Opinion

Chido Onumah: Yes, All Nigerians Have Become Biafrans, By SKC Ogbonnia

In a recent interview, Kuti inferred that, like the Biafran agitators, every Nigerian actually wants freedom from the country, due to the worsening state of affairs. To nail the point, he asserted that the entire citizenry would not hesitate to “escape” from Nigeria, if the international community dares to leave…
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Opinion

Revisiting “Zoning and Rotation”, By Edwin Madunagu

In place of the present office of the president, let there be a Collective Presidency or Presidential Council of six equal members, each member representing a geopolitical zone. The tenure of the Council should be four years and the headship within that tenure should rotate between the members every eight…
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Opinion

Of Aristocratic Rebels and the Tyranny of Tradition, By Chris Ngwodo

If traditional rulers are not expected to draw attention to inconvenient facts, as the Emir of Kano has done, and are meant to simply carry on in cloistered indifference to pervasive social dysfunction, then why do they exist at all? If traditional rulers cannot speak truth, and are meant to…
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Federalism, Unity and The Political Ill Literacy of Balarabe Musa, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“I have regarded Afenifere, ACF, Ohanaeze and surrogates, like the APC, as socialist secessionist groups in Nigeria, even though they talk about federalism.” - Alhaji Balarabe Musa, 2015. In this essay I defend the following: (i) the foundational principles of federalism; (ii) that in a multinational and multi-cultural society like…
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