Peter Obi, South East Political Leaders And 2019

By Jideofor Adibe The news that South East Governors and other major political office holders stayed away from the installation of former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the Waziri Adamawa on November 22, 2018, in Yola, has sparked concerns about...
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Iya Kabiru And Other Stories, By Reuben Abati

Iya Kabiru And Other Stories by Reuben Abati “Iya Kabiru must be the luckiest woman in Nigeria today” “Who is that? I don’t know anybody so-called” “You don’t know Iya Kabiru? But you know Baba Kabiru?” “Do...
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Buratai’s Soothing Balm And The Courage To Fight On

Buratai’s Soothing Balm And The Courage To Fight On   By Sunday Ochai   I am charmed by the courage, mien and resilience of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and leader of Nigeria’s counter-insurgency operations, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu...
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2019: As The Whistle Is Blown…

By Jideofor Adibe The whistle for 2019 has finally been blown as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lifted the ban on partisan politics and campaigns on Sunday, November 19 2018. The same day Buhari unveiled his campaign manual, which...
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Baban Salkida Got It Wrong Again

Baban Salkida Got It Wrong Again By Richards Murphy Boko Haram expert (more of Boko Haram Chief Propagandist) Ahmad Salkida is doing a yeoman’s job in perpetrating belief in the invincibility of the terror group. His most recent delivery for...
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NEMA: Between Dogara And Fake News

NEMA: Between Dogara And Fake News By Yusuf Msheliza The era of fake news is here again. I recalled I jumped out of my seat when the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness stated that the National...
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Shehu Sani’s Cracked Mirror

Shehu Sani’s Cracked Mirror By Philip Agbese One of the greatest and terrible fallouts from the rise of Trumpism is the penchant for the cloning and replication of copycats across the globe, individuals that are deluded enough to believe they...
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IMN’s Audacity Of Lawlessness 

By Femi Giwa The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has succeeded where others failed. It has successfully branded itself as the victim, effectively casting the Nigerian state as the aggressor comparable to an occupation force. Those familiar with IMN ascendanc...
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Prof Eboh And His Vote Of Confidence 

Prof Eboh And His Vote Of Confidence By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu “The golden fish”, they say,” has no hiding place”. This aptly captures the strides of Prof Ezionye Eboh in his less than two years reign as the acting Rector...
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Electioneering Begins

Kaine Agary Campaign season for the 2019 general elections officially begins today. It is time for the candidates to show us what they are made of and what plans they have for their constituencies. It is also time for the...
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