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Friday, 22 February 2019

Terrorism: Time For Introspection In The Media

Terrorism: Time for Introspection in the Media By Philip Agbese Where terrorism and the war against it is concerned, the mainstream media in Nigeria are competing on at least four fronts. These contests, while they may be seen as typifying…

ISSA: The Disaster Nigeria Must Avoid

ISSA: The Disaster Nigeria Must Avoid By Richards Murphy In the numerous years, I have been a researcher; I haven’t come across a disjointed research work as the one released by the International Strategic Studies Association, ISSA on how corruption…

Why Dubious Politicians Dread Operation Python Dance III

Why Dubious Politicians Dread Operation Python Dance III By David Abu Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai is a man and soldier with a large heart. As Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and leader of the counter-insurgency operations in the…

When Will The PDP Come Clean On Badeh

When will the PDP come clean on Badeh By Andrew Jimoh One of the events that shocked Nigerians most in 2018 was the Offa Robbery in which 33 citizens, including policemen, were killed by a bloodthirsty gang that carried out…

Baden: Questions PDP Must Answer Before It Is Too Late

Badeh: Questions PDP Must Answer Before It Is Too Late By Amos Badeh Let me begin by extending my heart-felt sympathy to the family of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd), who was in December…

Perry Brimah’s New Low: GoFundMe Fraud

By Kolawole Anthony Perry Brimah is raising funds on GoFundMe with the claim that the money is meant for feeding Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast of the country. As of the time of writing this, the…

Osinbajo And The Politics Of 2023

Jideofor Adibe Vice President Yemi Osinbajo raised the stakes in the politics of 2023 when he added his voice to the politics of ethnic baiting. Speaking during a visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola, on December 22…

Appreciating Nigerian Troops @ Christmas

Appreciating Nigerian Troops @ Christmas By Richards Murphy Three weeks ago, I stumbled across a picture on social media, which invoked sympathy. It got me thinking for a long time. The selfie was that of a gallant soldier fighting Boko…

Abuja Three Years Without Bombs  And Still Counting

By Lilian Nwachukwu I sat in anxiety as the yuletide season approached us. Thoughts ran riots in my head. I played out many scenarios as regards the likelihood of a disruption of the festive season by men of the underworld,…

Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory 

Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory By Karen Goulding Notorious terrorist group, Boko Haram (Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād) has ramped up its suicidal attacks. Suicidal in this context should not be missed up with suicide bombing in…