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Babagana Zulum Photo

Zulum in the Minefield

Zulum in the Minefield

For the fourth time since getting into public office, Babagana Zulum, professor and governor of Borno State escape the attack of the dreaded Boko Haram, which has not hidden its distaste for the resolve of the governor to develop the state. He had dared to visit Baga town, one of the settlements that the terrorist

Nigerian Army Inducts Newly Acquired Mine Resistant Vehicles

The Nigerian Army says it has inducted and operationalised four newly acquired Mine Resistant Anti Ambush Protected vehicles, MRAPs, in the North East theatre of operation to enhance firepower and protection of troops fighting Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists. The Army in partnership with Proforce Nigeria Limited, – an

Ikponmwonsa Osahon Omoruyi Photo

Boko Haram: Nigeria is at War – Omoruyi

The debate is unending, and different perspectives have continued to emerge as the twin issues of the nature of Nigeria’s federal system and the need for restructuring of the country continue to dominate national discourse. These issues, expectedly, came to the fore at the recent 215th inaugural lecture of the University of Benin delivered by

The Report

The Invisible President And Our Killing Fields

The statistics are getting grimmer and there is no end in sight to the rampant violence and mindless killings that blight the landscape. So many parts of the country have become killing fields. And nobody is safe anymore, anywhere. From the terrorism of Boko Haram and rampaging armed bandits to the killer herdsmen and kidnappers,

TELL Magazine Cover Design

Much Ado About the People’s Vote

The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything. Joseph Stalin (18-195) Nigeria politics and elections could come pretty hot and goose-step into something of a somersault on a cliff edge. Yes, they do. They may as well, according to the inimitable Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe of blessed memory,

Protest in London Over Leah Sharibu

Protest in London Over Leah Sharibu

There was protest in London on Tuesday to mark the first year anniversary of the abduction of Dapchi Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu by Boko Haram terrorists.The protest was organised by Christian Support Worldwide, CSW led by a former aide of President Goodluck Jonathan, author and pastor, Reno Omokri.According to the organisers, the protest was to remind

Mohammadu Buhari Photo


Four years ago, the popular slogan of millions of Buhari’s supporters was Febuari. It was a special coinage from the word Febuary and Buhari. And it signified to the Buhari devotees the expected victory of General Mohammadu Buhari (retd.) in the presidential election originally scheduled for Febuary 14, 2015. With the approval of the Council

Nigerian military

FG Begins Campaign To Appreciate Military

Ten years into the war against Boko Haram, Nigeria government institutes respect for the military. In addition to the Annual Armed Forces Remembrance Day, the federal government has introduced a national campaign to make respect for the military a national ethos in Nigeria. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, formally launched the campaign in

Ali Ahmadu Photo

Boy who Survived Boko Haram Attack Returns To Nigeria

Ali Ahmadu, a six years old victim of Boko Haram atrocity, has returned to Nigeria after undergoing a successful surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A young Ahmadu was flown to Dubai on September 10 this year under the guidance of GLPLC, a non-governmental organisation that coordinated appeal for help to enable the young boy walk

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