Posts Tagged ‘Philip Agbese’
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Issues UN Security Council Mission Must Confront About Boko Haram

by Breaking Timeson March 5, 2017
By: Philip Agbese The United Nations (UN) Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region is ground breaking in that this is the first time such mission is being undertaken, not just since Boko Haram unleashed terrorism in the region but even after it was globally designated an international terrorist organization. Incidentally, the […]

Why has Boko Haram refused to leave Borno?

by Breaking Timeson February 18, 2017
By: Philip Agbese In the twilight of the Goodluck Jonathan presidency, not a few Nigerians had concluded that Boko Haram and its brand of terrorism had come to stay and that it will even spread to other parts of the country. That impression was reinforced by the trend whereby any news about the terrorist group […]

Re: FT’s Nigeria’s president is missing in action

by Breaking Timeson February 10, 2017
By: Philip Agbese The extent to which Africans themselves contributed to making the transatlantic slave trade a success remains a controversial subject when discussing how the continent was set back through the wholesale theft of large number of its abled bodied people that were taken into slavery in the Americas. The Yoruba call such collaborators […]

Boko Haram: The End of A Nation’s Woe 

by Breaking Timeson December 26, 2016
By: Philip Agbese Whether it was borne out of his operational knowledge or out of belief driven decisiveness, the directive by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Buratai to troops fighting in the northeast to deal Boko Haram the final blow turned out to be prophetic.   It was similar to the scenario […]

Terrorism, National Security and the Mass media

by Breaking Timeson September 27, 2016
Philip Agbese Security of lives and property is a fundamental obligation the Nigerian state owes to its citizens, as entrenched in the 1999 Constitution. When government fails on other constitutional obligations, it is pardonable. But breach of security in any guise is never compromised and a government alive to its responsibility takes it seriously. It […]

Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

by Breaking Timeson August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 President Muhammadu Buhari President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Federal Republic of Nigeria Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Three Arms Zone Abuja, Nigeria Your Excellency, BOKO HARAM’S OFFER OF POISONED CHALICE I have asked myself how best to contribute to an issue that is currently pressing Nigerians without falling into the […]