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Don’t let me die now, football legend, Ojebode, begs Nigerians

THE situation readily calls to mind the stirring National Anthem of this slumbering giant, Nigeria, particularly these two lines he had sang severally with patriotic gusto while playing for the national football team then known as the Green Eagles: “The labour of our heroes past/Shall never be in vain.” If you see him now, a poignant soul-search must force itself on you. And, one might wonder if his plight was a just reward for serving “our Fatherland/With love and strength and faith,” for surely ...
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Added November 09, 2011
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