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Zahra, Aisha Buhari as fashionable Aso Rock Clinic critics, By ’Fisayo Soyombo

Zahra, Aisha Buhari as fashionable Aso Rock Clinic critics, By ’Fisayo Soyombo There are the Buharis who are not Buharists. Credit to Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, the most recent and most persistent proponent of the term Buharism, Buharists can be used loosely without guilt – in this case – to mean political heavyweights or followers in whose eyes Buhari can do no wrong and must, therefore, never be criticised. As there...... more

How best to tackle Nigeria’s number one enemy — corruption, By Chido Onumah

How best to tackle Nigeria’s number one enemy — corruption, By Chido Onumah Corruption is the number one enemy of our country, and, therefore, the main reason Nigeria remains underdeveloped. It is generally agreed that corruption is the canker that is destroying the foundation of our society and that if no drastic measures are taken to deal with it, we would, very soon, have...... more

Melaye’s recall is now constitution barred, By O. G. Chukkol

Melaye’s recall is now constitution barred, By O. G. Chukkol It has been in the news that Senator Dino Melaye has been evading the service of Recall Notice. All attempts by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to serve him have been abortive. It could be recalled that on June 23, 2017, his constituents submitted a petition to the INEC demanding...... more

For Kurds, Palestinians, Catalans, Biafrans: The stage is set, By Confidence MacHarry

For Kurds, Palestinians, Catalans, Biafrans: The stage is set, By Confidence MacHarry The end of the Second World War saw the number of countries that achieved statehood and entry into the comity of nations overly double, especially with independence movements following the withdrawal of Western colonial powers from Asia and Africa. Much of the blame or credit goes to the Atlantic Charter, signed...... more

Python Dance II: How Ikpeazu got things wrong, By Ebere Uzoukwa

Python Dance II: How Ikpeazu got things wrong, By Ebere Uzoukwa It is a clear that “Operation Python Dance 11”, which means Egwu Eke Nke Abua in Igbo Language, was declared in the entire South-East and parts of Cross River State. It also a known fact that majority of the pythonsdeployed are presently in Abia, doing the dance. The major reasons why Abia people must...... more

Rising incidence of extra-judicial killing in Nigeria, By Adaobi Nwagbo

Rising incidence of extra-judicial killing in Nigeria, By Adaobi Nwagbo The life of a man is sacred in the eyes of God, and the law. That is why laws all over the world guarantee the right to life. Extra-judicial killing implies the termination of life without authorisation of the law, and strictly outside functioning of the court of law. The 1999...... more

Paul Le Guen, Gernot Rohr: World Cup qualification without calculator, By ’Fisayo Soyombo

Paul Le Guen, Gernot Rohr: World Cup qualification without calculator, By ’Fisayo Soyombo At the blast of the referee’s final whistle on Saturday, some half-a-dozen Super Eagles players were spotted locked in an embrace with Gernot Rohr, their Coach. Afterwards, they grabbed the fragile German, threw him up, and caught him mid-air. Over and over, they repeated the process to the adulation of fans at...... more

The divisibility of Nigeria, By Kazeem Olalekan Israel

The divisibility of Nigeria, By Kazeem Olalekan Israel “Nigeria’s political problems sprang from the carefree manner the British took over, administered, and abandoned the people of Nigeria.” — Ademola Ademoyega in Why We Struck It is so unfortunate that some elements in the country are joining the Federal Government to make a hill out of a mole, unnecessarily. It is...... more

Governor Ikpeazu’s letter to the 30 churches, By Godwin Adindu

Governor Ikpeazu’s  letter to the 30 churches, By Godwin Adindu Remember Paul of Tarsus? Remember the thirteen Pauline Epistles? Remember the Apostle of all times, the light-bearer of the Christian faith and his many letters to the churches, captured as epistles of the new testament? Today, no one knows if Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has a passion for the epistles. But, it does...... more

