OPINION

Perry Brimah’s New Low: Gofundme Fraud

Perry Brimah’s New Low: Gofundme Fraud

By Kolawole Anthony Perry Brimah is raising funds on GoFundMe with the claim that the money is meant for feeding Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast of the country. As of the time of writing this, the page has raised $25 of the targeted $45,000 with some interesting things about the campaign […]

Welcoming Operation Python Dance

Welcoming Operation Python Dance

By Eza Idibia The nationwide Operation Python Dance is the military exercise by the Nigerian Army to provide additional support for the police and other security agencies for the period covering the 2019 general elections. Incidentally, Operation Python Dance has its own track record, similar exercises, although confined to the south-east geo-political zone, recorded huge […]

Appreciating Nigerian Troops At Christmas

Appreciating Nigerian Troops At Christmas

By Richards Murphy Three weeks ago, I stumbled across a picture on social media, which invoked sympathy. It got me thinking for a long time. The selfie was that of a gallant soldier fighting Boko Haram terrorism in the desert of the Northeast. It was the birthday of this soldier, a special day in his […]

Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory

Understanding Why Boko Haram Urgently Needs A Territory

By Karen Goulding Notorious terrorist group, Boko Haram (Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād) has ramped up its suicidal attacks. Suicidal in this context should not be missed up with suicide bombing in which person borne improvised explosive devices are detonated, killing the bearer and anyone unfortunate enough to be caught up within range of the […]

Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Two for the Price of One

Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Two for the Price of One

By David Onmeje But for President Muhammadu Buhari’s foresight Nigeria would have scored a world record in addition to whatever other unpalatable records we already hold as the land of the absurd. Nigeria was on the verge of conducting its next general elections with a set of two laws: the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 and the […]

Frank And Deji, A Toxic Mix Of Ignorance Marinated In Greed

Frank And Deji, A Toxic Mix Of Ignorance Marinated In Greed

By Kolawole Anthony Itinerant rabble-rouser, Timi Frank was once to find himself a better qualifier other than the “Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC)” appellation by which he is branding himself. The position of “former deputy spokesperson of APC” is not a hereditary title that Frank can hold unto in […]

Hameed Ali: The Nightmare Of Border Syndicates

Hameed Ali:  The Nightmare Of Border Syndicates

By Dan Onwe The Comptroller-General (CG) Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col.  Hameed  Ibrahim  Ali (rtd) is   a public figure, whose name  does not reverberate  like his peers in such sensitive  leadership positions.   Ordinarily, a Customs CG   is a powerful personality. His office is strategic to government because of its revenue generation strength and protection of […]

The all deserving Hameed Ali

The all deserving Hameed Ali

By Abe Kolawole It is that time again when hard work and dedication to duty and fatherland is rewarded. When I learned of the Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna Legacy for True Leadership Awards as put together by the Arewa Youth Council, I leaped for joy for very obvious reasons. Chiefly amongst them is the fact […]

Boko Haram: Olonishakin as the unseen hand

Boko Haram: Olonishakin as the unseen hand

By Idoko Ainoko A lot has been written on the exploits of the Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram Insurgency in North East Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari has also received commendation on the choice of Service Chiefs for the Army, Navy, and Airforce. But a few know about the Chief of Defence Staff and the unseen […]

Of A cloned Bishop and hypnotized congregation

Of A cloned Bishop and hypnotized congregation

By Kunle Yomi Anyone who thinks politicians are the sole problem of Nigeria is not discerning enough. A discerning mind would realize that the politicians, in many instances, are symptoms of what ails Nigeria, which is a perverted clergy across creeds. Nigeria is plagued by too many clergymen who are addicted to living lives of […]

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