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You had boasted that you will deal with any invading force from Abuja. You also said it would be “Biafra or Death”. But when death came calling in the shape of Operation Python Dance II, your enemies insisted that you should have waited. Don’t mind Read more

Reuben ABATI

The Nigerian military has messed up Operation Python Dance II in the South East conceptually and operationally, and the attendant arrogance does not serve the Nigerian state well. Read more

Reuben ABATI

The most discussed subject in Nigeria today is what is called “restructuring” and indeed so popular is this subject that it has attracted the attention of roadside commentators, the bright, the not-so-bright, the mischievous and the outrightly Read more

Reuben ABATI

On the 30th of May, 2017, the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Biafran Independence Movement (BIM) issued a stay at home directive to all Nigerians of Igbo extraction. The directive, according to reports, was issued on three inter-related Read more

Opinion

Fifty years after the civil war ended, Igbos do not yet feel a sense of belonging, acceptance or safety in the Federation called Nigeria. The sad part is that this belief is shared not just by the generation that witnessed the war and its deadly Read more

Reuben ABATI

A book should not be judged by its cover, nor should the holiness of a man of God be judged by the resplendency of his robe. So hear me out and do not judge what I am about to say by the title. I am talking about THIS present Nigeria, not the Nigeria Read more

Opinion

It is sad that many Nigerians today talk glibly about the possibility of a coup or of military intervention in politics. They make it seem as if this democracy is something we can exchange for something else. We need to be reminded, as we celebrate Read more

Reuben ABATI

Government conveniently ignores the fact that January 15 is also the date of the first coup d'état in our country. It is 50 years today since that incident. And it is most unlikely that the Federal Government will devote much attention to Read more

Reuben ABATI

Ben Okafor is a unique musician who makes roots reggae music and bridges an artistic gap between Jamaican reggae, Afro-pop and UK folk. He has shared a stage with popular music giants like Cliff Richard, Van Morrison and Billy Bragg and has been Read more

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