Opinion

Nigerian Christian Leaders As the Conscience of Our Nation, Afeso Albert Akanbi

Speaking for truth, for justice and the voiceless has always been the tradition with Christian leaders from every corner of the globe and I don’t see why in Nigeria the situation should be different. The drama that unfolded recently in Ekiti State when agents of the Department of State Security…
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Columns

Sectionalism As A Threat To National Security, By Majeed Dahiru

The numerous negative side effects of Buhari’s sectionalism are being felt across board. From a largely incompetent Federal Executive Council, to the absence of an economic management team, thereby leaving the nation’s economy in a limbo and drifting into recession with the heavy consequence of mass poverty among a large…
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Opinion

Trump, the Tragic Case of Bridget Agbahime and the Death of a Nation, By Chido Onumah

By not bringing the killers of Agbahime to book, the Nigerian state is inadvertently telling us that us that ours is a lawless state; that Nigeria is Pakistan, Afghanistan and Somalia, where warlords rule and deranged zealots exert “justice” based on their demented vision of religious codes. Two weeks ago,…
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Opinion

As the Blood of Bridget Agbahime Cries for Justice, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Letting Bridget Agbahime's killers go unpunished is allowing dangerous extremists with terrorist inclinations to spread their poisonous tentacles, and enabling them morph into groups deadlier than Boko Haram. The killers of Mrs. Bridget Agbahime must be having a good laugh and feeling emboldened to kill more Agbahimes. Bridget Agbahime was…
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Opinion

Kano Blasphemy Killing: Where Is Justice for Bridget Agbahime?, By Godwin Onyeacholem

But this government can still redeem itself and that is what it should do by revisiting the Agbahime case and making sure those who needlessly killed that woman are truly punished. Otherwise, not only that this country will continue to be a laughing stock in the eyes of the world,…
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Opinion

Nigeria On the Road to Bangladesh and the Boko Haram In Us, By Majeed Dahiru

Nigeria is on the road to Bangladesh where honour killings and blasphemy laws are firmly rooted and practiced. Boko Haram is not restricted to the insurgency in the North-East. There is a bit of Boko Haram in some of us. Any Muslim who hates Christians and wishes death unto them…
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Opinion

Dear President Buhari, Nigerian Lives Also Matter, By Inibehe Effiong

President Buhari who is fantastically good in sending condolence messages to other nations in their times of national grief should come to terms with the fact that Nigerian lives also matter. I wholeheartedly endorse the inauguration of a Special Military Task force by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday July 13,…
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Opinion

Justice For Mrs. Agbaheme, While Getting Rid Of the Shekaus Amongst Us, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...this unfortunate incidence is a pointer to the fact we cannot start to rejoice that Shekau and his hosts have been defeated when we still have deadly zealots among us who could heartlessly seek to pass away their criminal acts of murder under the guise of religion. There are many…
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