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13 May
The 2023 general election season is now upon us. The politicians and their parties are working out the maths of winning or stealing or capturing power.
6 Jan
Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, who turned 80 on Tuesday, January 4, is a theoretician of power who tries to inhabits his theories.
14 Jul 2021
And it continued: “There is no objective conflict between an Efik worker and an Ibibio worker, between an Ogoja market woman and an Annang market woman, between an Oron peasant and an Ibibio peasant...
6 May 2021
In 1997, General Bashir Magashi was appointed a member of the Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Sani Abacha, GCFR. It was the Council that was to decide on the fate of General Oladipo Diya, Major General Tajudeeen Olanrewaju...
22 Apr 2021
The sudden death of President Idris Deby Itno of Chad is bad news for Nigeria. For many years, he has been our stanch ally in the fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group
13 Mar 2021
For some time now, Nigeria has been receiving help from abroad based on the repatriation of illegally exported monies by former leaders, especially the late head of state, General Sani Abacha.
25 Dec 2020
Man without Allah. Why my emotions and thoughts muster in my creative bent the subject at hand today of all days is a journalistic or intellectual experience or inspiration I cannot vouch for.
27 Aug 2020
Ambassador Walter Carrington, who died recently at 89, was a man who understood the imperative of American power. He was an African-American who believed he had a mission to Africa.
29 May 2020
He had come to visit my father and had just left the house when he turned back to see my father. Apparently, he had heard the dissenting opinion of Justice Kayode Esho and the thought it was the final decision of the Court.
5 May 2020
The United States has returned another batch of the late General Sani Abacha loot in the sum of $311,797,866.11 to the Federal Government.
21 Feb 2020
The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu. US Department of Justice said Bagudu was involved in corruption with the late Abacha who Transparency International (TI) said may have looted as much as $5 billion…
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.

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44 mins ago
There’s a statement that says, “when the good king rules, there’s joy in the land and when a bad king rules, there’s pain in the land.”
44 mins ago
There is confusion, uncertainty and tension in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it has again postponed the dates for its primaries for the 2023 general election.
55 mins ago
I am proudly Nigerian with German and Scottish heritage. I was born in Nigeria, raised in the United Kingdom, and have lived and worked across four continents.
56 mins ago
Gunshot sounds are increasingly becoming familiar to many residents of Anambra State. As if the trauma that arises from constantly hearing gunshots is not enough, the firers cause arson.
58 mins ago
I started professionally in 2009. I released my first song then titled Jekafo; Philkeyz produced it. Then, we were trying to get ourselves into the industry, but my mother was insistent that I attend school first.