*BIAXIT* “Biafra” Exit from Nigeria. – Sam Omatseye, In Touch, The Nation newspaper

If we were to follow history, it will be easy to dismiss Nnamdi Kanu, Ben Nwabueze, Uwazuruike, as well as the other cohorts of MASSOB and IPOB. The reason is that they often fail. The secessionist ends in a riotous divorce. Free, proud, but broken. Southern Sudan reels in blood and bile. Eritrea stews in …

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Before and during Jim Crow period this was how America dealt with its black folks. They were hung from the newest tree.

However, after Jim Crow and civil rights fights, they changed the method of execution. They have changed the noose to the gun of the police. They now routinely shoot to kill black men at any perceived infringement of the law including traffic offences and unjustified fear of their own lives. Hence BLACK LIVES MATTERS #BLM. …

This a better contribution to the debate on the structure and governance of Nigeria.

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President Abuja – The Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says the functions of the Federal Government as currently constituted is too big and should be adjusted. He made this assertion in Abuja on Monday during an interview with newsmen. Ekweremadu said that the Federal Government as currently …

How Michael Flynn’s Disdain for Limits Led to a Legal Quagmire By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and DANNY HAKIM

Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, tried to build a lucrative consulting business after he was fired by the military. Instead, he sparked a scandal. Sam Hodgson for The New York Times WASHINGTON — Michael T. Flynn was a man seething and thwarted. In the summer of 2014, after repeatedly clashing with …

The danger of a single story – by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I'm a storyteller. And I would like to tell you a few personal stories about what I like to call "the danger of the single story." I grew up on a university campus in eastern Nigeria. My mother says that I started reading at the age of two, although I think four is probably close …

“I’m going to kill all Muslims” driver of van that ploughed into Muslim worshipers allegedly said

The world woke up early this Monday to the tragic news of another attack that took place in London and, as with the previous two, it was of a van ploughing into innocent passersby. One man is confirmed dead in the attack while eight are in hospital. The suspect who rammed into Muslim worshippers as …