Opinion

Coronavirus: Like A Thief In The Night…

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 Who ever imagined that we can all be treated as equal and same-same, as they say? Philosophers of all ages propounded the theory; wars and revolutions were made to actualize it; and the law, in fact, espouses it but, in real terms it[…]

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COVID 19: Borno Deputy Gov. Raises Alarm Over Plight Of IDPs

“Nigeria’s IDPs and the growing spread of coronavirus: What can we do differently?” By Umar Usman  Kadafur, Borno State Deputy Governor.  If the best way to prevent the spread of coronavirus is for people to stay at home, what do we do about Nigeria’s Internally Displaced Persons who have no[…]

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Sanusi: A White-washed Sepulchre?

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 The title above reminded me of a piece I wrote sometime in August 2005 on that year’s students’ unrest at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye and the “White Paper” by Gov. Gbenga Daniel on the findings of the commission of inquiry his government[…]

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President Buhari And Lt. Gen Buratai

By Abubakar Tsav The world is replete with very many tinges of experiences. A man’s bad deeds lives long after his demise, but his good deeds are interred with his bones.  President Muhammadu Buhari accepted the burden of leading Nigeria at a time in its history every aspect of existence[…]

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Like Ese Oruru, Like Lamido Sanusi

By Ayo Lijadu irisaypro@yahoo.co.uk  08033262809 “The kidnapping of Ese Rita Oruru, the youngest child of Charles Oruru and Rose Oruru, occurred on 12 August 2015 at her mother’s shop in Yenagoa local government area, Bayelsa State. Ese, who was 13 years old at the time, was abducted by a man[…]

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Sanusi And 2023 Conspiracy Theories…

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058  Seeing the fate that last week befell the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi,  must thank his stars for escaping a similar treatment weeks’ ago. The suspension for six months slapped on him by the Osun[…]

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COVID19: An Irregular Migrant

By Khadijah Bamalli Migration has been loosely described as movement from one point to another. But such movement whether  regular or irregular in tune with modern day parlance, must be focussed and purposeful. Recent global event has however redefined the concept of migration in terms of the diasporic nature of[…]

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