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Perspective on the Tobacco Control Legislation in Nigeria

Perspective on the Tobacco Control Legislation in Nigeria

KOLA ADEBAMOWO, a public affairs analyst, writes on the need for caution to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill before the Senate, which recently passed through public hearing, does…

Remodelling Nigeria’s Seafarers Development Programme

Remodelling Nigeria’s Seafarers Development Programme

CHIGOZIE CHIKERE, Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Nigeria, writes on the need for the National Seafarers Development Programme of government by NIMASA to be reviewed to prioritise the…

Fayose on Fayemi’s tenure

Fayose on Fayemi’s tenure

Our   attention has been drawn to a publication where the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose reportedly accused his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of being after self-comfort. This…

Stealing Aso Rock

By Adekoya Boladale    With the recent declaration of President Jonathan to run for a second term, the political atmosphere of Nigeria is now fully charged. While the major opposition…

Fraud, Nigeria’s electronic I.D. Card and national security

Fraud, Nigeria’s electronic I.D. Card and national security

Dr. Boniface Chizea, Managing Consultant, BIC Consultancy Services, Lagos is of the view that the National Identity Database which is an initiative of the National ID Card Management (NIMC) is…

The jitters of election ahead 2015

The jitters of election ahead 2015

James Febebebo writing from Port Harcourt asserts that as the race to the 2015 general elections heightens, what matters most is to ensure that the people’s votes count … It…

The menace of medical tourism: Deficiency of responsive governance

The menace of medical tourism: Deficiency of responsive governance

Olamide Bakare of the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, tasks governments in Nigeria to replicate the feat they recorded recently in containing the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)…

Politics and national response to HIV/AIDS challenge

Politics and national response to HIV/AIDS challenge

ADAMS ABONU , a media strategist writing from Abuja, believes there is need for the government to insulate the fight against HIV/AIDS from distractions of the politics of the day…

Buhari and APC’s N27.5m nomination forms

Buhari and APC’s N27.5m nomination forms

Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye, a public affairs analyst, condemns the high price tag placed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on its Presidential nomination form, insisting that it exposes their candidates to…

Questions about terrorists and terrorism (2)

Questions about terrorists and terrorism (2)

In this concluding part of an abridged version of his analysis on terrorists and terrorism, Tunde Agara, a Lecturer at the Centre for Strategic and Development Studies, (CSDS) Ambrose Alli…

Questions about terrorists and terrorism (1)

Questions about terrorists and terrorism (1)

In this first part of an abridged version of his analysis, Tunde Agara,  a Lecturer at the Centre for Strategic and Development Studies, (CSDS)Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria…

Reflections on Amosun’s tour of LGs

Reflections on Amosun’s tour of LGs

Soyombo Opeyemi, writing from Abeokuta, argues that the ongoing tour of local councils by Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, is not about electioneering but development, as it reveals that…

How we recovered large cache of arms from criminals – Edo CP

How we recovered large cache of arms from criminals – Edo CP

By Ajibola Abayomi, News Editor   For Folusho Adebanjo, Edo State Commissioner of Police, tracking suspects is a task that demands dynamic strategies. Not leaving anything to chance, the Edo…

Ode to our military leaders

Ode to our military leaders

Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman, African Democratic Congress ADC, pays tribute to the Nigerian Armed Forces for making ‘extra-ordinary sacrifices’ to deepen democracy and protect the territorial integrity of the nation……

Who is afraid of the PIB?

Who is afraid of the PIB?

In this discourse, Sylvanus Ekpo,  a media practitioner, examines the  odyssey of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which is perhaps the most controversial and misunderstood bill under consideration in the…

October 11: Let’s join the fight against rape

October 11: Let’s join the fight against rape

In the backdrop of the observance of 11th of October, 2014, as the International Day of the Girl Child, Olusanya Sheriff, a public affairs commentator, notes the escalating cases of…

Fashola: Fostering a motorised legacy

Fashola: Fostering a motorised legacy

Chigozie Chikere, Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CILT, Nigeria, reviews the visionary intervention of the administration of Governor Babatunde Fashola in providing the Bus Rapid Transport, BRT, the…

Challenges of Nigeria’s democratic transition

Challenges of Nigeria’s democratic transition

Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh, member representing Apapa II Constituency at the Lagos State House of Assembly, posits that the survival of democracy in the country can only be guaranteed by the…

Mental illness as a time bomb

Mental illness as a time bomb

As the World Mental Health Day is observed today, Tayo Ogunbiyi, a public affairs commentator, examines the condition and hopes that the barriers posed by stigmatization, hopelessness and funding to…

Mutiny and the preachment of ignorance

Mutiny and the preachment of ignorance

Akin Owolab, a public affairs analyst, submits that the flurry of arguments and pleas for pardon for the 12 Nigerian soldiers condemned to death for Mutiny lack merit and exposes…

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