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National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation… Except you belong to the folks capable of ignoring…

National Conference and controversial recommendations

National Conference and controversial recommendations

By Victor Anya Some resolutions already taken by the members of National Conference so far will definitely cause more problems for the country in future than envisaged. This is because…

The Confab has served its purpose

The Confab has served its purpose

As the National Conference concluded its deliberations last week, Eugene Uwalaka submits that it was a success while Victor Anya contends that it failed to meet the expectations of Nigerians… By Eugene…

Pax Africana as tool to address insecurity in Africa

Pax Africana as tool to address insecurity in Africa

Jefia Dede, a political scientist, explores the prospect of African nations applying African solutions to tackle human insecurity in Africa … With a dispassionate view of the recent happenings across…

Ebola: Close the borders now (2)

Ebola: Close the borders now (2)

Hannatu Musawa, a public affairs commentator, concludes her contribution on the killer Ebola disease which continues to record more casualties in Nigeria despite government’s frantic efforts to control the virus,…

Ebola: Close the borders now

As Ebola disease continues to ravage the West-Afican sub region, Hannatu Musawa, a public affairs commentator, wants the federal government to completely close all Nigerian borders arguing that the isolation…

Female suicide bombers: Dealing with the emerging trend

Female suicide bombers: Dealing with the emerging trend

In the backdrop of recent deployment of female suicide bombers in attacks in the north of the country by the Boko Haram terrorist sect, Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of…

Refugees in the world today

Refugees in the world today

Ogbu Alexander Ameh, a political analyst writing from Abuja, laments the escalation of conflicts across the world which has increased the population of refugees and canvasses tolerance for diversity as…

Nigerians and followership deficit

Nigerians and followership deficit

Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku of the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative, Abuja, faults Nigerians for being complacent in holding government accountable and urges the citizenry to contend for…

What is wrong with Islam?

What is wrong with Islam?

In this discourse, RaheemOluwafunminiyi, analyzes the problem of religious intolerance, and attributes it to lack of understanding on the part of some adherents, of what religion truly entails… Lest anyone…

Reconstruction of political and oil producing town of Kokori

Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, a member of both the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs and Human Rights and Political Communication Committee of the American Political Science Association at New York University,…

Ebola on our shores: A thought for the doctor with Ebola and her at-risk colleagues

Ebola on our shores: A thought for the doctor with Ebola and her at-risk colleagues

In the wake of the dreaded Ebola virus disease killing its first victim on Nigerian soil in Lagos and the doctor that treated him infected, Jibril Abdullah, President, Association of…

Tanzania; security without walls: Lessons for Nigeria

Tanzania; security without walls: Lessons for Nigeria

Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Apapa II Constituency, who attended the recent Commonwealth of Nations Parliamentary Association Conference in Tanzania, shares lessons…

National Conference: The mistake

National Conference: The mistake

Nduka Echamunor, Political Scientist, expresses disappointment over the failure of the national Conference to agree on the most critical issues for which the confab was convoked …  “Each generation must,…

Not Jonathan’s war

Not Jonathan’s war

Chuks Iloegbunam, a veteran journalist,columnist and author believes that the war against Boko Haram insurgency is winnable…  Just as the war against Biafra was not General Yakubu Gowon’s war, the…

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