Opinion

Northern Nigeria and the Quest for Federalism, By Ugochukwu Amasike

If Nigeria is to grow and blossom, then the North must develop. The Northern frontiers of our dear country, which occupies over 70 percent of our territory, is too significant and crucial a region to be allowed to continue to wallow and languish on the lowest rungs of Human Development…
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Opinion

Beware of Americans, Even If They Bear Gifts, By Owei Lakemfa

Generally, I will suggest we be critical of the moves and actions of America towards Nigeria. In his book Aeneid, written between 29 and 19 BC, Virgil wrote “Beware of Greeks even when they bear gifts” I will paraphrase this by telling my fellow Nigerians and Africans: Beware of Americans,…
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Opinion

President Buhari, the Unity of Nigeria Is Negotiable, By Somadina Ibe-Ojiludu

It was the then Federal Military Government that gave us what we have today as the 1999 Constitution through Decree No 24 of 1999. If the unity of Nigeria is based on a military document which considers Nigeria indivisible and indissoluble and not on a document democratically emanating from Nigerians,…
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Columns

A Boiling Southern Cauldron and The Insults Of The Northern Governors, By Femi Fani-Kayode

The insulting warning to the South from the 19 Northern governors just the other day made matters worse. That contribution did not help to calm the storm but instead it has further frayed nerves. Simply put the Northern governors have rubbed raw salt into our Southern wounds. Last week I…
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