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Opinion: Push for Political Islam is Insensitive and Needless, Portends a Grave Danger to Security and Stability
Opinion: Push for Political Islam is Ins...

Opinion: Push for Political Islam is Insensitive and Needless, Portends a G...

By Majeed Dahiru The rise to power of President Muhammadu in 2015 birthed a far right political culture that sparked off a wave of ethno-geographic and religious populism across the Muslim north. President Buhari’s reputation as a champion of political Islam and a defender of northern... read more »

Opinion: Much Ado About Arabic on Naira Notes and Nigerian Army Flag
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Opinion: Much Ado About Arabic on Naira Notes and Nigerian Army Flag by Re...

Recently, a lawyer sued the Federal Government on the issue of Arabic inscriptions on our currency and on the Nigerian Army’s logo. The fellow, Malcolm Omirhobo, wants the Federal High Court to declare as “illegal, unlawful, and unconstitutional to allow the Nigerian Army logo to be adorned,... read more »

Opinion: Are You A Marlian? - Bayo Adeyinka
Opinion: Are You A Marlian? – Bayo...

Opinion: Are You A Marlian? – Bayo Adeyinka

It looks harmless- just ordinary dancing steps. Great legwork and body movements. Very rhythmic and colourful. It’s just a fad. And like all other fads, it will come, be around for a while and then expire. Ar least, we’ve had other fads and none lasted forever. Fads come and fads go.... read more »

Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing by Atiku Abubakar
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Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing by Atiku Abubakar

John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria of the last three years. Barely two weeks ago, I warned during my Founder’s Day lecture at the American University of... read more »

Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and their Hypocritical Lamentations
Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and t...

Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and their Hypocritical Lamentations by I...

How sincere is he who, having an elephant before him, uses a dog to give an example of a very large animal? How sincere is he, who having a dolphin before him, uses a frog to give an example of an aquatic animal? How sincere is he, who having a lion before him, uses a pussy cat as an example of a... read more »

Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for Business - Gani Adams

Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for Business – Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged the Federal government to fix the Lagos – Badagry road, saying such move will boost the Nigerian economy and further... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Declares Emergency on Lagos Roads, Rallies Julius Berger, HiTech, Others to Fix Damaged Roads

Sanwo-Olu Declares Emergency on Lagos Roads, Rallies Julius Berger, HiTech, Others to Fix ...

…Rehabilitation Work Begins On Monday …Appeals To Lagosians, Says I Feel Your Pains Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and... read more »

Nigeria: Former President Goodluck Jonathan Responds to David Cameron

Nigeria: Former President Goodluck Jonathan Responds to David Cameron

Following the claims that former prime Minister of England, David Cameron made in his book regarding former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, former President Goodluck... read more »

Opinion: The White Man's Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man's - A Preference for All Things Foreign

Opinion: The White Man’s Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man’s – A Pr...

26th September 2019 This is a worldwide phenomenon. Black people seem happiest when we give over our money to someone who is not from our own community. I will give an illustration from an... read more »

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala

What we now have is a government overtaken by paranoia. Omoyele Sowore planned a nationwide demonstration against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.  He captioned it... read more »