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Patriotism – Imperative of growing into Nigerians

IF we seek to build a better union, if we truly intend to enthrone meritocracy over mediocrity in Nigeria, the majority of people from the numerous ethnic and religious groupings that together make up Nigeria must make conscious efforts to grow into Nigerians. That means the Tivs, Igbos, Nupes, Yorubas, …

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Congratulations – Nigeria Wins 2013 Nation’s Cup

Sunday Mba scored a magnificent winner as Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the third time. The dominant Super Eagles made the breakthrough just before half-time when Mba clipped the ball over Mohamed Koffi and then volleyed into the far corner. Burkina Faso almost equalised when Wilfried Sanou …

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Appointment and Installation of The Ebumawe

The Resuscitation of the Ebumawe Chieftaincy The first thing which the people of Ago-Iwoye did was first of all to be unanimous that the Ebumawe Chieftaincy should be resuscitated. All the different townships having agreed on this point, a petition was addressed to the Awujale on the 14th December 1927, …

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The Reality of a Yoruba Country

The Reality of a Yoruba Country Today, the mainstream Yorubas struggling to become an independent nation, was in 1914 arbitrarily merged with other ethnic groups of the Southern and Northern protectorates to become Nigeria. Yorubaland had earlier been divided between British and French colonialists. Yoruba people, the largest homogenous ethnic …

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