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The worsening electricity supply in Nigeria

The worsening electricity supply in Nigeria

It is instructive to note that the provision of adequate electricity supply is germane to the supposed massive transformation agenda of this government. Six months into the new era of…

Worsening insecurity in Nigeria

Worsening insecurity in Nigeria

The gory incidents last week of continuing terrorist insurgency and insecurity in parts of the Northern region of Nigeria have provided another reason for worry over the claims by the…

Confab: Time to sit up

Confab: Time to sit up

Nigerians may not be amenable to any attempt to alter and extend the set calendar of the confab beyond the stipulated 3 months. It is quite unfortunate that about one…

Resurgence of ebola and its threat to Nigeria

The recent warning by Nigeria’s Health Minister, Chukwu Onyebuchi Chukwu that heavy migration from the neighbouring countries where the ebola virus has been confirmed can actually lead to the transfer…

Mugabe’s remarks about Nigeria

Mugabe’s remarks about Nigeria

Rather than engage Zimbabwe in an unnecessary acrimony, Nigeria should receive Mugabe’s statement as a wake-up call to redress the endemic corruption that has earned Nigeria global disdain. The recent…

Shifting onus of proof to INEC

Shifting onus of proof to INEC

Asking INEC to assume an unconstitutional responsibility of proving the propriety or not of a petitioner’s grouse against an election conducted by the same INEC will amount to an abuse…

FG and the Oronsaye Report

FG and the Oronsaye Report

We think that it is the duty of the Federal Government to ensure that it does not deliberately put the workers into unemployment market by ensuring that there is an…

NHRC verdict on Apo killings

NHRC verdict on Apo killings

Recently, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) released the report on its public hearing and investigations into the killing of 8 and injuring of other 11 persons Apo district in…

Let us celebrate the new GDP with caution

Let us celebrate the new GDP with caution

Let the increasing GDP begin to reflect visibly in the steady changes in the high poverty and low standard of living of Nigerians that manifest prominently in our everyday life…

PDP and APC clash in America

Recently, apparently in their bid to ensure that the 2015 general elections in Nigeria will be free and fair, the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the major opposition party,…

On $50 billion annual loot out of Africa

On $50 billion annual loot out of Africa

festering sore of intractable corruption and bad leadership was again spotlighted by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Jan Eliason during a recent courtesy visit to the Speaker…

On students’ collapse after inhaling chemicals

On students’ collapse after inhaling chemicals

The recent reports of how some 10 students of Ogba Grammar School, Ogba in the Ikeja area of Lagos inhaled some chemical gases that led to their collapse and subsequent…

Gun battle at DSS HQ Abuja

Gun battle at DSS HQ Abuja

Recently, Nigerians woke up to the news in the mass media that there was a gun battle in the Headquarters (HQ) of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) in…

Gun battle at DSS HQ Abuja

Gun battle at DSS HQ Abuja

Recently, Nigerians woke up to the news in the mass media that there was a gun battle in the Headquarters (HQ) of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) in…

That judgment on defected lawmakers

That judgment on defected lawmakers

This Newspaper cannot fail to express its displeasure not at the judgment per se but at the court’s decision to mix judgment that should be sacrosanct until proved otherwise, with…

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