Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

What Must the Law-Abiding Masses Do to Be Heard - What do the Nigerian people have to do to be heard by their government? As you read this, President Jonathan is busy trying to impose amnesty on a bloodthirsty jihadist group that feels insulted by the idea. For all we know, the recent bloodbath in Baga — 200 bodies and still counting — may be partly Boko Haram’s way of avenging the slur! But the more frenzied the holy warriors’ killing and maiming spree in the name of a merciful Allah, the stronger the commitment to dialogue with them.