Opinion

Gen. Buratai: Of Army Consultants and the Spread of Defamatory Information, By Yushau A. Shuaib

I feel disappointed that after serving critical institutions in Nigeria, the system appears not able or willing to protect me from malicious, inciteful and false allegations that could possibly lead to the loss of my How come drawing attention to the sinister motivation behind such a grave matter as the…
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Opinion

Lai Mohammed and the Injudicious Disobedience of Court Orders, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Dear Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, Federal Republic of Nigeria. I write this in respect to your Ministry’s apparent disobedience to a straightforward court order for my reinstatement and payment of remuneration after the illegal letter of retirement I received in 2013. As you may be aware, Justice…
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Opinion

General Monguno: Tackling Inter-Agency Rivalry, By Yushau A. Shuaib

...General Monguno as the national security adviser should devise strategies and methods in bringing the leadership of the various agencies to a roundtable to dialogue and achieve mutual understanding. It doesn’t even need to be elaborate engagements, as reaching out to each agency with a sincerity of purpose can enable…
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Columns

Still on Nigerian Military and Online Media, By Yushau A. Shuaib  

This is indeed a critical period of our national life when a raging war on desperate terrorists has kept military operations in North-East and others parts of the north in persistent media spotlight. And as would be expected, the subject now dominates the country’s online media content. As it is,…
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Guest Columns

In Memoriam, Bamidele Aturu: Advocate of the Masses, By Yushau A. Shuaib

“No religion condones injustice as the Holy Scriptures abhor oppressors and condemn injustice. Check your Holy Book for guidance.” – Bamidele Aturu That was a direct quotation from the late anti-corruption, anti-impunity and an honest human rights advocate, Barrister Bamidele Aturu while responding to my initial disposition to leaving oppressors to…
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Opinion

Lessons for Nigeria in the Case of the Iranian Billionaire, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Honestly and sincerely I never believed there is endemic corruption in developed countries including United States of America, especially in politics and corporate world, until I read thousands of comments after the execution of Iranian Billionaire, Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, over bank fraud. The execution came after Iran's Supreme Court upheld death sentence…
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Opinion

Sambo Dasuki, Nigerian Security Challenges and Media Relations, By Yushau A. Shuaib

“The National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, is a prince of the Sokoto Caliphate… you hardly hear him or see him throw his weight around…” -Ochereome Nnanna, Vanguard Columnist. Within a week, last week to be precise (March1-7, 2014), the name of the National Security…
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