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Jeffrey Archer suggests Angelina Jolie should run for US President

Author Jeffrey Archer has a few ideas when it comes to US politics – suggesting that actress Angelina Jolie would be a suitable candidate for the White House. Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Wednesday morning, Archer – who was promoting his new book, Tell Tale – admitted that he ...

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Donald Trump Wins The Presidency Of The United States

The race for the White House has reached its conclusion. After the candidates traded increasingly vicious blows to become Barack Obama’s successor ahead of one of the most talked about elections in recent history, America has finally gone to the polls and chosen Donald Trump as their new President. Can ...

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President Mugabe Reportedly In Critical Condition After Heart Attack, Government Refuses To Respond

Since Tuesday, media reports and online rumors have been spreading that Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe suffered a heart attack. The rumors originated from a letter the Zimbabwean newspaper ZimEye received from an official in the country’s Central Intelligence Organization (CIO) which claimed the 91-year-old head of state had suffered a ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: King Of The ‘North’

So this week I am bothered about a title: ‘King of the North’. One major reason is that it shows how much we have failed as a country, if our grown men now make Game of Thrones references. Is there no shame? So you all watch movie series? Wow. Another ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Much Ado About President Jonathan

On the 30th of May 2015, President Jonathan will go home. This particular event will make headlines in our major newspapers, unless of course Shekau is killed again, or the Chibok girls are found again. Now, I go home every day, except on those days when I spend the entire ...

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The ‘Men Of God’ Who Predicted Outcome Of 2015 Elections Woefully

Nigerian pastors should really stop mixing the work of God with the work of men politics. Have they not learned that the two don’t mix well from Chris Okotie, who is forever God’s candidate to be president of the Republic of Nigeria? The presidential elections has come and gone. But ...

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#NigeriaDecided: A VOTE OF THANKS

Today, I would like to say THANK YOU. So many deserve gratitude on this momentous occasion of change in Nigeria. THANK YOU, God! Thank You for keeping Nigeria One and whole and for putting our detractors to shame at this time. Thank You for answering the prayers of millions of ...

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Chimamanda Adichie: Nigeria’s Postponed Election Is An Embarrassment Of Bad Choices

Last week, Victor, a carpenter, came to my Lagos home to fix a broken chair. I asked him whom he preferred as Nigeria’s next president: the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan, or his challenger, Muhammadu Buhari. “I don’t have a voter’s card, but if I did, I would vote for somebody I ...

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An Open Letter to Mandela

I was introduced to this piece on Facebook by a friend, and my life has never been the same since I read it. The writer is a master of the subtle art of sarcasm. The entire work is replete with sarcasm. If you haven’t already seen it, seeing as it’s ...

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THE HAND OF GOD (Part 4)

Previously on The Hand Of God Ten months after US correspondent Blake Hudson was murdered in her hotel room, a London-stationed agent of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency (NIA), Kayode Moshood is killed in a bomb explosion that tore apart the Peckam Rye Station. * Three Weeks Later . . . ...

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