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Osun: Time to decide

The Governorship election of Osun has been heating up and with few more days to the polls, the people would speak and their future would be determined by the outcome.…

The debate on state police in Nigeria

State police can be seen as a body of police unique to each state, having state wide authority to conduct law enforcement activities and criminal investigations. The concept of state…

Curbing  the menace of Abuja land speculators

By Rogers Edor Ochela In Nigeria today, there is no state or city where the menace of land speculation is as pronounced as the Federal Capital City. For want of…

Nigerian Youths and ‘vested interests’

By Oludayo Tade Permit me to use the story of David in the Bible and his victory over Goliath (1 Samuel 17/18) to start this piece. Goliath was armoured and…

Preventing the outbreak of deadly Ebola virus

It is a terrifying development that Nigeria is at risk of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease epidemic. The virus is “out of control” and spreading rapidly across the West -African…

An open letter to Governor Gabriel Suswan

Sir, the crime rate in Makurdi, Benue State Capital is on the increase despite the presence of the security men everywhere in the town. I witnessed on several occasions how…

On Lagos new maternity and paternity leaves’ policy

By Tayo Ogunbiyi The Lagos state government recently approved a 10-day paternity leave for male civil servants. Consequently, the male officer to whom a new baby (or babies as the…

Save this nation from collapse

By Anthony Cardinal Okogie Indeed, Nigeria is a blessed country and we, Nigerians, are blessed people. A country blessed by God needs to walk along God’s own path of Faith, Hope…

Standing facts on their head

Reading through Steve Oliyide’s reaction to my article published in some national newspapers on July 12 and 13, gave me an initial feeling that at last, Nigerians will enjoy a…

Tackling examination malpractices in Nigeria

Examination malpractice can simply be referred to as a deliberate misconduct or improper practice or motive, before, during or after examinations with the aim of attaining good grades through dubious…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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