Political Issues

Buhari : The Shadows of Childhood Years On Adulthood -By Nkechi Odoma

The life of a leader is both complex and simple. He is usually endowed with…

Ondo: Election without gunboats and weapons -By Obo Effanga

Penultimate Saturday, the people of Ondo State voted Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress…

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello Going Astray -By Adewale Giwa

  If Nigerians did not protest against the anti-social media law sponsored by Bala Ibn…

Obasanjo’s challenge of Buhari -By Sonala Olumhense

  As one who firmly believes that one Olusegun Obasanjo squandered the finest opportunity of…

Why Dasuki, Kanu, El-Zakzaky may never be tried -By Azuka Onwuka

  One thing that has been clear since last year’s inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as…

The future of Ondo State -By Niyi Akinnaso

  I was growing up in Ondo State in the early 40s through the 50s,…

Incompetence Incorporated® -By ‘Tope Oriola

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s speech at an event organized by the Nigerian National Order…

Mimiko Owes Ondo An Apology -By Adewale Giwa

  My previous article published by this revered media company on October 30, 2016, tagged…

Where Are the Buhari Boys and Girls? -By Simbo Olorunfemi

  I recently had cause to speak to what I see as disconnect between the…

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Life And People

Perspectives on Ghana, Gambia 2016 elections -By Jide Ojo

  Today, December 7, 2016, about 15.7 million Ghanaians are filing out to vote a new president and 275 Members of Parliament. Ghana, since the coming into force of her 1992 Constitution has established herself as a bastion of democracy in Africa. The Electoral Commission of Ghana under the leadership of Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyang was…

Grooming startups to survive in the Nigerian ecosystem -By Olukayode Kolawole

  Starting a business in Nigeria, like many other countries, usually comes with many road bumps. It is not just enough to have a brilliant idea that can be built into a mega business; more is required than just a good thought process. More often than not, entrepreneurs would always believe that raising enough capital…

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…

Dalung: A Minister And His Many Goofs -By Emmanuel Egobiambu

Those who live in glass in houses do not throw stones, but it appears that since assumption of office, Nigeria’s Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, has hauled mountains at Nigerian sports, especially football by his utterances. At a recent event, the minister told an international media outlet, the BBC Hausa Service, that…

Churches, Religiousity And Godliness -By Isaac Aluko Ademoroti

In our land these days, can we truthfully say that it is solely the love of God that motivates those who start or run churches and ministries or could there be other motivating factors that we do not know of? Is God Himself benefitting in any way from the increase in the number of these…

Democracy & Governance

Allegations Of Corruption In The Justice Delivery Sector: Implications For The Rule Of Law And Democracy -By Femi Falana

  Introduction  For the past three decades, I have been involved in the struggle against human rights violations, corrupt practices and abuse of powers by certain principalities in Enugu State. In the 1980s I was here to defend the late Chima Ubani and other leaders of 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…

NCC And Her Elitist Agenda Under The Impression Of Change -By Bamidele Williams

  At least, for the very first time under the presiding leadership of Senator Abubakar…

Niger Delta Ministry: The Repository Efforts of Usani -By Paul Emumena Michael.

The agitations of the Niger Delta people, which was provoked by governmental and political negligence,…

The Legality of Killing a Seven (7) Year Old Boy for Stealing -By Akogwu Egene, Esq.

  It is no longer news that a boy of about 7 years of age…

Governance In Nigeria: Trick or Treat? -By Jide Omotinugbon

I do not believe I spend as much time on Facebook as my wife alleges.…

Magu’s Anniversary Gift And Our Kenya Moment -By Azu Ishiekwene

  It was an unexpected gift on the eve of his first year in office.…

Forgotten Dairies

Hat in hand, begging: My experience at Lagos airport -By Joe Ogbechie

  An average Nigerian in Nigeria without question is a beggar. Yeap, I said it.…

The Reality of the National Youth Service Corps -By Uguru Uchechukwu Okannagba, Esq.

  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is the brainchild of General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) after…

Still on the Chibok girls -By Adewale Kupoluyi

  It was a relief to see President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with the 21 Chibok…

The non-implementation of Nigeria’s National Health Act -By Jide Ojo

  “Non-implementation of the National Health Act 2014 which provides for not less than one…

The Tragedy Of Humanity’s Nonchalance -By Samuel Orekoya

  All around the world, there have been renewed calls for parleys, for rendezvous and…

TB Joshua and his US election prediction -By Osagie Ogunbor

  It is a tough task for anyone to defend Pastor TB Joshua these days. Just when you think the worst is over for him, he plunges into more self-destruct. His latest misadventure was needless. Though many Nigerians keenly followed…

History that was never made -By Niyi Akinnaso

  Hillary Clinton did not win. And so, she never succeeded in becoming the first female President of the United States of America. Therefore, you can go ahead and blame me all you want for going all out for her…

Economic Issues