Opposition is good, but not the type in Abia, By John Okiyi Kalu

Opposition is good, but not the type in Abia, By John Okiyi Kalu Permit me to weigh in on the issue of approval for Abia State to access $200 million facility from African Development Bank (AfDB) for infrastructure development, as a common citizen of the state only. I personally find it strange that of all the states given approval to access international funds with...... more

From Marginalisation to Militarisation of South-East, By Chima Nwafo

From Marginalisation to Militarisation of South-East, By Chima Nwafo I fully agree with the motivational speaker who said “to be uninformed is to be deformed.” But in Nigeria today, some folks chose to be uninformed about issues out of ignorance or parochial political interest. That is precisely how politically advantaged Nigerians have treated the officially programmed and systematically implemented policy...... more

Asiwaju Tinubu, Restructuring and The King’s College Speech, By Tunde Rahman

Asiwaju Tinubu, Restructuring and The King’s College Speech, By Tunde Rahman The debate about the expediency – or otherwise – of restructuring has increasingly become a top-drawer issue, gaining momentum by the day and suggesting that it may be one of the dominant issues of the 2019 election. The main political parties in the country are now more or less, in my...... more

Zaria Massacre and the conspiracy of silence, By Ibrahim Musa

Zaria Massacre and the conspiracy of silence, By Ibrahim Musa While the suffering and persecution of Burma’s Muslim Rohingya has captured headlines and the attention of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, Nigeria’s far worse oppression of Shia Muslim minorities has been largely ignored. Credible human rights organisations, such as Amnesty International, Humana Rights Watch and Islamic Human Rights...... more

Separatists BNYL goes ahead with Biafra agitation, set for referendum congress

Separatists BNYL goes ahead with Biafra agitation, set for referendum congress The Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has stated that they would go ahead with their demands for a Biafran State despite threats and intimidation from Nigerian government. BNYL Deputy Leader and Chief Head of Biafra Broadcasting Service (BBS) internet radio, Ebuta Ogar Takon disclosed in a statement that the group will...... more

Herdsmen and Avengers Are Saints, IPOB and the Rest of Us Are Terrorists, By ’Fisayo Soyombo

Herdsmen and Avengers Are Saints, IPOB and the Rest of Us Are Terrorists, By ’Fisayo Soyombo These are interesting times. We’re entering an interesting, new journalism era when newspaper editors will cast simple headlines, but the public will nevertheless be confused. “Troops kill 14 terrorists in Plateau,” a headline could read. And readers would wonder: What kind of terrorists? Were they Biafra terrorists or Boko Haram terrorists?...... more

For the love of President Buhari, By Abdulrazaq Magaji

For the love of President Buhari, By Abdulrazaq Magaji For hours on end, the country had a momentary carnival atmosphere. President Muhammadu Buhari was returning from a medical vacation; and Nigerians, resilient as ever, trooped out in their thousands, in a show of solidarity with the Buhari/Osinbajo administration. Never had Nigeria stood still for one individual (ala 1million-man march for...... more

The Biafran Reggae, By Esther Chizaram Ngele

The Biafran Reggae, By Esther Chizaram Ngele Are we moved by the promise of a Canaan land or are we being hypnotised to live the dreams of the other. Are we high on hopes of becoming our own masters too quick, even before our settlement comes? Is this unity-speaking or division camouflaged and dragging us to our early...... more

A million pythons cannot dance away the Biafra Question, By ’Fisayo Soyombo

A million pythons cannot dance away the Biafra Question, By ’Fisayo Soyombo Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding .— Albert Einstein Whoever he is, the military officer who coined the codename ‘Python Dance’ is a genius. Although an original version of the military operation, the Python Dance I, held between November 27 and December 27, 2016, no...... more

Military Invasion of Abia State: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu has failed as a leader, By Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha

Military Invasion of Abia State: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu has failed as a leader, By Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha  To say I am not happy with Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State is an understatement. I am indeed shocked to notice he is a coward of high breed nature. Few days ago, the Nigeria Army led by General Tukur Burutai announced its intention to carry out what it termed Operation...... more

