Opinion

Between My Opposition To Buhari and My Friendship With Abba Kyari, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Meanwhile those who doubt my commitment to the struggle and to the resistance simply because of my tribute to an old friend of 40 years, Abba Kyari, who passed on are entitled to their opinion and are free to stop reading my contributions and The last thing I need is…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

Nigeria: Where Cows Are More Important Than Human Beings, By Femi Aribisala

Our heroes are murderers and charlatans. We hail those who don’t care a hoot whether we live or die. In the Bible, Jesus cast a legion of demons out of a demon-possessed man. However, he cast the demons into 2,000 pigs nearby. Immediately, the pigs ran over a cliff, fell…
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Opinion

The Humanitarian Catastrophe In IDP Camps: Need for Urgent Intervention, By Ademola Adesola

...there need to get the federal government to change its attitude to the Nigerians in these camps and act pragmatically to address their plights. There is the urgent need to nudge the government to put together a coherent policy to handle the IDPs’ issue. Such the resettlement of these people…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Fulani Herdsmen: Inciting the Rise of Other Militias?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

It will be to the eternal shame of a retired General turned "democrat" that Nigeria descended into anarchy and became a country of militias under his watch. Like Boko Haram, the Fulani herdsmen's attacks are resource-driven, extraction-focused, and for self-enrichment. Behind the attacks is a powerful coalition whose raison d'être…
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Columns

Sultan of Sokoto: Sarkin Musulumi or Sarkin Fulani?, By Majeed Dahiru

A Sarkin Musulumi is supposed to be an embodiment of the Islamic tenets of mercy, grace, love, tolerance, forgiveness and should abhor the spilling of human blood under whatever guise. The current pan-Fulani posture of the Sokoto only serve the purpose of eroding its relevance among Nigeria’s multi-ethnic Muslim community.…
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Opinion

Fulani Cattle Breeders: a National Pride Turned Into Preys, By Majeed Dahiru

The recent massacre on the Mambilla plateau has once again bought to the fore, the urgency to bring about a workable socio-economic framework for peaceful co-existence between farming and herder communities. In resolving the herdsmen/farmer clashes, the economic importance of not just land but cattle must be considered as major…
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Columns

The Killing Fields of Kaduna State and the Maikori Affair, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Kaduna State is a microcosm that tells the narrative of the larger Nigerian State. Nigeria is a multi-religious, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society, which accepts differences among its peoples and has a fairly large consensus of agreeing to live Kaduna State is an important litmus test of our ability to succeed…
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Opinion

When Will the South-East Shut Up?, By Immanuel James Anyanwu

The Nigerian government should redress these injustices and allow for conversations to happen. Genuine discussions, once and for all, for the stirring components to work out an equitable formula for our nation-being. That is the way to shut up the clamour, not by The government is making patriotism difficult for…
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