Guest Columns

The Politics of Bombings and Airstrikes, By Owei Lakemfa

While the ‘international community’ tolerates airstrikes against civilian areas in Mosul, it has severely attacked Russia for carrying out Mosul-like airstrikes in Aleppo. Airstrikes, the pounding of the ground by powerful bombs raining from the skies, are on-going in three countries of the Middle East. Although the targets and victims…
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Opinion

A Renewed Commitment to Lift Northern Nigeria Out of Poverty, By Idayat Hassan

I can only hope the commitment displayed by the governors to lift Northern Nigeria out of poverty and ensure the region’s development are matched with equal action in their states. Northern Nigerian governors, upon the invitation of the United States Institute for Peace (USIP), met for three days in Washington…
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Opinion

What Kerry’s Endorsement Means for Nigeria’s Anti-graft Campaign, By Chukwudi Enekwechi

Were it not for the emergence of President Buhari, Nigerians would never have known the level of corruption being perpetrated in high places. Till today power remains epileptic, road infrastructure dilapidated and hunger in the land, all on account of the unbridled frittering of our nation’s resources. On his recent…
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Opinion

Sokoto’s Religious Moderation Is Rich Lesson To A Troubled World, By Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

As bequeathed to us by our founding fathers, Sokoto is committed strongly to increasing mutual understanding, keeping good relations with others, and working to keep our community and our nation safe. We believe the world can learn a lot from us in areas like communal harmony, religious understanding, and tolerance…
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