Dele Agekameh

The ‘forgotten’ girls of Chibok, By Dele Agekameh

‘It's appropriate for government to explore dialogue, whether put together by Obasanjo or any other person, to get the Chibok schoolgirls out’. On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Wole Soyinka, professor and Nobel Laureate, appeared on the British Broadcasting Corporation’s programme, Hardtalk and added his voice to the growing international discourse on…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Boko Haram and The Limit of Two Narratives, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Two narratives have dominated the “understanding” and “solutions” to the evil called Boko Haram. The government of President Goodluck Jonathan, his party, PDP, and the defenders of the government hold the first narrative. Two categories of Nigerians subscribe to a second narrative. First category of people are associated with the…
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Dele Agekameh

A Military In Tatters And The Senseless Onslaught Against The Media, By Dele Agekameh

It is no longer in contention that the military is in tatters, no thanks to the many years of military dictatorship and the rapacious corruption. It is most apt today for this column to open with the timeless saying “Those who the gods want to destroy, they first make mad”.…
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Issues of the Day

No Wonder Rere dey Run, By Pius Adesanmi

Aso Rock Villa. Living Room of the President’s private residence. Israeli, American, French, Chinese, Cambodian, Somalian, Sudanese, and Ghanaian security operatives protecting the Nigerian president are in the background. They try to make themselves unobtrusive. Also in the background, chanting Quranic hymns on mats imported from Chad, are marabouts from…
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Dele Agekameh

Nigeria And The Cyber Frontier In Crime, By Dele Agekameh

The advent of mobile phones in the early 2000 brought a great relief to Nigerians. However, the revolution in communication also brought with it some pains as some unscrupulous Nigerians quickly cashed in to peddle their nefarious trade - fraud. This was followed by the email, a communication system that…
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