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Fighting Crime with Corporate Institutions:

By Uzodinma Nwaogbe    Crime in Nigeria has over the years grown from strength to strength, demanding huge cost on the government and, overwhelming the security forces. There is certainly…

Self-determination: Is Nigeria better off as one country?

By Chiedu Uche Okoye The map of the world is being drawn and re-drawn as countries split up into many nations. There is no guarantee that a country will remain…

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…

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…

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…

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…

DNA: The best female president Nigeria never had

By Dele Akinola   Honour, discipline, incorruptibility, patriotism and courage all ran, simultaneously, in her DNA, yes in DNA – Dora Nkem Akunyili. Reigning female world leaders like Angela Merkel…

Adadevoh: Portrait of selfless service

By Ayo Oyoze Baje “We’ve all lost an outstanding person; a professional of thoughtfulness, ability, diligence and application. Ameyo had one of the sharpest minds you’d ever meet. She was…

2015: Classifics of Delta Guber race – 1

By Swill Mavua   Delta State is a microcosm of Nigeria in all ramifications; as such, it takes a proper understanding of the different peoples and varied cultures to be…

Of APGA and rancorous turncoats

By Okechukwu Anarado   There a tendency for the size of the electioneering that delivered Chief Willie Obiano as Anambra State Governor in 2013 obscure today’s political realities in the…

In times like this

By Emmanuel Tyokumbur Nigeria, our beloved country is facing a lot of challenges that will certainly be overwhelmed with time. That much is what we optimist and believers in the…

Delta guber 2015

By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe Delta State is like a “Democratic Kingdom” which has three ruling houses, one to produce the king each time the stool is vacant. Normally, each ruling…

What harvest is Chief Assam Assam thinking about?

By Okon Okorie   In a widely published letter to Mr Udom Emmanuel, the Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government, Chief Assam Assam, SAN, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia and…

Ebola: The way out

By Owoseni Abimbola   Ebola is a five-lettered word that continues to sweep across Nigeria and other West African countries in a relatively wide span range. It is an ill-wind…

A presidential red herring

By  Tochukwu Ezukanma The recently held International Youth Day Conference in Abuja was an occasion for President Goodluck Jonathan to address economic, political and other issues with specific relevance to…

Ebola: Are we thinking right?

By Dimeji Daniels   The Ebola virus was first identified in 1976 in Nzara, Sudan and Yambuku in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These two locations played host to the…

Patrick Sawyer; agent of death

Patrick Sawyer; agent of death

By Godwin Adindu There is no other way to remember Patrick Sawyer, the American-Liberian diplomat who brought Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to Nigeria than as the fabled agent of death. …

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