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Unexploded Bombs from Ikeja Cantonment Amoury

20 Years After: What Did We Learn From Lagos Bomb Blast?

20 Years After: What Did We Learn From Lagos Bomb Blast?

From Sylvester Asoya January 27, 2002 will remain one of the darkest days in the history of Lagos. And the day will always be remembered for the accidental detonation of explosives at a military armoury in Ikeja. That tragic event shook Nigeria’s economic capital to its foundations on a Sunday that was full of expectations.

Olusegun Obasanjo Photo

I Humbly Disagree With Obasanjo And His Oily Thesis

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has theorized that the oil and gas found in the Niger Delta region belong to the federal government, and not to the oil-bearing communities. Legally speaking, Obasanjo can be said to be correct, because he was part and parcel of successive military juntas that cleverly and systematically inserted expropriatory and inhuman

President Muhammadu Buhari, Bisi Akande and Bola Tinubu Photo

A Critique of Bisi Akande’s ‘My Participations’

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 20 December, 2021) ‘The Man who looks history in the face’ is the title Professor Wole Soyinka put on the Foreword. Of course, “the man” here is Bisi Akande, the author of ‘My Participations’, an autobiography that is roiling calm across Nigeria. Soyinka endorses the book and the

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