This odium on the eve of Ramadan…

Late Thursday last week, June 2, 2016, Nigeria was greeted with news of the killing of a septuagenarian petty trader at the Kofar Wambai market in Kano. The seventy-five year-old woman, Mrs Bridget Agbahime, was reportedly stoned to death by some Muslims on the allegation that she blasphemed the holy prophet of Islam. What has become the plausible narrative More...

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By - On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Buhari and me (2)

Last week we had to stand down the continuation of this interview I had with the President-elect way back in 2010 on my now rested radio show in Kaduna when he was gearing for the 2011 election. We now continue More...

By - On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Now that it’s Buhari…

Last week, Thursday, December 11, 2014, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in her primaries elected Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) as her presidential candidate. In my piece of last week, I did look at the five aspirants More...

By - On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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With Jonathan’s hat in the ring

Last week, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, President Goodluck Jonathan officially declared to run for president in the oncoming 2015 general elections for a second tenure, or third, depending on who is speaking. In More...

By - On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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What do they want with Nigeria?

Oga Peter walked into the common room and slumped into the expansive three-seater sofa. He didn’t say a word to anybody; quite unlike him. He just buried his face into his palms and stayed like that. We did not More...

By - On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Ebola Victory: A metaphor of the Nigerian spirit

Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely. – Adlai Stevenson On Monday, October 20, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared Nigeria Ebola-free. This is after having gone a whooping More...

By - On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Religion and the Manipulation of politics in Nigeria

Rev Fr Anthony Zakka Nigeria seems quite a religious society. Religion is very deeply enshrined in this country. And often it takes quite conservative, sometimes violent forms. What your thoughts on religion in More...

By - On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Merits and demerits of the 2014 national confab

By Rev Fr Tony Labbi Zakka Introduction Since the early days of the Jonathan administration, calls have been made by eminent Nigerians for a national conference which would be a platform for Nigerians to iron-out More...

By - On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Merits and demerits of the 2014 national confab

By Rev Fr Tony Labbi Zakka Since the early days of the Jonathan administration, calls have been made by eminent Nigerians for a national conference which would be a platform for Nigerians to iron-out their existing More...

By - On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Let’s buy back Nigeria from the British!

When I learnt that Nigeria was bought from the Royal Niger Company for £865,000 in 1900, a lot of ‘coincidences’ started making sense. The British government bought this large piece of land for business and More...

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