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Boko Haram Ceasefire Agreement: A Step Towards Victory, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Boko Haram Ceasefire Agreement: A Step Towards Victory, By Femi Fani-Kayode
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The good news is that a ceasefire has been announced between the Federal Government and Boko Haram and the girls may well be released very soon. This came as a consequence of the fact that the Nigerian military finally managed to acquire the weapons that they so badly needed to fight Boko Haram and, having […]

How To Be Human, By Funmi Iyanda

How To Be Human, By Funmi Iyanda
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He was a butcher or was he a farmer or a blacksmith? I no longer remember, it’s been too many moons, but l do remember other things about him rather well. He was a middle aged Muslim Yoruba man, my grandfather’s neighbour in Oyo. I don’t remember his name, we called him Baba “abara bi […]

Obasanjo Would Have Rescued Our Chibok Girls, Says Senator Ndume

Obasanjo Would Have Rescued Our Chibok Girls, Says Senator Ndume
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Senator Ali Ndume has expressed regret for not championing former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s third term bid, as his government would have facilitated the rescue of the 219 Chibok girls abducted by the Boko Haram sect on April 14, 2014. Ndume, who was speaking during the usual sitting protest of the #BringBackOurGirls group, lamented that the […]

When Commonsense Takes A Stroll From The Corridors Of Power, By Ayobami Oyalowo

When Commonsense Takes A Stroll From The Corridors Of Power, By Ayobami Oyalowo
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What is commonsense? That which attracts the least opposition; that which brings most agreeable and worthy results” – E.W.Howe Apparently, Nigeria has come full cycle. Or what else do we call what we’ve been experiencing lately? To say President Jonathan is a disappointment is rehashing old tunes. What makes it all the more painful to […]

Wages Of Impunity, By Wole Soyinka

Wages Of Impunity, By Wole Soyinka
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The dancing obscenity of Shekau and his gang of psychopaths and child abductors, taunting the world, mocking the BRING BACK OUR GIRLS campaign on internet, finally met its match in Nigeria to inaugurate the week of September 11 – most appropriately. Shekau’s danse macabre was surpassed by the unfurling of a political campaign banner that […]

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