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Will hate speech merchants really face trial?

Apart from the adverse consequences of hate speeches which clearly justify the new posture of government, it is important to give credit to Osinbajo for his tireless efforts in the past of organizing consultative fora with critical stakeholders on the subject.

Politicians of fortune in Nigeria

Hate or like him, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, the irrepressible leader of the self-determination body - Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) - has some germane observations on the sickening nature of politics and the lack of good governance in Nigeria.

Return, resume and resign?

If you believe in the evolution theory, you are most likely to believe that the loud calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to “return or resign” happened just like that.

Buhari’s health challenge and foreign media hypocrisy

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been out of the country for the past 100 days, attending to his health issues in London, United Kingdom

The police as bribe taker

Few days back I read a foreign newspaper from Japan as i randomly do on daily basis to get abreast with developments from around the World since it is presumed that we now co-habit in a global hall.

The Shape of the 2019 presidential election

Some names have surfaced as potential aspirants and candidates for this all important election that will likely determine what lessons we have learnt and what the medium term future portends for our great country.

I’ve been to London to see the King

Not once did I agitate to visit London to see the President. I was trusting enough to receive whatever information was passed to me, knowing the kind of man we serve. Blessed are those who have not seen, and yet believe.

Nnamdi Kanu’s nuclear weapon and the road to self-destruction

Sadly, it isn’t the so called “marginalisation” that may lead to another civil war in Nigeria. It is IGNORANCE. The weapon of FEAR is being deployed across the Nigerian space.

Don’t blame Goodluck Jonathan

In recent speech after speech, he’s been taking the fight to the doorstep of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and causing quite a stir.

Nigeria risks imminent expulsion from Egmont Group

It is longer news that the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, has been suspended from the activities of the EGMONT Group of Financial Intelligence Units, and has been disconnected from the Egmont Secure Website, a platform used for the exchange of information by members.

The other issues ASUU are ignoring

In the alternative, the bill also proposed a fine of N5 million in the event that the accused person is convicted by a competent court of law even as it made provisions for lecturers and educators who may be falsely accused by their students to seek redress.

Not Too Young To Run Bill: A challenge to the Nigerian youth

It is however a parody that according to reports 73% of young people are restricted from running for office even when eligible to vote, and 51% of the population are under 30 years, but only 2% are members of parliament.

Behind the pilgrimages to Abuja House

In Nigeria, we have incredible appetite for the dramatic. Irrespective of how uncomplicated an issue or situation is, Nigerians will build a muddled plot around it and end up confusing themselves and as many people of the world as get interested.

Charly Boy and the mob of animal farm

Two Tuesdays ago, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy) and his #OurMumuDonDo group protested President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence from office.

Why APC is jittery over the PDP’s overtures to Atiku

At a time when President Muhammadu Buhari is celebrating his 100 days in London, his spokesman, Garba Shehu was telling THISDAY that Buhari is good enough to run in 2019. Does he mean good enough to run for the job of Mayor of London?

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas becomes a Muhammad

The venerable Merriam-Webster, mark you, defines corruption as a “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers)” or “something that has been changed from its original form from what is pure or correct.”

The pro and anti Buhari protests

Just like the presidents of every country of the world are very important to their citizens, the case is the same in Nigeria. Nigerian presidents are of great significance to their people.

We should all embrace mini grids and allow them to work

I am compelled to start on a sad note, to acknowledge an electrical accident that occurred in Minna, Niger recently, and to commiserate with the victims and extend our heartfelt sympathy to their families and to the people and Government of Niger state.

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