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Patriots, Not ‘Misguided Nigerians’, Confronted Amaechi

Patriots, Not ‘Misguided Nigerians’, Confronted Amaechi

Once upon a time – six years ago actually – the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, audaciously proclaimed that they (he and his politician ilk) habitually loot Nigeria because Nigerians do not stone them. It…

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Omoyele Sowore: Portrait Of A Life In Protest

Omoyele Sowore: Portrait Of A Life In Protest

  By Reuben Abati The mishandling of the Omoyele Sowore case has become clearly an albatross for the Nigerian government, an embarrassment for the incumbent Federal Government and a public relations disaster for both the…

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We Are Back To Abraham Adesanya

We Are Back To Abraham Adesanya

By Lasisi Olagunju Chief Abraham Adesanya was diligently accused by Sani Abacha of shooting himself on the streets of Lagos on January 14, 1997. Again on September 18, 1997, US ambassador, Mr. Walter Carrington’s farewell…

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Sowore: Before Darkness Falls On Democracy

Sowore: Before Darkness Falls On Democracy

By Martins Oloja It is important for us to tell Nigeria’s leader and his men that they need to invest in public relations and strategic reputation management at this time. It is serious and urgent.…

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Nigerian Politicians And The China Fallacy

Nigerian Politicians And The China Fallacy

For the second time within a month, a Nigerian politician has held up China as a model for Nigeria’s governance. First, it was the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col Hameed Ali (retd.),…

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From Daura To Lagos, They Eat Up The Little Ones

From Daura To Lagos, They Eat Up The Little Ones

YOU were given job slots, you gave them to your children. You were given additional slots, you gave them to your mother’s children. You cannot end well…” The Muslim cleric who made this statement is…

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Social Media Bill: Short Walk To Totalitarianism?

Social Media Bill: Short Walk To Totalitarianism?

By Matthew Hassan Kukah I have consistently tried to create levels of differentiation between democracy and dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in our country. I have argued that Nigeria…

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The ‘Anti-Social’ Media Menace

The ‘Anti-Social’ Media Menace

By SimonKolawole To be very, very, very clear, I will say this upfront: I am 100 percent against the move by the national assembly to regulate social media and legislate against hate speech. Mind you, I…

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Why Are People Doubting Buhari’s Third Term Denial?

Why Are People Doubting Buhari’s Third Term Denial?

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know about you, but I find the cynicism of many Nigerians very strange and sometimes distressing and depressing. If you’re a social media addict like me, you must…

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Allen Onyema: The Trials Of A Patriot

Allen Onyema: The Trials Of A Patriot

By Abimbola Adelakun There is a probability that if the predicament facing the CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, had happened in, maybe, July or August this year, he would have landed on a hard ground.…

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