February 21, 2019
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OPINION: Buratai as troops ‘Man Friday’

In Nigeria, most leaders often present themselves as the Greek philosopher kings of ancient times. They brandish themselves as all-knowing, and untouchables. They are people who cannot be counseled, and most times elevate themselves in magisterial eminence, cast in the shades of the likes of King Pharaoh. Outside their personal interest, nothing else obsesses the […]
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Army opens road to motorists in Borno, Yobe

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have opened the allegedly closed Maiduguri-Damaturu-Potiskum road to motorists in Borno and Yobe States. Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu announced the opening of 232-kilometre road in a statement released on Wednesday in Maiduguri. According to him, the rumours making rounds that troops have closed the

Shettima’s tears and fear mongering

At a time when an average Nigerian politician appears to have taken courses in film acting and stage performance, the tears shed by Borno state governor, Kashim Ibrahim Shettima when he led the state elders on a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, were suspect. Not even his bawling and cracking voice, when speaking with State […]