RETHINKING NIGERIA’S WAR AGAINST BOKO HARAM

I found today’s news headlines quite disturbing. Not because it is a strange occurrence that was reported, it is moreso because this occurrence though strange and unusual in the scale of brutality has become accepted as norm in today’s Nigeria. It is the killing of 29 (42 according to the Associated Press, AP) students and […]

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EROS

She’s so beautiful. Her smile reminds me of the little mermaids’. Age only seemed to make her even prettier. She appears to have realized that she gets ugly only when she attempts to aid her beauty. She’s not just an embodiment of beauty, she’s brains and in experiencing the vagaries of life, She’s come out […]

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NIGERIA’S POWER SECTOR DEMONS

One would’ve thought that with the privatization of the power sector which took effect from the 1st of October 2013, things will begin to look up for Nigerians in terms of amount of electricity generated, transmitted and distributed, just like we witnessed with the telecommunications sector. On that day, the Behemoth that was the Power […]

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NIGERIA: THE ROAD TO CENTENARY (6)

My friend, Tony Uba was at the National Museum, Onikan in Lagos yesterday to see the main attraction there. Incidentally, yesterday was the 38th Anniversary of the Assassination of Nigeria’s most loved Head Of State (I stand to be corrected though), probably the only one so loved across the various divides that make up the […]

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NIGERIA: THE ROAD TO CENTENARY (5)

Though General Gowon declared at the end of the War, that there was ‘No Victor, No Vanquished’, there was little on the ground to show for it. Immediately after the war a stipend of £20 was given to Easterners to put their lives back on track. This was regardless of how much they had and/or […]

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