Opinion

O You Who Believe, Have Fear of Allah and Be With the Truthful, By Murtadha Gusau

Haba Baba Buhari!.. How I wish you visit Dapchi to sympathise with the parents of the missing girls instead of attending Ganduje daughter's wedding celebration in Kano. Is it because Governor Ganduje promised you five millions "underaged" votes, while the governor of Yobe did not? Or is it because your…
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Columns

Dapchi and the Agony of Refusing to Learn Lessons, By Jibrin Ibrahim

School abductions have today become a permanent feature of our national life and that’s the scandal. Clear protocols should have been developed and followed. The case of Boko Haram against Nigeria is that we allow children to be educated. It’s logical that they would continue to attack The obvious necessary…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Dapchi Abductions: Failure of Governance and Common Sense, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

In the end, Buhari will face the harsh judgement of history as the president that never What we want in a president at this critical decision point is a paradoxical combination of boldness and We must not be forced to choose between peace and justice. And freedom must not be…
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Opinion

Dapchi, Deception, and the Cult of Buharism, By Moses E. Ochonu

There are many other examples that similarly point to the fact that Buharists' love affair with Buhari is a case study in cognitive dissonance and that it borders on the psychological bond some captives forge with their captors - the so-called Stockholm syndrome. When an administration substitutes propaganda for statecraft,…
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Opinion

I Respectfully Urge You To Resign: A Letter To General Dambazau, By ‘Tope Oriola

Dear General Dambazau, We met in Abuja on June 30, 2015 at the public presentation of two books written by General Chris Olukolade, the director of Defence Information at the time. General Olukolade did the introductions. He described you as a “mentor” and “soldier’s soldier”. With the media watching, you…
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