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2015: Need for peace and tranquility in Abia

Abia State is not in commotion for now. But the heat of the 2015 elections in the state may be assuming an excruciating direction owing to interests, not of this…

The notional return of charges for ATM transactions

By Dr Boniface Chizea   Following the recent conclusion of the Bankers’ Committee meeting, a decision was taken to notionally return the charges withdrawn on Remote-On-Use ATM withdrawals. It might…

Counting gains of land swap policy

When Senator Bala Mohammed was appointed Minister in April 2010, he told FCT residents that the issue of infrastructural development is one that is very dear to his heart and…

Confab Report: Roadmap to national rebirth

By Johnson Momodu The submission of the National Conference report to President Goodluck Jonathan on 21 August, 2014, was as relieving as it was historic.  Going by the gale of criticisms…

Our, not your, Labour Party

By Ikpe Etokudo It is no longer news that the Nigeria Labour Congress held a crucial National Executive Council meeting in Enugu, Enugu State, from August 14-15, 2014. Some important resolutions…

CBN ATM Charges

By Adekoya Boladale   Few months ago, myself and numerous other writers who were not privileged to grace the sacred meeting where the ‘suspension’ of the then Governor of the…

National character and intellectual laziness

Nigeria has become a seething cauldron of inconveniences and cataclysmic consequences. And one of the issues we continue to parry is our national attitudes and perceptions, and how we failed…

That mystery fire at the Glass House

By William Bozimo For many round-leather observers and football lovers, the mystery fire that rocked the so-called NFF Glass House in Abuja, which started from the third floor and the…

Practicalise WASSCE with innovative and sustainable curriculum

A big dismal failure was recorded on results released for the May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The examination conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC)…

Itire-Ikate: 16 years of deprivation

Sir, this is to state the case of Itire-Ikate  under Surulere local government in Lagos State. As a resident of the above local government, I want to use this medium…

Understanding the OOU crisis

One does not need a star-gazer to know that it is the elements within the political opposition that are responsible for the violent protests by some students of  the Olabisi…

Ribadu’s volte-face

By Azuh Amatus Sincerely, I never wanted to comment or dabble into discussions surrounding the recent defection of former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu…

Balancing the tripodal power equation in Abia

By  Eddie Onuzuruike   THE CREATION of Abia State on August 27th, 1991, was not an accident.  It  wasout of genuine need coupled with the love of freedom,  equity, justice…

Kudos to Prof Ayatse, Vice Chancellor, UST Dutsin-ma

Federal University of Science and Technology Dutsin-ma in Katsina State is one of the six universities established under the ongoing administration as was directed by President Goodluck Jonathan. After its…

Israel; between winning the battle and losing the war

By Yinka Salaam Israel has never had it this bad fighting Hamas and killing Gazans. It “won” the battle by killing many more Gazans this time than it did in…

Re: Parents of FGC Warri students groan under illegal fees

Our attention has been drawn to the above article published in your newspaper on 8th August, 2014 and having read same, wish to react as follows.  Firstly, we wish to observe…

Putting an end to female genital mutilation

By Lanre Olagunju Feminists around the globe need to pick up more wide-ranging issues that would result into better lives and privileges for vulnerable girls. On the scale of priority, I…

Osun: The people have spoken

‘It is welcome news when the dog dies at the abode of the hen, for if the reverse were the case, the story would be that the cannibalistic dog has…

Abia in the class of 23, the journey so far

By August 27, Abia State will be 23 years old having been created out of the old Imo State by the General Ibrahim Babangida administration in 1991. Scientifically, the age…

National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

By Ambrose Jemide Except you belong to the folks capable of ignoring social issues however enduring they are, you cannot but be interested in a debate over tobacco consumption. First…

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