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What’s On Your President’s Plate In Nigeria?, By Pius Adesanmi

You can see that the Empire of Trifle that I have sketched out here has characterised the Presidential Daily Agenda of every President since 1999. Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, and, now, Buhari have all been enablers of trifledom. Outside of President Trump’s support base, there is a lot of worry about…
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The Nigerian Presidency as a Foster Parent of Crimes, By Pius Adesanmi

The only reason that the identities of the owners of the Ikoyi billions cannot be revealed and an institution of the Nigerian state – NIA – must be given marching orders to own the crime is that there is unity of purpose in the confederacy of illicit interests. They are…
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The Misinterpretation of Muhammadu Sanusi II, By Gimba Kakanda

The way out of this cultural entrapment is a mental revolution. “We must wage an intellectual war,” the Sarki proposes. “Because Islam is not univocal; there are many voices, there are many interpretations, there are many viewpoints, and we have for too long allowed the ascendancy of the most conservative…
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Unravelling Admiral Ikoli’s Death, By Dele Agekameh

- the late Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli Ikoli’s case should not be allowed to join the ever-lengthening cases of unresolved murders that have plagued this country. This is because as long as assassins continue to strike without being detected by the security agencies, many more people will continue to resort…
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Nigerian Army, Innovation and the Key in the Dog’s Teeth, By Pius Adesanmi

Given the history of the Nigerian Army, you are not really talking to your boys, are you? You are warning Nigerians in general: use social media to talk about the Army in a way we don’t like and you shall see! Never be too quick to commend a Nigerian official…
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