Opinion

Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room

By Reuben Abati Mrs Aisha M. Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, is probably the most loved person in Nigeria today, especially by critics ...

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Cattle colonisation!

By Emeka Omeihe Outrage over federal government’s proposal to set up cattle colonies in states is not entirely unexpected. Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh who ...

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Better life for cows

By Gbenga Omotosho Nobody saw it coming. Not the army of necromancers parading themselves as guardians of human destiny. Nor the soothsayers predicting all that ...

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The season of recanting

By Reuben Abati “I wish I could travel to the US right now” “Why? Why not wait till summer time?” “No, I feel like going ...

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In search of a Nigerian President for 2019

By Muhammad Ajah   Nigerians, in population of nearly two hundred million, are preparing for another political evolution to have a President to take care ...

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Imo under Okorocha: A tragedy foretold!

By Oma Djebah Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state continues to attract unnecessary attention to himself and ridicule to the country for wrong reasons. His ...

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Impunity repeating itself again

By Wole Soyinka It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonizingly short span of time. How often ...

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Buhari: Between yesterday and tomorrow

By Reuben Abati I wrote the following piece, presented in italics, shortly after the postponement of the 2015 Presidential elections. It is important that the ...

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Buhari and the two blind men

By Azu Ishiekwene Something curiouser than the perennial fuel shortage emerged last week. President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message was the clearest indication yet that ...

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Liberia: The rise of George Weah

By Reuben Abati George Weah’s emergence as Liberia’s President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a number of reasons. ...

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