Opinion

Dear President Buhari: the Imperative of the Mandela Option, By ‘Tope Oriola

Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, Let me begin by thanking you for your letter dated July 21st, 2015. It was great to have you formally acknowledge the receipt of my book. I hope that you find it useful as you map out strategies for resolving the issues in the Niger Delta.…
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Guest Columns

Akwa Ibom, NDDC and the Appointment of an Acting Managing Director, By Ibanga Isine

The legitimate right of Akwa Ibom State to file a candidate to complete its tenure as NDDC managing director, and the right of its people to occupy relevant offices in the Commission based on its position as largest oil producer in the country cannot not be wished away or donated…
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Opinion

The Sprits of Ogoni Martyrs Live on, By Femi Falana

10 years ago, the military wing of the fascist state decided to silence the Ogoni people. The alleged offence committed by the Ogoni people was that they had the temerity to reject the degradation of their environment by Shell Petroleum Development Corporation and the Federal Government. When the continuous intimidation…
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Guest Columns

A Cue For Buhari on Nigeria’s Electricity Crisis, By SKC Ogbonnia

...even as the existing energy policy is fraught with various challenges, the situation no longer requires a rocket scientist to discern that the most immediate challenge is that gas pipelines to Nigeria’s main feed to the National Power Grid are constantly being vandalised, particularly along the Trans Forcardos and Escravos-Lagos…
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Opinion

Who Really Betrayed the Niger-Delta Cause?, By Uche Igwe

Since the results of the Presidential election were announced with the emergence of the General Muhammadu Buhari, many people have voiced one form of concern or another. In particular, the results took many people by surprise, especially in the South-South and South-East. Although many of them knew that the incumbent…
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