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By The River Osin, I Sat Down And Wept

By: Olalekan Waheed Adigun  The Osin River or more well-known as (Odo Osin) occupies a unique position in Igbomina history. Legend has it that a pretty woman angrily turned into the river after she had to endure long societal insults for barrenness. Osin flows from Ila Orangun to Ajasse-Ipo, Ilala and many other places into […]

The Dearth of Debating Society and the Need for Those on Biafran Front to Debate without Abuse
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The Dearth of Debating Society and the Need for Those on Biafran Front to Debate without Abuse

By Nkem Ekeopara Last year, some statements were attributed to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie the author of the critically acclaimed novel on Biafra, Half of a Yellow Sun, and winner of the prestigious Orange Prize for Literature. She was quoted to have said or written that “I’m Nigerian because a White man created Nigeria and gave […]

Africa Has No True Freedom If the Poverty Apocalypse Persists
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Africa Has No True Freedom If the Poverty Apocalypse Persists

By Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo   I remember being swept up in the crowds in Trafalgar Square in July 2005. Nelson Mandela assumed the podium to roaring applause to deliver his powerful ​Make Poverty History speech. The atmosphere was surreal and around 22,000 people came together to march as a collective to end the burden of poverty.  […]

Nigeria Needs Restructuring, Not Elections
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Nigeria Needs Restructuring, Not Elections

By Leke Agbarin-Agba The only way for Nigeria to get out of the current catastrophe that they have complained so much about, is through the restructuring of the polity to return to true federalism as was practiced before the military interventions of 1966. The middle belt and the south should boycott the elections because there […]

Endless Killings In Nigeria, Danjuma's Allegation Of Army Duplicity And The Flip Side Of History
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Endless Killings In Nigeria, Danjuma’s Allegation Of Army Duplicity And The Flip Side Of History

By Ozo Igbonekwu Ogazimorah “Army not neutral in the killings going on”…TY Danjuma. Hmmmm. Seriously?  Danjuma expects the Army to be neutral? He, in league with Yakubu Gowon and Murtala Muhammed, working other middle level and junior officers destroyed the neutrality of the army in civilian affairs, way back in 1966. Can a goat give […]

Vice President Mike Pence Was Right, "The Most Dangerous Place In The World For Christians To Live Is Nigeria"
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Vice President Mike Pence Was Right, “The Most Dangerous Place In The World For Christians To Live Is Nigeria”

THE MADNESS OF SHEIK ABUBAKAR GERO ARGUNGU AND THE DEVIL IN YEMI OSINBAJO By Femi Fani Kayode “My brethren the Infidels in this country are pointing their fingers to our faces we also should do the same. After the message I gave in Rijau Niger state and presently am in Kontagora the message was delivered […]

The Complaining Nation: Which Way Forward
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The Complaining Nation: Which Way Forward

The Nigeria project has been on my mind for decades now and the more I try to forget about Nigeria and her problems, the more I get a push that I should not be discouraged in joining hands with other patriots in finding solutions to the problems of Nigeria. However from my experience over the […]

Caveat Emptor: Ayade’s Purported Endorsement By The CRS South Senatorial Zone
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Caveat Emptor: Ayade’s Purported Endorsement By The CRS South Senatorial Zone

By High Chief Edem Effiom Edem Duke Calabar, NIGERIA The Reality of Our Situation In the last few weeks the word or term industrialization has become synonymous with our politicking in the South Senatorial Zone as Asuquo Ekpeyong and his gang flagrantly flout INEC regulations in conducting open rallies and town-hall meetings personally sponsored by […]

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Expectation Is The Mother Of Disappointment

By Oscar Onwudiwe In April 2015, I said on Channels TV that I expect nothing from the incoming administration. So I neither feel disappointed nor frustrated. I warned at that time that the divisive campaign leading to the 2015 elections have left gaping cracks that needs to be cemented in the interest of Nigeria . […]

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Blasphemy: Time To End The Psychosis

By Adekoya Boladale Christiana Oluwatoyin Oluwasesin, Florence Chukwu, Abdullahi Umaru, Methodus Chimaije Emmanuel, Bridget Agbaheme and Eunice Elisha all have one thing in common; they were gruesomely murdered in cold blood by religious fanatics acting on the disguise of impulsive cerebral dysfunction termed blasphemy. For Christiana, a mother of two and teacher at the Government […]