The Flag of The Alternate Boko Haram

As the calendar turns, the Nigerian leadership would be wise to contemplate a nagging problem that beset the country in the old year and one that will continue to trouble the nation if not urgently and comprehensively addressed. The question –it's the most important conceivable question of the year 2017 –is:

Gambling With The Lives of The Chibok Girls

After a 'proof of life' video showing scores of Chibok girls emerged yesterday, the Nigerian Army took a rash step that is sure to endanger the lives of the hostages: It declared Dubai-based Nigerian journalist Ahmed Salkida, Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil wanted for supposedly hoarding information on the whereabouts of the world's

Mutiny for Scapegoats

Nigeria entered 2016 with many carryover­s. One of them is a veritable national b­lemish. The gratuitous incarceration of ­66 ’’mutinous’’ Nigerian soldiers. The soldiers were arrested and court-mar­tialed for allegedly weaseling out of th­eir deployment to the frontlines. They p­leaded that they were no wimps. The act ­hyperbolized as the

Understanding Radio Biafra

This is Radio Biafra’s finest hour. From toiling through many years of relative obscurity, striving to provoke the imperturbably apathetic Nigerian government into acknowledging the nuisance of its broadsides, the pest has attained recognition as a viable threat to the existential integrity of Nigeria. It has become the object of