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A Forgiving Nation, a Deceived Nation

I am a citizen of my nation, a nation always eager to forgive. This is a nation that offers forgiveness even when it is not asked. Mine is a deceived nation, sold the counterfeit religion in which it gloats. The …

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Defining Morality in Nigeria

Last week, General Yakubu Gowon, the coordinator of Nigeria Prays and former military Head of State of Nigeria, visited our university and made some moral claims. On the unfortunate Nigerian civil war, the general said, “Nigeria’s integrity was threatened by …

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An Open Letter to Nigerians in the Diaspora

By Leonard Karshima Shilgba I came across an article by one Professor, May Akabogu-Collins, entitled, “A Nigerian Spring—Long Overdue”; after reading the article, I was constrained to write this open letter addressed to all Nigerians in the Diaspora. I was …

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Chinua Achebe’s Country, Biafra

By Osita Ebiem For forty something years Chinua Achebe’s 2012 book, There Was  a Country: A Personal History of Biafra, remained in the works. It  took him this long to write because the story is too personal and too  painful …

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Still on the free books for Nigerian children

By Simeon Nwakaudu A rather distressing and unfortunate trend is gaining ground in the country. An ignorant and mischievous minority working desperately to hijack the mainstream media and public space for the sake of spreading destructive falsehood aimed at creating …

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Vilifying the House By Chibiko Amarachukwu

At the beginning of the year, Nigerians were greeted with the policy of the total removal of fuel subsidy. The people resisted and the government agreed to a partial removal of the fuel subsidy. Indeed, that partial removal came in …

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