Opinion

Nnamdi Kanu and Buhari’s Purported Death: The Facts and Fiction, By Nonso Robert Attoh

The first thing that should surprise anyone about this blog post is the fact that with all the international protocols surrounding presidents, the Nigerian president could die in a hospital in London, and it was only one lonely Port Harcourt blogger who got confirmation of the said death by the…
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Columns

The Nine Kinds Of People Supporting Buhari For A Second Term, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...when next you run into someone who just doesn’t understand that Nigeria deserves better than Buhari in 2019, don’t get mad at them. Run through these nine groups and you will find one that best describes them, and you can therefore understand how their mind is working. Corruption is fighting…
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Opinion

This Cannot Be Your Best, Mr. President, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...if Buhari has done his "best" with regard to security as Nigeria’s commander-in-chief, and we still record huge and widespread death counts as a result of incessant herdsmen attacks, then he has failed as the country's chief security officer and should quit the position of a more competent hand. The…
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Columns

Nigeria’s Helmsman and His Herdsmen, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...the primary solution is first for the government to possess the political will to deal with the killers. The Goodluck Jonathan government didn’t have it — yes, even Jonathan turned a blind eye to it, particularly when Boko Haram began gaining ground. On the evidence of what we’ve seen so…
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Opinion

PDP: A Hysterical, Tabloid Opposition, By Ugoji Egbujo

A responsible opposition doesn’t need a huge omnivorous appetite for gossips and fables. Opposition is not a preoccupation in superstition and conspiracy theorising. It is not underpinned by paranoid delusions. It may spend a few hours wondering who invited Naomi Campbell but it cannot dedicate itself to the scavenging of…
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Columns

The Apartheid State of Buhari’s Nigeria, By Majeed Dahiru

Like Apartheid South Africa, Buhari is not willing to upset his most secure support base by pandering to a unified nationalist ideal over sectional sentiments. Racial or ethnic supremacy is the opium of the far right mob and Buhari has overdosed his core base of supporters by his elevation of…
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Opinion

Nigeria: It’s Just a Few Hours To Kigali, By Festus Adedayo

The beginning of a stoppage of this collective travel on the road to Kigali is for President Buhari to apologise to the Benue people for the killings by his Fulani brothers and condemn their actions. Thereafter, he should convoke an ethnic-related meeting to trash out the issues involved. Narratives of…
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