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Nat Apir wrote:

So these terrorists are now moving South wards . Nigerians wake up! To imagine that they traveled all the way from the terror headquarters of Nigeria to Abia before being apprehended speaks volumes about the effectiveness of our security check …

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The arrogant North

By Adewale Maja-Pearce I was reading with amusement a communiqué from the Northern Elders Forum. Nothing new, alas. It begins by saying that the ‘majority of the northerners…are far more politically conscious of the two broad regions that make up …

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Only Merit counts When it comes to the Presidential Scholarship

By Simeon Nwakaudu The Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) is a personal initiative of President Goodluck Jonathan to reform the country, especially the academic professionals of the nation’s private and public universities with a view of …

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What if, Nigeria?

What if, Nigeria? By Leonard Karshima Shilgba Politicians in Nigeria never learn, at least they never learn in time. Nigeria is now divided, not into two parts, but more. Safety of life has become very doubtful.  The heart of many …

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Tambuwal And His Hounds

By Achilleus -Chud Uchegbu   It was sometime in year 2000 and I was sitting in Court 1 of the Lagos State High Court at Ikeja, presided over by then Chief Judge of Lagos state, Justice Christopher Segun, when Alh. …

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‪#‎BRING‬ BACK OUR GIRLS

By Chuks Akamadu I have repeatedly argued that the monstrous Boko Haram sect owes its survival and fleeting victories substantially to our ambivalence over its true description and absence of a consensual perception. In order words, it is this evident …

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Should Jonathan have gone to Chibok

By Dele Shobowale   “..Where the question is of gaining only a minor advantage if he succeeds, and courting disaster if he fails, no one demands that a general should risk his life fighting like a private soldier.” Plutarch 46-120 …

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The truth el-Rufai and Ribadu should tell the North

By Azuka Onwuka Anytime the likes of Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Dr Junaid Mohammed, Mallam Adamu Ciroma, Lamido of Adamawa, Mr. Anthony Sani or any of the members of the Arewa Consultative Forum or Northern Elders Forum speak on national issues, …

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Demonic Dependence On Death And Damnation

By UZOR MAXIM UZOATU       The demons of death are on the loose, arranging mayhem and spreading annihilation. We walk an ungodly but very familiar Nigerian road littered with shattered bones and broken dreams. The Boko Haram terrorism …

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