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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PUNCH EDITORIAL: Buhari, Stay at Your Duty Post

WHAT kind of President is Muhammadu Buhari?  In moments of national crisis, he abandons his duty post in preference for foreign trips of dubious value. Showing scant interest in domestic affairs, the President has embarked on another international trip, this time, to Sochi, Russia, for a three-day summit on gas and trade. His current trip […]

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“Yes I Am Tough And Will Use my Business Acumen, Dexterity to Govern Delta State” – Gbagi

By Prof Haalim Uche OLOROGUN Kenneth Gbagi, currently the highest indigenous investor and employer of labour in Delta State,  has declared  that he will not stop being tough,  emphasizing  that the feature, which critics view as his Achilles’ Heel is, in fact,  necessary to sustain and build on the worthy legacies of incumbent governor, Senator […]

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Osinbajo’s Demotion From Obseques Master, Grave Digger To Sitting On The Fence By Erasmus Ikhide

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo shouldn’t have had anything to do with President Muhammadu Buhari’s bankrupt and rapidly collapsing government, if he hasn’t committed class suicide. A former advocate of a restructured Nigeria and its egalitarian statehood has severally been caught in the bid vassilating between it’s desirability. Any surprise that Prof Osinbajo has all along […]

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