Guest Columns

Victims of Insurgency or Casualties of a Failed System, By Cynthia Mbamalu

We have come home Through the lighting flash, and the thundering rain, the famine, the drought, the sudden spirit, Lingers on the road, supporting the tortured remnants of the flesh That spirit which asks no favour of the world But to have dignity- Lenrie Peters You may not appreciate the…
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Opinion

The endorsement of “clueless” Jonathan By Sufuyan Ojeifo

Just how clueless can President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan be if he has outwitted every other potential aspirant in the presidential candidacy politics of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)?  Or, how inexperienced, as claimed by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, can he be if he has effortlessly eclipsed the opposition within…
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Guest Columns

21 Ways To Rescue The North, By Shehu Sani

These, in my opinion, are viable ways forward for Northern Nigeria. (1) End insurgency and restore peace (2) Restore unity, confidence, trust and solidarity between diverse ethnic and religious communities. (3) Firm up internally generated revenue (4) Reform, revive and recapitalise Northern Nigeria Development Company and upgrade it to a…
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Columns

Our Near-Open Society and Its Enemies, By Ifeanyi Uddin

After the many traumas that was the Great Recession, considerable uncertainty remains over how to interpret current (political, social, and economic) events. There is clear evidence of an uptick in the US’ economy (and to some degree, in the UK, too). The euro zone was still undecided where it was…
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