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18 Feb 2021
Disturbed by the prevailing tension across the country caused by activities of armed Fulani herdsmen, Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has urged Federal Government to urgently douse the situation to prevent outbreak of another civil war.
2 Nov 2020
I will like to start by thanking the leadership of Arewa House for the great honour of inviting me to speak at the golden jubilee of this great institution. I also want to congratulate you, both for this historic moment and for the wonderful work you have done in the last fifty years; mobilising and…
19 Aug 2020
The title of Okey Anueyiagu’s book, Biafra: The Horrors of War, The Story of a Child - Soldier, may be unprepossessing, but it belies what to anticipate: a polemical story from a brilliant
19 Aug 2020
Emir of Daura, Dr. Umar Farouk Umar’s lamentation the other day that the spate of insecurity in the country is at the moment worse than civil war time aptly captures the degenerate state of affairs
26 May 2020
It’s often said that a lie told so many times, if unchallenged, may - in course of time - begin to pass for the truth.
24 May 2020
Within twenty-four hours of its commencement, it was already a matter of regret. It is the military coup d’etat, a blow against the state of Nigeria.
17 May 2020
Our History is made up of three chapters. Chapter 1 is entitled “What was done that should not have been done”; Chapter 2 is entitled “What was not done that should...
9 May 2020
Former acting military governor of Kwara State, Col. John Olajide Adedipe, has passed on at his Ibadan, Oyo State residence. Adedipe, who died on April 17, after a brief illness, was born in Jebba
17 Feb 2020
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.
13 Feb 2020
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 ...
8 Feb 2020
Well, I don’t know. We are talking about Nigeria, a gem of a country. There are not many countries like Nigeria.
28 Jan 2020
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.

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