Political Issues

How Kaura Change Bauchi’s Political Equation -By Abba Dukawa

Today’s victory is ours; today’s victory speaks to a better and brighter future for us,…

2nd Term: Oshiomhole As A Governing Cancer -By SKC Ogbonnia

In a pre-election piece, “APC Risks A Crushing Defeat With Oshiomhole As Chairman”, I managed…

June 12 And Its New False Interpreters -By Louis Odion

Never known to be in the habit of turning the proverbial other cheek, it is…

2019 General Election: EU Report Came Straight From Janus! -By Banji Ojewale

Janus was the Roman mythological god that had two faces – front and back. One…

Dear FG: Repeal Section 372 Now To Reduce Rate Of Death By Suicide -By Vweta Chadwick

A little over two years ago, a 51-year-old woman was arraigned before a Lagos State…

Corruption: Dear Buhari, To Get To Mountain Top, Climb Down -By Churchill Okonkwo

Dear President Buhari, just in case you have forgotten, the chameleon changes its color to…

The New Osun Speaker, And APC -By Tunde Odesola

Were it for Nigerians that God gave Moses the 10 Commandments, He would surely have…

President Buhari Countdown Calendar: 1444 Days -By Sonala Olumhense

I join in the congratulations of President Muhammadu Buhari for renaming the Abuja Stadium after…

Buhari’s Cabinet: To Be Or Not To Be? -By Fredrick Nwabufo

“It will take the next two months before ministers can come on board. Bringing them…

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Life And People

What Africana Womanism Is About -By Rees Chikwendu

The following are a few examples why I think Africana womanism is unlike the gender separatism of Western feminism, but one that insists on advocating for the whole community, not on behalf of the women alone. These are also part of the reasons why I think that to bring about policy change in any society,…

Some Pain Is Painfully Painful—Yet! -By Swandy Banta

I recently attended a court session on a matter involving a very good friend of mine. He had been incarcerated for some time and his bail was to be decided that day. The judge declined his bail request. Right at that point I wished I was the judge himself, Attorney General, President, Governor or Antonio…

A Note for Okowa -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

Gordon S. Black of The University of Rochester, in his theory of political ambition; Career choices and role of structural incentives’’ posited that; as a politician rises to new positions of power and prominence, his motives for seeking political advancement becomes subjected to intense public scrutiny. In most cases, politicians try to promote the fiction…

Can The Super Eagles Comeback In AFCON Be Historical? -By Efosa Taiwo

Having missed out on the last two African Cup of Nations staged in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea respectively, the Super Eagles of Nigeria, one of the powerhouses in African football, would be making its comeback and coincidentally its 19th appearance in the African Cup of Nations(AFCON). This is coming on the bounce of two World…

Christianity, Church, Faith & Critics: RCCG At The Crossroads -By Nneka Okumazie

Some people misread the Church and used that to fiercely misjudge the Church. There’ve been lots of criticisms, lobbed at the Church – with motive to multiply hate against the Church. There are new and existing situations used as reasons to see the Church in a bad light. There are also potent values of the…

Democracy & Governance

Alliance For Injustice -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

The Multi-purpose Hall, in Alapere, a Lagos suburb, venue of the stage drama was filled to the brim. The stage was lavishly decorated to impress, and it did impress. Guests were relaxed in their sitting positions. They said little but…

The Positive Steps Nigeria Must Take to Develop -By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, if you are a regular follower and frequent reader of my column, you would, in the past few weeks, have encountered the serialisation of the great lessons’ life has taught me in the last 59 years of inhabiting…

Leadership, Democracy, And Restructuring -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

The recently performed ritual tagged; Democracy Day offered me the ample opportunity to ruminate over…

Celebrating Nigeria’s Democracy Day And Resurrection Of The Spirit Of June 12 -By Rahaman Onike

No matter the inherent justification and philosophy behind the policy shift in respect of ideal…

What Is There To Celebrate In This Democracy? -By Kolade Malik Ademola

In the summer of 1999, I was still an infant enjoying the beautiful Nigeria in…

Police-Citizen Trust And The Survival Of Nigeria’s Democracy -By Adanu Moses

‘’Ordinarily, encounters between the citizens and the Police or other law enforcement agents should be…

Early Signs Of Buhari’s 2nd Term And The Task Ahead Of The Nigerian People -By Bright Ogundare

The second tenure of president Muhammadu Buhari kicked off amidst fanfare on May 29 however,…

Forgotten Dairies

Insight For Interns, Temporary, And Contract Staff: An Approach To Marginal Improvement -By Richard Okunola

Tade Williams had been an intern with CNBL Industries Ltd over three (3) years after…

A Deserving Sorry -By Ebunoluwa Ojo

When people hurt or wrong us, we usually want to hear them acknowledge that they…

Remembering Chief MKO ABIOLA -By Oluwapelumi Adejumo

Today, we remember Chief MKO Abiola who paid the ultimate price so that Nigeria could…

The War Against Women: We Are All Guilty -By Udo Jude Ilo

It is an embarrassing testimonial to our irresponsible disdain for women and our collective criminal…

Reflections On 2Pac Shakur -By Kehinde Oluwatosin Babatunde

Tupac Amaru Shakur (2Pac) the legendary American rapper, poet and actor died at 25 years,…

Kano Emirate: The Need For Utmost Caution -By Murtadha Gusau

Below is the unedited report from the book, The Role of Traditional Rulers in Conflict Prevention and Mediation in Nigeria By Roger Blench, Selbut Longtau, Umar Hassan and Martin Walsh, and prepared forthe UK Department for International Development (DfID), Nigeria…

Pain has no age—just in case e happen -By Swandy Banta

I was being treated for malaria fever, so I went to the hospital with my cousin to receive the last injection for the treatment. Just at the entrance of the hospital we saw a young man crying. We ordinarily would…

Economic Issues