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Igbo position on Nigerian restructuring By Osita Ebiem

The need to restructure the Nigerian state has gained a populist currency in the past few years. Especially, since the beginning of this year,...

Democracy, Biafra and a sense of history By Reuben Abati

It is sad that many Nigerians today talk glibly about the possibility of a coup or of military intervention in politics.  They make it...
War against corruption: Buhari’s legacy in the making By Philip Agbese

War against corruption: Buhari’s legacy in the making By Philip Agbese

Africans generally experiment democracy from a peculiar perspective. It’s rare to find in African leaders those who keep campaign promises and vows to the...
Language Chauvinism in the Naming of Nigerian Military operations

Language Chauvinism in the naming of Nigerian Military operations

  The latest military operation in Kano keeps me wondering why almost always that the names given to these operations are only in English and...
Buhari and the Marabouts By Reuben Abati

Buhari and the Marabouts By Reuben Abati

“Have you read Lauretta Onochie’s latest post?” “Lauretta. Lauretta. Who is she?” “She is a social media assistant at the Presidency. She shoots straight and direct....
Tenu Awoonor: Is content really King?

Tenu Awoonor: Is content really King?

Recently I was thinking of the increase in adoption OTT players have gained and the consequent dilemma it’s wrapping around operators who now have...
Salkida: When would justice come? By Charles Ibekwe

Salkida: When would justice come? By Charles Ibekwe

A  Nigerian freelance journalist and blogger, Ahmed Salkida is in the news again. Last year, the Nigerian Army declared Salkida and the duo of...
Makarfi PDP faction as the real terror group By Richard Murphy

Makarfi PDP faction as the real terror group By Richard Murphy

It takes morbid callousness or an unrivalled level of ignorance or a combination of both to attempt the stunt by a faction of the...
The 82 Chibok Girls and other stories By Reuben Abati

The 82 Chibok Girls and other stories By Reuben Abati

“E ku amojuba awon 82 Chibok girls, o” “What is that supposed to mean in plain English? You better watch your tongue. It will be...
Asiwaju Tinubu: Between poli-tricks and power By Idoko Ainoko

Asiwaju Tinubu: Between poli-tricks and power By Idoko Ainoko

Asiwaju Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu is really the odious, typical Nigerian politician. All is fair,  if it is fair with him and his clan...

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