Wednesday, August 17, 2022
By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY/Wall Street Journal Fulani raiders ‘are Islamic extremists of a new stripe, more or less linked with Boko Haram,’ but present throughout Nigeria A slow-motion war is under way in Africa’s most populous country. It’s a massacre of Christians, massive...
By ANIEBO NWAMU If Mark Zuckerberg were like Nigerian Facebook users, he wouldn’t have founded the platform on which many young people burn their time and internet data. Once in a while, since I joined the online medium four years ago, I ask...
By ANIEBO NWAMU Good governance is not rocket science but common sense. It is also about having the political will to do the right thing with honesty, checks and balances. For state governments – and local governments where they...
By ABBA MAHMOOD -- These are not normal times, both nationally and internationally. At the international level, there is the raging news of the assassination of a Saudi journalist, Mr Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Attempts to...
Democracy is, indeed, “the worst form of government except for all the others”. If the current regime in Nigeria were a military one, some jackboots would have simply agreed to borrow $30billion during a Federal Executive Council, and that’s...
Cross River State governor Ben Ayade is broaching an idea I’ve encouraged for three years now. He intends to employ 3, 000 people to work in the Cross River State Homeland Security Service charged with “providing intelligence, profiling of...
A year or two ago, I would have sworn that such a thing would not happen in a Muhammadu Buhari presidency: unproductive legislators attacking the public treasury on all fronts and displaying their loot with impunity. My faith in...
All Nigerians have been challenged to think outside the box in order to get the country out of recession. We columnists have often contributed valuable ideas towards heading off a recession or even a depression, but the rulers of...
By ABBA MAHMOOD -- As earlier mentioned in the first part of this article, the southwest Yoruba is the most cohesive part of the country. The relationship between the Yoruba and the north has been on-going for centuries. In Kano,...
By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Last week must have been an awful one for Nigeria’s anti-corruption crusaders. Amateur whistle-blowers, who have been salivating since the propagandists of this regime promised them 5% of any loot recovered, must have been devastated! The...