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Opinion/Columns

Okorocha and Jacob Zuma’s statue by Reuben Abati

What is it about South African President Jacob Zuma and statues? Two statues in one month- generating controversy from the streets of Pretoria to the streets of Owerri in Nigeria.

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Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle by Reuben Abati

The current NNPC debacle is probably the most embarrassing, even if mercifully, eye-opening crisis in the history of that nationally strategic institution since its creation in 1977. I seek in

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Ambazonia, Biya’s intolerance and internet democracy

By Reuben Abati A Biafra-like agitation for independence has been unfolding in neighbouring Republic of Cameroon since November 2016. The people of Northern and Southern Cameroons under the umbrella of

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Letter to Nnamdi Kanu by Reuben Abati

Dear Nnamdi Kanu, We have never met. I only know you by reputation and I have had cause in the last year to write on your activities within the public

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Africa’s best-kept secret is Namibia. I personally welcome you

By Dr Hage G. Geingob Many African nations aspire to attract foreign investment and hope to create environments to facilitate the flow of people and capital. Namibia has the great

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Time to end cruel military onslaught on Rohingya people: By Elvis Ogah

As you read this, world leaders are gathered under one roof for the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) in New York. The General Debate opened

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The Python does not dance…

By Reuben Abati Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the

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Mama Taraba and the APC crisis

By Reuben Abati Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet, and arguably the most influential female politician in Taraba state

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Jacob Zuma: The controversial cat with uncountable lives

By Abdulrahman Abdulraheem  Political commentators from across the globe must now be tired of calling him a cat with nine lives. Having recently survived his eighth no-confidence vote in the

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I invite you to invest in Chad by Idriss Deby Itno

As the president of the Republic of Chad I am in Paris today addressing a distinguished and talented group of international partners who will be validating the financing of the

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