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General Obasanjo: Please, revive the Inter Action Council (IAC)

General Obasanjo: Please, revive the Inter Action Council (IAC)

Our global village is being continuously bedraggled and bemused by conflicting vortexes and counter-vortexes, and it has now become fundamentally imperative more than ever before to institutionalize instrumental actions of…

Unending crisis in our health sector: An open letter to Mr. President (1)

Unending crisis in our health sector: An open letter to Mr. President (1)

By Paul John   Our tertiary hospitals have  been paralysed again because a group of people has embarked  on a nationwide strike. Yesterday it was the doctors and today it…

APC’s utterances as threat to Nigerian democracy

APC’s utterances as threat to Nigerian democracy

By Nwobodo Chidiebere   “Violence is the last refuge of the incompetence”  –    Isaac Asimov After introspecting on the echoes of war and anarchy emanating from the APC, especially Governor…

Villains and victims of the Nigerian society

The inability of those controlling political power to create conducive atmosphere for socio- economic growth and progressive development of the Nigerian state has impressed upon the citizenry a lingering feeling…

Where has Governor Amosun gone wrong?

Where has Governor Amosun gone wrong?

By Ademola Orunbon   Ever since the attentive world rose to its feet to applaud Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s virtuoso performance in 3 years after in office, the dogs of war…

Security Operatives: An effective tool for impunity

Security operatives are not in any way supposed to be partisan in carrying out their duties. It’s unfortunate that security operatives are now an effective tool to carry out unlawful…

Kumuyi on national transformation

It has pleased the mind of God to send his indubitable vessel in this trying period of our national life to stage a world class crusade in Ilorin and it…

2015: Leaders not Promises!

By Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje Indeed, Nigeria is not in a situation where it can simply rest on its democratic laurels, either economically or politically since the return to civil rule…

Addressing workers’ housing challenges in Abuja

By Rogers Edor Ochela Apparently aware of the degeneracy in the housing sub-sector of the economy, the then President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2001 constituted a 15-man committee on Urban Development and…

Job creation: Wonders of SURE-P

Job creation: Wonders of SURE-P

Amidst the uproar that followed the partial removal of fuel subsidy in January of 2012 came the announcement that a new federal government programme would be created to ease the…

Equipping the youth for leadership

By Bilkis Bakare   The cliché: ‘Youths are the leaders of tomorrow’, is a popular one. But the youths whom the line opines to target no longer fancy it because…

Boko Haram and Gideon Orkar’s dream

Boko Haram and Gideon Orkar’s dream

By Akin Owolabi    Major Gideon Orkar of the Nigerian Army made history in the military President Ibrahim Babangida’s era, not just as one of the heyday coup makers but…

Still on PVC and continuous voter registration exercise

Still on PVC and continuous voter registration exercise

 It is sad watching events as they unfold on the above subject matter. Just before the 2011 elections, Nigerians trooped out to register, ready to vote in that election. Despite…

Police, FRSC and worsening traffic gridlock in Awka

There is palpable fear about a possible suffocating traffic gridlock in Awka Capital territory as Christmas festivities are drawing near. Given this scary scenario, it has become imperative for the…

As Nigeria marks World Toilet Day

By Agbo Agbo   The statistics by the United Nations (UN) is scary; 34 million Nigerians do not have access to toilets! This is part of a 2.5 billion (40%)…

Mass failure in the Bar examinations

Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku   I have met some very brilliant lawyers in my time who have dazzled me with their intellectual derring-do. But for the two who would blind you…

Ochei at Wadata Plaza: Matters arising

If inanimate objects could speak, perhaps the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Headquarters (Wadata Plaza), located along Michael Okpara Street, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja would have verbally acknowledged Thursday, November 6,…

UI at 66: Prospets and challenges

By Sunday Saanu From its initial humble location at the abandoned 56th General Military Hospital, Eleiyele to its current permanent site along Oyo Road, University of Ibadan (UI) has ever…

PDP thorn between Wike and the rest

When one considers the happenings in Rivers PDP, it portrays the national organs of the party as lame or ineffective. There is no doubt that Nyesom Wike, the immediate past…

Alison-Madueke and dynamics of the oil sector

By Hamisu Abubakar ‘Knowing where you are going is the first step to getting there’ – Ken Blanchard To many Nigerians, Diezani Alison Madueke’s name may not have been found in…

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