Opinion

Preliminary Notes On #RevolutionNow, By Edwin Madunagu

...how do we assess #RevolutionNow? We may begin by asserting that proclamations of revolutions are not new. In fact, in certain circumstances, a proclamation is necessary, if not mandatory — if it is a “people’s revolution” or a “revolution of the people.” But this proclamation is made not to herald…
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Opinion

The Army-Police War: Where Is the NSA?, By Yushau A. Shuaib

As the coordinating organ of government on security matters, ONSA should step in and manage this crisis, more professionally and with experience, especially in the absence of a federal cabinet, as the ministers of Defence and that of Interior are yet to be sworn in. “Our country is bedevilled… (by)…
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Opinion

VP Osinbajo: Why Charity Must Begin At Home, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

Since the VP has done a good job of helping poor Nigerians with his superlative performance, this is a clarion call on him to spare a thought for the children in his home State, particularly pupils in Ikenne local government, by helping them clear the books donated to them by…
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Columns

Sowore, Alaafin Aole and Murder In Wukari, By Festus Adedayo

Like Alaafin Arogangan and Aole, history’s recording spool is fast-putting in a permanent form, Buhari’s penchant for hitting his foot against the stone. I sneaked into the spool and found what it etched on the Buhari, history tells me, is Alaafin Aole personified. There is this folk song sang mostly…
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Opinion

Sowore And Revolution: As Buhari Forgets Why And How He Became President, By SKC Ogbonnia

Rather than toe the path of violence or emulate Buhari’s incendiary style, Omoyele Sowore called for a peaceful revolution with the goal of awakening an unresponsive government towards change. Unfortunately, similar to the pattern under military dictatorship, the president ordered the arrest of Sowore, naively claiming that the word 'revolution'…
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Opinion

RUGA: Time to Rescue the North From Itself, By Miriam Shehu

For the North, what is clear at this point is that insecurity is a major setback to development in the region. By embracing innovative solutions to the herders/farmers conflict, Nigeria would have solved its security challenges by half. In essence, a secure Northern Nigeria is central to development in the…
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Buhari’s Misguided Invitation of Shi’ites To Terrorism, By Femi Aribisala

Buhari is busy importing the incendiary of Middle Eastern Sunni/Shiite conflagration into Nigeria. The decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the Shi'ite Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN) and to declare it officially as a terrorist organization is a catastrophic blunder. In the first instance, the decision is illegal and…
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