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Plateau has no zoning arrangement – Pwajok

Plateau has no zoning arrangement – Pwajok

Senator resenting Plateau North, Gyang Pwajok, and the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State in this interview speaks on his state’s debt profile and why…

NDIC makes giant strides

NDIC makes giant strides

Recently, NDIC marked its 25th years of corporate service. However, Dr Boniface Chizea, an Economist believes that the primary challenge of the corporation remains finding the capacity for prompt payment…

Human rights for the Nigerian woman and girl child

Human rights for the Nigerian woman and girl child

Against the backdrop of recent celebration of Mother’s Day, Sandra Eguagie Programme Assistant Officer on Environment for Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) wants violence against women and…

Economy moving from disaster to disaster

Economy moving from disaster to disaster

Chief Lawson A. Omokhodion, former Managing Director/CEO of Liberty Bank Plc reflects on the nation’s economy concluding that the federal ministers have many questions to answer…  The drums of the…

Jonathan, Yar’Adua and Buhari: The lessons of life

Jonathan, Yar’Adua and Buhari: The lessons of life

Soyombo Opeyemi, a public affairs analyst, reminds President Jonathan of his past victories and urges him to accept the prospect of defeat in the presidential poll with equanimity… “Those whose…

INEC and Card Reader controversy

INEC and Card Reader controversy

 Nze Nwabueze Akabogu (JP), a public affairs commentator, based in Enugwu-Ukwu, Anambra State, reflects on the introduction of the card reader for the forthcoming general election in Nigeria, insisting that…

Only free, fair poll can ease tension in Nigeria –Ikimi

Only free, fair poll can ease tension in Nigeria –Ikimi

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Tom Ikimi, jumped ship to become one of the founding fathers of the All Progressives Congress (APC). But, he made a quick return to…

Obiano: The party is over

Obiano: The party is over

As Chief Willie Obiano, the Governor of Anambra state recently marked his first year in office, Okafor C. Udoka, a public affairs analyst, examines the challenges ahead, urging him to…

Nigerian insecurity -A great threat to our national state (II)

Nigerian insecurity -A great threat to our national state (II)

CONTINUED  FROM Yesterday In this concluding part of his piece on Nigeria’s security situation, Abubakar Adamu, a public affairs analyst, believes a well-thought out counter-terrorism strategy is a sine qua…

Nigerian insecurity -A great threat to our national state (1)

Nigerian insecurity -A great threat to our national state (1)

Abubakar Adamu,a public affairs analyst, reviews Nigeria’s approach at stemming the ugly tide of terrorism and insecurity and offers  viable options that would assist in curtailing this festering trend… Terrorism/Insurgency…

Challenges of quantity surveying practice in Nigeria (2)

Challenges of quantity surveying practice in Nigeria (2)

Freddy Ogugua Esenwa (Jnr), a registered quantity surveyor and Director of Physical Planning and Works, The Bells University of Technology Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, in this concluding part of a …

Challenges of quantity surveying practice in Nigeria (1)

Challenges of quantity surveying practice in Nigeria (1)

Freddy Ogugua Esenwa (Jnr), a registered quantity surveyor and Director of Physical Planning and Works at the Bells University of Technology Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, in this paper he delivered…

Oyo people deserve good life – Makinde

Oyo people deserve good life – Makinde

The gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Oyo State, Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, is upbeat that he is the next occupier of the Agodi Government House in view…

Where lies the spirit of class struggle?

Where lies the spirit of class struggle?

Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye, a public affairs analyst, in this piece, used the theory of historical materialism as espoused by Karl Marx to establish that there is a seeming complacency among…

Islamizing Nigeria, the Republic of Turkey example

Islamizing Nigeria, the Republic of Turkey example

 Joe Onwukeme, a public affairs analyst, reflects on the role of religion in Nigeria’s political terrain, concluding that Nigerians need to come together as one, irrespective of religious, ethnic or…

Economic and social benefits of Lekki Toll Project

Economic and social benefits of Lekki Toll Project

Lateef Raji, Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Information and Strategy sets the records straight in this rebuttal of misinformation in some on line media about the…

Promoting sustainable development in Nigeria through professional engineers (II)

Promoting sustainable development in Nigeria through professional engineers (II)

Dr Charles S. C. Marcus, Director- General, The Civilian Institute Of Democratic Administration (CIDA), in this concluding part of a lecture delivered at The 20th Anniversary/Annual General Meeting of the…

Promoting sustainable development in Nigeria through professional engineers

Promoting sustainable development in Nigeria through professional engineers

In this two-part discourse, Dr Charles Marcus, Director-General, The Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (CIDA) takes a look at the nature of transformational leadership in Nigeria and concludes that professional…

Why Jonathan is not recognized for fighting corruption

Why Jonathan is not recognized for fighting corruption

Magnus Onyibe, a development strategist, posits that the reason for the low rating of President Jonathan’s administration in the fight against corruption is its failure to set out a functional…

Telecom facilities as critical national infrastructure

Telecom facilities as critical national infrastructure

Mimi Ucheagwu, a public affairs analyst writing from Lagos, decries the frequent vandalisation and multiple taxation of telecommunications facilities in the country and the negative effects on telecoms services. He…

On Okonjo-Iweala and corruption in Nigeria

On Okonjo-Iweala and corruption in Nigeria

 SKC Ogbonnia, Executive Director, Patriots United for Transparency and Accountability in Nigeria (PUTAN) reflects on the recent statement by Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi…

Why Nigerian varsities are poorly ranked

Why Nigerian varsities are poorly ranked

 Sunday Saanu, a public communication expert, reflecting on the recent lecture entitled; “The Nigerian University System and the Search For Global Relevance In The 21st Century”, delivered by the University of…

I’m determined to bring change to Abia –Anyim

I’m determined to bring change to Abia –Anyim

Nyerere Anyim is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State. He spoke to Senior Correspondent, EKENE OKORO, on his ambition, and the determination of the…

The real danger of Naira devaluation

The real danger of Naira devaluation

With this CBN policy, the Naira will never witness any stability If the managers of the Nigerian economy were to be sincere with the nation, they will agree that there…

Why Mbeki’s illicit financial flows report will do little to stem the problem

Why Mbeki’s illicit financial flows report will do little to stem the problem

Kolawole Olaniyan, an author and public affairs analyst, posits that the African Union (AU) Report on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) from Africa is a significant contribution to the fight against…

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