Global Issues

Costly British exit from European Union -By Odilim Enwegbara

  Thanks to the union of several tiny countries in the island of British —…

Democracy Deferred In Zanzibar -By Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad

  Zanzibar is a small nation, an archipelago of islands and a semi-autonomous part of…

One-Third Portion For Africans On Temporary Protected Status -By Sami Disu

  When it comes to the US government’s policies on immigration relief for immigrants who…

Achieving Sustainable Reform: A CSO Collaborative Approach -By Stanley Achonu

‘It is that tangible leap from saying “this is the problem” to adding: “these are…

Brexit and What It Means for the Developing World -By Dike Chukwumerije and Chris Ngwodo

  There is only one way a nation can stop people from wanting to emigrate…

Brexit lessons and call for Nigerian referendum -By Obo Effanga

The United Kingdom finally voted to severe itself from the European Union last week, in…

Boko Haram’s IDPs: Man’s Humanity Thriving Against Inhumanity -By Grace Okagbare

  Not until the reported abduction of over 200 young school girls from Chibok in…

UK Brexit Vote As Biggest Political Misjudgement In Recent History -By Oliver Owen

  So the UK has voted to leave the EU in a 52 percent to…

Six Implications of Brexit, Through the Eyes of a Foreign Resident -By Zainab Usman

  Against all odds, Britain has voted to leave the European Union, astounding observers, policymakers…

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Life And People

Saraki And The Hollow Senate -By Abiodun Ladepo

Saraki took to Facebook recently to lament that a clique may have hijacked the government of Muhammadu Buhari. Hear him: “What has become clear is that there is now a government within the government of President Buhari that has seized the apparatus of executive powers to pursue a nefarious agenda.” Really? That would be quite…

Kanu Heart Foundation receives strong support -By Henry Oyinlola

  Kanu Heart Foundation – charity project found by famous Nigerian football star Kanu Nwankwo – keeps receiving strong support from well-known businesses. The major support was provided by Dubai’s property developing company The First Group, which only this year donated $30,000 to the fund. The fundament of this partnership was built a few years…

Open Letter to Senator Ajayi Boroffice – A Call To Statesmanship and Honour -By Ifeoluwa Olasogba

I write this letter with a sense of sincerity and a lot of hope in my heart. A hope, that after reading these words from a concerned kinsman that I am, you, dear Senator and Professor, Robert Ajayi Boroffice, will for the sake of posterity, see reason in walking back to a deserved place of…

Nigerian Soccer And The Culture Of Abuse -By Louis Odion

  Physics teaches us that lightning rarely strikes the same spot twice. The depth of shock experienced by the nation last week is therefore better imagined when, within a space of 72 hours, the lightning of death did not only smite Nigeria’s two most accomplished football coaches but curiously at the same location: Benin City.…

The Limitation Of Our Utterance -By Edikan Ekanem

  Eric was three years old, growing rapidly but he was unable to speak, this caused lamentation to the parents of Eric, they spend both time resources to make him talk. When Eric began speaking, the parents organised a thanksgiving service in their church. Most parents are always elated hearing their children beginning to speak.…

Democracy & Governance

Open Letter to Senator Ajayi Boroffice – A Call To Statesmanship and Honour -By Ifeoluwa Olasogba

I write this letter with a sense of sincerity and a lot of hope in my heart. A hope, that after reading these words from a concerned kinsman that I am, you, dear Senator and Professor, Robert Ajayi Boroffice, will…

AMCON, Ben Murray-Bruce and a Healthy Dose of Common Sense -By Simbo Olorunfemi

  Nigeria, in the recent past, suffered a massive heart attack, leading to a monumental corrosion of her value system. The line between night and day has since blurred, and there is no way to clearly tell the difference; people…

Aisha Buhari And The Halliburton Outburst — The Hunter Is Being Hunted -By Bamidele Williams

  It has come to a fine pass when the goslings teach the geese, and…

Buhari and the Consolidation of Democratic Dictatorship in Nigeria -By Arthur Nwankwo

  Nero’s emergence as Roman Emperor in AD 54 was greeted with wild jubilation and…

Governor Fayose, Time To End Your Strike! -By Michael O. Ogunjobi

  I speak affirmatively, Nigerian workers are suffering! A cursory look at those peculiar circumstances,…

Forgery Trial Of Saraki And Ekweremadu: There Is No Coup Against The Senate By The Executive -By Okoi Obono Obla

  It is laughable and ridiculous for the Senate to take the position that the…

Osun: Hijab controversies and the accompanying brouhaha. -By Sunday O. Oladepo

‎ To begin with, I personally think there is no cause for CAN reacting with…

Forgotten Dairies

Cross Rivers Super Highway, A Sabotage to COP 21 -By Smart Chukwuma Amaefula

Deforestation is the second largest source of carbon emissions. By most accounts, deforestation in tropical…

Kanu Heart Foundation receives strong support -By Henry Oyinlola

  Kanu Heart Foundation – charity project found by famous Nigerian football star Kanu Nwankwo…

The Persistent Memory of June 12: Who Is Afraid of a United Nigeria? -By Hafsat Abiola-Costello

  We have arrived again at another anniversary of the June 12 Presidential Election of…

Why Pensioners Are Missing Mayshak At PTAD -By Eleojo Augustine

  Nothing in nature is so universally decried, and yet so universally practiced, as falsehood.…

N12 Million Saga: Investigate Saraki for Money Laundering -By Mr. Brown Justice

  We have waited for umpteenth time thinking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and…

Still On the Buhari Administration’s First Year In Office -By Soji Apampa

  The Buhari Administration in its first year in office has struggled to convince Nigerians it has what it takes to bring about the much-needed change promised. The new government campaigned on the basis that it would improve security, curb…

How My Father Died In A Lagos Public Hospital Due To Negligence -By Ekene Som Mekwunye

  I didn’t how bad our public healthcare system was until after very painful experiences at two lagos government hospitals recently. It still feels like a nightmare, and I wished someone would pinch me out of this trance and trauma…

Economic Issues