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Soyombo Ayomikun: Listen to the ghost whispers from Nyanya (Poetry)

Soyombo Ayomikun: Listen to the ghost whispers from Nyanya (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun  Where we should find succour. Gory death became our prize. Embittered whispers from Nyanya. Listen! 1.Whispers of anguish    Suffocated dreams    Whispers of anger   ...

 

Opinion: Pres. Jonathan and the Kano dance of shame

Opinion: Pres. Jonathan and the Kano dance of shame

by Victor Nwadike Yet all is not lost. Though, the time to have ‘stitched in time’ has been long lost. To counter this insurgency we need brave, virile, courageous and competent leadership,...

 

Demola Rewaju: But how can we fight Boko Haram with less than 100,000 soldiers?

Demola Rewaju: But how can we fight Boko Haram with less than 100,000 soldiers?

by Demola Rewaju  In the three states where a state of emergency is currently in place, we can only afford to deploy about 40,000 soldiers. Let me start this piece out by reiterating what I...

 

Dele Momodu: The politics of life and death

Dele Momodu: The politics of life and death

by Dele Momodu Those blaming our President for going to Kano for the PDP unity rally, and Ibadan to felicitate with our royal father, The Olubadan, on his centenary birthday, are missing the...

 

Commentary: Sex, nudity and Half of a Yellow Sun

Commentary: Sex, nudity and Half of a Yellow Sun

by Samuel Olatunji By now you probably have heard of Half of a Yellow Sun, but no one has told you about the nudity and sex scenes, by the way it was artistically done. Over the weekend in Lagos,...

 

Gimba Kakanda: Nigeria’s (in)security situation and your human worth

Gimba Kakanda: Nigeria’s (in)security situation and your human worth

by Gimba Kakanda But this vile politics is not commendable at all, outrightly uncharitable in a country where condolences have become as common as hellos. In a real country, Olisa Metuh and...

 

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani  The argument has been that more foreign involvement will trigger more violence by the terrorists, but it is clear that they do not need a trigger. Late last month,...

 

Tunde Leye: The cost of corruption in Nigeria is too high

Tunde Leye: The cost of corruption in Nigeria is too high

by Tunde Leye Corruption costs us lives. The hospital without drugs where someone died simply because someone “ate” the money allotted for the drugs. The accidents on roads that are not...

 

Olusegun Adeniyi: Four and a half explanations on the Boko Haram scourge

Olusegun Adeniyi: Four and a half explanations on the Boko Haram scourge

by Olusegun Adeniyi However, the bigger tragedy is that at a time the body bags were still being counted on Monday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) decided to play politics with the carnage.  ...

 

Perry Brimah: The Nigerian military is being heavily compromised

Perry Brimah: The Nigerian military is being heavily compromised

by Perry Brimah Nigeria’s security department has visibly, deliberately failed to curb terror freely plaguing the nation; not a single sponsor of terror has ever been prosecuted, despite preponderance...