Opinion: Who is afraid of General Muhammadu Buhari?

By Theophilus Ilevbare The attempt to snuff life out of one of Nigeria’s most revered former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, in a fiendish operation which would have passed for a routine Boko Haram attack if their hand had performed their enterprise, would have thrown Nigeria in turmoil of unimaginable proportions as President Jonathan […]

#BringBackOurGirls: Security forces know their motive – Marilyn

Abuja – Marilyn Ogar, of the Department of State Services (DSS), said the motive of the various groups protesting and mounting pressure on the Federal Government to free the Chibok girls were not genuine. Ogar, spokesperson of DSS stated this on Wednesday while responding to a question at the National Information Centre on whether the […]

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 […]

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