Chibok Girls

Jonathan, Desperation And The Chibok Girls’ Debacle, By Comrade Timi Frank

Jonathan, Desperation And The Chibok Girls’ Debacle, By Comrade Timi Frank
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The stunt pulled that the 219 abducted Chibok girls would soon be released after over six months in Boko Haram captivity may well represent a new phase of desperation by President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Why announce that the Chibok girls will soon be released when they haven’t? Lessons abound on […]

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 […]

How Did We Lose Our Mojo? By Azubuike Ishiekwene

How Did We Lose Our Mojo? By Azubuike Ishiekwene
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The caption was clear but the picture left me confused. Former Borno State governor Modu Sheriff was there. President Idriss Deby of Chad was there. And right in the middle was President Goodluck Jonathan. What were these folks doing together in Ndjamena on Monday? The press reported that President Jonathan had gone to see the […]

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