Fighting Terrorism With Amnesty By Theophilus Ilevbare

By Theophilus Ilevbare Never mind the barefaced denial from Dr. Reuben Abati, Presidential Spokesman that the Commander-In-Chief, President Goodluck Jonathan, did not offer the Islamist group, Boko Haram, amnesty. On democracy day, we heard the speech of the Minister of Youth Development, Mr. Boni Haruna, loud and clear, and should anyone be in doubt, here […]

#BringBackOurGirls Campaign And The Evolution Of Hashtag Activism By Theophilus Ilevbare  

By Theophilus Ilevbare Hashtag online activism has continued to prove critics wrong in the amazingly unique way it amplifies disconsolate unheard minority voices, suppressed or subdued by a repressive and despotic government. It draws attention of millions to a horrific story. It gets better when world leaders and celebrities latch onto the hashtag as it […]

Opinion: Oby: Activist by Day, Politician by Night By Uwa Eghomeka

By Uwa Eghomeka   There appears to be a growing trend in this country. As I reflect on the last few weeks in our nation’s history, something about it seems hauntingly familiar, and it’s not merely the apparent unity of the Nigerian people in the face of the heinous kidnapping of our Chibok girls, or […]

Why The North’s Dependence On Oil Revenue Is Festering Terrorism By Theophilus Ilevbare  

By Theophilus Ilevbare The ongoing national conference has been fraught with some very controversial issues one of which is the agitation for control of resources by the delegates from South-South Nigeria pitching them against their Northern compatriots. If the last resource control debate at the confab had lasted for 30 more minutes, insults and fisticuff […]

Opinion:   We are Boko Haram by Fredrick Nwabufo

By Fredrick Nwabufo As the Boko Haram “intifada” continues to transmogrify in monstrosity; upping the ante in barbarism and savagery, more Nigerians, undoubtedly, will be martyred. This is not a prognosis of doom, but a cringing deduction from the exegesis of the terror group. However, this article does not broach Boko Haram’s future killing statistics. […]

Terrorism: Redefining our Approach.

Insurgents and insurgencies have existed throughout world’s history, ebbing and flowing in strategic significance in response to social systems, of which almost every nation have had their share in the course of forging an identity for themselves – and just like them; Our Fatherland Nigeria is not an exception to this blight. Though, ours can […]

JTF bans Thruraya phones in SoE states

The use of thuraya phones in all states under emergency rule have been banned by the Joint Task Force, JTF. This was made known on Wednesday by the Spokesman of the Joint Task Force, Sagir Musa. According to him the ban on thuraya became necessary as military intelligence revealed that terrorist have reportedly resorted to […]

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