Political Issues

EFCC And Ibrahim Magu’s Never Ending Public Display Of Incompetence -By Ilesanmi Omabomi

  I have often wondered if the folks at EFCC, including its chairman Ibrahim Magu,…

Politics Of Cynicism In The Age Of Anger -By Simbo Olorunfemi

  Ordinarily, it ought to be the season of love, as we hold on to…

Don’t Pray For Buhari’s Recovery -By Emmanuel Ugwu

  Since President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria on ‘medical vacation’ one month ago, politicians, monarchs and religious leaders have been entreating…

More than the wiles of politicians -By Fola Ojo

When life presents itself with plethora of challenges and our backs against the wall of…

A tale of two protests -By Ayo Olukotun

“Baba Buhari did not anticipate the problem that we are in. I am sure you…

As Ibori stirs Buhari’s tea -By Sonala Olumhense

  On August 1, 2015, two months after President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office, I reflected…

Nigeria: Strong Individuals, Weak Institutions And A Broken Society -By Ogundana Michael Rotimi

Last Saturday, we woke up to the news that Audu Maikori, the CEO of Chocolate…

The Politics of State Robbery In Nigeria -By Chido Onumah

Late last month, as a section of the country awaited the triumphant return of James…

Withdrawal of Charges Against the Supreme Court 3: What Is, What Should And What Could Be -By Umar Sa’ad Hassan

If its allowed to smell fishy for too long, the mind inevitably goes fishing in…

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Life And People

Trump: Nigerians and the American dream -By Adesegun Ojo

  It must be said that there is nothing in United States President Donald Trump’s past to suggest that he has ever advocated on behalf of the downtrodden or supported policies or initiatives to help out poor Americans in his life time. Yet, the assumption is that he is now the chosen one to change…

Top 6 Hospitals for laparascopic surgery in India -By Ryan Lodger

  Overview about India India has been emerging as a popular medical tourism destination for the international patients seeking low cost treatments and laparoscopic surgery. India Laparoscopy Surgery Site Consultants is a renowned medical service provider offering assistance to seek your laparoscopic surgery in India at the top 6 hospitals. Let us go through the…

Open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari -By Moremi OJudu

  Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, I write this letter in response to the growing anxieties and pains stalking the land, especially the unintended fire storm which my comments elicited on the social blogosphere some few days back. Candidly, I only wanted to express my frustrations at the shape and turn of things in the country…

Solomon Dalung: The Mascot and Buhari’s Experiment With Mediocrity -By Emmanuel Uchenna Ugwu

  Solomon Dalung is not a divisive public figure by any stretch of the imagination. There is near-unanimity of opinion about his utility as Nigeria’s minister of sports. The kooky man with a fetish for red beret and khaki is the mascot of President Buhari’s administration. He is the poster child of the shambolic game of ineptness…

Biblical Position On “Refugees”, “Immigrants” and “Strangers” – Testimony of a Jesuit Priest -By Adeolu Ademoyo

“Jesus, Mary and Joseph knew life as refugees, so let us also begin this encounter within our own families…” – US Conference of Catholic Bishops on the observation of the annual National Migration week; January 8-14. Global Christianity is facing a serious challenge. It is a challenge about the account of the truth of the…

Democracy & Governance

On Nigerian lawyers and received English lore -By Ayo Sogunro

  A couple of weeks ago, I received a bulletin email from Dr Aminu Gamawa, secretary of the newly constituted “Nigerian Bar Association Legal Profession Regulation Review Committee”. According to the email, this committee had been created to review “the…

Strengthening the Public Sphere Can Make Our Democracy Work Better -By Ikechukwu M. Odigbo

  One of the strongest merits of democracy is the component of holding public officers accountable to the general public. Unlike other forms of government, tyranny and monarchy, for instance, the life-line of democracy is that it is supposed to…

Time to End Ikot Offiong-Oku Iboku Crisis -By Edikan Ekanem

  There have been several but serious crises existing between Ikot Offiong and Oku Iboku…

Short-termism: Nigeria Power Sector’s Real Achilles Heel -By Yusuf O. Ali

“… It is the same story for the power industry. When I tell my friends,…

$9.8M: Looters of our Commonwealth -By Bamidele Williams

  Are my eyes deceiving me! That is dollars I’m seeing! Make them kuku sell…

Seeking Protection and Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence -By Abdullahi Mubarak

  Sexual violence is any attempt or act to obtain a sexual act by violence…

The Doctrine of Lis Pendens in Nigerian Property Law -By Olorunmaiye Joshua

Many a time, litigants in Nigeria seek to outsmart each other by advising themselves to…

Forgotten Dairies

Apostle Suleiman as parable for a failing nation -By Niran Adedokun

Every law abiding Nigerian should be appalled by the audacity of the video where Apostle…

Disregard FRSC’s senseless recommendation -By Kunle Rotimi

  I am baffled by the alleged recommendation by the Federal Road Safety Corps that…

Peter Obi’s Revelation -By Dele Agekameh

  He surely doesn’t need elaborate introduction. For eight years, he presided over the affairs…

Oyo State Government: An Egocentric Constituted Authority -By Ay Struggle

  Watching the viral video of Oyo state governor on the state of education vis…

Did Minister Babatunde Fashola Get It Wrong? -By Simbo Olorunfemi

  Starting out, Mr. Fashola seems to have gotten it wrong. From the outside, one…

Once Upon A Tuface! -By SOC Okenwa

  Perhaps it is not irrelevant to begin this essay by making a confession: I had a little problem deciding on the title of this article. Many captions were competing for attention for days on end until I settled for…

Policy Perspective: Fixing Nigeria the Healthy Way -By Seyi Makinde

  Unlocking Nigeria’s greatness can sometimes look as simple as flipping a coin – that is how blessed my country is – but making that flip remains problematic as the two contexts below illustrate. First, Nigeria’s Eurobond, part of the…

Economic Issues