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Saving the Police professional officers from extinction

By Patrick Imo   It is given that self preservation remains the first law in nature. This explains to a great extent why in the midst of the numerous challenges…

APC and deficit of internal democracy

By Femi Ayelabowo Just when the All Progressives Congress was trying to come to terms with the departure of Nuhu Ribadu, itspresidential candidate in the 2011 elections, another of the party’s…

NAFDAC ‘s enhancement of Nigeria’s herbal medical practice

Ayo Oyoze Baje ayobaje@yahoo.co.uk 0805 797 1776 Pragmatic. Purposeful. Pro-active. These words may perhaps sum up my candid opinion over the recent decision by the National Agency for Food and Drug…

On Lagos debt profile

By Tayo Ogunbiyi A recent information from the Debt Management Office reveals that Lagos state’s external debt profile stands at N160 billion. Prior to this disclosure, Lagos state government has…

Before Lamido endangers a promising career

Before Lamido endangers a promising career

By Hamisu Abubakar   If there is one northern governor that can be said to have been people-oriented and who has left his people in a situation better than he…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber Race (III)

By ‘Swill Mavua Except the governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, is effectively in control of the Delta State machinery of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his choice of Tony Obuh as successor…

The Ebola Virus Disease and Nigeria’s response

By Ambassador James Entwistle The United States of America has been proud to work closely with the Federal Government of Nigeria and the governments of the affected states to fight…

Comrade Oshiomhole’s ‘real’ friends

By Nasamu Jacobson    I cannot claim to know who Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Governor of Edo State, now associates with as friends. I, however, know that as it was during…

Ebola: China, friend or foe?

By Bamidele Anjorin   At times I feel sick that I am not a politician; or better said, the Nigerian culture of exclusion does not and will not allow people…

?Behold the people are one

By Dr. Olushola Olukolade The Bible story in Genesis 11, like many in Genesis, is a story of creation. This story deals with the creation of languages. Hebrew is very…

The excellent, the special and the Nigerian Factor

By Tochukwu Ezukanma   One of my recent articles, “The problem with the striking doctors”, elicited a number of responses from my readers. Some of them called me on the…

Dimgba Igwe: Death at Dawn

By Godwin Adindu   The morning was still fresh, the plants bathed in the early morning dews.  The sun was just rising and gradually conquering the night. Nature was beaming…

Can a state develop without borrowing?

By Alex O. Atawa Akpodiete From August 28 to August 30, 2014 I attended the Annual National Editors Conference (ANEC), of the Guild of Editors, held in Katsina. There were…

Nollywood and the lure of party politics

By Ayo Oyoze Baje   “Being an actor does not stop us from doing other things. All over the world, it is normal for people in any field of life…

Nigerian football: Throwing stones from the Glass House

By Adegbenro Adebanjo   The war in Nigerian House of Football is coming at the wrong time.  At a time the only thing, possibly, going for the country is football,…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber Race – 2

By ‘Swill Mavua   Outside of the Urhobos, another major clog in the aspirations of the scions of Delta north senatorial district to become governor of the state is found…

Our adversaries, our girls and our soldiers

By Tayo Ogunbiyi These, without a doubt, are strange times for fatherland, Nigeria. To say that the spate of insecurity in the country is becoming very alarming would be an…

Attah’s reception: A grand deception

By Ezekiel Akpan   Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, is an honourable man. At least his pedigree affirms this unequivocally. His aristocratic background provided for him the…

As computerised vehicle testing begins in the FCT

By Danladi Akilu   Motor vehicle administration worldwide has gone digital due to the emerging challenges of road accidents caused mainly by the use of unworthy vehicles by both private…

Heroes of Boko Haram war

By Dr. Olushola Olukolade   Nigeria is at war and there have continued to be fallen heroes on daily basis. It appears as if Nigeria easily forgets her heroes in…

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