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Boko Haram: Troops kill 40 terrorists, rescue 230 victims

  The Nigerian troops engaged in the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram in parts of the North East have recorded tremendous success in the last one month killing over 40 terrorists and rescuing 230 victims.   This was the highlight of Wednesday’s press briefing by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole,

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

Ekweremadu canvasses for constitutional reforms, single-term in Africa

Babatunde Opalana    The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has prescribed far-reaching constitutional reforms as a panacea for the challenges of leadership and development in Africa. He observed that even though many African countries, Nigeria inclusive, had recorded relative success in reviewing the constitution, the issues that plague the

Restructuring: MURIC lists 6 demands for Nigerian Muslims

Jude Johnson  The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has in response to the ongoing debate for the economic, political and socio-cultural restructuring of Nigeria, tabled issues of concerns for Nigerian Muslims.   This MURIC 6-point demand was contained in a statement on Monday by its President, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.   Here are the demands:   1.  Nigerians enjoy a total

Corruption and leadership failure in Nigeria

    By Sam Amadi Editor’s note:  This is the text of the lecture delivered by Dr. Sam Amadi at the Sixth Annual Law Day Lecture of the National Association of Seadogs at the Rainbow Deck Anchor Point, Esievo Lane, Effurun, Warri Delta State on October 2, 2017.   I have been privileged to speak