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The Passage of NFIC Bill

The Passage of NFIC Bill

Okechukwu Emeh, Jr, a social researcher, reflects on the passage of NFIC Bill and how it will enhance financial intelligence operation in the country. True to its commitment to strengthening…

Sokoto and ‘sokoto’ trouser

By Chuks Iloegbunam In recent weeks, the major political parties have accused each other of hiring the services of foreign media advisers, to launder their images and make them eligible…

Adieu! Quintessential Dr. Femi Segun

Dr. FEMI SEGUN was a man that kept his star shining per second, his exotic and likeable character kept the moon rotating at the speed of an aircraft, he laid…

Power to Abia South

Godwin Adindu The political climate in Abia State is becoming very clear. Before now, it was like a gathering storm with the ambiguity created by the generic term of Ukwa…

Nyako’s Impeachment: Democracy in action

Nyako’s Impeachment: Democracy in action

Onyiorah Chiduluemije Paschal, a public affairs analyst, argues that the recent controversial impeachment of the former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, is justifiable in the context of politics defined…

FCT Minister’s alleged 22 buses to Bauchi PDP

Recently, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), came out in full force and berated the FCT minister Senator Bala Mohammed for allegedly donating 22…

Gov. Fashola and environmental protection

By Ayo Oyoze Baje To underscore the increasing importance and imperative of tree planting to protect our fragile environment from further degradation, the forward-looking Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State…

National Conference, regionalism and the praxis of unity

By Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje But old attitudes, particularly the political attitudes among the elites, die hard, especially in the context of parochial sentiment of regionalism at the expense of national…

Education: Between man and objects in Ogun

By Steve Oliyide Obviously since the former governor of Ogun State raised an issue about the construction of bogus Model schools by his successor in office as a misplaced priority…

Primitive accumulation and lessons of philanthropy

Primitive accumulation and lessons of philanthropy

Raheem Oluwafunminiyi, a commentator on public affairs, reflects on the futility in the penchant of many Nigerians to accumulate wealth without consideration for its use to ameliorate the plight of…

The man Ibrahim Shekarau

By ‘Swill Mavua It is interesting to watch Nigerian politicians in their act, playing games with our lives, while their scramble for political office is only to justify their selfish…

Petroleum Industry Bill: Need for adaptive reconciliation

By Emeka Chiakwelu The much debated and contentious Petroleum Industry Bill 2012 (PIB) is a quantum leap in the remaking of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, if and when it…

The world’s blind eye towards Gaza

I might not be an expert on Middle East or an analyst on the various crises that has rocked the various Middle East nations over the years, but the fact…

By Uche Nwosu

Abia’s new approach to governance   According to Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), an America philosopher, “to be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant”. In fact, this is…

The leaven of Ogun Pharisees

By Olusola Balogun “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy…’’ was a timely warning from Jesus Christ to his disciples in ancient Rome. He didn’t leave his…

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