Buhari’s Absence and the Return of Sanity to the Polity

Buhari’s Absence and the Return of Sanity to the Polity

By Jude Ndukwe It was one of America’s greatest presidents and renowned world leader, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who said, “In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” Since President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria to continue his medical tourism (nobody should blame me for calling it medical […]

End Edo police extortion

End Edo police extortion

The other day, together with the national leader of police reforms in Nigeria, we went on a human rights fact-finding mission at the Edo State police command. Aside from him, there was another human rights expert from another organisation with us. The catalyst for that mission was that a common thread of brutality and extortion […]

T.B Joshua: Murder In The Church By Fani-Kayode

I have many friends in the intelligence agencies both within Nigeria and outside. I was at Harrow School, Kelly College and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom with many that ended up in M15 and M16 and their sister agencies all over the world and we are friends till today.

T.B Joshua: Murder In The Church By Fani-Kayode

Continuation: I have many friends in the intelligence agencies both within Nigeria and outside. I was at Harrow School, Kelly College and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom with many that ended up in M15 and M16 and their sister agencies all over the world and we are friends till today. Most of them are […]

T.B Joshua: Murder In The Church, By Fani-Kayode

T.B Joshua: Murder In The Church, By Fani-Kayode

Part 1. A few weeks ago I tweeted that I would write an essay about the bombing of a building at Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN). Though I have been writing essays and contributing to the public discourse for over 27 years, I have never received the number of threats […]

Biafra: The story of another call for Nigeria’s break-up

Until the images of empty streets and markets hit pages of newspapers the following day, not many Nigerians had a complete picture of the level of compliance that greeted a sit-at-home order issued to Biafra sympathizers by pro-Biafra groups last Tuesday.

Biafra: The story of another call for Nigeria’s break-up

Until the images of empty streets and markets hit pages of newspapers the following day, not many Nigerians had a complete picture of the level of compliance that greeted a sit-at-home order issued to Biafra sympathizers by pro-Biafra groups last Tuesday. The directive was given by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement […]

Dear Sultan, it is not Islamic Youth Service Corps

Dear Sultan, it is not Islamic Youth Service Corps

By Jude Ndukwe The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Abubakar Sa’ad, is beginning to put himself regularly in the eye of ridicule. His recent pronouncements on national matters are beginning to get neutrals worried if this man is not on a deliberate misadventure of creating confusion, tension and chaos where ordinarily there ought to be […]

Ndi Kanu, Biafra and False Premise – Fani-Kayode

Ndi Kanu, Biafra and False Premise – Fani-Kayode

In a short contribution titled “Biafra Without Our Consent?” which appears to have gone viral on social media, a social commentator wrote as follows: “I think the current generation of ‘Biafrans’ are the most funny people I hve ever seen. How dare you sit in your home or offices and draw your Biafra map and include […]

Goodbye Nigeria, Hello Oduduwa By Fani-Kayode

(Being a verbatim copy/transcript of a speech delivered by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode to the Alajobi Group- the group that wrote "the Yoruba Constitution"- on the occasion of the commemoration of ”June 12”, as published by The News Magazine of 2 July, 2001).

Goodbye Nigeria, Hello Oduduwa By Fani-Kayode

(Being a verbatim copy/transcript of a speech delivered by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode to the Alajobi Group- the group that wrote “the Yoruba Constitution”- on the occasion of the commemoration of ”June 12”, as published by The News Magazine of 2 July, 2001). ”I must commend the vision, strength of character, and the clarity of purpose […]

True Facts About Edo Line Shut Down by Pharez Okpere

I am particularly disgusted and bemused by the lies and outright falsehood originating from members of the APC Edo state, A government that truly care about the welfare and interest of her people will not spew out falsehood and lies daily through her infamous propaganda machinery.

True Facts About Edo Line Shut Down by Pharez Okpere

By Pharez Okpere I read a post yesterday titled: Facts about Edo line shut down by Osakue Aiyebekpen I am particularly disgusted and bemused by the lies and outright falsehood originating from members of the APC Edo state, A government that truly care about the welfare and interest of her people will not spew out […]