On Tuesday, at a ministerial performance retreat in Abuja, Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), told an interesting story about his USA counterpart, Donald Trump. Given how taciturn he could be, those rare moments when he tells stories about … Read the rest
The de-radicalisation, rehabilitation, and reintegration of so-called repentant Boko Haram terrorists have emerged as one of the centrepieces of the Buhari regime’s governance, which is not surprising given that Buhari had said in the past that government-sanctioned retaliatory aggression against … Read the rest
By Azuka Onwuka
Even though the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has never been known to be assertive or forceful or in a hurry to achieve results, the impression one gets these days from him is that he has … Read the rest
Ordinarily when the commander-in-chief gives a marching order to his security chiefs, you expect something drastic to happen. And this is what Nigeria is to expect in the next few days, weeks and possibly months in respect of the unacceptable
The Chadian army says it has killed 1,000 fighters during an operation against the Boko Haram armed group in the Lake Chad border region.
Army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermendoa Agouna told the AFP news agency that 52 troops died during … Read the rest
As an association, the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has proved its consistency and staying power in its decades-old interventions in Nigerian affairs. The bishops are unlikely to change. Their exposure, depth and training will cause them to constantly … Read the rest
Will it move the North?
Emir of Kano, His Royal Majesty Muhammadu Sanusi 11, cannot be said to be the first Northerner to ex-ray the problems of the North. But speaking from his peacock throne of royalty, whatever he says … Read the rest
In the wake of the killing late last week of 30 farmers by bandits in Dankar and Tsauwa villages in Batsari Local Government Area of Kastina State, President Muhammadu Buhari issued a stern warning to the communities affected not to … Read the rest
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has said that education is the only way northern youths can compete with their counter parts in other parts of the country.
Sanusi, who spoke at the 60th birthday of Kaduna State Governor … Read the rest