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By ABBA MAHMOOD -- This column had respectfully advised President Buhari on various national and international issues. The last such was the call on him to not contest for the presidency in 2019. Immediately after...

Maiduguri, 9 May 2018 – Governors from countries in the Lake Chad Basin gathered in Maiduguri, the epicentre of the Boko Haram crisis, in Borno State of Nigeria, to discuss and agree on a...

The German economist, Karl Marx, who TIME magazine named as its "Person of the Millennium" at the beginning of this century was born on May 5, 1818. On his birth anniversary, many writers from around...

By LAOLU AKANDE – We have read reports attributed to “a media office of former President Goodluck Jonathan”. It is clear from the foul language of the authors that the statement could not have come...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- A reliable source has told me what he believes is the reason the National Assembly has yet to pass the 2018 budget. Our lawmakers, he said, have been expecting chunks of...

In Nigeria, it’s one week one big trouble. Yesterday, terrorists struck at Mubi, Adamawa State, killing as many as 30 and wounding over 50, according to eyewitnesses. Last week, gunmen killed dozens too and wounded...

Thick smoke covered a part of the headquarters of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Central Business District, Abuja, Tuesday evening. The smoke was noticed about 6pm, and there were initial speculations that fire was...

President Donald Trump of the United States has told President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria that his country will not accept the killing of Christians. The American leader said this while playing host to his Nigerian...

-- News Analysis – Who threw an improvised explosive device (IED) into the country home of Chief John Nnia Nwodo at Ukehe in Igbo-Etiti LGA of Enugu State this Sunday morning? The criminal(s) struck about...

Photo: The writer Hassan   By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN -- The travails of Senator Dino Melaye don't surprise anyone. As a matter of fact, it was always a question of WHEN and HOW. Aside from being...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Many have held their breath since penultimate week when the US, Britain and France bombed facilities allegedly housing chemical weapons in Syria, and Russia promised there would be consequences for that...

A report from Kaduna State Saturday evening says that armed bandits “this afternoon stormed Janruwa community in Maganda District in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State, killing at least 40 people, mostly local...

Following a reported reprisal killing of Muslims and burning of two mosques in Benue State on Thursday, Aso Rock has issued a second press release in four days urging Benue people to not play...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- On Wednesday, April 18, some alleged thugs walked into the Senate chambers, seized the mace, the symbol of authority of the Senate, walked out, entered a vehicle and drove out of...

* Enugu govt. moves to protect, exploit site; to recruit 1000 youths * For the past 40 years, white people and black people have been visiting “Otobo Ugwu", Dunoka, Lejja, Nsukka LGA of Enugu State,...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Long before the emergence of Al-Qaeda or its forerunners, there existed tiny creatures terrorising the whole of Africa and some other parts of the world: mosquitoes. Those who declared a “war...

Commonwealth countries have unanimously committed to take action on cybersecurity between now and 2020, following a landmark declaration. In a major announcement at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the 53 leaders agreed to work...

--President gets replies -- Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday in London, painted the youth of his country black. At the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, he said a lot of Nigerian youths have not been...

The President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation has issued a letter appointing Lagos lawyer Festus Keyamo its director, strategic communications. The letter dated April 16, 2018, was signed by the Campaign’s director-general and transportation minister Rotimi...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Just last Sunday I resolved to resume this column after reading about a quarrel between Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore and Nigeria’s communication minister Adebayo Shittu during a radio programme. Sowore...

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