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State of Emergency: Before those Governors are removed

By Inibehe Effiong The emergency powers granted the president and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under Section. 305 of the 1999 Constitution of the…

Nyanya bus park bomb blast

By John Ukah Death struck with a horrid, sudden and merciless hand. It left in its wake charred bodies and dismembered limbs of commuters; mangled remains of dashed hopes. Dreams…

 Osun: Muazu’s dream may not materialize

By Yomi Obaditan The National Chairman of PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mua’zu’s has the zeal for his party to capture the whole states in Nigeria into their party if it is…

The changing face of Islamic terrorism

By  Onyiorah Paschal Just like Muslim scholars are inclined to emphasize, Pope Benedict xvi himself did in fact acknowledge in his treatise that even “ the emperor must have known…

Government support for private universities in Nigeria

There is no gainsaying the fact that federal government through its National Universities Commission(NUC) is doing its best by way of checks and balances, effective supervision and quality control of…

As Governor Obiano tackles lawlessness and crime in Anambra

 By Chiedu Uche Okoye So far, Governor Willie Obiano, the Anambra state Governor, has shown us the inkling and foretaste of the type of leadership that he will give the…

Open letter to Mr. President

Dear Mr. President,   I hope that this letter meets you well and level-headed, because the issues that beset our dear country are enough to leave you exasperated.  I hope and…

A bomb, a blast and the blabbers

A bomb, a blast and the blabbers

By Tayo Ogunbiyi Terror struck yet again in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja, leaving in its trail, as usual, sorrow, tears and blood. As at the last count, after a bomb-laden, red Volkswagen…

COEASU and ASUP strike

The strike by the College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) and the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) have been  strike for many  months.  If the loss sustained by…

IBEDC and PHCN:Any difference?

It’s been a while now that the federal government privatized the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN with the hope that the change we all expect has come where we…

New GDP: A necessary intermission of joy!

By Ogu-Bundu Nwadike Harsh conditions of life and living have their ways of causing sadness and sorrow upon the people. No doubt. It is such that over the time such people…

Re: Nigerians groan under worsening power supply

The attention of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company has been drawn to a story published on the front page of Monday, April 14, 2014 edition of your widely read newspaper…

Ogun APC Ward Congress: A beacon of hope for Nigeria

Permit me to use this medium to congratulate the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for holding a successful Ward Congress on Saturday, April 5, 2014. That…

Winning the Boko Haram war

By James Febebebo Federal Government’s inability to end operations of the Boko Haram sect and Fulani herdsmen especially in northern Nigeria is worrying, but all hope is not lost as…

NHRC’s silence on Clara Chime’s case 

NHRC’s silence on Clara Chime’s case 

By Lucy Akase The swift investigation and verdict of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on the alleged killing of suspected terrorists close to the Apo Legislators Quarter, Abuja, took…

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