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Delta State Gubernatorial ticket and the political gladiators

Delta State Gubernatorial ticket and the political gladiators

Ikem Admiorah, a veterinarian and public affairs analyst based in Asaba, undertakes an assessment of some frontline Delta State Gubernatorial aspirants and their prospects in the 2015 elections…     …

2015 and echoes of anarchy

2015 and echoes of anarchy

Law Mefor, National Coordinator, Transform Nigeria Movement (TNM), Abuja, warns the present crop of Nigerian politicians to halt the trend of inciting remarks, intolerance and violence in the build up…

The beer factor in human nutrition: Facts over fiction

The beer factor in human nutrition: Facts over fiction

While taking a critical look at the health benefits of lager beer, as canvassed by nutrition experts at the first-ever  Beer and Health Symposium in Nigeria, Mr. Ayo Oyoze Baje,…

Kogi West leaders demand rotation of Senate seat among Lokoja-Kotonkarfe, Kabba-Bunu-Ijumu, Yagba

Kogi West PDP Leadership Forum has demanded the right to choose their representatives based on established procedures and existing realities. The demand was contained in a communiqué signed by some…

Ethnicity and the politics of state creation in Nigeria

Ethnicity and the politics of state creation in Nigeria

Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye, a public affairs analyst, argues that the logic of continued states creation in Nigeria, purportedly to bring government closer to the people and achieve national development is…

Still on PVC and continuous voter registration exercise

Still on PVC and continuous voter registration exercise

 It is sad watching events as they unfold on the above subject matter. Just before the 2011 elections, Nigerians trooped out to register, ready to vote in that election. Despite…

Devaluation of the Naira

Devaluation of the Naira

In the wake of the falling price of crude oil, Nigeria’s main foreign exchange earner, BONIFACE CHIZEA, a Management Consultant, reasons that devaluation of the naira is not a viable…

Conceptual hypocrisy of opposition politicians

Conceptual hypocrisy of opposition politicians

Desmond Orjiakor, an Abuja based public policy analyst, takes a swipe at the politics of intolerance exhibited by opposition politicians in Nigeria… Without ignoring irony as a characteristic value of…

Power sector reform and privatization- matters arising

Power sector reform and privatization- matters arising

Nze Nwabueze Akabogu (JP), a Public Affairs Commentator wants the new core investors in the power sector to concentrate on overhauling the structure in the sector so as to restore…

Engineering and national development

Engineering and national development

Inthis engaging 2ND Annual Lecture of the College of Engineering of Bells Univ. of Technology, Ota titled: CHALLENGES OF ENGINEERING PRACTICE IN NIGERIAN EMERGING ECONOMY, Engineer Prof. AdejokoWaheed, the Deputy…

 Defection and its discontents

 Defection and its discontents

DAN AMOR, an Abuja-based journalist and public affairs analyst, condemns the gale of defections among elected Nigerian politicians across political parties, and urges that the unethical practice which undermines the…

An open letter to Paul Orhii, Director-General of NAFDAC (I)

An open letter to Paul Orhii, Director-General of NAFDAC (I)

PAUL JOHN, a Port Harcourt based medical practitioner, commends the effectiveness of NAFDAC SMS confirmation of authenticity of drugs sold to the public but raises concerns that the issuance of…

Why should Tambuwal resign as Speaker?

Why should Tambuwal resign as Speaker?

Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku, a public affairs analyst, reflecting on the recent defection of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal maintains that circumstances in Africa where leaders…

Obasanjo does not own Nigeria

Obasanjo does not own Nigeria

 Abimbola Jones, a public affairs commentator, believes that though former president Olusegun Obasanjo has given his best to Nigeria, he needs to realise that the country does not belong to…

The many travails of the North

The many travails of the North

Emmanuel Tyokumbur of the department of Zoology, University of Ibadan, writes that the North faces many developmental challenges which have been compounded by the Boko Haram insurgency…        …

Buhari’s fourth gamble

Buhari’s fourth gamble

BEN NANAGHAN writing from Lagos, examines the 9-point Agenda of General Mohammadu Buhari, the leading presidential aspirant on the All Progressives Congress (APC) and states why, in his view, the…

Ebola crisis: Fears amid hope

Ebola crisis: Fears amid hope

OKECHUKWU EMEH, JR, a social researcher, examines the global threat posed by the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) currently ravishing some West African Countries, and calls for co-operation between the…

Curbing Extra-judicial killings by the police in Nigeria (2)

Curbing Extra-judicial killings by the police in Nigeria (2)

In this concluding part of his analysis, OKECHUKWU NWANGUMA, National Coordinator, Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), reviews reports on extra-judicial killings and sundry human rights abuses in the…

Curbing extra-judicial killings by the police in Nigeria (1)

Curbing extra-judicial killings by the police in Nigeria (1)

Okechukwu Nwanguma, National Coordinator, Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), based on recent findings reveals that extra-judicial killings and sundry human rights abuses are practiced by the Nigeria Police… …

The falling oil price

The falling oil price

In this insightful discourse, DR BONIFACE CHIZEA, a management Consultant and public policy analyst, unveils factors behind the recent tumbling crude oil price, the Nigerian government’s response to mitigate its…

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