Columns

Pathway To National Dialogue and Rebirth, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The president should immediately initiate a process of dialogue to address multiple concerns over growing acts of violence, inter-communal and inter-religious conflicts. For the Nigerian people to accept the dialogue, there must be a serious attempt to address insecurity and growing mistrust between citizens. The trust deficit between citizens and…
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Opinion

The Resolute Will To Survive: Reflections On A Visit To Diffa, By Catherine Kyenret Angai

As I sat to reflect on the trip, even with pain in my heart, and for a moment I felt warmth well up from within. I remembered the kindness of one of the refugees who invited us into her thatched house, made tea for us and offered spaghetti made of…
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Opinion

Boko Haram, Zulum’s Eruptions and Classified Outbursts, By Nuruddeen Muhammad

The Professor Governor must discipline himself more to exercise the highest level of restraint under such extreme emotional states. He should perhaps learn to direct his fury to the very Because no matter the provocations, those who literally die so that we may live should never be our objects of…
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Dear Governor Zulum, A Soldier Is Only As Bad As His Commander, By Majeed Dahiru

...President Buhari, like Emperor Nero of Rome, fiddles while Nigeria burns from the North-West to the North-East and from Central to Southern Nigeria. Therefore, it is to President Buhari, whose responsibility as commander-in-chief is to fix the problem in the country he leads and the military he commands, that Governor…
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Opinion

Is Governor Zulum Telling An Inconvenient Truth About the Fight On Terror?, By Frank Nweke II

Is Governor Zulum telling the country something we would rather not hear? Is it possible that he has stepped on forbidden grounds? Is he attempting to forcibly wean some people off their addiction to the national honey pot, which is diverted, albeit to sustain this unending war on terror? Has…
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Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN): Big Faith, Little Work, By Osmund Agbo

Following the killing of the CAN chairman, the Northern Christians' Forum of Nigeria issued a statement to the effect that the “Murder of CAN chairman won’t break our trust in God”; the tone of which was defiant and commendable. What the body might not have reckoned, however, was that when…
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Opinion

Nigeria: the Coming 36 Months, By Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Oseloka H. Obaze

Most likely, Nigeria might witness a deterioration of her fiscal, foreign exchange and debt situations; growing incidence of poverty; heightened criminality linked to unemployment and impunity; and the probable fiscal insolvency of some states. Other key developments will include moves towards electing a new president; with luck and assertive military…
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Columns

Mr. President: What Would the Buhari Legacy Be?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The most important legacy the president should leave is an improvement of the security situation in the country. The expectation of Nigerians was that Boko Haram would be vanquished within the first year or two of his presidency. It did not happen. For over ten years now, the insurgency has…
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