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Stemming the tide of child abuse

Stemming the tide of child abuse

Against the backdrop of recent reports on child abuse in Nigeria and indeed the Continent of Africa, Tayo Ogunbiyi a Public Affairs Commentator wants continuous enlightenment by relevant authorities and…

We’ll work for sustainable gains, not quick fixes – Jonathan

We’ll work for sustainable gains, not quick fixes – Jonathan

By Onche Odeh Acting Editor “I will give my all. I will not let you down. I will not fail the PDP. I promise, I will not fail our great…

It’s time to rebuild Nigeria – Buhari

By Sola Alabadan News Editor Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, emerged the presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and will represent the party at the 2015…

Okupe’s comedy of errors

Okupe’s comedy of errors

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts   Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, on Tuesday, December 16, condemned the merger of opposition political parties on the…

2015 Election: The looming pregnant cloud

2015 Election: The looming pregnant cloud

OLAMIDE BAKARE, a Lagos based public affairs analyst, cautions that increasing attacks by Boko Haram insurgents and threats of violence by Niger Delta militants if the 2015 general election did…

Diversifying the Nigerian economy

Diversifying the Nigerian economy

Eze Onyekpere, a public affairs analyst, is of the view that Nigeria can leverage on the declining oil prices to revamp the Nigerian economy…    Plummeting oil prices and the…

That attack on Ekweremadu’s medical mission

That attack on Ekweremadu’s medical mission

  Raymond Ekeji, a public affairs commentator, condemns the recent attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s Ikeoha Foundation Free Eye Treatment Project mission by alleged hired thugs, noting that the losers are ultimately the masses of Enugu…

Ibadan school of classics and the question of relevance

Ibadan school of classics and the question of relevance

Jonathan Ifeanyi, a novelist based in Lagos is of the view that the question of relevance of courses in the humanities, in particular Clssics comes to most people only because…

Stars storm Future Awards

Stars storm Future Awards

Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa 2014, which held at the Intercontinental Hotels, Lagos, lived up to the continent-wide expectation.  The star-studded exclusive evening of inspiration certainly won’t…

EPZ Project: Let’s not return to the reign of terror at the waterside

By Ovie Edomi   To think that ethnic and media impacts are not imperative in every decision we take at the state and national levels is to the detriment of…

Who is afraid of hijab?

Who is afraid of hijab?

YINKA SALAAM, a Lagos based media practitioner, is of the view that the judgment of a Lagos High Court which upheld the ban on hijab (the Muslim female head covering)…

The APC presidential aspirants’ agreement

The APC presidential aspirants’ agreement

FARUQ ABBAS, a legal practitioner, submits that the agreement between APC and its presidential aspirants is contrary to public policy and therefore void… It is no longer news that on…

Oil price crisis: Nigeria’s golden opportunity

Oil price crisis: Nigeria’s golden opportunity

Nwobodo Chidiebere,a public affairs commentator based in Abuja, is of the view that the present fall in oil price, provides an opportunity to diversify the economy and  review the bogus…

Nigeria’s .ng domain name

Nigeria’s .ng domain name

Odimegwu Onwumere, a commentator on pubic affairs, writes that Nigeria could save billions of naira lost to foreign domain names, if many Nigerians patronise the indigenous domain name…  The Federal…

Between CBN and the free fall of Naira

Between CBN and the free fall of Naira

 Edwin Uhara, a media consultant and public affairs commentator, believes that the recent monetary decisions taken by the Central Bank of Nigeria are in line with its principle objective of…

Akwa Ibom 2015: Akpabio, zoning, Oron and burden of conscience

Akwa Ibom 2015:  Akpabio,  zoning, Oron and burden of conscience

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primaries hold nationwide on Monday December 8,  SAMMY OTU  ITA, Member, Daily Independent Editorial Board, examines the rumpus over zoning in Akwa Ibom…

As we mark World Aids Day (1)

As we mark World Aids Day (1)

As the global community marked World AIDS Day on December 1, 2014, PAUL JOHN, a Medical Doctor, identifies wrong cultural behaviours as one of the major factors aiding the spread…

How to curtail cultism in Nigerian tertiary institutions

How to curtail cultism in Nigerian tertiary institutions

Olusanya Sheriff, a public affairs analyst, examines the negative effects of cultism in the nation’s higher institutions and proffers solutions… The fear of cult guys in our various tertiary institutions…

A deeper thought for Nigeria

A deeper thought for Nigeria

Okechukwu Emeh, Jr a public affairs analyst, believes the present situation in the country requires that Nigerians embark on soul searching for national reawakening…  These are not the best of…

Customary Courts and the Doctrine of Fair Hearing in Nigerian legal jurisprudence

Customary Courts and the Doctrine of Fair Hearing in Nigerian legal jurisprudence

There is need for law reforms to enhance fair hearing in cases before the customary courts, writes Eric Vincent William, a legal practitioner, in this concluding part of his discourse…

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