Dogara at 49: Strength of a youth, wisdom of an elder

The morning of Monday, December 26, 2016 was dry and windy, as the north east trade wind visited Abuja, accompanied by a hay of dusty clouds. At about 10 am, I got a call from a close friend and a brother who is also the member representing Adavi/Okehi federal constituency of Kogi state, Hon Muhammed Kabir Ajanah-a scion of the famous Madaki Ajanah More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

A look at the Biafran question beyond Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB

Nigeria is in a state of undeclared with itself. The most populous Black nation on earth is fighting in different fronts. From the Boko Haram insurgency to the scourge of marauding Fulani killer herdsmen and the More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Magu: A case of corruption fighting back?

The confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as substantive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) suffered another debilitating blow with the eventual rejection of his nomination by the Senate. Magu was More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Sectionalism as a threat to national security

Nepotism, tribalism, regionalism, cronyism and religious bigotry; collectively known as sectionalism, is the root of corruption. Sectionalism rewards mediocrity and relegates competent expertise because the yardstick More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Amaechi: The knife that tore the umbrella

Frontline Niger delta region oil producing Rivers state, hosts to leading multi-national oil companies as well as the largest oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria is truly the treasure base of Africa’s second More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

The fall and fall of PDP

The political behemoth known as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, whose chieftains  fondly refer to as the largest political party in Africa; an appellation that is clearly a misnomer, which can best be described More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Brexit, Trump: The new world re-ordered

The world is set to undergo fundamental changes, first with Brexit and secondly and most importantly with a Donald Trump at the White House in quick succession. Throughout the Western world, populism and nationalism More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Boko Haram resurgence; myths and conspiracy fallacies

The insurgency, which has claimed more than 20,000 lives, with a further two million internally displaced persons and crippled the socio-economic life of the people of the Northeast geo-political zone, has often More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

If Trump is anti-Muslim, Hillary is anti-Islam

In what may go down as the greatest upset in America’s electoral history, Republican Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States , in a keenly contested race, in which many pundits did More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Rahama Sadau: Kannywood’s off-screen drama

When an individual’s morality and personal preferences trended in a region more than a tragedy that killed its people on the very day, you know there’s a problem. It’s even more so when this is discussed as More...

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