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Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election (3)

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election  (3)

 In this concluding part of his analysis, Charles Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), posits that the nation’s current economic crisis is self imposed. He believes…

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election (2)

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election (2)

 Charles Soludo, CFR, former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, gives reasons for his view that the President Goodluck Jonathan administration has mismanaged the Nigerian economy… When I assumed office…

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election (1)

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election (1)

Former Nigerian Central Bank Governor, Charles Soludo posits that the leading contenders in the February, 2015 Presidential Election, President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and General Mohammadu…

Ayo Fayose and the poisonous advert

Ayo Fayose and the poisonous advert

Oludayo Tade of the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, addresses the problems with the content of the Advert recently sponsored by Chief Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti State…

Thoughts on Nigeria’s Economy

Thoughts on Nigeria’s Economy

Prince Jide Akinyooye, a Chartered Accountant, believes that with right policies, the continuous slide in the price of crude oil may be an opportunity for the Nigerian government to retrace…

Amosun’ll do more for Ogun people if… – Adegbuyi

Amosun’ll do more for Ogun people if… – Adegbuyi

Bisi Adegbuyi is the Deputy Director General of Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s campaign team. A highly cerebral lawyer, speaks on Amosun’s achievements, expectations from Ogun people, INEC’s preparation for election and the…

What is in a pact/accord?

What is in a pact/accord?

Ebongabasi Ekpe-Juda,a Medical Sociologist and Security Consultant believes that the recent accord amongthe presidential aspirants for 2015 election in Nigeria is not an antidote to violence during and after the…

Internally Displaced Persons and 2015 elections

Internally Displaced Persons and 2015 elections

Bilkis Bakare, Features Unit, Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy, Alausa, Ikeja, is concerned about the readiness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct a credible election…

The presidential declarations

The presidential declarations

Mr. Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State, in this piece, reflects on Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola’s “Presidential Declarations: My Take Away”… By Eze Onyekpere    Governor. Babatunde Fashola’s piece entitled: “Presidential Declarations:…

That INEC may succeed

By Ayo Oyoze Baje   At the heart of heightened tension and apprehensions prelude to the general elections beginning with the presidency on February 14, 2015 is how well the…

Ibadan School of Classics and the National Question in Nigeria (2)

Ibadan School of Classics and the National Question in Nigeria (2)

Continued from  yesterday Jonathan  Ifeanyi,  a novelist and classicist in this concluding part of  his discourse on Classics, maintains that considering the relevance of liberal arts in a nation’s socio-political…

Ibadan School of Classics and the National Question in Nigeria

Ibadan School of Classics and the National Question in Nigeria

Jonathan  Ifeanyi,  a novelist and classicist, in this discourse, asserts that only the learned appreciate the relevance of Classics in contemporary scholarship…  In this piece, I intend to respond sharply…

Lagosians desire change, not continuity –Agbaje

Lagosians desire change, not continuity –Agbaje

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, recently visited the site of the fire disaster at Balogun Market in Lagos Island. He spoke with…

Mitigating fire losses through insurance

Mitigating fire losses through insurance

Dele Ayeleso, Public Relations Manager of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), urges Nigerians to take advantage of the fire policies offered by insurance companies to cover their…

Nigeria’s Ex-servicemen deserve a better deal

Nigeria’s Ex-servicemen deserve a better deal

As the nation marks another Armed Forces Remembrance Day,  Anthony Ugwu, a public affairs analyst, urges the federal government to take concrete steps to enhance the welfare of  the  retired…

Election campaigns and rule of law

Election campaigns and rule of law

  Eze Onyekpere, a public affairs analyst,shares his thoughts on election campaign and the rule of law,stating that every eligible voter who has expressed his or her intents  to register…

Matters arising from APC Flag-off

Matters arising from APC Flag-off

 Peter Obi, the immediate past governor of Anambra State shares his thoughts on the claims and promises of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the recent flag-off of the Party’s…

INEC –PVC, CVR AND the 2015 elections

INEC –PVC, CVR AND the 2015 elections

Adeyinka Jeje, an Election Manager and Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission reflects on the recently concluded Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) and the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise, concluding…

Peace top on my agenda for Taraba – Darius

Peace top on my agenda for Taraba – Darius

Former Minister of State in the Niger Delta and Power ministries, Darius Ishaku Dickson, is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship flag bearer for the coming elections in Taraba State.…

Domestic violence in Nigeria: Lessons from “Unforgivable”

Domestic violence in Nigeria: Lessons from “Unforgivable”

Inspired by the Nollywood movie, Unforgivable, which focuses on domestic violence, OLUSANYA  SHERIFF, a public affairs analyst, delves into the causes, effects and solutions to the predicament… Watching the Nollywood…

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