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Primitive accumulation and lessons of philanthropy

Primitive accumulation and lessons of philanthropy

Raheem Oluwafunminiyi, a commentator on public affairs, reflects on the futility in the penchant of many Nigerians to accumulate wealth without consideration for its use to ameliorate the plight of…

The man Ibrahim Shekarau

By ‘Swill Mavua It is interesting to watch Nigerian politicians in their act, playing games with our lives, while their scramble for political office is only to justify their selfish…

Petroleum Industry Bill: Need for adaptive reconciliation

By Emeka Chiakwelu The much debated and contentious Petroleum Industry Bill 2012 (PIB) is a quantum leap in the remaking of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, if and when it…

The world’s blind eye towards Gaza

I might not be an expert on Middle East or an analyst on the various crises that has rocked the various Middle East nations over the years, but the fact…

By Uche Nwosu

Abia’s new approach to governance   According to Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), an America philosopher, “to be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant”. In fact, this is…

The leaven of Ogun Pharisees

By Olusola Balogun “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy…’’ was a timely warning from Jesus Christ to his disciples in ancient Rome. He didn’t leave his…

Ndigbo: There can be no reparation without reconciliation

It is a truism that Ike Nwachukwu has a perpetual moral and ethical dilemma with the Igbo nation. So, may I know what portion of this assertion that Ndigbo resident…

Fresh – INEC case deserves a public hearing

By Ben Adihigbe The National Assembly must open a public debate on the complaints brought by Fresh Democratic Party, Fresh, against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for alledged contempt for the…

Nyako’s fall: The morning after

By Hamisu Abubakar Speculations over the fate and future of Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State finally came to a halt Tuesday, July 15, 2014, with his impeachment by the…

Cement war against Nigerians

Cement war against Nigerians

  As the controversy over the standardization of cement in Nigeria rages on, Abdulhamid Aminu, consultant with Cement Company of Nigeria, Sokoto, is of the view that the decisions of…

Aregbesola’s real ‘stomach infrastructure’

By Mike Ogundele The governorship election of June 20 in Ekiti State has come and gone. However, one development that lingers on in the aftermath is a new phrase that has…

Community and Consensus: My hope for Anambra state

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Anambra  is a state that has produced great writers. If Chinua Achebe and Flora Nwapa and Chukwuemeka Ike had not written the books they did, when they…

As tyranny descends on Adamawa, democracy suffers

By Bola Tinubu The Presidency and the ruling PDP forcefully had their way in Adamawa. Governor Nyako has been impeached. Nigeria’s constitution suffers violence. Democracy has been setback. Under the constitution,…

Between Nigeria and FIFA

By Tayo Ogunbiyi Without doubt, Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) founded on 21 May 1904 has grown into a very powerful and respected body in the world. The audacity…

Still on the alleged 486 Boko Haram members

By Eddie Onuzuruike In the dark night of June 14, 2014, a surreptitious caravan-like movement loomed from the far north, undetected until it zoomed across Abia. A robust synergy in…

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