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Monday, October 23, 2017

Nigeria And NADECO’s Absurd Mouthing, By Okanga Agila

Democracy in Nigeria is a precious gift to every Nigerian. That it has survived uninterrupted for over 17 years, since its return in 1999 is a big plus to the active players of the...

Why Awo did not make West to secede

On May 1, 1967 at a meeting of Leaders of thought of Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo made the following declarations: ‘I consider my duty to Yoruba people in particular and to Nigerians in...

The 2017 Resolution South East Should Make, By Nkechi Odoma

It is usual for people to have resolutions with the arrival of a New Year and the several groups claiming to represent the interests of the Igbo nation in southeast Nigeria would do well...

Binniyat’s Imprisonment And Complicity Of Vanguard Newspapers

Due to several calls and enquiries on why the former Kaduna Bureau Chief of Vanguard Newspapers, Luka Binniyat, has continued to be an unwilling guest of the Kaduna Prison for nearly three months over...

Egwu Eke: Between Kanu and Jollof Rice, By Okanga Agila

Genuine freedom fighters anywhere in the world are known for a definite character. They fight and remain in personified expressions in words and actions. They do not run away; they do not go into...

HURIWA As IPOB’s NGO Arm, By Emmanuel Otairu

There is bad, there is disaster and there is HURIWA, Human Rights Writers Association. HURIWA is alleging extralegal killings in the implementation of Operation Python Dance II in the southeast geo-political zone and thinks...

Re: Buhari, Buratai, And The Python Panacea

By Idoko Ainoko One Emmanuel Ugwu wrote and published the article “Buhari, Buratai, and the Python Panacea” that has been published on several online platforms. Ugwu should be commended for this piece not because it...

Kanu: Avoiding the Doomsday in Igboland, By Charles Mbani

It has started. Save a miracle another self-inflicted destruction is upon Igboland only that this time it would be far worse than the mindless slaughter from the foolhardiness that began in 1967. The catalyst...

FG’s Probe Panel On Armed Forces And Lopsided Trial Of Humanity, By Uche John...

  A few days back, I almost broke down into tears, when I watched the absurd drama in Afraukwu Umuahia the country home of the loathsome leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi...

A Tale of Aisha I and Aisha II

It is nearly one year ago that Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, placed him on alert: that she may not back him at the next election unless he shakes up his...

Buratai: Leading Nigerian Army With Diaspora Lenses By Jessica Angula

Dozens of centuries ago, ancient Chinese Army General, legendary military expert and philosopher, Sun Tzu least knew his prescriptions on warfare tactics and strategies, later encapsulated in the work “The Art of War” would...

Expulsion Of Amnesty International Is Ripe, Nigeria!

Worthy experiences are not only sourced from individuals. Nations of the world also provide veritable platforms which serve as rich fonts of great lessons which spur positive actions in reshaping the destinies of other...

As Sonala Olumhense Glossed Over the Sad Truth, By Jerry A Ochada

  Solana Olumhense's article, "As EFCC confesses the sad truth" calls to mind the proverbial chichidodo in Ayi Kwei Armah's The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born, a bird that relishes maggots but abhors excrement...

Buhari, Kachikwu And The Feeling Of Fulfillment, By Anderson Owolabi

I sat transfixed on my chair, as the hall erupted into a rapturous mood, when the recipient of this particular award, bowed his head twice before the cream of dignitaries staring at him. And...

Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, Spare Us the Drama, By Salisu Suleiman

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar led Nigerian Airforce is finally attempting to punch its weight in the counter-terrorism war; God be praised. His branch of the military service has been...