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Life and death tales follow Nigeria’s President Yar’Adua to Saudi Arabia, again.…

Life and death tales follow Nigeria’s President Yar’Adua to Saudi Arabia, again.…

Life and death tales follow Nigeria’s President Yar’Adua to Saudi Arabia, again.… Nigeria President’s health, performance and politics USAfricaonline.com Special report By Chido Nwangwu...


Ribadu’s Hypocrisy, Bode George and Obasanjo. By Tony Eluemunor

Ribadu’s Hypocrisy, Bode George and Obasanjo. By Tony Eluemunor

Sowumni counters: Tony Eluemunor is just playing a game with us all. As a paid aide of ex-convict James Ibori, he was in denial...


EFCC’s ex-boss Ribadu commends conviction of Obasanjo’s confidante Olabode George

EFCC’s ex-boss Ribadu commends conviction of Obasanjo’s confidante Olabode George

Chief George’s subsequent prosecution is evidence that ultimately the law catches up with the bad guys. Cynics will find therapy in the courageous stature...


Black Republicans running from reality of race

Black Republicans running from reality of race

Black Republicans running for various offices this election cycle seem to be running from race while running their race. This is one of...


Debates, controversy follow Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize 2009

Debates, controversy follow Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize 2009

“The Nobel Committee has in particular looked at Obama’s vision and work toward a world without atomic weapons,” Thorbjoern Jagland, chairman of the five-member...


Why I’m seeking Lowell’s council seat: Ben Opara

Why I’m seeking Lowell’s council seat: Ben Opara

Why I’m seeking Lowell’s council seat: Ben Opara campaigns in Massachussetts USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine’s Publisher Chido Nwangwu  interviewed Benjamin Tyndale Opara, an aspirant in...


Exxon Mobil making multi-billion dollar offshore oil deal in Ghana

Exxon Mobil making multi-billion dollar offshore oil deal in Ghana

Kosmos has estimated the Jubilee field could potenitally hold recoverable oil and gas reserves between 650 million and 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Exxon...


Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Nigeria is a nation whose ugliness is increasingly troubling! Nigeria’s Information Minister, Professor Dora Akunyili has implicitly accepted that there is something wrong...


Literature, Culture and Development: The African Experience

Literature, Culture and Development: The African Experience

In all of these essays and more, we can readily discern a tentative, but increasingly confident approach towards a definitive statement concerning what Dr....


Awofeso: Nigeria’s odyssey and the diffident leadership of President Yar’Adua

Awofeso: Nigeria’s odyssey and the diffident leadership of President Yar’Adua

In these closing months of 2009, Nigeria's predictably dire future will need to be re-assessed to decide the ultimate political question of whether or...


The great writer Achebe joins Brown faculty

The great writer Achebe joins Brown faculty

The University will hold a welcoming event for Achebe on Nov. 10, Rose said, which will feature his newest book, “The Education of a...


President Obama, hate-mongers and mob cons

President Obama, hate-mongers and mob cons

Why has the Republican party given nods and winks to their tailored, predictable, toxic mobocracy of the "healthcare town-hall meetings" masquerading as democratic expressions....