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2015 general elections and politicization of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

2015 general elections and politicization of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

 Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, a public affairs analyst, warns on the danger of politicizing the war against terror and urges state governments to collaborate with the federal government and the military…

CBN ATM Charges

By Adekoya Boladale   Few months ago, myself and numerous other writers who were not privileged to grace the sacred meeting where the ‘suspension’ of the then Governor of the…

National character and intellectual laziness

Nigeria has become a seething cauldron of inconveniences and cataclysmic consequences. And one of the issues we continue to parry is our national attitudes and perceptions, and how we failed…

N220 b MSME Fund: Another evidence of Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda

By Edwin Ekene Uhara   On Monday August 18 2014, President Good luck Jonathan launched the N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) in Abuja. The MSMED…

President Jonathan and the CONFAB recommendations

By Ikem Adimorah   So far, President Jonathan has done very well. His unassuming nature, patience and courage have not been equaled by any past leader in Nigeria. He has…

Jonathan’s National Conference: And it came to pass

By Matthew Adejoh   On Thursday, August 21, 2014, President Goodluck Jonathan received the 21 Volumes of the Report of the 2014 National Conference from Justice Idris Kutigi, former Chief Justice of…

That mystery fire at the Glass House

By William Bozimo For many round-leather observers and football lovers, the mystery fire that rocked the so-called NFF Glass House in Abuja, which started from the third floor and the…

Practicalise WASSCE with innovative and sustainable curriculum

A big dismal failure was recorded on results released for the May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The examination conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC)…

A country and its troubled military

A country and its troubled military

Yekinni Shakiru of the Center for Global Peace Initiative urges the federal government to do her uttermost to address the palpable discontent in the nation’s armed forces to give a…

Itire-Ikate: 16 years of deprivation

Sir, this is to state the case of Itire-Ikate  under Surulere local government in Lagos State. As a resident of the above local government, I want to use this medium…

Honour for Adadevoh, etal

By Godwin Adindu The death of the Senior Consultant/Physician and endocrinologist at First Consultant Hospital in Lagos, Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh  and the nurse, Justina Echeleonu  has shown that we can…

DNA: The best female president Nigeria never had

By Dele Akinola   Honour, discipline, incorruptibility, patriotism and courage all ran, simultaneously, in her DNA, yes in DNA – Dora Nkem Akunyili. Reigning female world leaders like Angela Merkel…

The notional return of charges for ATM transactions

The notional return of charges for ATM transactions

In the backdrop of widespread criticism that trailed the re-introduction of charges on Remote-On-Use ATM withdrawals by the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN), Boniface Chizea, a Financial Consultant, asserts that…

Understanding the OOU crisis

One does not need a star-gazer to know that it is the elements within the political opposition that are responsible for the violent protests by some students of  the Olabisi…

Ribadu’s volte-face

By Azuh Amatus Sincerely, I never wanted to comment or dabble into discussions surrounding the recent defection of former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu…

Adadevoh: Portrait of selfless service

By Ayo Oyoze Baje “We’ve all lost an outstanding person; a professional of thoughtfulness, ability, diligence and application. Ameyo had one of the sharpest minds you’d ever meet. She was…

Boko Haram and the U.S elusive presence

Boko Haram and the U.S elusive presence

Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal, a public affairs commentator ponders why the involvement of the military forces of the United States and her allies in Nigeria’s fight against insurgency has failed to…

Balancing the tripodal power equation in Abia

By  Eddie Onuzuruike   THE CREATION of Abia State on August 27th, 1991, was not an accident.  It  wasout of genuine need coupled with the love of freedom,  equity, justice…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber race – 1

By Swill Mavua   Delta State is a microcosm of Nigeria in all ramifications; as such, it takes a proper understanding of the different peoples and varied cultures to be…

Kudos to Prof Ayatse, Vice Chancellor, UST Dutsin-ma

Federal University of Science and Technology Dutsin-ma in Katsina State is one of the six universities established under the ongoing administration as was directed by President Goodluck Jonathan. After its…

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