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Re: Nigerians groan under worsening power supply

The attention of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has been drawn to a story published on the front page of Monday, April 14, 2014 edition of your widely read newspaper…

Ogun APC Ward Congress: A beacon of hope for Nigeria

Permit me to use this medium to congratulate the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for holding a successful Ward Congress on Saturday, April 5, 2014. That…

Winning the Boko Haram war

By James Febebebo Federal Government’s inability to end operations of the Boko Haram sect and Fulani herdsmen especially in northern Nigeria is worrying, but all hope is not lost as…

NHRC’s silence on Clara Chime’s case 

NHRC’s silence on Clara Chime’s case 

By Lucy Akase The swift investigation and verdict of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on the alleged killing of suspected terrorists close to the Apo Legislators Quarter, Abuja, took…

National Conference: Education must be on the front burner

The Community Defence Law Foundation, CDLF, a grass-root based civil society organization that works to introduce and achieve education among youth groups in Nigeria, calls on the conferees at the…

Controlling HIV/AIDS in Bauchi

Dr. Abdulaziz Manga, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria, BACATMA has said that his agency was targeting three million people in the…

Nigeria and the malady of corruption

“Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency” -Unknown  Going by the resources that the good Lord has blessed us with, Nigeria’s natural place in the world order should be at…

JAMB, FRSC, Oransaye report and skewed federalism

JAMB, FRSC, Oransaye report and skewed federalism

By Polycarp Onwubiko It is intriguing to observe that the PDP led federal government seems to have no qualms over the skewed and pseudo federal system of government imposed on…

Corruption as bane of development

Today Nigeria is bedeviled by insecurity, kidnapping, insurgence and other social vices. We talk about them as the most worrisome problems without looking at the root cause which is unemployment.…

Fashola, Jonathan; hear the people’s voice

I say kudos to the gallant and courageous comrades that staged a peaceful protest on monday 30th march this year in Lagos State Governor’s Office against the near collapse of…

Obiano: Beware of hypocrites

A hypocrite is simply an actor, a play-maker who appears to be virtuous only on faulty premise. He is someone feigning to be a better character whereas he is inwardly…

Nigeria: State of blood

By Yomi Obaditan The atrocities committed by Field Marshall Idi Amin the late dictator and maximum ruler of Ugadan was well documented in a book titled”The state of blood”. Till…

FCT Minister and his Directors 

By Danladi Akilu The FCT Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed recently made reference to the attitude of some Directors under the FCT Administration whom he said had been economical with the truth…

The different colours of money

The different colours of money

By Edo Ukpong I do not know how many people out there know of a community in Ondo State known as Ilara Mokin. What I know is that neither myself…

Improving water supply in the FCT

Improving water supply in the FCT

‘Water is life’. So goes an adage.  Its uses ensure the sustenance of life on the planet – drinks, food, domestic life, agriculture, manufacturing, industry, transportation, occupation, science and technology, climate,…

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