Columns

Is God Venting His Anger On Buhari Through Tunde Bakare?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Whether Bakare wins or not, his potential entry to the presidential race is big evidence of God’s anger that Buhari has ultimately flattered to deceive. This may help Buhari to take a long, hard look at himself and make the most of his remaining 16 months in office. Or it…
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Opinion

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas Becomes a Muhammad, By SKC Ogbonnia

Nigeria cannot continue to hope to solve a problem by creating bigger problems. Thus, the prevailing pattern where the state attempts to deflate the Biafran agitation by nurturing seeds of discord within the Igbo or Balkanising the South-East and South-South into hostile units is not only profoundly corrupt but also…
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Opinion

Enugu Massacre and the Hypocrisy of Northern Governors, By Jude Ndukwe

The era of browbeating other sections of the country into submission is over! There is a new reality on the ground now. There is a new generation of stubborn Nigerians who are ready to fight to keep the sanctity of their people’s God-given dignity than allow any person or group…
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Opinion

President Buhari’s Need to Reach Out to the South-South and South-East, By Paul Okolo

But having lost the votes of the oil-producing zones in 2015, what I’d do if I were Mr. President is to aim to win the hearts of the people by undertaking official visits to the states in these zones. This will enable the electorates to see and hear me from…
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Opinion

Okey Ndibe’s Bias: Let President Buhari Fight Corruption By Any Means Necessary, By Bayo Oluwasanmi

“So, the fight is on two levels: one, directly against corruption and the second is that you are going to prepare for a counter attack. That is where we are at the moment and there is no retreat.” - Wole Soyinka It was one of those articles that at once…
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Opinion

Atiku Abubakar and President Buhari: A Relationship of Patriots, By Louis Okoroma

...one would expect that other leaders - politicians, business people etc., would be happy at, applaud and promote the warm relationship between the Turaki Adamawa and President Buhari. On the contrary, much effort is being exerted by certain forces, within and outside the ruling party to sour this beautiful relationship…
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Opinion

Now that Uche Ekwunife Has Defected to APC, What’s Next?, By Chukwuma Okonkwo

Nigerian politicians are widely known for such incessant defections. This brings home the question of whether Nigerian politicians actually hold, close to their heart, party ideologies. The way Nigerian politicians defect from one party to another speaks volume of how party politics has been ridiculed in Nigeria. Today, we see…
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Opinion

Anticipating Nigeria’s Fortunes in 2016, By Femi Akinfolarin

...the political class will be increasingly under pressure as scrutiny on them increases via all channels. The social media bill will not be passed, even though Mr. Melaye and Dr. Saraki will push hard for it as it becomes a channel for exposing the misdeeds of corrupt, immoral and stupid…
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