Jacob EDI

Senate as retirement home for governors

There is an interesting development, which ordinarily should be good for Nigeria’s political evolution, happening in the country; that is the Senate as the final political destination of most governors completing their second term in office.

 

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Mon, 10 September 2018


30,000 police for Ekiti guber polls

With 30,000 Police men made up of a Deputy Inspector General of Police, and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, 4 Commissioners of Police, 18 Assistant Commissioners of Police, 2 Police helicopters, 250 Police patrol vehicles as well as personnel from other security age [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Killings: I’m no longer responsible for security of Zamfara –Yari

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari, has asked not to be referred as the Chief Security Officer of the state, as he had no control over the security machinery.

The governor’s decision is coming on the heels of weekly killings in the state.

Yari, who spoke to journalist [...]

Sat, 16 June 2018


Nigeria and the Nadir of Power

 

Following the ‘unconditional release of 104 girls by Boko Haram last Wednesday and the reactions that have continued to trail the “morality” of the terrorists, Our Associate Editor, Jacob EDI, raises some posers surrounding how t [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Dapchi, like Chibok, a systemic conspiracy?

With the abduction of 110 girls from Government Girls Technical College Dapchi, Yobe state on February 19, 2018 by Boko Haram terrorists, Our Associate Editor, Jacob EDI, takes a look at the unfortunate development and wonders if like the Chibok saga, it is a systemic conspiracy?< [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018


‘I am not sitting in air-conditioned office doing nothing’

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained that he is sitting in air-conditioned office doing nothing, even as he said the cattle colony policy as proposed by Federal Government is not meant to colonize any part of the country.

‘‘The impression created that I was sitting in an air-con [...]

Fri, 09 February 2018


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