Adeolu Ademoyo

Boko Haram, Charlie Hebdo, and Nigeria On Stilts, By Adeolu Ademoyo

As the world continues to mourn the grisly death in Paris of the French “Charlie Hebdo” victims of   terrorism, having taken their eyes away, the world must return their eyes to Nigeria as Nigerians go to the poll on February 14. “Charlie Hebdo” is the assassination of independent thought and…
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Casting a vote for President, By Oluwafemi O. Akinfolarin

I did not vote for Dr. Ebele Jonathan in 2011. I really wanted to. I felt he had been victimized, humiliated and held hostage by a hostile kitchen cabinet headed by former President Yar’Adua’s inner circle. A simple sympathy vote. I loved the aspirational nuance in his “no shoe” story;…
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Goodluck: Where Are You? An Open Letter to Nigeria’s President, By Hafsat Abiola  

Dear President, As young global leaders we would like to express our deep concern about the recent situations in Nigeria. The massacre in Baga has been Boko Haram's deadliest so far and what has it met with? Your silence. Most disturbing still is the fact that you would send a…
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Why The Media Ignores Boko Haram’s Atrocities, By ‘Tope Oriola

The contrast between the persistent coverage of the Charlie Hebdo massacre and Kosher grocery store terrorist attacks in Paris on one hand and the Boko Haram carnage in Baga and suicide bombing incident in a Maiduguri market in North Eastern Nigeria continues to generate concerns. The scant coverage afforded the…
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2015 elections: The Easy Choice Before Nigerians, By Chido Onumah

I do not think Nigerians have a difficult choice to make when they go to the polls on Valentine’s Day. It’s either they return the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan, or replace him with the candidate of the main opposition party, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). I think it is an easy…
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[FRIDAY SERMON]: Obeying Traffic Laws Is Islamic Duty, By Imam Murtada M. Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah; we praise Him, and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah, the Most High, from the evils of our own selves and from our wicked deeds. Whomsoever has been guided…
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Urgent Need To Push Nigeria Up The Global Priority List, By Johnnie Carson

Nigeria is awash with serious problems which are not likely to go away soon. Africa's largest and most important country is going through an extraordinarily difficult and dangerous period that could over the next two months see an already high level of violence spike even further and spread to other…
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Why Not Tinubu For Vice Presidential Candidate? By Damola Awoyokun

Jonathan has turned the country into a terrible mess that we have no other option but Buhari. And yet Buhari is an unrepentant representative of the Arewa Hegemonic Consensus unleashed by Sardauna. From his deeds as a military head of state, to his deeds as chairman of PTF and to…
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