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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

Buhari’s reunion with his media team

I was really excited on Saturday when I received news of the eventual visit of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team to him in London....

Boko Haram: Between Oil and Religion

Imam Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader prefers to be addressed as such, has always been in a desperate bid to be seen as...
Trump denies reports U.S. State Secretary Tillerson threatened to resign

Terrorism: Trump’s Approval  And End Of The Black Days 

The conjured and demonic opinions of skeptics on the unabated degeneration of Nigeria under a Buhari Presidency is the least of my nightmares. I...
Pension Loot: Workers as the Raped Victims

Pension Loot: Workers as the Raped Victims

The recent probe of the Pension Fund Management by the Senate Joint Committee on Public Service and Establishment and State and Local Government Administration...
Osinbajo's Last Order On Terrorism

Osinbajo’s Last Order On Terrorism

If I had a chance in my youthful days, I would have enlisted into one arm of the Nigerian Armed Forces.  But I was...
Understanding Fayose's obsession with the military By Okanga Agila

Understanding Fayose’s obsession with the military By Okanga Agila

Even primary school pupils in Nigeria tease themselves with the name of the Governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, as a dippy, brainless...
The Quest and The Treasure

The Quest and The Treasure

I have a very competitive son. A game of tennis is only good if he wins and always bad when he loses. Against his...
How Nigeria’s Francophone Neighbours Use Her Crude Oil to Fuel Boko Haram

Shekau’s Capture and Implication for National Security 

If I had any doubt that it is end game for Boko Haram madman, Abubakar Shekau, it has disappeared with the vow of a...
Buratai: A Patriot “Numero Uno”

Buratai: A Patriot “Numero Uno”

I thought deeply about a suitable caption to appropriately capture my elations when I reflected on the Nigerian army and the anti-terrorism campaigns in...
Who Killed the People's Chief

Who Killed the People’s Chief

The news of his death broke in the early hours of Wednesday the 5th of April, 2017. The chill of that morning had more...