Monday, 12 April, 2021

Category: Opinion


Among platitudes that have been deployed in addressing Monday’s early morning incident in Owerri Prisons is that it was a “terrorist attack”. President Muhammadu Buhari, momentarily, cast aside his medicals to task security chiefs to go after the attackers. The Read more…


There is the unpardonable attempt by hijab activists in Kwara State and in the government of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to disrupt the peace of Ilorin, capital of Kwara State. Even the tumultuous clashes between APC and PDP in the 2019 elections Read more…


A public analyst has made case for the Southeast to produce the next president in the 2023 general elections, saying Nigeria might not escape break-up should the Igbo be denied the Presidential slot. The analyst, Olorunfemi Omotosho was among some Read more…


If appointment is given to a woman, a fellow woman will start saying the man is dating the woman and that she did not get the appointment because she merited it, which is one of the reasons I stopped. The Read more…


Last week’s directive to the security agents by President Muhammadu Buhari to shoot on sight anybody bearing an AK-47 rifle found in the forests and bushes across the country has been generating mixed reactions from Nigerians. During the official decoration of Read more…


At no time in our over 60 years of existence as a nation have we been this divided neither have we experienced this level of inter-ethnic distrust if not outright HATE! The young people in the east, IPOB, are asking Read more…


BY JIMOH IBRAHIM At 64, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a Professor without a Ph.D. degree, must have come ahead of his age in the contemporary times of intellectual politics. In the next few years, he will be out of politics, Read more…


Genocides or mass killings do not just happen. They are usually harbingered by conspiracy theories of ethnic and religious complexions, sentiments, skewed perceptions and assumptions. Are all these ingredients of doom present in today’s Nigeria? Yes, very much so. But Read more…


“Try not to mess this one up,” Tambawalle thought to himself. In the last month, he had attempted to do three operations, but none of them were successful. It was important for him to succeed in the operation he was Read more…


Nigeria’s foremost Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Ahmad Gumi recently called on the Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to grant amnesty for the bandits the same way Nigerian government granted amnesty to Niger Delta militants who, some years ago, were Read more…


Ezeakukwu Emmanuel Nsoedo (PhD) The alleged kidnapping of Obi Uruagu, Obi Afam Obi was stuff made of legends, only in this case, it was not fiction but a devastating reality to the family, Uruagu quarter, and Nnewi people in general. Read more…


Comments emanating from different quarters in the country and the recent pronouncements by governors in Nigeria, are all pointing to the fact that the days of open grazing of cattle may have come to an end.Open grazing of cattle is Read more…