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OPINION: THE DILEMMA OF NIGERIA’S PROGERIA

"The amalgamation of southern and northern protectorates inextricably complicated Nigeria's destiny" - Chinua Achebe, 2012. THE PROGERIA phenomenon aptly captures the Nigerian dilemma. Progeria, also...
Vigilante

OPINION: ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS PROFILING, THE RWANDA AND NIGERIA EXPERIENCE

In May 2020, Lucien Kabuga, an 86 years old Rwandan fugitive was captured in France. Kabuga had been a fugitive for 26 years. He...
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki

OPINION: MAKING ESAN AGENDA FLY

There is every indication that the unguarded spirited moves in certain quarters, to present a common candidate for Edo Central, to succeed the incumbent...
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OPINION: NIGERIA AND HER NEWSPAPER READING LEADERS

Let me start my admonition in this manner, in one village, there is a handsome and intelligent man named James. He is very clean...
Abducted kagara Students and Teachers

OPINION: KAGARA STUDENTS’ ABDUCTION AND THE ROT IN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN NIGER STATE

We have all agreed even in principle that growth and development of nations are largely anchored on the quality of education obtainable in such...
Niger turns back Kano bound truck

OPINION: FOOD BLOCKADE OF SOUTH BY NORTH – NOT IN NIGERIA’S BEST INTEREST

No region in Nigeria is a self-sufficient archipelago. None is more fortunate in human and material assets than the other. Each region has its...

OPINION: OUR MONEY LAUNDERERS CREATE ABJECT POVERTY, TERRORISTS & BANDITS

Africans no longer go into politics out of dedication to make their countries a better place than they met it or fight the yoke...
Buhari

OPINION: STATE OF THE NATION: BETWEEN GENERAL BUHARI AND BMO, HIS ATTACK DOGS

How else do you describe the bunch of hitherto distressed men and women under the auspices of Buhari Media Office if not to say...

OPINION: NIGERIA FAILED KAGARA AND JANGEBE SCHOOL CHILDREN?

I see the vapid and tepid response of the Buhari administration to the slew of juvenile abductions as the prodrome of elite bias. Yes,...
Shell Petroleum

OPINION: SHELL VS AITEO ET’AL AND OTHER SERIOUS MATTERS

No doubt, the recent injunction of a Federal High Court, Lagos, barring Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary from withdrawing money at 20 local banks...