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Nigerians and the fraud in Pentecostalism

Nigerians and the fraud in Pentecostalism

By ‘Swill Mavua   In my yet to be published book titled Pentecostal Jargon – a critique of sort – I tried to postulate that there is monumental fraud in…

NAFDAC and Orhii’s Transformation Agenda

NAFDAC and Orhii’s Transformation Agenda

By Johnson Momodu   There is a widespread perception that Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are hotbeds of slothfulness and inefficiencies. Indeed, so prevalent is this view that many…

Questions about terrorists and terrorism (1)

Questions about terrorists and terrorism (1)

In this first part of an abridged version of his analysis, Tunde Agara,  a Lecturer at the Centre for Strategic and Development Studies, (CSDS)Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria…

The evolution of Nigeria’s politics and APGA’S defection crisis

By Chiedu Uche Okoye  Nothing is static in nature. Everything is in a state of flux. So, not surprisingly, the dynamics and features of our politics have undergone negative evolution.…

Ekiti and abuse of the rule of law

The Rule of law simply means, no man is above the law. Is it right to say that the Ekiti scenario has created a precedence for the arbitrary violation of…

2015: Tell yourself the truth, General

By Femi Ayelabowo Here we go again, discussing the presidential ambition of the former military dictator, General Muhammadu Buhari, which he is hoping to realise in the 2015 general elections.  The…

Sustaining Fashola’s strides in Lagos 

By Rasak Musbau It is a sad story that Nigerians have continued to live through an era where too often, short-term gains were prized over long-term prosperity; where political leaders…

Reflections on Amosun’s tour of LGs

Reflections on Amosun’s tour of LGs

Soyombo Opeyemi, writing from Abeokuta, argues that the ongoing tour of local councils by Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, is not about electioneering but development, as it reveals that…

Mutiny: Our 12 soldiers only spoke truth to power

By Abdullahi Yunusa This is certainly not the best of times for the Nigerian military. It has continued to remain in the news for the very wrong and bizarre reasons. It…

SON and sub-standard products

By  Ifeanyi Alia “The road to every good thing (greatness) sometimes leads to stillness” – German thinker, Friedrich Nietzsche. We can easily understand why certain elements and groups in the…

Lagos 2015 guber race

By Ademola Orunbon  “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality”- Marren Bennis, Notable America Business Leader. It is an unarguable fact that the quantity and quality of any nation’s…

Chibok girls as metaphor for 2015

By Ifeanyi Alia   WE, Africans, are actually not quite good at diplomacy and diplomatese, which is the language of diplomacy. We are at our best elements when we speak…

Acting together against poverty

Tayo Ogunbiyi   It is in view of the harsh reality of the havoc that poverty, if allowed to blossom, could unleash on the world that poverty eradication remains one…

How we recovered large cache of arms from criminals – Edo CP

How we recovered large cache of arms from criminals – Edo CP

By Ajibola Abayomi, News Editor   For Folusho Adebanjo, Edo State Commissioner of Police, tracking suspects is a task that demands dynamic strategies. Not leaving anything to chance, the Edo…

NAFDAC, counterfeiting and public health

By Josephine Babatunde   Sometime in 2005, a friend took ill at workplace in one of the federal parastatals in Lagos and had to visit the Staff Clinic.  An experienced doctor…

Jega’s ethnic agenda

Jega’s ethnic agenda

By Ben Nanaghan   Before now, I would have staked my soul to vouch for Prof Attahiru Jega’s integrity, honour and professional impeccability when President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan appointed him…

Stopping Nigerians from producing damaging noise

Many thanks to the leadership of Lagos Cooperative Movement for the opportunity to globetrot with them on the few occasions that they had travelled out of the shores of Nigeria…

Ode to our military leaders

Ode to our military leaders

Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman, African Democratic Congress ADC, pays tribute to the Nigerian Armed Forces for making ‘extra-ordinary sacrifices’ to deepen democracy and protect the territorial integrity of the nation……

How to win the NLNG Prize for Literature

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku   Not until I began to produce books did I get to know a lot of the things that I know now concerning the writing, editing,…

Taxi driver, steward and traffic warden as icons

By Godwin Adindu Taxi Driver, Steward and Traffic Warden as Icons (956 words) “Honour and Shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honour lies,” Alexander…

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