Category: Opinion

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Anambra Election: An Open Letter to INEC

By Ejike Anyaduba Dear Professor Mahmood Yakubu, I admit of no better time than now to write you this letter. With the November 18 governorship election in...

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I Worked for Paul Manafort; He Always Lacked a Moral Compass

By K. Riva Levinson• Early in my career, I worked for Paul Manafort. He was strategic, canny, demanding and, it will surprise no one to learn after his 12-count...

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Governance Style of President Buhari (OPINION)

By Chief Modestus Umenzekwe• President Muhammadu Buhari was studying this nation in a very, very close and uncomfortable arena. He was all the while in London going...

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Kwankwaso: Matching Character with Grace at 61 (OPINION)

Tony Olutomiwa• Ethics scholars on leadership have since concluded that the most important attribute of leadership is not power, after all, but character. According...

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Why Senate Should Not Confirm Aisha Ahmad as CBN Deputy Governor (OPINION)

By Jide Akintunde Financial Nigeria• Aspirational Nigerians greeted the appointment of Aisha Ahmad last week as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)...

Leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu (C) attends a trial for treasonable felony at the Federal High court in Abuja, on February 9, 2016.
Nnamdi Kanu, is accused by the state of "propagating a secessionist agenda" with the intention to "levy war against Nigeria". Kanu, who also runs the London-based Radio Biafra, is facing charges of treasonable felony, managing an unlawful society and illegally shipping radio equipment into the country. He has been in custody since his arrest in October 2015, despite being granted bail, and denied all charges.
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Agonies of a Tribe, As Army Pythons Swallow Scores of Igbo

By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu• Coup d’état is in the offing in Nigeria.  Soldiers are on the loose. And unless somebody makes a sacrifice to be the peacemaker, Nigeria is...

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Agenda for Returning Pilgrim (OPINION)

•By Mukhtar Muhammad Mk• Welcome back “Ya Alhajj. I heartily welcome you back from the holy land. I hope you had a very rewarding pilgrimage. I also hope that...

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The Lion King Has Arrived

By Modestus Okechukwu Umenzekwe/ At last, Mr President, Muhammadu Buhari is back home against all known speculations of being dead and on a lifesaving machine. You are...

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Victor Bala: Adventures of a Man “With No Religion.” (OPINION)

By Grace Awo Ibrahim INTRODUCTION: THE MAN FROM ARDOKOLA Victor Bala Kona is the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba state for those who don’t...

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Connecting to the Right Partner

By Pastor Ifeoma/ One of the most pressing needs of young men and ladies in life today is the need to locate and connect with the right partner or spouse. They usually...

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The Agitation for Referendum and Biafra Agenda (OPINION)

•By Pelumi Olajengbesi/ In light of recent happenings across the Nigerian polity, it is expedient to provide an informed opinion on the necessity of referendum as a...

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Nigerian Economic Recovery through Industrialisation and Diversification (OPINION)

•By Chiedu Iweriebor/ The current economic crisis and recession in Nigeria has brought to the fore what is already known: that the existent Nigerian national economy...

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NDDC: A New Dawn and Dynamics of Change (OPINION)

•By Eseme Eyiboh/ “In every difficulty lies opportunity” – Albert Einstein/ Our democracy has thrown up the emergence of quasi-ethnic sentiments,...

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Can West and Central Africa End AIDS by 2030? (OPINION)

By Djibril Diallo We are getting closer to four decades of AIDS epidemic as a serious challenge to global public health. Africa has particularly faced enormous health...

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The Lion of the East II (Opinion)

By Femi Fani-Kayode  Those from outside Igboland that say that they do not want Biafra have missed the point. It is for the people of the east to make that call and to...

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The Lion Of the East I (OPINION)

By Femi Fani-Kayode  Let me make this abundantly clear right from the outset. I love and respect Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the supreme leader of the Biafran movement, the...

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A Voice from the Grave (OPINION)

 By Femi Fani-Kayode  “All of us who do not speak the Hausa language in which Buhari allegedly addressed Nigerians are being told one thing: you do not belong...

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Nigeria: Free Nation Or Conquered Vassal State? (OPINION)

By Femi Fani-Kayode/ “I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves”- Harriet Tubman How can anyone...

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Between Buhari’s Health, Tinubu’s Politricks & Power (OPINION)

By Idoko Ainoko Asiwaju Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu is really the odious, typical Nigerian politician. All is fair, if it is fair with him and his clan of Western sycophants...

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My Open Letter to Mallam Nasir El-rufai (OPINION)

•By Reuben Buhari/ Sir, Hope you are doing great sir. I am conscious of the fact that governing Kaduna State isn’t a tea party so this letter might help you a little...