Femi Fani-Kayode

Boko Haram, Jonathan And A Nation Without Empathy, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Two days ago (on 12th February 2014) in Borno state, the extremist Boko Haram sect killed 60 innocent Nigerians and carted off 24 young girls without any trace. On January 27, the sect murdered no less than 70 innocent Nigerians in cold blood in a series of attacks in Borno…
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Opinion

Fallacy of Division and Nigerian Corrupt Ministers, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Last week four Nigerian ministers were relieved of their services. Some of them had been pointedly accused of corruption.  They are Stella Oduah (Aviation), Godsday Orubebe (Niger Delta Affairs), Caleb Olubolade (Police Affairs) and Yerima Ngama (Finance). Interestingly, from the relieve, it seems the “national quota” and  “ethics” of “federal”…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Why Pastors don’t go to Heaven, By Femi Aribisala

The “gospel” is now a product marketed with razzmatazz by mega-pastors and televangelists. I was having lunch at “Sweet Sensation,” a fast-food restaurant in Lagos, when someone tapped me on the shoulder. I looked back to see a gentleman grinning at me from ear to ear. “Dr. Aribisala, how are…
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Opinion

National Industrial Court and Judicial Absolutism in Nigeria, By Jiti Ogunye

Before the listing of the National Industrial Court (NIC) as a superior court of record and the definition of the Court's jurisdiction in the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria,  a lot of persuasive arguments  were made in  the legal ( Bar and Bench) and labour circles in Nigeria in support of …
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Hannatu Musawa

Alas, the Pot Tags the Kettle Black! By Hannatu Musawa

Some days back I had the bizarre experience of reading a statement made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Olisa Metuh, on the just concluded nationwide membership registration exercise by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Bizarre, because, not only did Mr Metuh accuse the APC of a plot to…
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Opinion

2015: Imperative of a Northeast Presidency, By Bukar Mustapha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just released the timetable for the 2015 general elections. This means political activities will soon pick up and the atmosphere will once again be charged. The most important of all the political horse-trading that will soon ensue is determining who occupies the presidency…
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