Tag: war

Op-Ed EditorNovember 18, 2014

A retired General talks about the war in the North-East : This is how to win

by G.B.E Onwuneme The Nigerian Armed Forces, in particular, the Nigeria Army, have distinguished themselves right from Independence, in terms ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 15, 2014

Brace-up and declare total war on #BokoHaram – ACF tells Federal government

by James Sambo The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF has urged the Federal Government to declare a total war on the terrorist Boko ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

15 Soldiers get 4-years jail sentence for refusing to fight Boko Haram

by James Sambo No fewer than fifteen soldiers who refused orders to report at the war front in Adamawa State have faced a ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 17, 2014

Opinion: Was Benjamin Adekunle an Igbo hater?

by Henry Onyeama The death of Brigadier Benjamin Adekunle, the GOC of the Third Marine Commando Division during Nigeria’s civil ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 6, 2014

Max Siollun: Was Ojukwu a hero or villian? (Y! History)

by Max Siollun Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu is a man that evokes conflicting emotions. To some he is a born leader and ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 5, 2014

Tunde Leye: #BokoHaram-Dear Propagandists, propaganda doesn’t win wars

by Tunde Leye During World War Two, the British Army was very secretive about how things were going at the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 3, 2014

#DailyNewsVlog on Chxta’s corner: Boko Haram’s siege of Bama

Today’s talk is anchored by Tega Onojaife, yes, the sports lady. We are talking about the ongoing Battle for Bama, ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 25, 2014

Opinion: Boko Haram- Why a new approach is necessary

by Jibrin Ibrahim The last straw was the announcement yesterday by Abubakar Shekau that Gwoza has been incorporated into the ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 12, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Oh war, may the heavens punish you! (POETRY)

by Soyombo Ayomikun We maim children.  Raping all women on site. We set ablaze. We tear apart 1.You’ve turned us Into animals Causing ...

July 11, 2014

Our army is not listening – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze     The thing is that the army isn’t listening. Rather, they are fighting back. On the ...

July 1, 2014

Deji Adeyanju: Boko Haram in the mind of Ex Niger-Delta militants – A case study of Asari Dokubo

by Prince Deji Adeyanju In summary what is in the mind of every Niger Delta militant either it be Dokubo ...

June 26, 2014

War against fake drugs: 63 illegal pharmacies shut down in Ogun

by Zara Mustapha About 63 illegal pharmacies have been shut down by the Ogun state government across the state in the ...

June 6, 2014

Perry Brimah: Is Pres. Jonathan clueless or miscalculated?

by Perry Brimah Is it possible that Nigeria’s president has a plan to undermine the capacity of Nigeria to defend ...

June 2, 2014

Opinion: Why we must declare war on greed

by Osamwonyi Gabriel It wouldn’t take long to transform Nigeria to a 21st Century Eden, if we exorcise greed from our ...

May 30, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria is at war

by Okey Ndibe Since Nigeria is at war, it behoves Mr. Jonathan—who must have access to more information than the ...

May 29, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode: The power of a woman

by Femi Fani-Kayode   A great king with a great army can overrun nations and yet can be mastered and ...

May 27, 2014

Tunde Leye: Mr. President, lead and inspire us! (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye Mr. President sir, lead and inspire us. This cannot be too much to ask, considering the financial ...

March 26, 2014

Okey Ndibe: Abba Moro and the war on the poor

by Okey Ndibe There are millions of desperate, unemployed and angry youths in every space in Nigeria. Sooner or later, ...

March 20, 2014

Opinion: To succeed against Boko Haram, we must plan for a long war (Part 1)

by Muktar Usman-Janguza This emerging stalemate whereby the army and the civilian JTF control the regional capitals while BH dominates ...

March 9, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode: The power of passion and the spirit of war

by Femi Fani-Kayode All these unseen things inspire. They stir the spirit and move the soul. They breath and bleed ...

March 3, 2014

Opinion: How the Boko Haram war should be fought

by Jibrin Ibrahim I am writing this column from Niamey in Niger Republic where I have just arrived. Two items ...

February 26, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Even if we win the war against Boko Haram, we have lost already

by Demola Rewaju Let those who would rant at Mr. President for not mentioning the twenty abducted girls do so ...

February 6, 2014

Opinion: With his incessant calls for war, Asari Dokubo should be arrested

by Ismael Taiwo If Asari can be a drummer of war, the president should remember that there are some people ...

January 26, 2014

Opinion: Is it not time we talked about Biafra?

by Tobe Osigwe Two incidences that occurred in recent years have made me question seriously the unity of this country. ...

December 28, 2013

Opinion: What to expect just in case Nigeria goes to war

by Mustapha Omotayo As it stands, the South-West is the most vulnerable of all the groups in terms of war ...

December 20, 2013

Mandelas at war: Winnie fires first salvo, saying leader’s daughter from his first marriage should be head of the family and not rival grandson Mandla

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The widow of the Legend has fired a bombshell just days after the deceased South African president, ...

December 17, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria has both the good and bad sides

by Eric Teniola I do not see such in the present day Nigeria. Right now there is a war going ...

November 3, 2013

Charly Boy: Why I always carry my guns

by Charly Boy I carry a gun because I am a responsible armed citizen ready to defend myself and loved ...

October 19, 2013

Sickening: Snipers ‘target unborn children in chilling competition to win cigarettes’

The unborn children of Syrian women are the targets of a sickening war game where a shooter who murders a ...

September 24, 2013

Olusegun Dada: Who will gag Asari Dokubo? (Y! Politico)

by Olusegun Dada Those who speak the language of war do not live to enjoy the spoils of war. In fact, ...

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