Category: Opinion

Insecurity in Nigeria: We need to join hands and share what will calm nerves

By Alhaji Bashir Tofa The clouds of war are gathering with blood sucking gods that follow the perching of vultures. Vultures from Europe, vultures from England, vultures from Asia, yes, vultures from America that deal on arms. With eyes constantly fixed on any trouble spot in the world. They’re are hopefully praying to extend their … Continue reading Insecurity in Nigeria: We need to join hands and share what will calm nerves

Urgent call to FG to be open to criticism in addressing pervading insecurity in Nigeria

Urgent call to FG to be open to criticism in addressing pervading insecurity in Nigeria

CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE Of NIGERIA To: THE GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF NIGERIA URGENT CALL TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO BE OPEN TO CRITICISM IN ADDRESSING THE PERVADING INSECURITY INNIGERIA On behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, I greet all Nigerians. at home and in the diaspora. Thank you all for your patience regarding … Continue reading Urgent call to FG to be open to criticism in addressing pervading insecurity in Nigeria

Father Ejike Mbaka And The Bishop of Enugu Diocese

The many persistent sad events unfolding in Nigeria particularly this year has reminded me of the famous Igbo saying, “Chi fo, anu ozo,” (Day break brings breaking news). In Igboland, “Chi fo anu ozo” indicates two things: one, all is not well with the society; two, what is harming the society is multiplying and doubling … Continue reading Father Ejike Mbaka And The Bishop of Enugu Diocese

Stop blaming the Media for intolerable insecurity in Nigeria

Stop blaming the Media for intolerable insecurity in Nigeria

Stop Blaming The Media For The Nocturnal Activities And killing Sprees Caused by Mytte Allah And President Mohammed Buhari Administration: A Rejoinder To Ahmed Kedira Rhetorics On Negative Media Reporting On The Precarious Security Situation in Nigeria, By David Adenekan. To start with, the recent Kedira Ahmed's audio clip may be a nice piece to … Continue reading Stop blaming the Media for intolerable insecurity in Nigeria

Definition of Religion

            By Chris Odinaka Nwedo The origin of the word "religion" has been a highly controversial subject from early times. Not even today is it a closed question. Collaborating the facts of this complexity, St. Augustine noted that most of us know perfectly well what religion is - until someone asks us to define it. … Continue reading Definition of Religion

My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

By Farooq A. Kperogi In the last few months, I’ve noticeably scaled down the frequency and intensity of my social media involvement with Nigeria, and scores of people have reached out to ask why. The short answer is that I am suffering from a psychological phenomenon called outrage fatigue. Late African-American civil rights activist Fannie … Continue reading My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

Guns, Blood and Nigeria’s Borderless International Borders

Guns, Blood and Nigeria’s Borderless International Borders

By Kayode Ogundamisi In 2008 the research topic for my 2nd Masters programme was titled "International Small Arms Regime And The State:" The focus was on Africa and Nigeria. Professor Peter Gowan had pulled me to his office and said "Do you really want to do it?" I told him I suspected Nigeria was going … Continue reading Guns, Blood and Nigeria’s Borderless International Borders