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The bombs that are about to engulf Nigeria, other African nations

By Christopher Okoli       For decades, African leaders did their best to continually mismanage the continent’s resources, thereby, contributing to the underdevelopment of the once great continent. However, Military interventions in the governance of member countries helped to create powerfully dreaded, untouchable and fearful dictators that destroyed democratic institutions of checks

Op-ed: Aso Rock’s clinic of infamy

By Emmanuel Onwubiko     Anybody who has never gone through a near-death experience may not fully appreciate what it means to go through the valley of the shadow of death that has become the daily routine in most public hospitals in Nigeria. It is a fact that Patients who are not financially empowered

Op-ed: Political repression among northerners

  By Aliyu U. Tilde     Populist governments throughout history are the most intolerant, brutal and repressive. Remember the communist regimes before in Eastern Europe, Russia, China and even Venezuela today. They are constructed on a raison d'être of self a self-acclaimed virtue in defense of the masses. This false premise gives them

Op-ed: 70 days in Boko Haram captivity, have UNIMAID lecturers been forgotten?

By Fredrick Nwabufo Boko Haram, the dreaded insurgent group has used kidnapping as one of its atrocious instruments of war since 2009. However, the sect gained opprobrious notoriety for the crime of kidnapping when it abducted 276 schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state, on April 14, 2014. The government

PMB: Theory and practice of Igbo marginalisation

By Emmanuel Onwubiko   With mouths aghast, millions of Nigerians and friends of Nigeria from around the globe watched as President Muhammadu Buhari granted his first most important international media interview and made a frightening disclosure. This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated on may 29th 2015 when he honored an