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Ambode and APC primaries

By   Jide Akinlabi   It was an informal conference of sorts at the Seminar Café, the refreshment rendezvous inside the sprawling premises of the Lagos Television (LTV8), Agidingbi, Ikeja, four…

Still on Fresh Party deregistration

Still on Fresh Party deregistration

By Ololade Wasiu   When Justice G. O. Kolawole of the Federal High Court 5, Abuja Division said, “The concept of deregistration of political parties is strange to the 1999…

Government should enact laws on pet bottles recycling

The government should enact laws on pet bottles recycling because it is seriously affecting our aquatic life. A visit to our seaside will show that the rate of pollution and…

2015: Nigerians are again hearing sugarcoated manifestoes

2015: Nigerians are again hearing sugarcoated manifestoes

Nigerian politicians are hyping 2015 with many of them recently picking up forms for different elective positions from their different political parties. This move is being laced with many of…

Cross River 2015 guber race

By Dan Amor   Much of the significant critical issues in the Cross River State 2015 governorship contest would most likely be centred on the pedigrees of the contestants. This…

Ekiti and abuse of the rule of law

The Rule of law simply means, no man is above the law. Is it right to say that the Ekiti scenario has created a precedence for the arbitrary violation of…

Sustaining Fashola’s strides in Lagos 

By Rasak Musbau It is a sad story that Nigerians have continued to live through an era where too often, short-term gains were prized over long-term prosperity; where political leaders…

Mutiny: Our 12 soldiers only spoke truth to power

By Abdullahi Yunusa This is certainly not the best of times for the Nigerian military. It has continued to remain in the news for the very wrong and bizarre reasons. It…

Jega’s ethnic agenda

Jega’s ethnic agenda

By Ben Nanaghan   Before now, I would have staked my soul to vouch for Prof Attahiru Jega’s integrity, honour and professional impeccability when President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan appointed him…

Stopping Nigerians from producing damaging noise

Many thanks to the leadership of Lagos Cooperative Movement for the opportunity to globetrot with them on the few occasions that they had travelled out of the shores of Nigeria…

FCT directive to AMAC on tenement rate

One good reality about Constitutional democracy being practiced in Nigeria today is that no constituted authority can lord itself over another, no matter the hierarchy differential. Federal authority, for instance,…

AIG Mbu’s tyranny and matters arising

By Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal   The recently reported arrest and detention of Mr. Amaechi Anakwue – a Journalist and senior reporter – working with African Independent Television in Abuja at…

Nightmare called Enugu- Port Harcourt Expressway

Nightmare called Enugu- Port Harcourt Expressway

Driving through most roads in the South-East and South-South, especially on the Enugu/Port Harcourt Expressway, can be a hazardous business. Many motorists have constantly related their bad ordeals while plying…

The Abia-North senatorial race

By Uche Nwosu   When Herbert (Sebastian) Agar, the American poet and writer who lived from 1897-1980 postulated in 1942 that the truth which makes men free is for the…

Reflection on Aba degradation

Reflection on Aba degradation

 By Chinyemike Torti   The problem of degradation that has ravaged Enyimba city for decades is not amenable to quick fixes or cosmetic remedies.  The city has worn a mosaic…

Ogun State and EVD

Ogun State and EVD

The menace of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is no longer news but the need for government both at the Local, State and Federal level to take preventive measures to tackle…

CAN must be reclaimed

By Uzodinma Nwaogbe  It is apparently clear to all men of good conscience that the leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), an umbrella body of the Christians in Nigeria…

Re: Mutiny and the preachment of ignorance

I read the analysis of Mr. Akin Owolabi, a public affairs analyst on 9th October, 2014 on the 12 military guys sentenced to death in a daily newspaper this morning…

Abuja’s development and the Dubai example

By Danladi Akilu It is no longer news that  some development analysis are beginning to draw a parallel between Senator Bala Abdulkari Mohammed, the man whose public/private partnership modules are accelerating the…

Thoughts on Delta 2015 guber race

By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe   As we approach the Delta party primaries in November, supporters of different gubernatorial aspirants have resorted in unpleasant war of words in the mass media.…

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