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Yusuf Buratai: Times and Life of a Legend

BY BUKOLA OLASANMI: Yusuf Buratai, just like his son, served the military, with distinction, honor and valour. Little was known about his birth and early childhood, however, In 1942 Alhaji Yusuf Buratai (Senior) the father of current COAS joined the West African Army at the tender age of 18.

Making the Post Insurgency War A New Focus

BY RICHARD MURPHY: Anyone that still doubts that Boko Haram has been defeated would have to watch the latest video released by Abubakar Shekau, the sociopath leader of the terror group - or read up the English transcription of the rant.


BY GABRIEL ONOJA: When Boko Haram Terrorists fumed in Nigeria, and eventually domiciled its fighting strength, comrades, arsenals and other explosive devices deployed to committing atrocities or tormenting Nigerians, the Northeast was the…

Nigeria: Between Obasanjo And The Rest Of Us

BY JOHN UCHE MADU: Former President Chief Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, (OBJ) thinks his greatest treasure and legacy to bequeath to Nigerians is the prowess of letter-writing. Maybe, his admirers are impressed by it. But as a…

Obasanjo: One Meddling Too Many

BY PHILIP AGBESE: There is only one instance when the messenger can be shot and trash the message trashed – consigned to the dustbin of history, which is when the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo is the messenger.

Ethnic Militias And Benue Drama King

By Michael Onoja I have lost trust and confidence in some states in Nigeria to execute a function, as basic and fundamental as securing the lives and properties of their people. Every State Chief executive in Nigeria is aware of this…

Benue: A Satanic Affliction Upon A Race

BY AUDU ENTONU - Certainly, these are not the best of times for Benue people. There is pain, sorrow and lamentations on the land. A land once purified by the blessings and peace of our ancestors has become a killing field.

Welcome Back, Nigerian Army

BY JESSICA ANGULA - In my adult age, I have regrettably come to know eulogies are hard to extend to the Armed Forces or armed men in uniform nowadays. Though the Nigerian Army is indubitably the most prominent among the three arms of…