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Assessing The Security Card In The Nation’s Politics Under President Buhari -By Peter Claver Oparah​

One area the opposition in Nigeria played their ill-fated but desperate politics en route the 2019 general election was security. They played the security card to the hilt in their desperate search for a comeback. Together with their allies in retired army generals, religious leaders, tribal groups, corrupt displaced share reapers, the opposition tried to […]

Coming at a time when the Police Force is struggling so hard to redeem its battered image, and being viewed by the general public as the worse institution of government due incessant extrajudicial killings and other negative vices connected therewith.  We appreciate the efforts of the 8th National Assembly for making sure the laws establishing […]

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Two hundred million pulsating sticks thrash about daily in unending objurgation of the conditions of their green patch yet life continues unhindered by this fearsome lashing. Resigned to the bin that recycles their hope, they reduce in discourse and rhetoric.  2023… Now street talk has begun for the next electoral cycle in Nigeria. Yes, street […]

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I once said if I was asked to proffer a solution to examination malpractice, I would suggest a deschooling society. All the schools in the society will be closed down. I know this is impossible. Why I would suggest that is due to the fact that examination malpractice has become a celebrated crime in Nigeria.  […]

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Nigeria, economically at least, has degenerated severely and irredeemably in my lifetime. Violent crime rates has soared to the zenith, terrorism is higher than anywhere else in the World, the states are flooded with poverty-stricken civilians, inflation is surging at an alarming proportion, foreign debts are pouring in surplus, the conspiracy of oil spills in […]

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With the spate of fatal police shootings of defenceless and armless citizens across the country these days, it has become a sort of illusion for anyone to believe that police are truly citizens’ friends. A lot of deaths recorded daily in Nigeria are the resultant effect of police brutality and extrajudicial killings by reckless officers […]

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar made an unpopular statement during the recent presidential campaign worth a second thought. He said if he was elected president, he would sell off the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), even if it would cost him his life. It didn’t seem that anyone was interested in his life, really. Or […]

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Since SaharaReporters published his succinct piece on fuel subsidy removal three days ago, I have just read Etu Mohammed’s ‘Nigeria Needs To Remove Subsidy in 2019’. I will start by saying that I had wanted to ignore the article given the fact that it follows the same pattern with which many pundits help the ruling […]

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Public affairs analyst, John C. Maxwell,  once echoed that  “The best leaders are readers of people. They have the intuitive ability to understand others by discerning how they feel and recognizing what they sense.” President Muhammadu Buhari is one such archetypal leader whose one unyielding obsession  was Boko Haram insurgency, when he  emerged as Nigeria’s […]

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The number third city worst to live in, in the world, after Dakar and Damascus, according to the 2018, global livability index, as released by the economist unit and world bank, of the cities fit to live in, there were so many bad reasons why Lagos have been adjudged to be among this horrendous statistics […]

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