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“MY Humble Take On The Two Parallel Videos Of The IGP’s Speech In Kano” — Mike Ozekhome SAN, OFR, 

My take on the two parallel videos. I am not a film maker or video expert. I am not a politician. No membership of any political party. No meetings with any of them. I handle cases for the top echelon of the ruling APC party and the opposition PDP party. So, I will take my… Continue reading “MY Humble Take On The Two Parallel Videos Of The IGP’s Speech In Kano” — Mike Ozekhome SAN, OFR, 

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Femi Fani-Kayode Writes: The Sons of Satan And The Seed of Beelzebub (Part 1) 

"How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, Morning Star, Son of the Dawn! How art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!"- Isaiah 14.12. On 4th May 2018 Mr. Layefa Walter wrote the following:  "Please don't forgot that it was under Buhari’s watch that Nigeria dropped a bomb on refugees… Continue reading Femi Fani-Kayode Writes: The Sons of Satan And The Seed of Beelzebub (Part 1) 

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Nigerian army is not good at propaganda – Babajide Otitoju

Veteran Nigerian journalist, Babajide Otitoju has blasted the Nigerian Army for their flawed propaganda and complicity in the Fulani herdsmen attacks in Benue State. He said "The Nigerian army is not good at propaganda." Adding that "They always leave yawning gaps every time they spin a story." This follows the arrest of Aliyu Teshaku,  the leader of… Continue reading Nigerian army is not good at propaganda – Babajide Otitoju

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When an Abuse of an Old Man Becomes Mindless and Atrocious | Anayo M. Nwosu

When a man gets older and crosses age 70, his sense organs begin to wane and malfunction. The brain articulates slower.  It is normal to hear old men complain of ear, eye and joint problems. Human body is like a car. It gets older by each day. It also needs frequent medical checks.  A young… Continue reading When an Abuse of an Old Man Becomes Mindless and Atrocious | Anayo M. Nwosu

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Why Are We Blaming Buhari And Not Ourselves? | Ibrahim Bunu

In 2015, we changed a Govt. under which human beings and businesses fared well. The South watched as the Northern #oligarchy, with the help of #Lagos media, #demonised the govt. of the day, #manipulated the electoral process to install a #radical Islamist and we said nothing! 1. He appointed our Chief of Army Staff and… Continue reading Why Are We Blaming Buhari And Not Ourselves? | Ibrahim Bunu

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Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics | Reuben Abati

When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun state today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will be honouring a radical and progressive politician, a lawyer, elder statesman, a patriot, and a nationalist of Yoruba extraction, who is without doubt, one of the most remarkable politicians of his generation… Continue reading Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics | Reuben Abati

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Injustice in Administration of Quota system in Nigeria’s Unity Schools 

As narrated by Dr. Modestus Ezenwa. DRAMA AS I WAS WALKED OUT OF STAKEHOLDERS' MEETING AT ABUJA YESTERDAY For asking what appears to the officials of the Federal Ministry of Education a hate-filled question, I was asked to leave the venue of the 19th Stakeholders Meeting on Unity Schools/Colleges.  The order came in such an uncharitable,… Continue reading Injustice in Administration of Quota system in Nigeria’s Unity Schools 

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Between Fulani Herdsmen and Igbo Rapists 

Of course stereotype is wrong and barbaric... Now folks are angry that because of the incident of rape at the Enugu concert of Flavor, some people are referring to Igbo men as rapist. Now, when we were shouting ourselves hoarse here that people should stop calling herdsmen causing terrible atrocities and killings as "Fulani herdsmen",… Continue reading Between Fulani Herdsmen and Igbo Rapists 

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Ambode is transforming Lagos | Toks Modupe

For me as an admirer of innovation, I see the Ambode land travel port as a product of creative and transformational leadership .let me first confess my admiration for the governor and not neccesarily his party . He may not have groomed flowers and transplanted trees, like his predecessor, but he has been very methodical… Continue reading Ambode is transforming Lagos | Toks Modupe

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Nigeria and State Complicity with Terrorists | Ann Mcgregor

State complicity with terrorists and organized crime are at the heart of instability in the Sahel, Sahara and Lake Chad regions, formenting conflict and fuelling the rise of Boko Haram kidnapping. In the past decades, increasing instability in the Sahel, Sahara and Lake Chad has been a source of growing concern in Europe and the… Continue reading Nigeria and State Complicity with Terrorists | Ann Mcgregor

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The Dapchi Scam: Where is Liya Sharibu? | Femi Fani-Kayode

  I am happy that the Dapchi girls are all back home but I am deeply troubled by the fact that one of them was left behind and by the assertion that 5 of them died whilst in captivity.   The day the truth comes out about what really happened to the Chibok and Dapchi girls… Continue reading The Dapchi Scam: Where is Liya Sharibu? | Femi Fani-Kayode

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Who benefits from reversed election sequence? | Alabi Williams

Curiously, the National Assembly, late in the day added a controversial aspect to its proposed 2018 amendment of the Electoral Act. The vexed aspect seeks to reverse the order of elections, bringing forward that of the Legislature and taking back that of the President. In normal times, you would expect the party in government, which… Continue reading Who benefits from reversed election sequence? | Alabi Williams

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The Herdsmen Are Not Fulani: They Are From The Moon | Femi Fani-Kayode

"Labelling the attackers as Fulani is wrong. Fulani people are peaceful and live in harmony with other ethnicities. To call the killer herdsmen Fulani is a misnomer. They are just criminals and not Fulani criminals"- Vice President Atiku Abubakar, 11 March 2018, Thisday Newspaper.  Is it so difficult for us to accept the ugly truth… Continue reading The Herdsmen Are Not Fulani: They Are From The Moon | Femi Fani-Kayode

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IGP Idris And Un-rule Of Law | Yinka Odumakin

For those who have forgotten, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the current Inspector General of police was the Commissioner of Police in Kano state during the 2015 elections. He supervised an election in which one million  more voters turned out to vote for a Presidential candidate than the 800,000 who voted in the National Assembly polls that held… Continue reading IGP Idris And Un-rule Of Law | Yinka Odumakin

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What Exactly Is Babangida Saying? -Reuben Abati

The drama, the controversy, the confusion, the double entendre, attended by seeming cowardice, that grew around a statement, perhaps the statements, purportedly issued by former military President Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday, February 4, is absolutely unnecessary, unfortunate and utterly avoidable. A statesman, the new role in which President Babangida has since found himself, is a… Continue reading What Exactly Is Babangida Saying? -Reuben Abati

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The Worst of Times and the Best of Times – Reuben Abati

      “I just love this country, I won’t lie” “What have you seen again that has suddenly turned you into a gushing patriot?” “I mean, just look around, in spite of everything, Nigerians always give you an opportunity to laugh.” “And if I may ask…” “Did you read the report on what the… Continue reading The Worst of Times and the Best of Times – Reuben Abati