Politics

Sahara Reporters: One step too far

Back in the stone age of the social media world, Sahara reporters used to be the only online news medium; where Internet users could readily get information about the happenings in the country. News that was ordinarily stifled from regular people. Over time, like most things that are not founded or hinged on good intentions, […]

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Sale of NDPHC Plants: Short changing the North?

Where is the power? Baba quipped about the purported 16 billion dollars spent on power generation during the OBJ administration. As at today, Nigeria’s peak power generation stands at 5,801.60MW, while capacity stands at 7,652.6MW. 16 billion dollars is a lot of money and one can imagine that it would have given us more than […]

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Whistles of genocide in the North.

A very horrendous climate of mass deaths and abductions, garbed in the term ‘insecurity’ is fast enveloping the North, and snuffing out whatever dividends the PMB administration may have brought to it, in the last 6 years. The terrorism that has plagued the North has passed on its baton to banditry, which has spread to […]

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TwitterNigeria: It’s Dicey for Dorsey 

On the 5th of March, 2018, The US Mission in Nigeria tweeted that, “Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government – Benjamin Franklin. But no law protects free speech that makes a direct threat against another person or incites a group to commit violence. #EndHateSpeech.” Not once, did it find it […]

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Terrorism: One name one cause.

The West has immensely de-educated us, and dubiously misinformed us, that freedom – in the forms of freedom of expression, freedom of speech, freedom of movement, to mention a few from the world of freedomism – exists in its whole, and must be nurtured and protected; deluding us from realising that it often infringes on […]

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Restructuring or infrastructure?

By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Revenues have dipped astronomically to the extent that the NNPC is not doing the ‘crocodile smile’ or ‘python dance’ to FAAC allocations due to the pressure from oil subsidy. Things are quite bumpy in the most sane climes too and your average dollar cannot buy you what it used […]