I find it baffling that responsible Nigerian leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari appear to be losing sleep over the possibility of another war breaking out in the country.
Some of them have postulated rightly that no country can survive two … Read the rest
Three options – ransom, amnesty for bandits and de-radicalization for repentant Boko Haram fighters. The three of them appear to me like a diabolical trio, but for their sponsors they seem to represent the ultimate elixir that will spell the … Read the rest
In the beginning when the genesis of the phenomenon of bandits and banditry was shrouded in some anthropological puzzle, those whose mandate it was to crack the mystery and treat it for what it was – an incipient war by … Read the rest
Abdulazeez Mohammed & Fatima Labran
For the family of Chief Labran Ogbeki, it was another season of harvest as their daughter bade farewell to spinsterhood as she tied the nuptial knot with Abdulazeez Mohammed, son of Alhaji Yakubu Mohammed, one of the founders … Read the rest
Even as figure of speech, I had thought this business of the tongue being a monster or a man’s most dangerous enemy was in the exclusive remit of literature.
That was until I chanced on Kano State’s Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s … Read the rest
Another round of #EndSARS protests? No. Not again. But in parts of the country, Osun State in particular, some protesters peacefully marched to the State House of Assembly in Osogbo Monday this week armed with a motley of new demands
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I am all for a reform of the police force. I am also aware that there is enough literature based on numerous committee reports to guide us on the best way to go about it. If the purpose of the … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari
The nightmare isn’t over yet. No matter how much one tries, it is still difficult to shake it off.
The tragic conclusion of the two week running street protests by the Nigerian youths under the aegis of #EndSARS remains a
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