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Nigeria: A land of contradictions, resilience and unpredictability

Nigeria: A land of contradictions, resilience and unpredictability

Anene Ogochukwu, a public affairs analyst, tasks Nigerians across ethnic, political and religious divide, to work for the unity, peace and progress of the nation… As the nation is about…

Lessons for Gov. Aregbesola from Ekiti 2014

Lessons for Gov. Aregbesola from Ekiti 2014

In the countdown to the August 9, 2014 gubernatorial election in Osun State, Ayodeji Ajayi, a public affairs analyst, volunteers some counsel for the incumbent governor, Rauf Aregbesola and other…

National Confab: Success or failure?

National Confab: Success or failure?

Against the backdrop of the abrupt postponement of the conference plenary, Nze Nwabueze Akabogu, a public affairs commentator is of the view that the Confab has failed to live up…

Cancelling a date with cancer

Cancelling a date with cancer

In the wake of increasing deaths attributed to cancer in Nigeria, Eddie Onuzuruike, a public affairs analyst, examines the phenomenon and counsels that constant screening and early detection of the…

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…

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…

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…

Cement war against Nigerians

Cement war against Nigerians

  As the controversy over the standardization of cement in Nigeria rages on, Abdulhamid Aminu, consultant with Cement Company of Nigeria, Sokoto, is of the view that the decisions of…

Ekiti Gubernatorial election: What went wrong

Ekiti Gubernatorial election: What went wrong

Adeyemi Ikuforiji, the Honourable Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, submits that the integrity of the Ekiti State Gubernatorial election was compromised by failure of the Federal Government to provide…

APC: Giving a dog a bad name

APC: Giving a dog a bad name

Joe Igbokwe, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), asserts that the onus is on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to prove its allegations of APC’s link with the…

BDCs’ recapitalisation: CBN’s master-stroke

BDCs’ recapitalisation: CBN’s master-stroke

Nwobodo Chidiebere, a public affairs analyst is of the view that the new guidelines by the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) on Bureau De Change (BDCs) recapitalisation is aimed at having…

Nigeria and global perspective

Nigeria and global perspective

James Febebebo, a public affairs analyst urges Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan to intensify efforts to surmount the challenges of insurgency and corruption in the country …   Nigeria is in a…

UNEP intervention in Ogoni and the management of its report 

UNEP intervention in Ogoni and the management of its report 

Odimegwu Onwumere, a commentator on public affairs laments that three years after the release of the United Nations Environmental Project (UNEP) report and recommendations on the environmental degradation caused by…

Lagos, soldiers and social disorder

Lagos, soldiers and social disorder

Tayo Ogunbiyi, a public affairs commentator, stresses the need for   security officers to imbibe the culture of civility in their interaction with members of the public … The peace…

Revealing the secrets behind Akpabio’s works

Revealing the secrets behind Akpabio’s works

Nsikak Idongesit, a public affairs analyst, avers that contrary to critics’ claims, Akwa Ibom State Governor Godswill Akpabio acknowledges the contributions of members of his star studded cabinet to the…

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