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Dress sense and sexual violence in our society

Dress sense and sexual violence in our society

By Ikem Adimorah   Dress sense can be defined as the ability or knowledge of how to dress well to suite a particular event, time, environment or situation. Hence we…

As Chidoka ups the ante in air safety

By Stephen Onabe   Nigerian aviation  recorded yet another feat with the recent issuance of the  Category 1 status certificate by the United States of  America (USA) Federal Aviation Administration…

Uduaghan initiative on graduate unemployment

By Chukwu Abiandu   Delta State may well become the reference point among States where the vision of their governor has impacted very well in changing the orientation of University…

Patience Jonathan and PDP in Rivers and Bayelsa States

Let me start by saying that the many excesses of the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, if not checked, could be responsible for the…

FRESH: Another court has spoken

By Mfonabasi Eyoita   Just like the Fresh Democratic Party,  which secured a victory at Justice Gabriel O. Kolawole’s Federal High Court 5, Abuja Division, which overturned its de-registration by…

History beckons on Okezie Ikpeazu

By Chinyemike Torti   Even the most rapacious and fastidious commentators in the Abia polity, were unanimous in endorsing the candidature of the irrepressible, indefatigable, cerebral and focused Dr. Okezie…

Perspective on the Tobacco Control Legislation in Nigeria

Perspective on the Tobacco Control Legislation in Nigeria

KOLA ADEBAMOWO, a public affairs analyst, writes on the need for caution to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill before the Senate, which recently passed through public hearing, does…

Niger 2015: Who succeeds the Chief Servant?

Niger 2015: Who succeeds the Chief Servant?

By Ibrahim Muye Yahaya     Leaders must have that sense of trusteeship, that they are only temporarily in charge of the destinies of their people and that their duty is…

Peter Obi’s self immolation

Peter Obi’s self immolation

By Joy Okoye   When, a few weeks ago, Chief Peter Obi, the immediate past governor of Anambra State and one of the stoutest supporters of the All Progressives Grand…

Remodelling Nigeria’s Seafarers Development Programme

Remodelling Nigeria’s Seafarers Development Programme

CHIGOZIE CHIKERE, Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Nigeria, writes on the need for the National Seafarers Development Programme of government by NIMASA to be reviewed to prioritise the…

Needed: A cultural revolution

The life of any nation is analogous to the cycle of learning, growth and transformation that heralds a better life for posterity. One of the ingredients of this actualization is…

How Nigerians embolden the Boko Haram insurgents

How Nigerians embolden the Boko Haram insurgents

By Victor Anya   The unguarded statements by some prominent Nigerians about the prowess of the Boko Haram insurgents over the Nigerian Army and protests by various groups against the…

Fayose on Fayemi’s tenure

Fayose on Fayemi’s tenure

Our   attention has been drawn to a publication where the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose reportedly accused his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of being after self-comfort. This…

The African renaissance and the intellectual legacy of Ali Mazrui

By Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje   It was Lois McMaster Bujold, the American speculative fiction writer who once said:thatthe dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the…

Stealing Aso Rock

By Adekoya Boladale    With the recent declaration of President Jonathan to run for a second term, the political atmosphere of Nigeria is now fully charged. While the major opposition…

Fraud, Nigeria’s electronic I.D. Card and national security

Fraud, Nigeria’s electronic I.D. Card and national security

Dr. Boniface Chizea, Managing Consultant, BIC Consultancy Services, Lagos is of the view that the National Identity Database which is an initiative of the National ID Card Management (NIMC) is…

Ekiti: New Governor, old tricks

Ekiti: New Governor, old tricks

By Wole Olujobi   Ekiti State is back again to the familiar terrain of subterfuge. After a long drought in street activities against the opponents often plotted in the Government…

The jitters of election ahead 2015

The jitters of election ahead 2015

James Febebebo writing from Port Harcourt asserts that as the race to the 2015 general elections heightens, what matters most is to ensure that the people’s votes count … It…

2015: Orlu, beware!

2015: Orlu, beware!

By Jude Ihebinike   It is inconceivable that Orlu zone of Imo State which boasts of 12 of the 27 local government areas of the state and constitutes almost half…

Meritocracy as panacea to Nigeria’s leadership crisis

“When we Athenians are met together in the assembly, and the matter in hand relates to building, the builders are summoned as advisers; when the question is of shipbuilding, the…

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