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1 day ago
The level of political dynamism across the Northern part of the country as we count down to the February Presidential election is palpably unprecedented.
21 Dec
First discovered in commercial quantity in Oloibiri in 1956, petroleum crude is at the vortex of Nigeria’s geo-political dynamics, exacerbated by the fact that the economy is dependent on it substantially for its foreign exchange needs. And because the commodity has not translated into meaningful wellbeing of ordinary citizens, it is generally regarded as a…
6 Dec
The official flag off of the long awaited crude oil drilling in the North is a historical landmark that could change the economic landscape in Nigeria if properly managed. Coming 66 years after oil was discovered in the Niger Delta, the development is a laudable and indeed, a good omen to have oil in the North.…
22 Nov
Sir: The Advocacy for Alleged Witches is shocked by the killing of over 20 women for witchcraft by the Islamic jihadist group, Boko Haram, in Borno, northern Nigeria.
2 Nov
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has alerted the public of the possible commencement of the dry season otherwise called the harmattan season in most parts of the north. A release issued by NiMet yesterday indicates that "In the next 24 hours, there are good prospects of dust haze (in moderate horizontal visibility, 2000m - 5000m) over…
3 Jun 2022
I lack words to describe the gruesome murder of Fatima, a pregnant woman and her four children, five commercial bike riders and a suya vendor in Anambra State.
20 Apr 2022
Another figure, seen also as a strong organ in interfaith dialogue programme, coincidentally also bearing the name Shaykh Nuru Lemu, although sounding calm
19 Apr 2022
A few days ago while at our university campus here in Rabat, I heard some shouts outside the premises resembling that of a public demonstration - something quite unusual and often carried out orderly in Morocco...
12 Apr 2022
I vividly recall the good old days when we all gather as a family to eat during meal times, stay outside in the evenings with family and friends to play various local games, with the elders bringing out food from their homes to share with neighbors, when we watch TV as a family at selected…
6 Mar 2022
A founding member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu says President Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation to banish hunger from the country. Okechukwu was reacting to comments by Emir of Katsina, Dr Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, on the increasing rate of poverty in northern Nigeria. Usman, had while receiving the entourage of Arewa…
1 Feb 2022
Since the recent exacerbation of terrorism in northern Nigeria, there have not been serious legal actions to punish the culprits. There should be an emergency court for trying the criminals and immediately convict them.
4 Jan 2022
Thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari, the North is actually healing. Once upon a time, the North was bleeding. But today, the narrative has significantly changed. Who says it isn't.

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