigeria

US Contemplates Drone Strikes in Nigeria as Al-Qaeda now trains Boko Haram
As the shadowy Boko Haram insurgency continues to wreck havoc in northern Nigeria, the United States is contemplating launching drone airstrikes inside Nigeria amid reports that Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) have been training Boko Haram.Read more @

Why Abiola Must have Died in Vain –By Emmanuel Franklyne Ogbunwezeh
In spite of the fact that the death of every man diminishes me, since I am a part of a race that lost its member; there seems to be some people, who must die in vain.This may not inhere in the retributive dimensions of reality. It may not be thanks to the insanities of karma.Read more @

Another Economic Management Team! - By Les Leba
There is an increasing universal recognition that the prime essence of government is the actualization of a thriving and beneficent economy; last week, President Goodluck Jonathan formally inaugurated the engine room that would serve as the arrowhead.Read more @

’Playing “God” - By Sunday Akinlabi Dare
CJN, Aloysius Katsina-Alu is rightnow having a ball. In the twilight of his career as a legal luminary,Katsina-Alu is racing to the finishing line of judicial ignominy. Or how else can one best describe the flurry of activities, probe panels, and reports.Read more @

The breakdown of due process- By Tony Momoh
We are regressing into anarchy. Anarchy is a situation where there is noorder or control in a country or government or institution. It is a strong indictment to say that we areregressing into anarchy. I have threecases to illustrate what I am saying. Read more @

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