Osinbajo committee and Fulani herdsmen terrorism by Olubode Olusesan

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THE Federal Government finally roused itself from its tepid, partisan response to the orgy of killings and arson by Fulani militia late in January by empanelling a committee of 10, headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. With nine state governors on board, it is expected to address the lingering problem of frequent attacks by Fulani herdsmen …

Documentary Reveals Fight Against Boko Haram and Nigerians’ Resilience – VOA (Video)

A new Voice of America documentary delivers an unprecedented examination of the terror group Boko Haram and the people who are fighting back. Mostly known in the West for its abduction and continued captivity of young school girls, the group has terrorized and killed Nigerians for more than a decade. Narrated by award-winning British-Nigerian actor …

100 Years after the Invasion of Benin Reflection By Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN)

The Year 1997 is the centenary of the conquest for the Great kingdom of Benin by the British. It is significant historical event for the black race everywhere. It was a great event which must be revisited and interpreted correctly. The British have been, understandably, economical with the truth about that momentous event. The kingdom …

EFCC, AGF rift denting Buhari’s anti-graft war – Punch Editorial Board

A rift between two top government institutions is threatening to sink President Muhammadu Buhari’s crusade against corruption. Specifically, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation are at war over the procedure for the prosecution of high-profile corruption cases. While they are wrangling, corrupt elements in the society …

Vacancy By Pius Adesanmi

Wole Soyinka's work as a teacher of his nation and people in the last seven decades can be summed up in one word: transcendence. His entire envisioning of Nigeria – for which he has suffered persecution, deprivation, abuse, insults and other unspeakable forms of punishment – is reducible to transcendence. The tragedy of Nigeria is …