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Rising IDPs connote leadership failure

Rising IDPs connote leadership failure                                   “The only solution that works is to change the hole,                                   because a square peg will always be a...... more

Nigeria: the fundamentals of making the right choices

Nigeria: the fundamentals of making the right choices Nigeria is very diverse. Part of that diversity comes from our ethnic and cultural makeup. Nigeria is also a country of circumstance. An important part of our circumstance is slavery and colonisation. This should rather be what inspires and not what enfeebles us. Indeed, what inspires us in the choices we...... more

The Hit Squad of Taraba

The Hit Squad of Taraba There is only one rational conclusion to draw after watching the shocking video of how three senior police officers of an elite anti-kidnapping squad were brutally executed last week in Taraba State: The soldiers involved in the killing could only have been acting in promotion of some sinister agenda rather than...... more

Preserving feminine innocence amidst family challenges

Preserving feminine innocence amidst family challenges This article discusses the treatment of young girls, using the story of the Companions of the Prophet, Jabir and his sisters. Jabir was young when his father was martyred in the Battle of Uhud. On his shoulders fell the responsibility of being an adult to fend for himself and cater for...... more

Echoes of racism in Washington DC

Echoes of racism in Washington DC There is now loud echoes of rants of racism made against the world's most eccentric politician - Donald Trump - the 45th President of the United States of America. He is of the Republican political breed. Since he mounted the presidential rostrum, the accusations against him have largely centred around racism, which...... more

Of security forces, the law and extra-legal killings

Of security forces, the law and extra-legal killings If we feel our own happiness is threatened by a move towards the greater good, it’s hard to vote for the greater good – Richard Templar. The above citation from the international best-selling series, The Rules of People, has indeed captured the essence of the rule of law in any sane and humane society in...... more

Buhari administration at the centre of a storm

Buhari administration at the centre of a storm The Muhammadu Buhari administration is at the centre of a storm. So much is taking place in the land. The El-Zakzaky protests paralyzed Abuja the other day. Government was sufficiently rattled. Now, it is about to obey the court order, which it had consistently defied. Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky will be released on...... more

The ambivalence of the law, the submissive wife and the overbearing husband

The ambivalence of the law, the submissive wife and the overbearing husband Experience over time has shown that power in the wrong hands is detrimental to the society. The rights of an irresponsible individual over another become excesses and violations. Common sense goes out through the window. A man can organise his home effectively, maintain relations with his parents, and respect his wife....... more

Witness to A ‘Revolution’

Witness to A ‘Revolution’ FLASHBACK, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2003: Rally after elections? That was my immediate reaction to Hon. Farouk Adamu Aliyu, the All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP) House of Representatives member from Jigawa State who had called to inform me that he was in Kano for a rally to be addressed the next day by Major...... more

ICPC’s ‘bow and go’ enforcement mantra

ICPC’s ‘bow and go’ enforcement mantra To begin from a positive note, this writer notes with satisfaction the determination and zeal showed so far by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in the prosecution of the director-general of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Modibbo Kawu, over alleged N2.5 billion misappropriation of public...... more

Appraising ministers for results

Appraising ministers for results This article provides a timely and constructive contribution to discussions on ministerial nominees and seeks to move the conversation forward to, ministerial performance. In the past few weeks, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has been involved in one of its most consequential constitutional responsibilities. That of providing “advise...... more

Beyond General Abdulsalami Abubakar’s roundtable

Beyond General Abdulsalami Abubakar’s roundtable Former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd.), has a reputation behind him. He shunned the allure of doublespeak after circumstances thrust him up as head of state. Like others before him, Nigerians thought that he would play games. But he belied the impressions of bookmakers by settling for the unexpected....... more

Let me talk to my father before I die

Let me talk to my father before I die  The video clips are two. In one, the young man, bleeding and shackled, is in the trunk of a Hilux vehicle as he rails at policemen. In a futile bid to demonstrate he is still in control of the situation, he even threatens them as he scoops his own blood with...... more

Obedience to the husband: My story

Obedience to the husband: My story Today, I shall narrate the story from the perspective of obedience to the husband and seeking permission. Soon after the marriage, my ex-husband acknowledged I no longer argued with him, as I was aware he was my husband, but neither did I do as he instructed. When he made that remark,...... more

Memo to APC: How not to run a party

Memo to APC: How not to run a party Since 2015, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has had the fortune of a life-time to have produced the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mind you, whichever political formation that forms the central government is by that fact, a global player, following a combination of factors. First, Nigeria is the...... more

African Agenda as Boris Johnson emerges British Premier

African Agenda as Boris Johnson emerges British Premier About noon today, Great Britain would have officially formalised modalities to have a fresh Prime Minister to take over from the immediate past leader and the second woman premier after Mrs Margret Thatcher, in the person of Mrs Theresa May. Precisely around noon on July 23, 2019, Boris Johnson was announced...... more

