Opinion

Chibok Girls: Two Years in Mind, and Still Counting…, By Amma Ogan

Truth sometimes has nothing to do with what you hope for. This was always an anniversary one feared would come. Two years, one election and two presidents later, the nightmare of April 14, 2014, when 279 girls, aged 16 to 18, were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok by…
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Columns

Chibok Girls: The Deafening Silence, By Dele Agekameh

I think the government should stop these grandstanding and self-glorification and speak out on where the Chibok girls really are. Otherwise, the Boko Haram war has not been won. “On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Wole Soyinka, professor and Nobel Laureate, appeared on the British Broadcasting Corporation’s programme, Hardtalk and added…
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Opinion

Mr. Dasuki and Nigerian Military’s Missing Billions, By Femi Akinfolarin

If found guilty, Mr. Dasuki would join Madam Diezani Alison-Madueke as the second major villains of the Jonathan Era - true enemies of the Nigerian state. The following facts are true and not in doubt: Mr. Sambo Dasuki became the National Security Adviser to the President of the Federal Republic…
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Columns

#BringBackOurGirls: Inside Our Meeting With President Buhari, By Jibrin Ibrahim

In his brief and concise response, President Buhari said it was impossible to rationalise government failure and incompetence on the Chibok girls. He assured us that there is now a new resolve to address the issue of insecurity in the country and to rescue the He saluted the consistency and…
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Columns

Inaugural Speech, By President Muhammadu Buhari

At home we face enormous challenges. Insecurity, pervasive corruption, the hitherto unending and seemingly impossible fuel and power shortages are the immediate concerns. We are going to tackle them head on. Nigerians will not regret that they have entrusted national responsibility to us. We must not succumb to hopelessness and…
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Guest Columns

With May 29 Approaching, Is there Really Excitement in the Air?, By Soji Apampa

The poor, the downtrodden, activists and those who previously suffered neglect have been swept to new levels of euphoria by the power of the APC change ideology. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria requires that there should be a handover of power on May 29, 2015, but does…
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