Columns

Telling Ourselves the Truth About the Boko Haram Insurgency, By Jibrin Ibrahim

We need a national conversation about the true conditions surrounding the insurgency as a precondition for developing a workable strategy and tactics to restore peace in our dear country. This requires simultaneous and effective actions by government and the military. Society has an even bigger role to play in ensuring…
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Columns

Why Boko Haram Will Continue Killing Our Soldiers, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Much as it hurts to say, Boko Haram will continue killing if we’re stuck with fighting Boko Haram with weapons that are older than Nigeria itself (the AK-47 was made 11 years before Nigeria’s Independence), then our soldiers have no chance. No serious military should still be parading the T-12…
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Opinion

Bandits In Uniform, Or a Country of Anything Goes?, By Chido Onumah

...let Nigerians who suffer the effect of corruption pick up the gauntlet and act. After all, the enfant terrible of Rivers State and now HONOURABLE (emphasis mine) Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, once remarked publicly that he and other thieving politicians get away with murder because Nigerians have…
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