Opinion

Buhari’s Speech: Changing the Sitting Order In a Stuck Titanic?, By Louis Odion

Overall, it is reassuring to hear Buhari speaking firmly, restating his promise to decisively tackle merchants of hate, kidnappers and "farmers versus herdsmen clashes" (sic). But the president needs to understand that these are only symptoms of deep structural defects long detected in the federal union. What remains is to…
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Opinion

Executive Recalcitrance of Two Petulant Governors, By Charles Anyiam

Perhaps, there is something for which these two gentlemen are hiding, and for which they are willing to sacrifice the lives of their people. Whatever that is, it does not augur well for the position they occupy, the nation, and the people to whom they claim had voted for them.…
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Opinion

Edo Poll: Complicating a Simple Matter, By Louis Odion

...given that the security agencies were alerted to the threat weeks ahead, how come nothing seemed to have been done by way of preemption? Or, are the militants mightier than the combined strength of our security services? When someone first alerted me that Wednesday afternoon (September 7) that the much-awaited…
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Opinion

Buhari and How Corruption Can Fight Back, By Uche Igwe

For many informed Nigerians, Nyesom Wike’s government cannot be the source of any credible information about Buhari and Amaechi’s wrongdoings. They know that he is on a mission of political persecution and has constantly failed to prove his allegations beyond any reasonable doubt. The grand plan is to use every…
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