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By Joe Iniodu   When it was birthed in 1960 through the struggles of our forebears, it held out great hope and prospect. Its politics were inspired by unbridled patriotism and unassailable spirit of nationhood. Even its national anthem described it as “Our own dear native land” noting that “though...

By Harold James   PRINCETON – Europe’s ongoing malaise has reignited the old debate over which form of government produces better economic performance....

By Magnus Onyeibe   President Goodluck Jonathan’s reference to the increasing number of private jets (PJs) in Nigeria (150) as a symbol of a growing...

What I can pledge, with absolute certainty, is that from the first day of my administration, Boko Haram will know the strength of our collective will and...

  By Frisky Larr   Since Tuesday the 31st of March 2015 when it became obvious that the Presidential election in my home country has been decided,...

  By Magnus Onyeibe   President Goodluck Jonathan’s reference to the increasing number (150) of private jets,PJ owners in Nigeria as a symbol...

By Jones Onwuasoanya   There are many reasons why I have had to be careful in trying to comment on the recent face-off between the Catholic Church and Governor Rochas Okorocha. The foremost among these reasons is the fact that I am a devout Catholic, who believes that the Church is not a mere edifice, but the Body of Christ and the Womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary. But...

By Magnus Onyeibe   Never has the power to determine who becomes Nigeria’s next president been at the behest of Nigerian youths more than now. Let...

By Alex Agbo   When we finally realise we are at the most critical crossroads of our political journey as a multiethnic and polytheistic entity we would begin to face the truth. For now it is my ultimate belief we are telling lies to ourselves as a people. I seem to be fighting a lone battle as an activist and an advocate of good governance all along. It is never...

By Eze Onyekpere   Laws are made to guide human conduct. They are to be obeyed voluntarily or at the pain of punishment; hence, the positivist definition of law as the command of the sovereign backed by sanctions. One of law’s most reassuring qualities is that they are binding and should be applied across board without discrimination. But when a law is flagrantly...