Opinion

Nigeria, how did we get here?

As a young Nigerian who has lived to see politics in our country go from average to worse with regard to good governance, I felt ...

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Rivers State and the emerging politics of 2019

The politics of Rivers State has been uneasy one since Nyesom Wike, an Ikwerre from Rumuepirikom, took over as governor from Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, an ...

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Baba, Maina, Idris and other stories

By Reuben Abati   “I hear say our Sai Baba don return from Turkey” “Did you hope that he would stay there permanently? He went for ...

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Is Buhari truly fighting corruption?

By Azuka Onwuka President Muhammadu Buhari campaigned on the platform that he would crush corruption. It was portrayed that corruption was the nation’s biggest problem, ...

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Deconstructing Delta LG polls

By Jerome-Mario Utomi The sleepy political landscape of Delta State has very recently become a beehive of activity. This development, however, should not be a ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi’s major breakthrough in investment drive

By Louis Amoke Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration in a recent business engagement with a Chinese Investment Company, Lion Business Park Limited, recorded a major breakthrough ...

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Punch Newspaper – When a pen becomes a piper

ByTemisan Jackson The saying goes that the pen is mightier than the sword; but those must be pens that scribble in alignment with the ethos ...

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Anne Nnenna Nnaji: Call me a woman!

By Omoniyi Ibietan ‘Call me Woman’ is the title of an autobiographical work by Ellen Kuzwayo, one of the noblest of South African women who ...

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The parable of the terrorist, the zoo keeper and the python

By Adiele Ephraim DISCLAIMER: The story you are about to read is a work of fiction. Any resemblance between the characters in this story and ...

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Northerners trust Buhari, they don’t believe in Atiku – Bolaji Akinyemi

A professor of political science and former Minister of External Affairs, Bolaji Akinyemi, speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s agitation, how Buhari can save Nigeria from collapse and ...

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