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If There’ll Be A Revolution In Nigeria, The Almajiris, Not BBNaija-loving Youth Will Stir It, By Fredrick Nwabufo

2020 If Nigeria’s young are timid, tractable and apathetic to economic and political issues affecting their country, blame the anvil on which they are forged. The government, the formative schools, the universities and the predatory politics – all are the forgers of today’s youth. A...

Why the Covid-19 Pandemic is Just a wake-up call

By Tony Ogunlowo “…If I shut up Heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people…” – 2 Chronicles 7:13 The World is now experiencing plagues of Biblical proportions; Covid-19 Pandemic,...

Before the Crucifixion of Ibrahim Magu

By DELE MOMODU (PENDULUM) Fellow Nigerians, please, allow me to make some quick clarifications as a preamble to my epistle to you this week. I do not know Ibrahim Magu personally. What I know of him comes mainly from what I have read on the...

Towards Restructuring of Nigeria

BY ATTAHIRU JEGA There is currently an upsurge of passionate demands for “restructuring”, “true federalism” and “actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra”. These demands are intricately intertwined and interconnected, and so vociferous that they are overheating the polity. Sooner than later, these matters have to be...

Who’s Afraid of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala?

BY REUBEN ABATI Who is afraid of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the soon-to-be-vacant post of Director General of the World Trade Organization? I ask this question because over the weekend, her media adviser, my long-time colleague, Paul Nwabuikwu issued a statement in which he...

Bola Tinubu, Ibrahim Magu, The Cabal And 2023 By Rèmí Oyèyemí

"For the innocent, the past may hold a reward, but for the treacherous it's only a matter of time before the past delivers what they truly deserve." - Emily Thorne Ibrahim Magu is not an innocent...

Mele Kyari and NNPC: One Year After

BY REUBEN ABATI A year ago, Mele Kolo Kyari was named as the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He succeeded Maikanti Baru, now of blessed memory. On July 8, 2019, the then incoming GMD made the following promises: (i) There will...

The Politics Of Ajimobi’s Death By Reuben Abati

by Reuben Abati Except something else occurs that grabs the headlines and dominates Nigerian social media, the big news of the past week would probably be the death of Senator Abiola Ajimobi and the political drama that it has generated. Senator Ajimobi served as a Senator...

Sacking Of Adams Oshiomhole And His NWC: CPC’s Weeding Mode Re-activated By John Danfulani

Sunset on the tenure of a former textile worker, unionist, executive governor and party chairman, retired Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, and members of his National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress on 25th June 2020. Equally, that liquidated the protracted political brouhaha and...

Treason by Odion Ojo

Treason , according to some dictionaries, states that it is the offense of acting to overthrow one’s government or to harm or kill its sovereign. It is a violation of allegiance to one’s sovereign or to one’s state, or country. It is...
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