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News Analysis: Big blow on Nigeria’s military

•Nigerian soldiers on an operation

By Bayo Onanuga Skeptics of Nigeria’s military campaign against the murderous Boko Haram gunmen in Nigeria’s northeast now have a smoking gun to prove that all is not well with the campaign. Almost daily, Nigeria’s military authorities issue one bulletin after the other about their triumphs against the insurgents; the massive killings they have achieved, […]

Nigerian Rebasing And The Making Of A Phantom Economy


By Peter Claver Oparah And so storm tossed and weather beaten Nigerians woke up on Saturday, 5 April to hear from the figure crunchers that people her so-called economic bureaucracy that it is the biggest economy in Africa, the 26th biggest in the whole wide world (as my little kids are wont to put it). […]

Nyanya: We Better Wake Up Or Die Where We Lie


By Henry C. Onyema I do not know what to say or write here that will make sense. In other terrorism-infested climes, an attack like the one at Nyanya will not be taken lying low. This is because it is a hit at the heart of the country: Abuja. Elsewhere, I have asked: what is […]

Insecurity And Structural Injustice In Nigeria


By Femi G. Oguntoyinbo I was disheartened to read about the 17-year old boy who was beaten to death by officials of Enugu Waste Management Agency. I felt depressed, not only because of the murder of the poor, innocent boy, but because of the criminal negligence and insensitivity to the plight of the masses by […]

Lagos, Ehingbeti And Accelerated Power Delivery


By Tayo Ogunbiyi In the words of Harvey Firestone, foremost American Business man, “Capital isn’t so important in business. Experience isn’t so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn’t any limit to what you can do […]

Musiliu Obanikoro Endangers The Nigerian Army


By Joe Igbokwe The only reason why the former Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, former President of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashivili, the leader of Dubai Mohammed Bin Rashid Maktoum and the President of Botswana, Ian Khama stand out as successful leaders of their respective countries today is not only because they had or have […]

Tackling Gender-Based Violence


By Bilikis Bakare According to the United Nations, gender-based violence, interchangeably used with Violence Against Women or at times domestic violence, is any act of violence that results in or is likely to result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women/young girls, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of […]

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