Kofi Annan: And Africa Died

Kofi Annan: And Africa Died

By Philip Agbese The death of former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, sent shivers down the world because he was an exceptional being and one who left indelible marks in the sands of time. The history of Africa and indeed the world is incomplete without the mention his contributions to peace and humanity. And as […]

Oh Tambuwal! When Your Mumu Go Do?

Oh Tambuwal! When Your Mumu Go Do?

BY PHILIP AGBESE Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Governor of Sokoto State, is a man who will soon be consumed by his inordinate ambition. He will be consumed not because he dared to aspire to the highest office in the land but because of the questionable route has decided to travel in his quest to clinch […]

A second thought about Obono-Obla in PMB’s government

A second thought about Obono-Obla in PMB’s government

As it stands, President Muhammadu Buhari is still a man of honour and integrity. And as the general elections draw closer, he remains the candidate to beat despite the increasing number of those who want to contest the seat with him. But as the President continues his laudable work of repositioning Nigeria, it is still […]

Re: The Asaba Disgrace

Re: The Asaba Disgrace

By Philip Agbese “Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.” – George Bernard Shaw The above quote should hit Rueben Abati if indeed he has a conscience and a duty to be patriotic to Nigeria, the land of his birth. It might however […]

Re: The Coward Alleged As Akpabio

Re: The Coward Alleged As Akpabio

By Okanga Agila Nigeria has so many worthless politicians who bestrode the political space, priding in empty dignity, but simultaneously flaunting a badge of puritanism gulfed absolutely by even its surficial value.  The grand master of these mischievous games is former Aviation Minister and jailbird, Chief Femi Fani Kayode  (aka FFK).  Since his party, the […]

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 […]

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