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The Unfinished Business of Life and Politics of Power

By Eugene Uwalaka   The “Unfinished Business of Life and Politics of Power” is the title and name of the book. The author is the very Reverend monsignor Livinus Ukah,…

Who’s Afraid Of Successful Women?

Andy Adibemma    Reading through most newspapers in Nigeria in the past few days, one encounters all manner of high sounding and flowery eulogies, even from political and professional enemies,…

How Jonathan is proving critics wrong

By Edwin Ekene Uhara Despite being the most criticised President in the world for wrong reasons, President Good Luck Ebele Jonathan has continued with his unapologetic implementation of the Transformation…

Ebola in West Africa and Nigeria’s winning ways

By Olamide Bakare   Initially, the quest for the knowledge of its natural reservoir threw researchers into bewilderment. However, epidemiologists eventually discovered that it is zoonotic. In other words, it…

What manner of Army?

By Akin Owolabi   Nigeria is today confronted with the most daunting threat to its 100-year nationhood. It is very painful that the military might of the country called Nigeria…

The Igbo naked dance for Jonathan

The Igbo naked dance for Jonathan

Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal believes that President Goodluck Jonathan has not done enough for the Igbo compared to other major ethnic nationalities to warrant their unconditional support for his 2015 re-election……

Kudos to Okopi Alex Momoh, President, Idoma National Forum

Sir, the steps taken so far by the President, Idoma National Forum, Dr. Momoh to strengthen the relationship between Idoma and Tiv in the state (Benue) and beyond is a…

Time to negotiate the unity of Nigeria

Time to negotiate the unity of Nigeria

Victor Anya, a public affairs analyst, submits that given the numerous irreconcilable differences between the constituent ethnic nationalities working against the unity of Nigeria, it has become imperative to negotiate…

How united is Nigeria?

By Uzodinma Nwaogbe   The scramble for Africa was led by Goldie Taubman, referred to as ‘father of modern Nigeria.’ It was after him that Lord Frederick Lugard came on…

BVN will allow easier access to bank loans

As a businessman who has been frustrated several times when seeking for loans in banks, it was with great joy that I recently registered for the Bank Verification Number by…

Saving the Police professional officers from extinction

By Patrick Imo   It is given that self preservation remains the first law in nature. This explains to a great extent why in the midst of the numerous challenges…

APC and deficit of internal democracy

By Femi Ayelabowo Just when the All Progressives Congress was trying to come to terms with the departure of Nuhu Ribadu, itspresidential candidate in the 2011 elections, another of the party’s…

NAFDAC ‘s enhancement of Nigeria’s herbal medical practice

Ayo Oyoze Baje ayobaje@yahoo.co.uk 0805 797 1776 Pragmatic. Purposeful. Pro-active. These words may perhaps sum up my candid opinion over the recent decision by the National Agency for Food and Drug…

On Lagos debt profile

By Tayo Ogunbiyi A recent information from the Debt Management Office reveals that Lagos state’s external debt profile stands at N160 billion. Prior to this disclosure, Lagos state government has…

Lesson for compromised electoral officials

The travails of the Electoral Officers for Osogbo and Obokun Local Governments of Osun State are a lesson to public servants who may wish to corruptly compromise their office. The…

The wages of impunity

The wages of impunity

In this discourse, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, condemns the desecration of the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ campaign by pro Jonathan campaigners with their ‘Bring Back Jonathan 2015’ slogan, as the…

Before Lamido endangers a promising career

Before Lamido endangers a promising career

By Hamisu Abubakar   If there is one northern governor that can be said to have been people-oriented and who has left his people in a situation better than he…

Boosting literacy development in Nigeria

Boosting literacy development in Nigeria

By Tayo Ogunbiyi   September 8 is globally celebrated as International Literacy Day. It is a day set aside to draw attention to the importance and impact of literacy skills…

Boko Haram: Gaps in the Davis’ narrative

Before we proceed on the controversy that has trailed the statement by Dr. Stephen Davies over people he said were mentioned to him as Boko Haram sponsors, we need first…

Spare Anambra this hallucination

Spare Anambra this hallucination

Ifeanyi Afuba, writing from Nimo, Anambra State, rebuts the claim that the administration of Willie Obiano is marginalizing adherents of a religious organization in the state, and posits that the…

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