Amotekun and the North’s fears by Lasisi Olagunju

Amidst ruffled feathers, south-western states of Nigeria took their destiny in their hands and launched their Amotekun on Thursday. The Yoruba people know that a madness that takes years figuring out how to be naked will never dance in the marketplace. They have seen the king’s selective potency – and his selective impotence. They also […]

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DANGER OF GRADUATES THAT DON’T THINK BEYOND THEIR CERTIFICATES By Gbenga Adebambo

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education” — Albert Einstein The greatest form of disability in life is not knowing your ability. Your winning edge in life is not the degree you have acquired or the certificate you possessed, but […]

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Our President is a Major General By Lasisi Olagunju

This president is not Sani Abacha who expired fighting some ragtag civilians called NADECO. He is also not Ibrahim Babangida who was forced to step aside before his appointed time. Perhaps one of the few strengths the three share is their taste for beautiful women (look at their wives). They all also love power as […]

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Social Media Bill: A Totalitarian Attempt to Circumscribe Democracy – Bishop Kukah

 I have consistently tried to create levels of differentiation between democracy and dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in our country. I have argued that Nigeria is still very far away from the goal posts of what could be called a democratic society. In my view, the environment does […]

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The antidote to hate speech isn’t ‘hate speech bill’, it’s good governance By Ademola Adeoye

When people are in power, for either four (4) or eight (8) years, it would look like they are going to be in power for eternity. Either four (4) or eight (8) years is not a long time. Before you say jack, you are already out of your current office, becoming an “ordinary” citizen of […]

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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S ACTIVE DIPLOMACY IS A BIG PLUS, NOT A PROBLEM By Garba Shehu

Roughly three years ago, President Muhammadu Buhari visited the Kingdom of Morocco. He asked King Mohammed VI to give Nigeria from their rich phosphate mineral so that fertilizer can be produced here at home for the teeming farming population. Agreement reached, President Buhari set up a Presidential Fertiliser Initiative in his office. Three years down […]

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The Bitter Truth They Don’t Want to Hear By Prof. Yusuf Dankofa

*Senator Bola Tinubu, the grand patriarch of APC has his wife in the 7th, 8th and 9th Senate*; *Senator Abba Bukar Ibrahim’s wife was in the 8th Assembly and she’s also in the 9th, while the Distinguished Senator spent 8 years as Governor of Yobe State;* *Former Gov. Theodore Orji was in the 8th Senate […]

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GOODLUCK JONATHAN’S GREATEST SIN AGAINST THE NIGER DELTA PEOPLE by Zik Gbemre.

I still remember correctly when our dear brother and fellow kinsman, former President Goodluck Jonathan came on board as Nigeria’s President, I consistently wrote him more than 20 times, most of which were sent through courier and electronic media. In my said letters to Jonathan, I reiterated the same advice and call for him to […]

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