Recalling the past, relieving the present to escape the trauma of divorce

Recalling the past, relieving the present to escape the trauma of divorce Any adult who has no past has nothing to offer the future generation. Therefore, whoever does not learn from the past will repeat the errors of the past. Whoever does not remember the past has no present and is unlikely to remember the future. The mistakes of the past will be...... more

Human rights issues in Bayelsa polls

Human rights issues in Bayelsa polls Bayelsa State is the ancestral home of the eastern Ijaw ethnicity in the deep south, and is the first spot where the first successful crude oil well was explored in Nigeria over six decades ago. However, the positive advantages of Bayelsa State as clearly stated above have not in any way...... more

Amidst the macabre of national disasters, whither are thou, O National and State Assemblies?

Amidst the macabre of national disasters, whither are thou, O National and State Assemblies?  It is curious, and certainly most embarrassing that our elected members of the National and State Assemblies throughout the federation have kept unusually quiet in the face of the horrendous horrors and unmitigated disasters assaulting this country and her citizens on daily basis. No part of the country is exempt from...... more

Nigeria: What a country, what a world, what an opportunity

Nigeria: What a country, what a world, what an opportunity You may have overheard someone say, “Nigeria is such a great opportunity”! What exactly are they talking about, you might ask? Is it sarcasm of the chaos and poor human development numbers so off-putting that we are all so familiar with? No. To many commentators, it is because Nigeria is rich...... more

Hate and horrors of irregular migration

Hate and horrors of irregular migration Once again, the nation is left to confront the hydra-headed monstrous existential challenge posed by the unimaginable horrors that steer our youngsters in the face, as they attempt to migrate to safer climes, due to the unprecedented rise in insecurity, instability, Islamic terrorism and the ever-expanding wars waged by armed bandits, targeting...... more

Buhari: The Soyinkas of the South West may have more tears to shed

Buhari: The Soyinkas of the South West may have more tears to shed There is an outcry from certain parts of the country over the Muhammadu Buhari presidency. The South and Middle Belt are wailing and weeping. They see the Buhari regime as one long night of drudgery. A good number of them are inclined to believe that they are in a trance. A certain...... more

How a Muslim woman entices a man in bed

How a Muslim woman entices a man in bed We are about to penetrate an adult-only zone. Children and the feeble of mind: Please find some other publications to read. PROCEDURE ONE: The Unwritten But Highly Prevalent Rule. Sex. Premarital sex to be precise. That is right. Much of it. The woman, young and elderly, samples the boyfriend or husband-to-be....... more

‘Na you f*ck up!’

‘Na you f*ck up!’ It was a simple tweet but what followed is a sad reminder of the loss of values that has made our country what it is today as we continue to build what my friend Bolaji Abdullahi described as a “nation of hustlers”. First, the tweet: “I lost my teaching job today...... more

Youths, wake up and smell the coffee

Youths, wake up and smell the coffee As a young school leaver still deciding what to do with my young creative life, I encountered a political journal from the rich collections of books in my elder brother’s law library, which spoke to the issues of America’s contemporary politics. My elder brother, who is almost 40 years post-call as...... more

President Buhari: How many more prisons for Shiites?

President Buhari: How many more prisons for Shiites? One of the most cherished values that marks out a society as genuinely humane and responsive to the yearnings of the generality of the citizenry, is the ability of the institutions of democracy to be stronger than individuals in such a robust manner that no single political office-holder can clothe himself...... more

Exploring women sexuality in Nigeria

Exploring women sexuality in Nigeria I have variously explored the sexuality of Muslim women in general and mine specifically, plus the expected and actual effects of female circumcision on a woman’s sexual satisfaction. This time, I broach the so-called taboo topic once more to discuss real sexual behaviours of women in Nigeria. I should stress that...... more

Through the lenses of a native son

Through the lenses of a native son I am not a native son in the mould of Bigger Thomas, the protagonist in Richard Wright’s novel, “Native Son.” Bigger, a black youth in white America, was an upside down man. He lived in utter poverty in a poor area of Chicago in the 1930s. He had a notoriety for...... more

Buhari and the Ruga malcontents

Buhari and the Ruga malcontents With the suspension last week of the ‘Ruga Settlements’ scheme “because it is not consistent with the NEC and FG approved National Livestock Transformation plan…”, the controversy around it ought to have ended. Sadly, it has only further opened our national fault lines. It should worry President Muhammadu Buhari that those...... more

Idumuje-Ugboko: Govt steps in to end terrorism, rights violation

Idumuje-Ugboko: Govt steps in to end terrorism, rights violation The current administration has just intervened in the protracted human rights violations that threatened the social fabric of a notable agrarian community, known as Idumuje-Ugboko in Delta State, which is not too far from Asaba. The alleged masterminds terrorising the peace of the community are to be charged before a Federal...... more

 

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