Femi Macaulay

Owo killings:  Jumping to conclusions
2022/06/13 03:30:13

There has been a lot of talk, and apparently little action; but the situation demands less talk and more action. The ineffectual talk continued as the Federal Government blamed a...

Owo killing

Ransom payment and logic of survival
2022/06/06 04:13:55

It demonstrated the power of money, and reflected the powerlessness of the country’s security system. It was possibly the speediest release of kidnappees that Nigeria has witnessed. The three captives...


Attahiru’s apparition
2022/05/30 04:15:21

A biography and a documentary brought him back to life. The book titled The Man, The Soldier, The Patriot and the film titled Ibrahim Attahiru, A Soldier’s Soldier drew attention not only to...

Late Chief-of-Army-Staff-Attahiru

NDDC after Akpabio’s control
2022/05/16 02:57:15

Good riddance! That may well be the reaction of many Nigerians to Godswill Akpabio’s resignation from President Muhammadu Buhari’s Cabinet to pursue his presidential dream. As Minister of Niger Delta...


Who will rescue train attack captives?
2022/05/02 07:13:44

Born in captivity, the newborn baby girl is the youngest captive of violent characters who attacked a train on the Abuja-Kaduna route on March 28.  She became a captive because...

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Adieu, Alaafin Adeyemi III
2022/04/25 07:01:13

In October 2018, an international conference on “The Alaafin in Yoruba History, Culture, and Political Power Relations” took place in Nigeria.  The organisers said: “In the 17th and 18th centuries, Oyo was the dominant...

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Mubarak Bala: Innocent prisoner
2022/04/11 00:13:25

From detention to incarceration, Mubarak Bala remains a victim of persecution and injustice. His detention for about two years, from April 2020, without charges or trial, was unconscionable persecution. His...

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Amaechi’s monkey business
2022/04/04 20:16:42

In the face of public outrage over the terror attack on a train on the Abuja-Kaduna route on March 28, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi offered a self-righteous defence.  He...

Rotimi Amaechi

Anti-terrorism lessons
2022/03/28 00:10:43

There are fresh lessons for Nigeria on how to fight terrorism by fighting its sponsors, and strengthening anti-terrorism capacity.  The question is whether the country’s authorities are teachable. The US...


Obiano’s troubles
2022/03/21 03:52:29

Was the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, trying to escape when he fell into the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)? Some hours before...

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