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America’s Abuja evacuation

Ancient Greek and Roman authors wrote about a lost city called Helike (Helice) which suffered utter destruction in 373 BC. I remembered reading about this capital city when the American government evacuated its officials...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

THE WARNINGS FROM SANUSI AND DANJUMA

The Washington Post of May 29, 1979 reported an exchange between President Idi Amin Dada of Uganda and an agent of a British money-printing firm. The Ugandan dictator asked the man to help him...
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PETER OBI AND HIS ENEMIES

Peter Obi's enemies are very clever and audacious. They are determined to ruin him and the promise of his movement. Imagine, they appointed for him a certain Mr. John Ezeigbe Ughulu as his campaign...

RE: APC JUST GIFTED PDP AKS ON ACCOUNT OF AKPABIO

Akwa Ibom Democratic Forum (ADF) is once again worried over the obvious degeneration that has assailed a once celebrated columnist, Mr. Dele Sobowale, having noticed the same disturbing trend in 2018 when he struggled,...

Nigeria @62: Towards Gender Equality In Politics

Over the years, women have clamoured for political space because men dominate both elective and appointed positions in Nigeria. From the pre-independence era, Nigerian women have played active part in politics. The action of Aba women...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

THE IGBO AND DEATH OF A QUEEN

On Tuesday, September 6, Liz Truss met Queen Elizabeth at Balmoral, Scotland. We saw her with the queen in a warm handshake as she became Britain's historic third female head of government. The world...
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Olúségun Obásanjó’s Pounded Yam

Olúségun Obásanjó's mother told him at the very beginning that if pounded yam is not much, it must be made hard and tough (iyán tí kò pò, ó gbodò yi). Read his biographies. Ashabi...

WHY ASUU SHOWDOWN WITH GOVERNMENT IS JUSTIFIED

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has gone for broke with its declaration of indefinite strike, ending its roll-over strategy since its February 14, 2022 call out of lecturers in public universities. The union...

OPINION: AWAKENING THE GIANT OF AFRICA—THE CLARION CALL

“Where there is love, there is neither prejudice nor war nor strive nor pains nor any evil at all. Love engenders peace and justice; and makes the bond between persons, groups and nations strong....
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BEFORE THEY KIDNAP OUR PRESIDENT

Singer and songwriter, Bukola Elemide, is better known as Asa. She was paid by the Nigerian state to perform on Tuesday last week in Abuja at the launch of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company...
Festus Adedayo: "A Columnist Gone Rogue”- Laolu Akande

HOW NIGERIA TURBANS ITS TERRORISTS, THE ADA ALERU

At a time when Nigeria thought it had witnessed the zenith of pain and agony from its unhealed wounds, with the unimaginable pus that oozes daily from them over the years, last week, a...

IS ANYTHING SACRED IN NIGERIA ANYMORE?

“There was a time when you could leave your church, temple, or mosque open, and nobody would dare go in and do anything. The people knew these were sacred spaces.” Recently, the word sacred was...
JUNE 12 IS NOT A DATE

THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION: INTERESTS AND INTRIGUES THAT SHAPED THE 2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE About eight years after the 2014 National Conference a thought came, that some of the issues that characterised the Conference,...

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