Columns

Assist the Orphans In Our Midst and Rohingya Muslims In Myanmar, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Servants of Allah! Tragically, today millions of children all over the globe have become orphaned for many reasons: war, terrorism, tyranny, injustice, accident, famine, displacement, ethnic and religious crisis, disease or poverty. To make sure that they are not…
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Opinion

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas Becomes a Muhammad, By SKC Ogbonnia

Nigeria cannot continue to hope to solve a problem by creating bigger problems. Thus, the prevailing pattern where the state attempts to deflate the Biafran agitation by nurturing seeds of discord within the Igbo or Balkanising the South-East and South-South into hostile units is not only profoundly corrupt but also…
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Columns

Exploring Tambuwal’s Sokoto State, By Gimba Kakanda

Sokoto is a place of great history and stimulating memory, and offering the young a new world to cohabit and learn to cultivate the intellectual tradition of their ancestors is a laudable foresight. Personally, I love the idea of a generation of Nigerians exposed to the language of their neighbouring…
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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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Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s “God”, the Sultan and “Others”, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The Change Mission of the Nigerian people during the past 2015 general elections was an emerging liberal democratic ideal based on an emerging vibrant, and lively political party life (no matter how inchoate) that hoped to put a stop to stealthy regional and ethnic calculations that had stalemated Nigeria in…
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Opinion

Tools of Uthman Dan Fodio’s Estate (1), By ‘Remi Oyeyemi

Mr. Yakubu Dogara, the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, recently told the world an open secret – that the ongoing crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a result of the “New thinking in the North” aimed at appropriating total control of power to the exclusion of…
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