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Herdsmen imbroglio: Urgent need for a legislature

Sunday, January 21, 2018
Could it be that some people while advancing their evil deeds want to hide under the Fulani Herdsman 39;s Shield to get President Buhari out of power in 2019? If the above is the case, why then has it taken President Buhari this much time to bring an end to the killings? These are two nagging q ...

One Nigeria: Are we compatible? By Prof. Ben Nwabueze

Sunday, January 21, 2018
Viewed simply as a physical entity encompassing 75 per cent of the territorial area of the state called Nigeria and 60 per cent of its population, a united Northern Nigeria poses no necessary incompatibility with the unity of the country. The incompatibility lies not so much in the physical cha ...

A Time To Love And A Time To Hate

Saturday, January 20, 2018
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had e ...

Herdsmen’s killings and a forsaken nation

Friday, January 19, 2018
I was very rudely awakened from a deep sleep today rsquo;s wee hours by a rash of text messages that boozed noisily for nearly a minute. These messages were six in number and came in torrents from family members and friends who live in Aba, Abia State; Ogoja in Cross Rivers S ...

Buharism: A Brand Damaged By Nepotism

Friday, January 19, 2018
Until recently, the Muhammadu Buhari brand was, perhaps, the most potent and compelling brand in the country. In the north, he was ldquo;Mai Gaskiya rdquo; (truth avatar). Even as he never gave anyone scholarship, never built a vocational centre or any industry to employ youths or get [I ...

To accept or reject propose Kogi Cattle Colony

Friday, January 19, 2018
Nigeria the most populous country in Africa has experienced security challenges over the years. The security problem posed to the country by the dreaded Boko Haram insurgency seems to dwindle with the coming of President Muhammad Buhari who has not left any stone untouched as he indeed deployed ...

2019 election: My agenda for politics and politicians, by Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Friday, January 19, 2018
The mouths of babes speak truths that the hoary and the wise dare not utter. This may be an unusual way to begin an address on the political challenges that lie before us. But I have good reason for this unique entrance. Before I provide that reason, permit me to commend the Daily Trust for havin ...

Buhari Buhari Buhari Fulani Herdsmen Are Coming After You

Friday, January 19, 2018
Buhari How many times did I call you? In case you do not remember how Boko Haram came after you in Kaduna; there was a President called Jonathan. He allowed Boko Haram to creep up on him like Fulani herdsmen, while his co-looters shared the money meant for military gear against the menace of Bo ...

Reflections with Ubong Usoro: Improving the Welfare of Corps Members

Friday, January 19, 2018
Reflections with Ubong Usoro: Improving the Welfare of Corps Members It is wonderful to be here again doing what I so enjoy doing, contributing my quota to the development of our dear nation, wherein writing is a means to achieve the aim. I believe you are still keeping to you new year resolut ...

Gov. Okorocha: Of tyranny and discontent  

Thursday, January 18, 2018
A very significant event mdash;a peaceful mass protest against the misgovernance and mindless plunder of Imo State by Mr. Rochas Okorocha mdash;took place in Owerri exactly a month ago, on Monday, December 18, 2017. It was organized by the Imo Peoples Action for Democracy (IPAD), a coalition of civi ...

This talk is too much – TayoElegbede

Thursday, January 18, 2018
If talks guarantee development, Nigeria would be a first-world country. Unfortunately, Nigeria is still a grand master in the third-world colony, elusive of expansive social, economic and political development. Unarguably, Nigerians are blessed with extensive talking prowess. But then, t ...

The South is a threat to Nigeria’s democracy

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Hand Shake Across the Niger summit has come and gone. Though the event was fraught with strategic shortfalls, the move ought to be encouraged by all, because disunity in Southern Nigeria has been a stumbling block to Nigeria rsquo;s democracy. Here is why and how: A definite problem ...

The 10 Urgent Steps To Addressing The Herder-Farmer Terror Crisis

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder. The administrative failures in properly addressing tensions, bridging gaps and importantly, reigning in justice, are steering the fragile nation towards total anarchy and tearing the nation apart. I believe in solutions. Early in the Buhari economic ...
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