Buhari’s worsening burden of integrity

Buhari’s worsening burden of integrity

By Yekeen Akinwale By the passing of each day, President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity− his only known Unique Selling Point (USP) faces daunting test −at best the President is facing an integrity test. This is arguably not the best of times for one to be a Buharist. It is an unenviable task for anyone to attempt […]

A tale of two Sundays

A tale of two Sundays

Sunday June 22nd 2014, I woke up at 7am. I had gone to bed at 3am but did not drift off to sleep till 5am. It was no surprise that I had a dull ache in my head. JKF was already up and getting dressed. I picked up my phone and saw the large number […]

Before it kills us, let’s kill fake news

Before it kills us, let’s kill fake news

By Yekeen Akinwale IF we are not careful, fake news will kill us. Already, it has sent some to their early graves. Fake news is creating confusion and killings among us. The purveyors of fake news do not care if Nigeria collapses. As much as there is no other Nigeria elsewhere that anyone can run […]

Buratai: A Nation’s Iconic Army General

Buratai: A Nation’s Iconic Army General

By David Omeje Some years ago, something remarkable happened to Nigeria. On July 13, 2015, precisely, the Commander-In-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces , President Muhammadu Buhari  appointed an unassuming, but  patriotic and loyal Army officer, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), with a mandate to reposition the Nigerian […]

Buhari’s war against terrorism and echoes of victory from northern Borno

Buhari’s war against terrorism and echoes of victory from northern Borno

By Anthony Kolawole The fight against insurgency in Nigeria precedes this present administration. The level of destructions experienced regarding physical and emotional impacts are unquantifiable. We were witness to terror. We stared at death in the face. We were at the mercy of insurgents as nobody and nowhere were safe anymore. We were witness to […]

Nigerian Army Women Corp And Buratai’s Vision

Nigerian Army Women Corp And Buratai’s Vision

By Funmi Omotosho I was caught in an euphoria I could not instantly explain, when I listened to the fervent voice of a young Nigeria Army officer, identified as Sergeant Blessing. She was addressing the Nigerian Army top brass and leaders of Nigeria at the recent Chief of Army Staff Conference (COASC) at Monguno, Borno […]

Celebrating the Nigerian soldier on 6th July 2018

Celebrating the Nigerian soldier  on 6th July 2018

Brigadier General SK Usman Today Friday 6th July 2018, the Nigerian Army is celebrating its day for the year 2018, (NADCEL 2018) in Monguno, Borno State. This is unique and a sharp departure from the usual parade, combat march past, weaponry and equipment displays usually at the Eagle Square in Abuja or any of the […]

Who Is Afraid Of My Country, Nigeria?

Who Is Afraid Of My Country, Nigeria?

By David Matthew The pursuit of knowledge and expansion of experiences have landed me in the United States of America for higher studies. But my temporary relocation to this foreign country has neither stolen my heart nor deprived me of my Africanness. In effect, I am proudly black and Nigerian. I endlessly pride in my […]

Insecurity: Time to separate the reality from the myth

Insecurity: Time to separate the reality from the myth

By Maiwada Dammallam If President Buhari is a novice in security management, probably by now he might have exhausted the list of the high ranking officers of the armed forces by daily substitution of its leadership going by needless calls for such removals for as little as road skirmishes. Going by the same demand, by […]

NEMA stalemate as the hand of Esau and voice of Jacob

NEMA stalemate as the hand of Esau and voice of Jacob

By Solomon Gowon Depression and nervousness are the bane of staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the fate that awaits them. Panicky directors and other staff facing the EFCC‘s noose are becoming more vicious in plots to obfuscate the truth and save their necks. The EFCC is probing the alleged siphoning of […]

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