The intrigues are not lost on us
Life, the poets say, is a tragic comedy. And contemporary Nigeria certainly provides all the evidence; doesn’t it? Such evidence has of late become all too palpable.
Notes on engaging Nigeria’s ruling class
Nigeria’s ruling class has presented the nation with a number of issues around which the Nigerian Left can build an agenda of political engagement for the year 2020, or which, to use an old journalistic expression, the Left can use as “pegs” to construct ...
Osinbajo cautions against repeat of civil war tragedy
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the Nigerian Civil war of 1967-1970 as a national tragedy that should never be allowed to repeat itself, adding that it is important to ensure that equity, justice and fairness prevail in Nigeria.
Burundi's ruling party picks Ndayishimiye as presidential candidate
Burundi's ruling party said Sunday that party leader General Evariste Ndayishimiye will stand as its candidate in a presidential election in May.
Civil War: ‘It was not a good story’
I was 19 years old and I served two years in the Biafran Army. I was 20 years when the war ended and at 21, I joined the Nigerian Army.
Obaseki, Dickson urge appreciation of fallen heroes’ sacrifice
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has called for reflection on the sacrifices made by the nation’s fallen heroes for the country’s unity.
The Civility In Wars
Wars are generally bad omen. A whole lot of effort goes into avoiding uncomfortable situations, how much war? No one wants to either hear of it or even see it because the tales of wars have never been soothing to the ears. Wars have featured in our lives and countries and also like the anvil…
2023: How Buhari can fulfill his promise on credible polls, by Ikokwu
If we decide to take the right steps, the first thing is for the National Assembly to send to him the bill about electronic voting, which he had refused to sign three times, so that it should be signed now not tomorrow.