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After Daura’s sacking, what next?

After Daura’s sacking, what next?

Niran Adedokun (nadedokun@gmail.com) While the remote and immediate causes for last week’s decisive sacking of Mr Lawal Daura as the Director-General of the Department of State Services remain a guess, it is unarguably the most inspiring action by the Muhammadu Buhari administration in a long while. And following it up this Tuesday with the literal […] …

Open letter to President Buhari

Open letter to President Buhari

Kennedy Akaolisah I write to you with the highest sense of humility and respect for your exalted office. Lack of democratic ethos is now the blight of your presidency. Nigerians voted for social democracy, democratic ethos, strong institutions to power the “Change” you vowed to give to us. Nigerians didn’t vote for blame game, which […] …

Is NBC running MURIC’s jihad?

Is NBC running MURIC’s jihad?

Abimbola Adelakun One should be circumspect and not dismiss the boast of the Executive Director of Muslim Rights Concern, Prof Ishaq Akintola, who claimed they used the National Broadcasting Commission to ambush artiste Falz, and get his song banned. In a previous episode, Akintola had demanded that Falz’s song, This is Nigeria, be withdrawn from […] …

Reuben Abati: Dauragate & The Shame Of A Nation

Nnamdi Kanu violated bail conditions by addressing huge rallies arrest him, Arewa youths to Osinbajo

The week that just passed will for long be remembered as perhaps the most momentous week in the history of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015. Exactly a week ago, officers of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), acting under the instructions of their boss at the time, Lawal Daura, wearing hoods, stormed the […]
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So who ordered Benue House invasion?

So who ordered Benue House invasion?

Azuka Onwuka Nigeria’s democracy once more came under threat last week (August 7) with the invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the intelligence unit known by the euphemistic name: the Department of State Services. The DSS operatives blocked the National Assembly complex early Tuesday morning, masked and armed, preventing legislators, workers and visitors […] …

Defection: Why denialism won’t salvage APC

Defection: Why denialism won’t salvage APC

Ademola Adesola Whatever its surface dissembling and false display of calmness at this time when members are jumping off its distressed ship, the underneath reality is that there is a burning hell in the belly of the ruling All Progressives Congress. From the time this Special Project Platform masquerading as a political party took the […] …

Civility has its rewards

Civility has its rewards

By ‘Lekan Alabi Today, Sunday, 12th August, 2018, it is 40 years, God willing, that Chief (Mrs.) Adetokunbo Mojirade Alabi (nee Laditan of Ilaro, Ogun State of Nigeria) and my humble self, Oloye ‘Lekan Alabi, Agba Akin Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oyo State of Nigeria and the first Cultural Ambassador of the National Museum and Monument, […] …

Gangs as political parties

Gangs as political parties

Sonala Olumhense I commend acting President Yemi Osinbajo for finding the courage to fire the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, over last week’s attempted coup in the National Assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari was on “vacation” when the events unfolded, but it is quite clear he would never have fired Daura, a […] …

Nigerian politicians as kalo kalo players

Nigerian politicians as kalo kalo players

Joel Nwokeoma Life in most towns and villages in Igboland and all of the former Eastern Region shortly after the civil war in 1970 was understandably a tough one. It was hellish and brutish, but not short and cruel in the full definition of the state of nature by Thomas Hobbes. This was not unexpected […] …

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