Opinion

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas Becomes a Muhammad, By SKC Ogbonnia

Nigeria cannot continue to hope to solve a problem by creating bigger problems. Thus, the prevailing pattern where the state attempts to deflate the Biafran agitation by nurturing seeds of discord within the Igbo or Balkanising the South-East and South-South into hostile units is not only profoundly corrupt but also…
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Opinion

Jobs As Panacea for IPOB and Youth Restiveness In Nigeria, By Cheta Nwanze

The world’s largest black country has not managed to take the steps needed to create economic opportunity for a majority of its citizens. This is evidently at the heart of all of our national problems. We are a country where hundreds of thousands of people, including IPOB supporters, have the…
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Opinion

Before Biafra, Before Election Boycott, By SKC Ogbonnia

The gain wider support by embracing incremental change at every opportunity towards the greater good of the society, while the debate for an independent state or other solutions can equally go on. Their ability to stop corrupt politicians from sustaining power in Anambra, as a start, will send a strong…
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Columns

Over-sighting Defence Expenditure, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Procurement processes should be transparent and open without necessarily compromising national security. The anti-corruption strategy should be from the top to bottom from the presidency down to the lowest level, and the military must wean itself from their ugly past, renew and reengineer itself for an open In the 2017…
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Opinion

Nnamdi Kanu’s Rhetoric and the Unspoken Realities of Nigeria’s First Coup, By Afeso Albert Akanbi

- Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi The countdown in the battle for the minds of Nigerians, in general, and the average Igbo living in the South-East has begun. Nnamdi Kanu continues to tour the region spreading his hate speeches against Nigeria, yet it is up to the government to…
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Opinion

Osinbajo and the National Question, By Kingsley Moghalu

...mollifying platitudes and ex-cathedra declarations alone won’t do it. What will do it are the laws, policies and political and governance practices that will counter fissiparous tendencies in the court of public opinion and in the battle for hearts and minds. This is how democratic countries address, or ought to…
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Opinion

Eid al-Fitr: a Celebration of Unity In Diversity In Ugwuanyi’s Enugu, By Majeed Dahiru

A country of ethnic nationalities can only evolve into nation states from the resolve of its various peoples to make it so. From my Enugu experience, I learnt the crucial lesson that we are who we decide to be. The political leaders and people of Enugu have decided to be…
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