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Nigeria in need of cleansing?

By Tunji Joseph   When will Nigerians wake up from slumber? Like yesterday, growing up in the sixties in Nigeria was full of hope and optimism for the future as…

President Jonathan: The limits of cynicism and criticism

President Jonathan: The limits of cynicism and criticism

By Chris Nonyelum   A common element to the vices of ethnicity and corruption in Nigeria is the harm it inflicted on the psyche and consciousness of the citizenry. Disappointed…

Calls for Confab Report implementation

Calls for Confab Report implementation

By Ayo Oyoze Baje   Any group that thinks that the status quo should be maintained does not love this country. It is that body structure of the polity that…

This policeman deserves Mbu’s cell

 In the early part of February 2015, Assistant Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mbu Joseph Mbu was reported to have locked no fewer than 50 policemen in Police cells in…

PHCN, please save the 2015 Elections

I write on behalf of myself, my family and my organization to express our utter disappointment with the appalling state of power supply in the GRA of Benin City. At…

LASU VC, students and the union elections

LASU VC, students and the union elections

By Momodu Embassy                                       ’’No matter how long the night, the day will…

Between a statesman and politician: The Obasanjo saga

Between a statesman and politician: The Obasanjo saga

Over the last three years, Chief Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo (rtd.), has been on a collision course with incumbent President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR. Never in the history of our…

On Okonjo-Iweala and corruption in Nigeria

On Okonjo-Iweala and corruption in Nigeria

 SKC Ogbonnia, Executive Director, Patriots United for Transparency and Accountability in Nigeria (PUTAN) reflects on the recent statement by Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi…

Urhobo Progress Union and its political relevance

So much have been said in the media in the last couple of weeks about the Omene-led UPU,which in my opinion is still the authentic UPU and the break-away UPU…

 Interrogating the FFK Video Production Company and other sundry issues

By AdulFatah Adekunle Owolabi    Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, the loquacious spokesman of the Goodluck Jonathan campaigns would not cease to amuse Nigerians. As an indigene of the state, he is…

X-raying the implications of CBN’S closure of RDAS/WDAS on the economy

X-raying the implications of CBN’S closure of RDAS/WDAS on the economy

By Edwin Uhara Late February, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) closed two public auction structures popularly known as Retail Dutch Auction System (RDAS) and Wholesale Dutch Auction System (WDAS).…

Fayose’s stomach infrastructure, justification towards development 

Fayose’s stomach infrastructure, justification towards development 

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The concept of “Stomach Infrastructure” which the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose introduced to governance has been causing ripples all over the country. To some people,…

Fighting corruption through technology

When the word corruption is mentioned, many point fingers at politicians and civil servants, leaving out a vast majority of the populace in other sectors of the economy. It is…

Learning from our elder statesman

To say that Nigeria as a nation has come to a cross-road in view of 2015 general election and insurgency is to say the obvious. The fourth  attempt at democratization came about…

For God, for country, for glory!

Adekoya Boladale There is a general saying, that as humans we are less appreciative of the science involved in having a peaceful sleep and waking up peacefully everyday. Most people…

Why Nigerian varsities are poorly ranked

Why Nigerian varsities are poorly ranked

 Sunday Saanu, a public communication expert, reflecting on the recent lecture entitled; “The Nigerian University System and the Search For Global Relevance In The 21st Century”, delivered by the University of…

I’m determined to bring change to Abia –Anyim

I’m determined to bring change to Abia –Anyim

Nyerere Anyim is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State. He spoke to Senior Correspondent, EKENE OKORO, on his ambition, and the determination of the…

Forensic audit: Vindicating the accused

By Ikeogu Oke When my wife broke the news to me that Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, then Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), had alleged in a letter to…

‘Good families make good nations’

By  Charles A. Osezua 1. INTRODUCTION In discussing the topic “Good Families make Good Nations,” what I intend to do is to share some experience with you. In doing so,…

Fulani herdsmen, Jihadists and imperative of State Police

By Polycarp Onwubiko It is abundantly clear that insecurity of lives and property has assumed a frightening and pervasive proportion in all parts of the country. Violent armed banditry reared its…

Where is the environment in our elections?

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku   On March 28th 2015, it is expected that Nigerians would troop out to elect a new president or continue to be managed according to the…

Electoral integrity and the sanctity of March 28

By Hon. Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh   It was Karl Marx in the eleven thesis of the Feuerbach that says Philosophers have hitherto interpreted the world in various ways, what is…

2015: Why President Jonathan deserves our votes

By Ayodele Afolabi   The reason why I think President Goodluck Jonathan deserves the vote of Nigerians in the presidential /National Assembly poll slated for March 28 this year is…

The route to being forever young

By Samuel Ufot Ekekere   I listened to a young lady sing“ Forever young, I wanna live forever young, do you wanna live forever, forever young” lyrics of popular pop…

The new IMO and Ukanacho’s passion for a better society

By Chidi Emeagi   In governance unlike in Law, Judicial Process or Logic, passion is the key word. Passion in positive point is nothing but “one having very strong feeling…

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