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Mbaka: Priest, politician or renegade? By Reuben Abati

Mbaka: Priest, politician or renegade? By Reuben Abati

Catholic priests in Nigeria have always captured the public imagination, some of them have served in government positions, some were prominent in the fight...
Edward Kallon condemns attacks on IDP camps

Tales of woe in Taraba IDPs’ camp

For the past two years, victims of Taraba crisis who were forced out of their homes and made refugees in their own land have...
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OPINION: Federal character and its discontents By Reuben Abati

There has been so much concern about how the Federal Character principle has since its introduction in 1979, promoted mediocrity within the public service,...
Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

OPINION: The Online Warriors By Reuben Abati

My criticisms of the excesses of the online phenomenon in terms of its brazen abuse in an unregulated environment has often made me the...
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OPINION: Where are the public intellectuals? By Reuben Abati

Something sad has happened and is happening, and is getting worse in our society: the decline of public intellectualism.  And so I ask, where...
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OPINION: Inside Dambazau’s shoes By Reuben Abati

“See what your friends are writing” “Who?” “Your fellow columnists. See how they are attacking the Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau, just because an orderly...
LG chief lauds Amosun’s agricultural policy

Of Amosun, Ogun and “Budget of optimisation”

It is no longer news that the fear of the unknown is occasioned by the dwindling fortune of oil in International market, Nigeria’s major...
Nigeria increasingly losing bread winners to road accidents — FRSC report

OPINION: A visit to FRSC By Reuben Abati

One of the things I have had to do in recent times was to renew my driver’s licence. This took me to the headquarters...
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January 15: Where we came from By Reuben Abati

Opinion is radically divided, North and South, as to whether the January 15 putschists were heroes or villains. What can be said is that...
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OPINION: Do You Speak French? By Reuben Abati

I was on my way back from Botswana, after attending a conference organized by the Africa Leadership Forum (ALF). This was sometime in the...