Opinion

Is Nigeria On the Brink of Another Civil War?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Nigeria, meanwhile, must go back 50 years to draw its own lessons: wars build from agitations like this. If the South-Easterners don’t want to stay, let them go. Fragmentation is a million times better than the devastation of war. On August 1, 1966, after the collapse of last-ditch attempts by…
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Columns

‘Two Fighting’: Olusegun Obasanjo Versus Oluwole Soyinka, By Tolu Ogunlesi

Now the guns are out and blazing again. Two of Yorubaland’s – and Africa’s – most respected sons, have been feverishly loading and firing and re-loading their guns. Obasanjo, in his latest book – a three-volume set of memoirs published late in 2014 – dismissed Soyinka as being “surely a…
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Opinion

The Spirit of Biafra and Embracing its Wisdom, By Solomon Sogunro

Nigerians don’t need to dig into history books to discover that creating a state based on ethnic or religious allegiance is disastrous and misguided as well as not our central problem; this lesson can be learned from current African affairs. Initially, as Nigeria, the colonial creation of Sudan was part…
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