Ikpeazu and the Python Dance, By Godwin Adindu

Ikpeazu and the Python Dance, By Godwin Adindu Governor Ikpeazu’s fame is not in his dancing steps. His clansmen used to be musicians, The Apostles Rock Group, with Fusion as the master vocalist. When The Apostles ruled Aba and,  even now, no one  ever credited Ikpeazu with dancing wizardry. His early laurels were attained in the world of academics where he excelled and reached...... more

Obiano’s grand pettiness is getting out of hand, By Casmir Igbokwe

Obiano’s grand pettiness is getting out of hand, By Casmir Igbokwe Every month, the government in Awka gives N10,000 each to reporters covering it to close their mouth from saying or publishing negative stories about Anambra. A few days ago, one of the media aides of the governor called my correspondent in Awka to inform him that he has been blacklisted from...... more

2019 elections in September 2017: Nigeria now in political recession, By ’Fisayo Soyombo

2019 elections in September 2017: Nigeria now in political recession, By ’Fisayo Soyombo A blind man who only listens to radio must be thinking this is September 2018, rather than September 2017. It is still two long years before the 2019 presidential election, but the distraction of that election was so palpable last week. Aisha Alhassan, Minister of Women Affairs, sparked off the latest...... more

The affliction of Dele Sobowale, By Ebun Asagbe

The affliction of Dele Sobowale, By Ebun Asagbe I am not a medical practitioner. But, surely, there must be an appropriate term for the malady that ails Dele Sobowale. How did I arrive at this conclusion? Well, anyone who has read his recent articles on the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU would think the...... more

Python Dance ll is unconstitutional, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Python Dance ll is unconstitutional, By Emmanuel Onwubiko The Nigeria Army has just announced that the reason for the heightened state of military deployment in the Igbo-speaking South East of Nigeria is to enable its officers and men to stage what they code named ‘Operation Python Dance’ Part Two. In Igbo language, the exercise is called Egwu Eke 11....... more

Ekeukwu Owerri: Of political will and living in the lion’s den, By Collins Ughalaa

Ekeukwu Owerri: Of political will and living in the lion’s den, By Collins Ughalaa For mischief makers such as FCC Jones Onwuasoanya, political will means that the government must go ahead with whatever plans they have, not minding whether the people like those plans or policies or not, and whether those programmes are good for the long-term interest of the people. To them, any government...... more

Wanted: A restructuring of minds, by Femi Adesina

Wanted: A restructuring of minds, by Femi Adesina Hearing some Nigerians speak (whether based at home or in the Diaspora), you discern that they are “in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity”. They spew out things that give them away as “whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s...... more

Why Anambra needs Oseloka Obaze, and why the satanic campaign against him and Peter Obi will fail

Why Anambra needs Oseloka Obaze, and why the satanic campaign against him and Peter Obi will fail Shortly before the recent Anambra State governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the leadership of both parties raised alarm that the Government at Awka released hundreds of millions of Naira to people to disorganise their primaries or influence the emergence of a weak...... more

The Diezanis and Dasukis in Buhari’s Government, By ’Fisayo Soyombo

The Diezanis and Dasukis in Buhari’s Government, By ’Fisayo Soyombo Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke is currently the poster-girl of President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption. Throughout this year, no name has been more associated with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) than the former petroleum minister’s. The allegations against her are numerous, and the figures being mentioned humongous. From Lagos to...... more

Ooni: Yoruba heritage immune to blemish

Ooni: Yoruba heritage immune to blemish  In spite of specious speculations about the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi’s marriage to Olori Wuraola, his silence underscores the fact that the throne he occupies is one that is immune against the blemish and blistering negativity of social and traditional media, writes BIODUN KUPOLUYI. Some rumours burn white-hot only...... more

Kanu, DSS and Buhari’s Presidency, By Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha

Kanu, DSS and Buhari’s Presidency, By Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha It was the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, who told the whole world that he was first, a Yoruba man before he became a Nigerian. It, therefore, follows that every Nigerian is first a member of his ethnic nationality before becoming a Nigerian. On a personal note, I believe in One Nigeria. I want this...... more

 

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