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Don’t be annoyed o, but please, who spoilt Nigeria?

By Chude Jideonwo There is something curious that you might have noticed. Something as strange as it is weird. And it should worry you. We don’t appear to know who ‘spoilt’ Nigeria. ‘Spoilt’ of course is the colloquial shorthand for

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Empowering the rural areas

By Aanuoluwapo Agboola Its funny that in Africa, the word ‘rural area’ carries a sense of derision. This is further accentuated in some native tongues, like the Yoruba language, with the phrase “Omo Oko” , translated denotatively, as farm child.We forget

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Why kidnappers must die

Lagosians were legitimately cheering the good news of the release of abducted Secretary of Isheri Estate (GRA) Landlord Association, Dayo Adekoya, when the news that seven persons had allegedly been kidnapped in Epe Area of Lagos State filtered into the

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Everybody in NNPC is either a good ‘thief’ or bad one

By Feyi Fawehinmi Following the story about Andrew Yakubu and his dollar stash, I went on a twitter rant (deliberately trying to be provocative). There is not a single good woman or man in NNPC. Not one. Every single person there

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The inevitability of another mega political party

Lubem Gena In 2015, not fewer than four political parties joined forces by forming a formidable coalition that saw to the defeat of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who held sway and led the country for 16 years in the

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Re: Who will protect Nigeria’s northern Christians?

By: Philip Agbese The instinctive reaction to the story by Douglas Murray in the Spectator, which prides itself as the world’s oldest Magazine published in English, is to dismiss it as the product of someone who wrote about a subject

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James Ibori: The robbed celebrates the robber

Gbenga Odunsi Former Governor James Onanefe Ibori of Delta State, who was released from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) last December, received a hero’s welcome in Nigeria after British authorities deported him. James Ibori was released from British prison in

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The metaphor of Ibiye’s goat

 By Olusegun Adeniyi On Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari extended his vacation in the United Kingdom “in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors”; and despite the fact that I do not

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Freedom of expression under attack in Nigeria

Gbenga Odunsi Several criticisms have trailed the policies of the Buhari-led administration, as most of them have posed a serious threat to the nation’s economic growth. However, indications have shown that criticizing President Buhari’s policies could lead people to probe or arrest. This

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The ‘Yar’aduaization’ of Buhari’s health by his media adviser (Flashback)

By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter:@farooqkperogi Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina’s troubling ineptitude in media communication and reputation management is turning out to be President Muhammadu Buhari’s gravest albatross. The true state of the president’s health is now shrouded in mystery

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