Opinion

Nelson Mandela: A Symbol Of Global Reconciliation

By Abdukareem Olasumbo Abdul The announcement of passing away of Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at the ripe age of 95 did not come to many Nigerians as a surprise; having died many times on social media before his final passage on Thursday. His dwindling health[Read More…]

Time For Pastor Adeboye & Kumuyi To Lead The People To Confront The Tyranny In Aso Rock

OPEN LETTER TO PASTOR E. A. ADEBOYE AND PASTOR W.F. KUMUYI – COME TO MACEDONIA AND HELP US! By Bayo Oluwasanmi Dear Venerable Pastors: After a lot of inner turmoil concerning the situation in Nigeria, I decide to write you this open letter. Each time I visit Nigeria I experience[Read More…]

Dr Junaid Mohammed, Blood Has Been Flowing In Nigeria Since May 2010 By Ndiameeh Babangida Babreek

“The new nation called Nigeria should be an estate of our great grandfather Othman Dan Fodio. We must ruthlessly prevent a change of power. We use the minorities in the north as willing tools and the south as a conquered territory and never allow them to rule over us and[Read More…]

Mandela, Obasanjo, and Jonathan By Okey Ndibe

From the outset, I must offer an apology for the grave moral offense of seeming to bracket the late sage, Nelson Mandela, with Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan. In a way, the decision was not mine, but Mr. Obasanjo’s. Last week, the former Nigerian president apparently leaked a letter he[Read More…]

We The North Are Ready To Go; We Are Tired Of Being Called Parasites

By Dr. Peregrino Brimah We the north of Nigeria are ready for a separation process, which will either involve regionalism or total disintegration. On the topic, Sagir Aliyu said: Yes, I’m in support of BREAK UP. Because most Nigerian minds are full of hatred, sentiments, ethnicity, religious differences and tribalism.[Read More…]

APC’s Hypocrisy On Supplementary Elections

By Nicholas Ikejiani It is no longer news that the Anambra  governorship election has come and gone with the official declaration of Dr. Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as winner, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). But what is news is the continued campaigns, incendiary[Read More…]

Op-ed: Mandela And The Desperation Of The Nigerian Opposition Linked Media

By Reno Omokri As the desperation of opposition linked new and traditional media reaches a crescendo, they have adopted Goebbels’ philosophy that a lie told often enough eventually comes to be accepted by the public as true. It is therefore imperative to expose their tactics so that impressionable members of[Read More…]

Open Letter To Junaid Mohammed & His Fellow Shariyalanders: Re 2015 Bloodshed & Civil War

By Chinweizu Read There’ll be bloodshed if Jonathan runs warns Junaid Mohammed December 1, 2013 ‘Read Supporters of SNC asking for Civil War- Junaid Mohammed  December 6th, 2013 ————————————————-   Here is my three-point rejoinder to Junaid Mohammed and his threats: 1] The issue isn’t whether or not President Goodluck[Read More…]

Nyesom Wike: The Minister of Offence

By Wole Olaoye If Labaran Maku is the acting Minister of Defence (a portfolio he combines with his Information and National Orientation brief), Nyesom Wike is the unannounced Minister of Offence on account of his self-inflicted duty of amassing enemies for the Jonathan administration. While Maku is smilingly creative with[Read More…]

Lekki Port: Decoupling Politics & Governance

By Francis Ehigiator It is common, passing through some of the nation’s State capitals, especially those governed by opposition political parties such as the All Progressives Congress (APC), to see sign-boards with the inscription: “This road belongs to the Federal Government, please, accept our apologies.” The road in question is[Read More…]