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APC and deficit of internal democracy

By Femi Ayelabowo Just when the All Progressives Congress was trying to come to terms with the departure of Nuhu Ribadu, itspresidential candidate in the 2011 elections, another of the party’s…

NAFDAC ‘s enhancement of Nigeria’s herbal medical practice

Ayo Oyoze Baje ayobaje@yahoo.co.uk 0805 797 1776 Pragmatic. Purposeful. Pro-active. These words may perhaps sum up my candid opinion over the recent decision by the National Agency for Food and Drug…

On Lagos debt profile

By Tayo Ogunbiyi A recent information from the Debt Management Office reveals that Lagos state’s external debt profile stands at N160 billion. Prior to this disclosure, Lagos state government has…

Lesson for compromised electoral officials

The travails of the Electoral Officers for Osogbo and Obokun Local Governments of Osun State are a lesson to public servants who may wish to corruptly compromise their office. The…

The wages of impunity

The wages of impunity

In this discourse, Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, condemns the desecration of the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ campaign by pro Jonathan campaigners with their ‘Bring Back Jonathan 2015’ slogan, as the…

Before Lamido endangers a promising career

Before Lamido endangers a promising career

By Hamisu Abubakar   If there is one northern governor that can be said to have been people-oriented and who has left his people in a situation better than he…

Boosting literacy development in Nigeria

Boosting literacy development in Nigeria

By Tayo Ogunbiyi   September 8 is globally celebrated as International Literacy Day. It is a day set aside to draw attention to the importance and impact of literacy skills…

Boko Haram: Gaps in the Davis’ narrative

Before we proceed on the controversy that has trailed the statement by Dr. Stephen Davies over people he said were mentioned to him as Boko Haram sponsors, we need first…

Spare Anambra this hallucination

Spare Anambra this hallucination

Ifeanyi Afuba, writing from Nimo, Anambra State, rebuts the claim that the administration of Willie Obiano is marginalizing adherents of a religious organization in the state, and posits that the…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber Race (III)

By ‘Swill Mavua Except the governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, is effectively in control of the Delta State machinery of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his choice of Tony Obuh as successor…

High cost of living in Abuja

High cost of living in Abuja

Although Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory is now regarded as the fastest growing city in Africa, Emmanuel Onofua, a public affairs commentator, believes living in the city comes with a…

The Ebola Virus Disease and Nigeria’s response

By Ambassador James Entwistle The United States of America has been proud to work closely with the Federal Government of Nigeria and the governments of the affected states to fight…

Public Service of unrest

By Akin Owolabi  Nigeria is just smarting from a 55-day death dealing industrial action imposed by the national body of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). The country was buffeted by…

Much ado about NANS endorsement of Jonathan

With less than six months to the 2015 general elections, it has become a fashionable, if somewhat laughable, daily occurrence for various groups — some of them obviously put together…

Abia: Gains of governance by discussion

By  Uche Nwosu As Abians rolled out the drums in celebration of the creation of their treasured state in August 1991, it is imperative to reflect on some salient issues…

The silent industrial revolution

By Yusuph Olaniyonu In an interview published in the August 30, 2014 edition of some national newspapers, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State, spoke about the danger that the growing…

#Bring Back Goodluck2015# shame revisited

By Joe Igbokwe It took the intervention of the US Newspaper The Washington Post to draw the attention of the world and President Goodluck Jonathan on the primitive and evil machinations of the…

Comrade Oshiomhole’s ‘real’ friends

By Nasamu Jacobson    I cannot claim to know who Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Governor of Edo State, now associates with as friends. I, however, know that as it was during…

Ebola: China, friend or foe?

By Bamidele Anjorin   At times I feel sick that I am not a politician; or better said, the Nigerian culture of exclusion does not and will not allow people…

Still on Chibok : What Jonathan won’t say or do

Still on Chibok : What Jonathan won’t say or do

Sunday Dare, Special Adviser, Media to APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is of the view that the Goodluck Jonathan led Federal Government has not done enough to ensure the…

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