Political Issues

“It is time to build this coalition” – Obiageli Ezekwesili leads by example, steps down from presidential race

Following the reactions of Nigerian citizens at home and abroad to the 2019 Presidential Debate…

Nigreria’s 2019 General Elections and the Fate of ‘Ideas’ -By Yohanna Bwala

The clamour amongst well-meaning Nigerians for a departure from the hate-filled gutter politics that Nigeria’s…

Nigeria’s Democracy, Progress Under Buhari -By Muhammad Ajah

Since the return of democratic governance to Nigeria in 1999, President Muhammadu Buhari has broken…

A Good Look At Our Major Presidential Candidates -By Umar Sa’ad Hassan

President Buhari was absent at last Saturday’s Presidential debate and that shouldn’t really surprise anyone.…

Olusegun Obasanjo’s Infinite Desire To Make And Control Any Leader After Him -By Peter Claver Oparah

Olusegun Obasanjo, the swash-buckling former president is sad; so sad that he cannot put a…

The Obasanjo Image: More Of That Of A Villain Than Of A Hero -By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the…

The Obasanjo Bombshell; Lucid, Frank, And Assertive -By Reuben Abati

“Former President Obasanjo is a courageous patriot and statesman who tells truth to power when…

Nigeria: Election, Debate And The Need For Attitudinal Change -By Omoshola Deji

Debate is a vital, far-reaching and inexpensive means of campaigning and earning the voters admiration…

Really, Who Needs Medical Attention Between Buhari And Obasanjo? -By Fredrick Nwabufo

The synopsis of President Buhari’s response to Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter likening his administration to the…

Corrupt Serving Senators

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Life And People

Of The Girl Child And Sexual Predators -By Sulaiman Jamiu Abiodun

It was a shocker. An incendiary bomb was at the verge of exploding. It was an unprovoked outburst of emotions; a spontaneous show of a value-impoverished society. To be sure, I zoomed the content of the news I was reading as I worked my phone through the cyberspace, it was not a conflict situation, but…

Land Measurement And Sizes In Nigeria -By Engr A.S Yunusa

As a human, one of our basic requirement is shelter and out of which is a home. We all dream to have a house of our own. Don’t you love to have a house? Of course you love to. As such, you will need a land to build one. Some people may be privileged to…

My Open Letter To IPOB And Her Members -By Charles Ogbu

Brethren,I bring you greetings.  It is beyond argument that, through the agitation for Biafra which you lead, you, The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) have brought both local and international attention to the plight of Ndigbo in Nigeria. You have raised our consciousness to a level never seen before. In the face of naked brutality…

Sports Betting, Our Beliefs And Contemporary Global Economy Realities -By Ifeanyichukwu Mmoh

2The art of betting has – since I was a kid – been regarded as the occupation of the vagabond. Then, whenever players sat and bet; folks seriously condemned any youngster found around their pool shops. I remember a certain man I knew who actually owned the pool shop and who much later translated his…

Christianity, Bible, Daddy Freeze: Intrusive Thoughts, The Call Of The Void & Prayers -By Nneka Okumazie

There are several kinds of weird thought variants, some benign and some propulsive. There are intrusive thoughts – which may extend to the call of the void. Thoughts are one of life’s deep mysteries. Thoughts can be controlled but open to unsolicited entry. They could come from anywhere, stay or stray, magnify or diminish anything.…

Democracy & Governance

Electoral Transparency: A Step Towards Strengthening Nigeria’s Democracy In Forthcoming Polls -By Alfred Olufemi

A comparative study shows that the 84 million registered voters as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 general elections signals an improved level of political participation when weighed against the 68 million obtained in the…

The Nigerian Dream -By Nonso Anyasi

“I have a dream!” These were the magic words that secured a prestigious place in the annals of history for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The importance of dreams are best emphasized by the words of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya who…

Nigerian Solution for Trump’s Wall and Theresa May’s Brexit -By Abimbola Lagunju

The US Government has been in partial shut down for about 30 days now because…

In Praise Of Buhari’s Democratic Freedom -By Muhammad Ajah

“Nigeria’s democracy is steadily improving with deeper understanding of the culture and tenets among the…

DSS: A Lawless Tyrant! -By Boluwatife Akintilewa Falaki

Are we gradually leaning towards the dictatorship era? Are high public office holders having itchy…

Ogun 2019: The Political Initialism Of Zoning And Performance -By Abraham Adonor

In 2011 while the PDP led incumbent government tried imposing a candidate on the good…

Militarized Democracy And The Place Of Legal Practitioners -By Timothy Ola Bamgboye

I honestly don’t know why any legal practitioner would vote the ruling party in the…

Forgotten Dairies

Land Measurement And Sizes In Nigeria -By Engr A.S Yunusa

As a human, one of our basic requirement is shelter and out of which is…

What You Don’t Know About The Mambila Hydro Project -By Ettu Mohammed

Mambila Chronological Timeline. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Did you know a German company  #Laymeyer was awarded a contract…

The Orphan Girl I Met Eating Pig Food -By Opeseyi Adegboyega Q.

It was a boiling-hot afternoon so I decided to take a quick bath to impede…

Why It’s Important That Yari Takes His Empty Seat Home -By Azu Ishiekwene

Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, offered a Greek gift as Christmas present: His soon-to-be-vacant official…

Scrutinizing Emir Jakolo Rhetoric On Wazirin Adamawa -By Abba Dukawa

I am not intended to join an issued with Royal His Highness and  Emir of…

Walter Onnoghen’s Ordeal, Nigeria’s Federal Government & What The Corruption Fight Has Come To Symbolize -By Ifeanyichukwu Mmoh

Men are admonished to drop the mindset of greed and embrace the life of contentment but they scoff at such wise sayings of wisdom and make the carriers of such nuggets look like representatives from the Stone Age. Technically, they…

Fidelis Nwangwu: The Tales of Lies Against Dambazau -By Edwin Uhara

I read the fake news article against the Honourable Minister of Interior, retired Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau by one Fidelis Nwangwu; a notorious hireling who specializes in spewing trash in the name of article writing. Honesty speaking, Mr. Nwangwu is…

Economic Issues