Tag: war

September 20, 2013

Donu Kogbara: Niger Deltans for Jonathan and Amaechi

by Donu Kogbara We feel that Jonathan and Amaechi should forget about destructive distractions, let bygones be bygones, relate to ...

September 19, 2013

Opinion: Sweet relief from the Middle-East

by Ochereome Nnanna The recent events in Iran and Syria are pointers to the fact that the power of diplomacy ...

September 17, 2013

Ombatse cult killings: Nasarawa Assembly demands emergency rule

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Following the renewed clashes in the state which has led to loss of life and destruction ...

September 17, 2013

Eric Osagie: 2015 – Drumbeats of war

by Eric Osagie If we survive 2015, we are likely to survive as a nation.  Never in the history of ...

September 14, 2013

Duro Onabule: And the PDP civil war spreads

by Duro Onabule President Jonathan could not be faulted either on the timing or the ex-ministers concerned. In war, you ...

September 14, 2013

Opinion: The world must stop Assad now – A Syrian’s cry for help

by Yassin Al-Haj Saleh We Syrians are human beings of this world, and the world must stop the Assad regime ...

September 12, 2013

Vladimir Putin: On Syria – We must not forget that God created us equal

by Vladimir Putin The potential strike by the United States against Syria, despite strong opposition from many countries and major ...

September 11, 2013

Opinion: Barack Obama, Syria and the coming carnage (Part 2)

by Femi Fani-Kayode Firstly there is absolutely NO evidence to suggest that it was Al Asssad’s forces that actually used ...

September 10, 2013

Opinion: Barack Obama and Syria – When morality trumps ethics

by Adeolu Ademoyo                President Barak Obama has established the moral point against the use of chemical weapons and against ...

September 9, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: America, Syria and the coming carnage (1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode …the biggest mistake that Mr. Barack Obama will make in his Presidency is to strike Syria on ...

August 28, 2013

“It is anti-God and dehumanizing”: Okorocha, Catholic doctors at war over abortion law

by Oge Okonkwo The Catholic Medical Practitioners Association are angry with the governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, over the passage ...

August 23, 2013

Hollywood actor, Idris Elba to star in movie adaptation of bestselling novel ‘Beast of no nation’

Idris Elba, who starred as in 2013 sci-fi movie Pacific rim, will again headline and produce Uzodinma Iweala’s 2005 best ...

August 17, 2013

Holy war? Catholic priests bicker in Abia over allegations of corruption

Catholic priests in the Aba Diocese of the church are locked in a renewed battle that can be described as ...

August 4, 2013

Dele Sobowale: Gen. Alabi-Isama versus Obasanjo – Will a duel follow?

by Dele Sobowale   From the gang-up at the book launch, it would appear that Baba Iyabo is on his ...

June 30, 2013

Opinion: I wish your parents were gay

by Saatah Nubari To everybody who supports gay rights, be you a President or anybody, at this juncture I’ll just ...

June 13, 2013

Heartless: “When we rape we feel free” – Congo soldiers give shocking account of atrocities

AP Photo: Pete Muller. British filmmaker Fiona-Lloyd-Davis went to the Congo to film firsthand accounts from victims and rapists in ...

June 12, 2013

Hounge: Nigeria – The looming war scenario (Y! Superblogger)

Let’s not be bad students of history, we are yet to fully recover from the effects of Biafra war. The ...

May 17, 2013

Who declared this war? – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Sadly the ACN decided to play politics with the #SoE in the North. This hard-hitting editorial tells them precisely ...

April 16, 2013

Heartwrenching images of poverty and violence capture true misery of Mexico, ravaged by drug cartels (LOOK)

It is a place at once thought of for its destitution, crime, and poverty – where a bitter conflict has ...

March 17, 2013

10 things Christians and atheists can (and must) agree on

by David Wong The war that’s coming between the fundamentalist Christians and the hard-core Atheists probably won’t be the most ...

October 6, 2012

Hilarious: Ape with AK-47 runs soldiers out of town (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Ever seen an Ape handle an AK-47? Well, don’t be too hard on yourself, there’s always a ...

October 4, 2012

Chimamanda reviews Achebe’s new book: “The reader is left with a nagging dissatisfaction”

  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nigeria, at independence from British rule in 1960, was called the Giant of Africa. With ...

September 27, 2012

There was a country: Chinua Achebe breaks long silence, publishes Biafran memoir

by Isi Esene Chinua Achebe, one of Africa’s most legendary writer, has published his long-awaited memoir about his experience during ...

September 17, 2012

Opinion: Africa is a dawning success; so why do outsiders think only of poverty and deprivation?

by Jonathan Berman “There are children starving in Africa. Eat your peas.” Surely I am not the only person whose first ...

June 26, 2012

Jimmy Henchman implicates himself in Tupac attack that sparked east/west coast war

by Tolu Orekoya When rapper Tupac Shakur was attacked in 1994, it ignited the east c0ast/west coast rivalry that turned into a ...

April 28, 2012

Temie Giwa: Nigerians, we are at war (YNaija FrontPage)

No more outrage, no more youthful hubris that we can save Jos and by extension, our country. We are getting ...

April 15, 2012

MaudlynE Ihejirika writes in the Chicago Sun-Times: Remembering Ojukwu, the man who saved my life

by MaudlynE Ihejirika ‘Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. Leader of the Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. Died in the U.K. ...

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