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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

PDP national chairman open to all zones in the South – Makarfi

Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmed Makarfi, has said the office of the national ...

EditorJune 10, 2017

Groundnut Economy: What is Ango Abdullahi talking about?

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The Government College Umuahia, the buildings that came to be after the Ajayi Crowther structures ...

EditorJune 7, 2017

‘Kaduna Declaration’ is a failed test on the Nigerian question

by Alex O. Onukwue What is the Nigerian Question? To put it in the form of a null hypothesis, the ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Demola Rewaju: For Nigeria, knocking on heaven’s doors

by Demola Rewaju In the aftermath of the loss of Goodluck Jonathan, my pain as one who had supported him stemmed ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 9, 2016

‘Anybody from the South can contest for PDP national chairmanship’ – Markafi

Despite the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zone its chairmanship to the South-West, the Chairman of the ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 15, 2016

Opinion: The fallacy of enforcing national unity

by Ugochukwu Amasike The threat of violence and force of arms can not guarantee or enforce Nigeria’s fragile “unity” forever. It ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

‘Leave Nnamdi Kanu, Peter Obi, Ekwueme out of your dirty schemes’ | Igbo youths unhappy with media reports

The Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) has warned politicians in the area to desist from dragging the names of Nnamdi Kanu, ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerians must agree to disagree on the ‘Nigerian question’

By Ayodele Adio Just recently, former vice president Atiku Abubakar made bold proclamations on restructuring the Nigeria’s socio-political land scape. This ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 27, 2016

Reuben Abati: Tomato scarcity as metaphor

One of the major news items in circulation has been the scarcity of tomato. Incidentally, Nigeria is (was) the 14th ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 14, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria, a house divided within itself

We may not have been together if not for the 1914 amalgamation. But since the artificial wedding took place over ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 6, 2015

Northern group uses Jonathan’s bias for the South to justify Buhari’s appointments

Goodluck Jonathan had a bias towards the South-South and South-East, in his political appointments, says a northern group. A group ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 11, 2015

“Jonathan betrayed our agreement” | PDP reveals why the North voted GEJ out

According to the Peoples Democratic Party, former President Goodluck Jonathan betrayed an agreement with the party to allow a northerner ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 30, 2014

Femi Aribisala: The North can never be more populated than the South

by Femi Aribisala In 2011, more votes were cast in Zamfara than the total number of legitimately-registered voters, according to ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

9ice means business: Singer goes campaigning in Ogbomosho

by Kolapo Olapoju 9ice has officially commenced campaigning, in his bid to get elected into the lower chamber of the ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2014

Opinion: The Northerners’ nonsense must stop!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Nigeria has a highly complex and colourful social mosaic. The cultural diversity and heterogeneity makes this mosaic ...

July 9, 2014

Opinion: It is time to break Nigeria up

by Damola Awoyokun     We want a good-bye-to-all-that referendum now. And the National Conference sitting in Abuja should make ...

July 4, 2014

Opinion: Our nation’s elusive unity

by Enenim Ubon Right from the amalgamation, it was clear that the Northern and Southern protectorates have nothing in common ...

June 23, 2014

Tunde Leye: Reporting Nigeria – What is good for the goose (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye Why then does the media find it so convenient to report events about Nigeria in prisms and ...

June 5, 2014

Ogaga Ifowodo: The Northern victory in the derivation contest

by Ogaga Ifowodo The “North,” it must be remembered, was dragged into Nigeria screaming and kicking. Its disdain for Nigeria ...

May 14, 2014

Rudolf Okonkwo: Nigeria after Boko Haram

by Rudolf Okonkwo The North will never be the same after Boko Haram. The people of the North will have ...

March 10, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: A history lesson – Nigeria’s first coup

by Cheta Nwanze To understand first, the coup of January 15, 1966, we must not take it in isolation, something ...

February 9, 2014

Simon Kolawole: Wars and rumours of war

by Simon Kolawole To the Junaids, my advice is if you don’t want Jonathan, vote against him. No Northerner should ...

January 23, 2014

Opinion: Tukur’s exit cannot save PDP from its impending death

by Garba Shehu That said, there is no denying that Tukur’s departure is coming with an expiry date, too little, ...

December 27, 2013

Opinion: What those calling for Nigeria’s break-up need to learn from South Sudan

by Raheem Oluwafunminiyi However, despite these seeming problems, this writer believes secession or threats of disintegration are not the decisive ...

December 22, 2013

Big Brother: Nigeria, US send envoys to strife-torn South Sudan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje United States and from Nigeria envoys will fly to the capital city of Juba, South Sudan on ...

December 17, 2013

Fighting resumes in South Sudan after botched coup

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The gun battle that unfolded at the capital of South Sudan, Juba  involving troops loyal to the ...

December 16, 2013

South Sudan ‘quashes coup attempt’

by Akintomiwa Agbaje An attempted coup d’etat by soldiers to overthrow the goverment of Sudan has been put down. South ...

November 20, 2013

He killed it! This is EASILY the best dressed chap at Peter & Lola Okoye’s wedding (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Cameron Okoye, Peter ‘Psquare’ Okoye’s son came out looking handsome as usual for his parents’ traditional wedding ...

October 15, 2013

Opinion: Prognosis – After the fall of Nigeria

by Fredrick Nwabufor After the country falls, the same problems in entombed Nigeria persist in the emergent nations because new ...

October 6, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Our Constitution is not the problem

by Simon Kolawole But I will soon show that this is not a minor issue. It will determine the pattern ...

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