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ANGO ABDULLAHI, NORTHERN NIGERIAN COLONIAL ECONOMY AND THE NIGER DELTA OIL by Farooq A. Kperogi

In my May 6, 2017 column titled “Top 8 Popular National Lies that Won’t Die in Nigeria,” I called attention to out-and-out historical lies that vast swathes of Nigerians treasure… Read more »

INJUSTICE IN NIGERIA, FUELING INSTABILITY: LET’S SET RECORDS STRAIGHT by Ann-Kio Briggs

Out of the total of 360 House of Reps members, the entire South has 169, while the North has 191. Here is the breakdown: South East Imo 10 Reps Abia… Read more »

NIGER DELTA: “We have made mistakes. I apologise for the collective negligence and leadership failure” Gowon

Yakubu Gowon, former military head of state of Nigeria, has apologised to Niger Delta communities for the neglect they have suffered in the hands of the successive governments. Gowon, who… Read more »

Niger Delta: Now the most polluted place on earth, oil has done more harm than good – Nmimmo Bassey

Nnimmo Bassey, a renowned environmental justice advocate is the Director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation, an ecological think tank and advocacy organisation. He also chaired Friends of the… Read more »

Break Free from Fossil Fuels: Mass Actions in Nigeria Take Centre Stage

In December 2015, several years of vigorous and intense campaigns by thousands of climate activists across all the continents of the world, resulted in the Paris Climate Agreement, a deal… Read more »

President Buhari inadvertently exposes why the Fulanis would die to ensure a united Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, May 9, 2016 lashed out at agitators for a break-up of the South East from the federation in the name Biafra. He said his administration… Read more »

Niger Delta: Imperative of intellectual militancy

Bobson Gbinije: “The fact that man knows right from wrong Proves his intellectual superiority to the Other creatures; but the fact that he can Do wrong proves his moral inferiority… Read more »