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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…

A Nigerian view from Thailand (2)

A Nigerian view from Thailand (2)

 In this concluding part of his exposition, Dr. Godswill Ihetu, former Managing Director of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) and currently an Oil and Gas Consultant in Lagos, recently back…

A Nigerian view from Thailand

A Nigerian view from Thailand

  Dr. Godswill Ihetu, former Managing Director of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) and currently an Oil and Gas Consultant in Lagos who visited Thailand recently, in this piece, focuses…

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……

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…

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…

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…

High cost of living in Abuja

High cost of living in Abuja

Although Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory is now regarded as the fastest growing city in Africa, Emmanuel Onofua, a public affairs commentator, believes living in the city comes with a…

Still on Chibok : What Jonathan won’t say or do

Still on Chibok : What Jonathan won’t say or do

Sunday Dare, Special Adviser, Media to APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is of the view that the Goodluck Jonathan led Federal Government has not done enough to ensure the…

Godwin Emefiele: One hundred days after

Godwin Emefiele: One hundred days after

Boniface Chizea, a Management Consultant, writes that the tenure of the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele has so far been impactful and apolitical, thus achieving stability of exchange…

Nigerian Ports: The perils of demurrage

Nigerian Ports: The perils of demurrage

Chigozie Chikere, Member, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, CILT Nigeria, believes that the absence of a commercial regulator at the Nigerian ports has created a market monopoly at…

Can the youths deliver this country?

Can the youths deliver this country?

Rasak Musbau, a public affairs commentator, is of the view that going by the prevailing attitude of the Nigerian youths, one cannot but conclude that they are far from delivering…

Kidnapping and security threat to our nation: Government’s efforts in combating the menace

Kidnapping and security threat to our nation: Government’s efforts in combating the menace

In this concluding part of his lecture, His Excellency, Deputy Governor of Delta State, Professor Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN, who was a guest speaker at the Urhobo Progress Union Convention,…

Kidnapping and security threat to our nation: Government’s efforts in combating this menace (I)

Kidnapping and security threat to our nation: Government’s efforts in combating this menace (I)

His Excellency, Deputy Governor of Delta State, Professor Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN, was a guest speaker at the Urhobo Progress Union Convention, United Kingdom, on 22nd August, 2014. In this…

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