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Pay discrimination 

Pay discrimination 

Dr. Olushola Olukolade Early this month, I had to go to United States of American for a conference and it coincided there with the time of their debate on equal…

Confab credibility: Delegates must speak for Nigerians

Confab credibility: Delegates must speak for Nigerians

By Ogu Nwadike The national conference has spent six weeks out of its twelve-week lease. And it is obvious that it has done far less than was expected of it…

What hope for Nigeria?

By N.F.J. Ibelegbu  “As the National Conference gets underway, the dire view from Zaire must concentrate the minds of Nigerian patriots… In a 31-year career, Mobutu looted and stole his…

Confab and the Ben Nwabueze challenge

By Ogu Bundu Nwadike By all intent and purpose and by all pole of measure, the globally acclaimed enigmatic constitutional legal icon commonly known as Professor Ben Nwabueze (SAN) fits…

Solutions to terrorism in Nigeria

Ayo Oyoze Baje To begin with, the critical issue of guaranteeing security of the citizenry, should be seen as the collective responsibility of us all. Though Section 14 Sub-Section 2(b)…

Why we are where we are

By  James Ogunjimi The older generation of Nigerians were born into an ‘active’ situation. They were young in the days when Nigeria was fighting to break loose from colonial masters.…

How not to play politics

How not to play politics

By Abraham Olaopa In May 2013 when a US state under the control of the Republican Party was hit by deadly tornado, politics of division and exclusiveness was shoved aside…

The Kutis, Federal Government and Centenary Awards

This reflection is to fulfill a bet that I can also share my views about the rejection by the surviving members of the famous Reverend Ransome Kuti family of the…

Nigeria industrialisation and the New National Automotive Policy

By Samuel Orovwuje  and Joel Odigie The new policy initiative of the federal government on local manufacturing of cars looks well intended but the basic fundamentals were left out particularly…

Lagos, Ehingbeti and accelerated power delivery  

By Tayo Ogunbiyi In the words of Harvey Firestone, foremost American Business man, “Capital isn’t so important in business. Experience isn’t so important. You can get both these things. What…

Role of the media in the electoral processes

By Maxwell Adeleye It is undoubted that the media play a very critical role in the life of all human societies. The media provide the conduit necessary for all kinds…

The Ngwa Patriots and the equity-keeping Governor

By Godwin Adindu “The greatest want of the world is the want of men- men who will not be bought or sold; men who in their inmost souls are true…

Death at the stadia: Enough is enough

By Tochukwu Ezukanma The initial response of the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, to the death of twenty one young job applicants, including four pregnant women, at the Nigerian Immigration…

The farce and fury over ‘Africa’s biggest economy’

The farce and fury over ‘Africa’s biggest economy’

Ayo Oyoze Baje The recent public outrage triggered by the result of the rebased Gross Domestic Product,GDP as revealed by the Statistician General of the Federation/CEO of the National Bureau…

Jonathan and his media gauge

Jonathan and his media gauge

By Akin Awolabi The Federal Government of Nigeria, right from the military, has always behaved as if the mass media of information outside the official circle could go to blazes.…

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