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Nigeria and the malady of corruption

“Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency” -Unknown  Going by the resources that the good Lord has blessed us with, Nigeria’s natural place in the world order should be at…

Quality Assurance of Registry operations in the 21st century university system

Quality Assurance of Registry operations in the 21st century university system

 Professor Chiedu Mafiana, the Director, Quality Assurance at NUC in this profound presentation at BELLSTECH’s first Registry Annual Lecture Series, advocates for accountability, diligence to duty for the registry staff…

The farce and fury over ‘Africa’s biggest economy’

The farce and fury over ‘Africa’s biggest economy’

Ayo Oyoze Baje The recent public outrage triggered by the result of the rebased Gross Domestic Product,GDP as revealed by the Statistician General of the Federation/CEO of the National Bureau…

Jonathan and his media gauge

Jonathan and his media gauge

By Akin Awolabi The Federal Government of Nigeria, right from the military, has always behaved as if the mass media of information outside the official circle could go to blazes.…

JAMB, FRSC, Oransaye report and skewed federalism

JAMB, FRSC, Oransaye report and skewed federalism

By Polycarp Onwubiko It is intriguing to observe that the PDP led federal government seems to have no qualms over the skewed and pseudo federal system of government imposed on…

Corruption as bane of development

Today Nigeria is bedeviled by insecurity, kidnapping, insurgence and other social vices. We talk about them as the most worrisome problems without looking at the root cause which is unemployment.…

Fashola, Jonathan; hear the people’s voice

I say kudos to the gallant and courageous comrades that staged a peaceful protest on monday 30th march this year in Lagos State Governor’s Office against the near collapse of…

Still on the notorious Apapa gridlock

By Tayo Ogunbiyi Once again, pandemonium has returned to the roads in Apapa. Currently, gaining access to Apapa is fasting turning into a horrendous experience. The recent return of fuel…

From Ribadu to Gusau

 By Eric Teniola The Minister of Defence of Nigeria is a senior cabinet official in the Nigerian Federal Executive Council in charge of the Nigerian Ministry of Defence. The Defence…

Sani Abacha, Wole Soyinka and Centenary Awards

Ogu Bundu Nwadike ogubundunwadike@gmail.com, 08037146635 It was quite soothing when recently one of the surviving sons of the late absolute leader of Libya, Muamar Ghadaffi humbly and soberly tendered unreserved apology…

Too much governance too little politics!

Too much governance too little politics!

Remmy Ogu, a public affairs analyst, goes against the grain of popular thought as he argues that the Nigerian polity offers very little politics and excessive governance with dire consequences…

Obiano: Beware of hypocrites

A hypocrite is simply an actor, a play-maker who appears to be virtuous only on faulty premise. He is someone feigning to be a better character whereas he is inwardly…

Nigeria’s rebased economy

Nigeria’s rebased economy

Boniface Chizea, a Management Consultant and Public Affairs Analyst, examines the implication of the rebasing of the Nigerian Economy and concludes that the exercise would enhance informed decisions towards achieving…

Without national culture or identity

By Dan Amor Culture is the artistic and other activity of the mind and the works produced by this. It is also a state of high development in art and…

Nigeria: State of blood

By Yomi Obaditan The atrocities committed by Field Marshall Idi Amin the late dictator and maximum ruler of Ugadan was well documented in a book titled”The state of blood”. Till…

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