Opinion

Biafra: We’ll chase Fulani terrorists out of Southeast —IPOB

By Seum Opejobi The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday warned that Fulani terrorists masquerading as herders are not welcome in the Southeast. IPOB explained that Fulani terrorists masquerading as herders are raping and killing the vulnerable in the region. Emma Powerful, the spokesman of IPOB, however, said the group is not against Hausas

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Biafra: Okey Anueyiagu’s Horrors of war

By Patrick Dele Cole Dr. Okey Anueyiagu has written a personal history about his experiences as a young fellow, what happened to him in Kano during the pogrom, and how as a thirteen-year-old, he joined the Biafran Army. He speaks with the raw innocence of a 13-year-old dealing with issues of life and death, dealing with

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Christian leaders must unite in calling Moscow patriarch to account on Ukraine

Kirill remains intractable despite considerable backlash against his support for war By Maria Jansson Christian churches have from time immemorial colluded with political ambition and expansionism, be that imperialist, nationalist or economic, providing each with ideological justification, and benefiting in social leverage in return. This phenomenon has reared its ugly head again in the person

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What Türkiye can teach Europe about handling a refugee crisis

Fahrettin Altun A new refugee crisis has emerged in Europe with the start of a war in Ukraine. In a matter of four weeks, some 3.5 million Ukrainians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. As it contemplates how to handle this humanitarian crisis, Europe can turn to Türkiye (Turkey) for some lessons. After all, Türkiye

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The Russia-Ukraine conflict put Europe’s far right on the defensive.

By Charles Opara Europe is currently in its darkest hour since the 1990s Yugoslav wars. Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine has seriously jeopardized the continent’s future. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s exclusionary nationalism and imperial ambitions now pose an immediate threat to the safety and well-being of all Europeans, not just those living in ex-Soviet countries

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Biafra :’Nigeria abuses us like slaves

By Charles Opara The Biafran war veterans’ camp is hidden high in the luscious, green hills of Enugu in south-east Nigeria, down a trodden route – under a sign that states leprosy colony. Residents there, like their surroundings, are on the verge of darkness. Swaying and shouting along to an old combat song, four old

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Opinion

Why Husbands die First

By Azu Ishiekwene My wife occasionally jokes that my stressful, high-strung lifestyle could mean I’ll die before her. I’ve hardly paid any attention, until recently. Three weeks ago, we both visited a friend who lost his father on New Year’s Day. The deceased was over 90. We went in company with my friend and neighbour

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