Is Boko Haram Powerful Than Nigeria?

Is Boko Haram Powerful Than Nigeria?

Boko haram, the radical Islamist sect in Nigeria is growing more violent with a record number of people killed this year as the Nigeria’s government yet struggles to control the situation. Records show that 770 people have been killed in various attack by the sects this year. sequel to this, year 2012 is the worst […]

I Refuse To Be A Christian

    I know how odd that may seem, especially coming from the guy who’s been ranting about Jesus for a semester, but I’m serious. It’s bizarre, but I’m comfortable leveling with you all. Somewhere between the Facebook ads that entice me to hook up with “hot Christian singles” and the least God-honoring celebrities in […]

Political leader’s brutality: Problem of power-drunk leaders

Political leader’s brutality: Problem of power-drunk leaders

  THE recent reported assault against some citizens by some state governors is worrisome and unbecoming of persons holding such a high position.  Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State, according to media reports, allegedly flogged three members of staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria for denying his community electricity. The governor was said […]

Does Jonathan really deserve a second term?

Does Jonathan really deserve a second term?

In spite of frequent denials, the race for 2015 has begun in earnest. The clandestine and often veiled reference to the politics of a second term beyond 2015, involving the interest and the re-election of the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan, often dismissed as a distraction by the President and his aides, is characteristically breaking out […]

“The Jonathan They Don’t Know” – Reuben Abati

“The Jonathan They Don’t Know” – Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to PresidentGoodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity today released an article in praise of the President. The article which was sent to several newspapers including Guardian took a jibe at the President’s critics, especially those on social media describing them as “the unrelenting, self-appointed activists, the idle and idling, twittering, […]

Why some Northern leaders are traitors, by Ango Abdullahi (1)

…Says ‘We documented OBJ’s anti-North actions’ Prof Ango Abdullahi, an outstanding academic, researcher, agriculturist and former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria between 1979 and 1986, also served as Special Adviser on Food Security to President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2003. Abdullahi, who will be 74 in December, was barely 22 years old […]

Did Mark misfire on Boko Haram?

Senate President David Mark Senator David Mark’s recent warning over Boko Haram bombings may have ignited criticisms from some Nigerians, especially northern leaders, but Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, reports that with his outburst, he has not only set another mark for his assessment as a political leader but has provided a practical way of tackling […]

Economic growth without development

Photo : Okonjo-Iweala •Jonathan Last Sunday, President Goodluck Jonathan assured Nigerians that the country was not broke and that the economy was growing. Jonathan, who spoke on many national issues at the Presidential media chat in Abuja, said the economy was being managed by professionals, assuring Nigerians that the economy was on the right track. […]

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