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Africa’s Future Lies in Trade Not in Aid! -By Ben MurrayBruce

  Typically in most nations, people make money in the private sector and then go into politics, but in Nigeria the reverse is the case. People go into politics to make money. I observer this trend as a businessman in the private sector and I went into politics to change it. Before I could change […]

  Since 2009 over a hundred small Island Developing States, Least developed countries and many others have been calling for limiting global temperature rise to below 1.50C above pre-industrial levels. Placing the 1.50C limit alongside the legally binding goal to hold global temperatures well below 20C above the pre-industrial levels in the Paris Agreement was […]

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  This matter of domestic violence is one I’ll never understand. Except one is in a forced marriage, they once liked someone before accepting marry and live with them. If therefore the thing isn’t working why not simply part ways and live happily ever after, than act as beasts? The other part I don’t understand […]

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  A coalition of political parties in Catalonia, Spain, backed by the regional government on Tuesday, July 3, 2017, introduced a bill for a referendum on independence in October. The bill provides for a declaration of independence within 48 hours if the “Yes’ votes win, or an early election to form a new regional government […]

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Nigeria’s Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, was in South Africa not long ago. He met with his counterpart out there. Both signed agreements and talked about cooperation. They mentioned assistance to deal with their respective military weaknesses and consolidate strengths. The air power capability demonstration held by the South African Air Force […]

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  The all-powerful United States of America (USA) is a bundle of contradictions. It goofs so childishly and owes no one any apology. It is sensitive and alive in protecting the dignity of nationals of other countries in the globe, but in the haze pathetically forget in extending same to their own citizens. They do […]

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  Unsurprisingly, there’s been a plethora of female reactions to the recent thread of domestic abuse but what many have failed to do is to give a proper account of this act of violence. Being domestically violated doesn’t just mean getting hit; it might be emotional,verbal, psychological, financial abuse or the prominent one which is […]

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Amnesty Int’l And Nigerian Army’s Exonerative Stamp -By Uche John Madu

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  To assert that the entire world is astounded with the exceptional performance of the Nigerian Army in quenching the conflagration of the deadly Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in Nigeria is an understatement. It’s a torn in the flesh for the whole world and remains an unresolved mystery in most parts of the world, despite […]

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There Was a Country Called Libya -By Owei Lakemfa

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  Saif al-Islam Ghaddafi, P.hD, London School of Economics, and the best known son of Muammar Ghaddafi was set free this week. He had been detained for six years since November 19, 2011 when, following the Libyan ‘Civil War’, he was captured by the Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, while attempting to flee to Niger Republic. […]

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A Rejoinder: UK Court Mocks Ibori, Awards Him £1 Damages For Unlawful Detention -By Dotun Oloko

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  When I read the comments made by some of the readers of the Sahara Reporters article on Ibori’s £1 award from the UK court, I noted with interest that most of the commentators were jubilant about Ibori’s perceived ill-treatment by the UK court. However, while it is understandable that many Nigerians took pleasure from […]

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