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RESTRUCTURING IS RETURNING TO INDEPENDENCE CONSTITUTION by Chief Olu Falae

You know I am a leader in the South West and at the National convention, I was elected as the leader of the Yoruba delegation. So, I am central to… Read more »

RESTRUCTURING IS RETURNING TO TRUE FEDERALISM PRACTISED IN FIRST REPUBLIC – EDWIN CLARK

What does restructuring mean to you as a leader of the South-South geopolitical zone?======== Restructuring really is nothing but a re-introduction of true federalism, which was practised in the First… Read more »

AREWA YOUTHS CLAIMS: GROUP PETITIONS ACTING PRESIDENT DETAILING THE GENESIS OF NIGERIA CRISIS

Your Excellency Sir, The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diasporahas been drawn to an open letter written by so-called Arewa youths. As… Read more »

THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE NIGERIA CIVIL WAR – American diplomatic dispatches

Secret American diplomatic dispatches, spread over 21,000 pages, provide previously unknown information about the Nigerian Civil War Early in the morning of 1 July 1967, Nigeria’s young head of state,… Read more »

A History of Nigerian Organised Crime’ – Book Review by Mike Ndukwe

Before he died in 2015, the late Professor Stephen Ellis wrote his last book titled ‘This Present Darkness: A History of Nigerian Organised Crime’. Going through this book left me… Read more »

Obasanjo wasted opportunities to make Nigeria great –Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop making provocative statements that distract and discourage Nigerians from facing task of fixing the economy and building… Read more »

Nigeria in crises: It is not about Jonathan or Buhari by Yinka Odumakin

Besides, it is not difficult to forecast that the work of government in Nigeria under a unitary constitution is bound to become unduly complex, inextricably tangled, extremely unwieldy and wasteful,… Read more »

Resource control: Of renewed agitation and entitlement by Ojo_Maduekwe

I was in a male-dominated gathering and as it is with men, the conversation was about politics and one man said and I paraphrase: “Why are the Niger Delta Avengers… Read more »

Obafemi Awolowo: Is history repeating itself?

CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO’S SPEECH JUST BEFORE THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR Every time I think of the deeds and words of this man Awolowo, I cannot but marvel at his wisdom… Read more »

THE ITSEKIRI NATION, OGIAME AND THE LEBENSRAUM BY CHIEF BOBSON GBINIJE

Polymorphous systematization and the orchestration of strategic maneuvering remain cardinal adjuncts and imperative constructs in political engineering processes. The collectivity’s indices are multi-dimensionally structured to the economic, socio-political organic fibre… Read more »