Opinion

Beyond Operation “Gama Aiki” in the North-East, By Abdulrafiu Lawal

The sacrifice of our gallant soldiers who laid their lives for peace to return to the North-East must not be in vain. The Borno State and Federal Government must come together to put structures in place for youth employment, and carry out environmental impact assessment of farmlands in these areas…
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Guest Columns

Cowardly Attacks on Vulnerable Targets Will Not Revive Boko Haram, By Lai Mohammed

As our military continues its relentless efforts to keep us safe, let our media, which has played a major role in keeping the people informed about the war on terror, deny Boko Haram the oxygen it needs to cling on to life - which is publicity. Let us get the…
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Opinion

Counter-Terrorism: A Call on Borno Elites, By Fatima Goni

The military and security agencies should conduct thorough investigations, arrest and prosecute all those involved. We should all support and encourage the military to take any lawful action against the so called prominent elders and politicians undermining the effort of the Federal Government to combat terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

A Time To Make A Choice, By Femi Fani-Kayode

"Islamic conservative clergy are not unusual on either side of the border, but those who do not denounce Boko Haram are suspected of quietly recruiting young men to join the “jihad” (struggle) and fight (and often die) in Nigeria." -- STRATEGY PAGE. =============================== Oh Nigeria, how I feel sorry for…
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Opinion

BOKO HARAM: What Options for the Military? By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

What began as sectarian crises in the north eastern part of the country has gradually mutated into full-blown terrorist activities. No day passes without news of shootings, bomb blasts, gun battles between Nigeria’s security forces and members of the dreaded Islamist insurgency group, popularly known as Boko Haram, resulting in…
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