OH BENUE!

I didn’t have a very good last week. the reason is because of the needless, senseless and unending killings in Benue State. After that attack by suspected Fulani Militia on parishioners and priests (one of whom had warned about the presence of Fulani Militiamen in their immediate surroundings in a post he made on Facebook […]

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THE ASABA MASSACRE BOOK-READING

When one of the guests at the book reading I attended the evening of Wednesday the 4th of October at Quintessence, Ikoyi, Lagos, mentioned that his friends dissuaded him from attending because of the present Nigerian government’s unfavorable attitude to discussions or anything pertaining to Nigeria’s civil war, I felt he and his friend might […]

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JANUARY 15TH AND THE NIGERIAN

The fifteenth of January means to Nigerians different things. Officially, it is the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, commemorating that day in 1970 when the Nigeria/Biafra war ended with the surrender of the rebel Biafrans to the Nigerians with the declaration by the then Head Of State, General Yakubu Gowon that there were NO VICTOR, NO […]

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AS TURKEY DOWNS RUSSIAN JET

Sometimes I wonder which side Turkey takes in this war against terrorism in general and the ISLAMIC STATE, ISIS in particular. The shooting down of a Russian fighter jet earlier today, for allegedly violating Turkish airspace came as a huge shock to me, though Turkish authorities claim that several warnings were issued to the pilot […]

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LAFIYA NOT YET DO-LE

One of the major items on which this President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC (All Progressives’ Congress) Federal Government campaigned on (and won the Presidential Election) was Security, and how within a short period they will find the solution to Nigeria’s security challenges should the party win power at the centre. In the dying days of the […]

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9/11

Was it not a few days ago that it was reported that MARCY BORDERS, whose iconic “DUST LADY” picture following the attacks on World Trade Centre in New York by terrorists on September 11, 2001 made headlines worldwide, had died of cancer? Towards the end of her days, she tended to suggest that her cancer […]

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NIGERIA’S FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBER PHENOMENON (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

A few days ago, the BBC reported what many Nigerians have long suspected about the more than two hundred missing girls from a secondary school in CHIBOK, Borno State, for which the hashtag- “#BringBackOurGirls” went viral, when they interviewed some of the women rescued from captivity of the BOKO HARAM Islamic Fundamentalist Group. Some of […]

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