A “Technically” Incompetent Chief Justice of Nigeria By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D.

A trending video clip of the senate confirmation hearing of Chief Justice of Nigeria Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad which shows him betraying mortifying ignorance of the meaning of the term “technicality” aggrandizes the point I made in my April 20, 2019 column titled “Atiku’s Citizenship and Buhari’s Illiterate Lawyers” about Buhari’s love affair with incompetence and […]

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Obasanjo, Soyinka, others should enjoy their Buhari quietly by Lere Olayinka

I can excuse 40 year old Nigerians and below for voting Buhari in 2015 because they never really experienced a General Buhari between 1984 and 1985. Unlike the likes of Obasanjo and Prof Soyinka who witnessed what Buhari turned Nigeria to within one year as Military Head of State and still supported him in 2015 […]

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Lest We Forget: Security Issues in Nigeria from 1999 to Date! By Temitope Ajayi

As long as former Presidents Obasanjo, Dr. Jonathan, People’s Democratic Party and their revisionists continue to play to the gallery over national problems they didn’t solve in 16 years, it will never be out of place to show them their records in office. There is no record locally and internationally that supports higher crime rate […]

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Obasanjo Writes Buhari Again Says “Nigeria on the Precipice and Dangerously Reaching a Tipping Point”

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that  means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is […]

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RUGA vs Indigenization Decree of 1972/1977: Elites Using The Masses To Acquire Undeserved Wealth by Ena Ofugara

I am too tired right now to write a befitting article on this. But suffice to say that in 1972 and then amended in 1977, Nigeria made a decree called Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Decree NEPC. This decree was apparently to give Nigerians a chance at owning their own economy as opposed to foreigners. Through this […]

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Wanted: A faster wheel of justice By Dare Babarinsa

What is becoming worrisome about General Muhammadu Buhari’s second coming is the apparent lack of speed. Considering the antecedent of 2015 when he took several months to constitute his cabinet, one expected a greater appreciation now of the urgent imperative of governance at a faster pace. Today, Nigeria is facing a war of no definite […]

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Let’s talk RUGA aka Fulani Cattle Colonies by Nnamdi Elekwachi

The Buhari Administration has commenced construction of Cattle Colonies, rebranded “RUGA” in 36 States of Nigeria. The project has started in Kotongora, Niger State on a 31,000-hectare piece of land.  The project will be initially replicated in 12 States with six (6) of such colonies to be constructed in each State. What is RUGA aka […]

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WHY NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES WILL REMAIN LOCAL By Dr Nentawe Yilwatda Goshwe.

An international university or world class university stands on four pillars: 1. International outlook of staff and students 2. Quality of research 3. Quality of teaching 4. Global Graduate employability Let me attempt to contribute on why Nigerian universities have poor International outlook of both staff and students. Almost all Federal, State and private universities […]

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Who Sold Nigeria To The British For £865k In 1899? BY CHETA NWANZE

This is the story of the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria. All through the 19th century, palm oil was highly sought-after by the British, for use as an industrial lubricant for machinery. Remember that Britain was the world’s first industrialised nation, so they needed […]

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