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Friday, July 10, 2020

June 12 1993 And The Lessons Of History By Joe Igbokwe

Those who were not born before June 12, 1993, may not know what is all about. For record purposes, June 12, 1993, was the day Nigerians from the East, West, North and rose voice, in amity, in unity, in concord and tandem to elect...

Kingibe And The Cabal In Aso Rock By SOC Okenwa

Ambassador Babagana Kingibe is a Nigerian veteran politician who could be said to belong eminently to the gerontocratic generation. They have been pampered and fed for decades with little or no commensurate productive contribution to the national developmental aspiration. You can call them power...

Reuben Abati: Two years of change

“How is it going my brother? ” “We just dey look. Two years and we thank God.” “How was your May 29?” “There was no celebration. We just siddon dey look.” “But the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo addressed the nation.” “I know. I know. But there was no programme...

The Paris Deal, Trump’s Withdrawal and the Nigerian Situation, By Mercy Ezehi

The World received a shocker on June 1, 2017 when President Donald Trump publicly disclosed his intention to remove his country from the Climate Change Agreement, a Deal which he described as inequitable, an attempt to remove jobs and wealth from American citizens and...

Just Before You Say Biafra By Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo

Just before you say Biafra, know and remember that the ideals of Nigeria have not been tried and found wanting. Instead, they have been found difficult and left untried. Remember that Nigeria is a failed state that works for those who failed it. And these...

One Week, Two Dramas: Who Will Save Okorocha From Himself? By Azu Ishiekwene

Whenever I’m about to forget what it means to be a politician in these parts, I remind myself of the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha. He combines the drama and ebullience of Ayo Fayose with the shenanigans and hubris of Wada Nas. The fellow...

The Need to Address Mental Health Issues in Nigeria by Tony Ogunlowo

It's not only the mad people who wander the streets dressed in rags, talking to themselves, that have mental health issues. People will be surprised to learn that a lot of seemingly healthy and sane people have mental health issues. Mental health problems covers a...

It Is Time For The Nigerian Government To Let The Biafran People Go By Ola Balogun

The current antics of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the self-proclaimed leader of the illusory Biafran nation, brings to mind an often quoted remark by Karl Marx, who pointed out in reference to the 9th November 1799 coup d’etat by Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte in France: “History often repeats...

Senate President Bukola Saraki Is ‘Mr. Corruption Personified’ – Niyi Osundare

Niyi Osundare, Nigeria’s international award-winning literary icon, on Sunday dismissed Senate President Bukola Saraki as “Mr. Corruption personified”. The English language professor spoke to SaharaReporters at the 50th birthday celebration of Jiti Ogunye. “Most of our politicians are criminals, real criminals,” he thundered. “Many of them...

Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB And Their Crazy Sit-At-Home Order By Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu

Every new day, this collection of fraudsters and members of a myopic, gullible and daft association that parades itself as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by a hate speech monger named Nnamdi Kanu show themselves as real enemies of Ndị Igbo. Previously,...
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