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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…

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…

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……

Who is afraid of the PIB?

Who is afraid of the PIB?

In this discourse, Sylvanus Ekpo,  a media practitioner, examines the  odyssey of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which is perhaps the most controversial and misunderstood bill under consideration in the…

October 11: Let’s join the fight against rape

October 11: Let’s join the fight against rape

In the backdrop of the observance of 11th of October, 2014, as the International Day of the Girl Child, Olusanya Sheriff, a public affairs commentator, notes the escalating cases of…

Fashola: Fostering a motorised legacy

Fashola: Fostering a motorised legacy

Chigozie Chikere, Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CILT, Nigeria, reviews the visionary intervention of the administration of Governor Babatunde Fashola in providing the Bus Rapid Transport, BRT, the…

Challenges of Nigeria’s democratic transition

Challenges of Nigeria’s democratic transition

Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh, member representing Apapa II Constituency at the Lagos State House of Assembly, posits that the survival of democracy in the country can only be guaranteed by the…

Mental illness as a time bomb

Mental illness as a time bomb

As the World Mental Health Day is observed today, Tayo Ogunbiyi, a public affairs commentator, examines the condition and hopes that the barriers posed by stigmatization, hopelessness and funding to…

Mutiny and the preachment of ignorance

Mutiny and the preachment of ignorance

Akin Owolab, a public affairs analyst, submits that the flurry of arguments and pleas for pardon for the 12 Nigerian soldiers condemned to death for Mutiny lack merit and exposes…

Nigeria at 54: Hope rising

Nigeria at 54: Hope rising

As the country celebrates its 54th independence, Godswill S. Ihetu, pioneer Managing Director of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, is of the opinion that despite the enormous challenges facing the nation,…

National Conference: The status quo remains

National Conference: The status quo remains

Victor Anya, a public affairs analyst, argues that the national interest will be better served by subjecting the recommendations of the National conference to a referendum instead of routing it…

A tale of two Presidents and a fury of reactions

A tale of two Presidents and a fury of reactions

Yinka Salaam, a public affairs commentator is of the opinion that the controversy around the $9.3million seized by the South-African authorities is a testimony of corruption in high places in…

The Scottish referendum and implications for other nations

The Scottish referendum and implications for other nations

Nze Nwabueze Akabogu, a public affairs commentator, reflects that the recent referendum by the Scottish people to decide their future in the United Kingdom holds a lesson for Nigeria in…

How Nigeria undermines her capabilities

How Nigeria undermines her capabilities

In the backdrop of allegations that the United States is unwilling to supply arms to Nigeria, Chuks Iloegbunam, a commentator on national issues, laments the nation’s inability to develop her…

Nigeria at 54: Forward, backward or stalling?

Nigeria at 54: Forward, backward or stalling?

Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje, a public affairs analyst, writes that Nigeria’s 54th independence anniversary offers the nation opportunity for sober reflections on the impediments to national unity and development and thus…

Trend of unemployment in Nigeria

Trend of unemployment in Nigeria

In this discourse, Fadipe Olanrewaju Abiodun, a public affairs commentator, analyses the trends, causes and consequences of unemployment in Nigeria and  posits that government can tackle the problem by creating…

Ndigbo and Jonathan

Ndigbo and Jonathan

 C. Don Adinuba, a public affairs analyst, queries the unconditional endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan by the Igbo proposing that his endorsement should be on certain conditions which must hinge…

Need for fresh air in our universities

Need for fresh air in our universities

In this discourse, an academic, Andrew Peters, proposes urgent reform of the policies of Nigerian universities, especially as it affects academic publications by lecturers and possession of PhDs as the…

Ebola outbreak in West Africa and crisis of capitalism

Ebola outbreak in West Africa and crisis of capitalism

Despite the latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Desease (EVD) in West Africa which has claimed over 2000 lives, Peluola Adewale of the Democratic Socialist Movement, argues that Western…

Nigerian airports: Terminals of discomfort

Nigerian airports: Terminals of discomfort

Chigozie Chikere, a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CILT Nigeria, laments the low international rating of Nigerian airports due to poor facilities and services and tasks…

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