Columns

Dribbling Johnson on Brexit and Trump In Syria, By Owei Lakemfa

Political leaders tend to copy the dribblers; dribbling their nations. But quite often, these end up dribbling themselves and even playing themselves out of power. One of the largest religions in the world is football. It is also the most non-sectarian of the lot. At the heart of football are…
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Columns

How U.S., Europe, Israel and the Gulf States Nurtured ISIS, By Owei Lakemfa

The training of the Syrian rebels, which was primarily the training of ISIS and al-Nusra fighters, took place in Jordan. It was carried out by the CIA, the United States Defence Department, the Jordanian Armed Forces and its General Intelligence Directorate, Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, the Qatar State Security and…
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Opinion

Avengers and Herdsmen Are Saints But IPOB and the Rest of Us Are Terrorists, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

How on earth can IPOB members be terrorists when notorious killers, the herdsmen, have no such designation? We are talking about a group that was named in 2015 by the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth deadliest terror group in world. Only Boko Haram, ISIS, and al-Shabab were deemed deadlier…
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Opinion

Hurricane Trump Makes a Landfall In the United Nations, By Owei Lakemfa

It is truly difficult to decide who is more a statesman and less dangerous to world peace; Kim Jong Un of North Korea whom Trump called the “Rocket man” or Hurricane Trump. Hurricane Maria made a landfall on the Caribbean on Tuesday, tearing homes and towns, leaving so massive destruction,…
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