THE NORTHERN NIGERIA DEBACLE

I’m not surprised at the allegations of handing over children to Boko Haram to be used as suicide bombers, levied at the doorstep of parents in Borno state, by the Nigerian military. The military under the much maligned past administration of Goodluck Jonathan expressed as much back then, even to the extent of the then […]

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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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POST HEGIRA (II)

He wasn’t surprised that for the umpteenth time, Shekau appeared in another video after he was said to have been killed, this time even after pictorial evidence was presented by Nigeria’s military authorities, and disputes with Cameroonian counterparts over which of the country’s forces actually did the killing. He however didn’t doubt that the party […]

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POST HEGIRA

Moving to Lagos wasn’t easy for him. Because he had to resume almost less than forty-eight hours after leaving Maiduguri, he decided to head straight for Lagos, after briefly setting eyes on his family sheltering in Abuja at his uncle’s. He assured his wife, that as soon as things got sorted out in Lagos, he […]

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