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Enugu as a ‘chicken republic’

By Nwobodo Chidiebere “An injustice done anywhere; is a threat to justice everywhere”. -Martin Luther King, jnr What started as a beer parlor gossip, has finally ridiculed Enugu State as the…

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…

The critical choice for Nigerian university: Muddling through or establishing a university records management programme

Professor Gabriel Olubunmi Alegbeleye, of the Department of Information Resources Management, Babcock Business School, Babcock University, llisan –Remo, Ogun State here canvasses that records management should be seen as an…

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…

Brazil 2014: Why and how Nigeria lost to Germany!

By  SP Wole Oladipo Oh yes! Nigeria lost to Germany and not France, in Brazil 2014 World Cup competitions, because Nigeria was Divinely programmed, favoured and opportune to win the…

2015 Tribal politics in Delta

By Dr Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe I have read several posts in social media and newspaper articles written by some political actors and party faithful who tend to favour Urhobo candidate for…

Mimiko’s defection as game changer in South-West politics

By Donald Ebimomi   The polity was thrown into frenzy last week when news filtered through that Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, may dump the Labour Party (LP) for…

Ribadu: The home-return of a sojourner

By Abubakar Galadima   Ever since former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, indicated interest in moving to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), disquiet has reigned in…

2015 general elections and politicization of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

2015 general elections and politicization of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

 Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, a public affairs analyst, warns on the danger of politicizing the war against terror and urges state governments to collaborate with the federal government and the military…

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…

N220 b MSME Fund: Another evidence of Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda

By Edwin Ekene Uhara   On Monday August 18 2014, President Good luck Jonathan launched the N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) in Abuja. The MSMED…

President Jonathan and the CONFAB recommendations

By Ikem Adimorah   So far, President Jonathan has done very well. His unassuming nature, patience and courage have not been equaled by any past leader in Nigeria. He has…

Jonathan’s National Conference: And it came to pass

By Matthew Adejoh   On Thursday, August 21, 2014, President Goodluck Jonathan received the 21 Volumes of the Report of the 2014 National Conference from Justice Idris Kutigi, former Chief Justice of…

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)…

A country and its troubled military

A country and its troubled military

Yekinni Shakiru of the Center for Global Peace Initiative urges the federal government to do her uttermost to address the palpable discontent in the nation’s armed forces to give a…

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…

Honour for Adadevoh, etal

By Godwin Adindu The death of the Senior Consultant/Physician and endocrinologist at First Consultant Hospital in Lagos, Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh  and the nurse, Justina Echeleonu  has shown that we can…

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