Political Issues

Climate Change: Farmers-Herdsmen Conflict To Worsen By 2032 -By Churchill Okonkwo

Over the years, I have realized that distressing about environmental issues in Nigeria is “a…

A Great Leap In Logic: The Shithole Ignoramuses Olympics -By Kennedy Emetulu

MC: Welcome to the Nigerian Ignoramuses Olympics! This is a “Marathon ‘Leap In Logic’ Open…

Delta Election As 2019 Guinea Pig -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

For the first time, I witnessed all the participants in a recently held Delta state Local…

Fuel pricing: Kachikwu’s desperate options -By Henry Boyo

  Thankfully, more fuel stations are gradually reopening for “normal” business, while the severe social…

Why Buhari will not act on Fulani herdsmen killings -By Azuka Onwuka

  On January 1, it was reported that about 20 people were killed in Rivers…

Dankwambo and The PDP Quest for Power -By Chief Edwin Emeka Aboh

  There is no doubt that the recent release of election timetable and schedules of…

Buhari 2019: Fit or unfit? -By Fola Ojo

  It is no longer at the stage of mere whispers. Days of rumours in…

Osinbajo and the officials who obstruct us -By ’Tunji Ajibade

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo often talks about the need to reorganise Nigeria’s public sector. He’s…

ANRP Rejects INEC Approved Order of Elections & Call on all State Houses of Assembly to pass the Local Government Autonomy Bill

  The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), one of the newly licensed political parties, has…

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A Great Leap In Logic: The Shithole Ignoramuses Olympics -By Kennedy Emetulu

MC: Welcome to the Nigerian Ignoramuses Olympics! This is a “Marathon ‘Leap In Logic’ Open Competition”. There are three Citizens in the arena, but the rest of you can join by just reading and later commenting. Please, please, please, you shouldn’t bother putting on your sportswear if you have a light brain, if you complain…

#FraudAlert: How I Virtually Lost My Business To Diamond Online Banking -By Idongesit Umoh

  I have been deliberating over the last few months if I should post this or not as it relates to my business. I didn’t want a case where when #IdongHarrie is searched on the internet, part of what comes up is information about fraud. However, it is high time I speak about this. My…

OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR SAMUEL ORTOM OF BENUE STATE ON SECURITY SITUATION IN THE STATE -By Prince Raymond Enero

  January 10, 2018. His Excellency, Governor Samuel Ortom, The Executive Governor of Benue State, Benue Peoples House, Makurdi. Dear Governor, Sir. ENOUGH OF THIS DRAMA, RESIGN NOW AND SAVE THE SCRIPT FOR ANOTHER DAY We cannot pretend to be happy with Your Excellency and so do not consider it expedient or even necessary to…

The Soaring Eagles -By Issa Babatunde Ahmed

  Irrespective of the type of sport, as long as the team represents the green-white-green flag, all tribes of Nigeria become united in support. The round leather game called “football” is one language all the various ethnic groups in the country understands. A sensitive and crucial part of life for the people of Nigeria. Despite…

End of the denominations (III): The arrogance of denominationalism -By Kayode Crown

  Denominationalism is against everything Christ stands for. So I agree that denominationalism is antichrist. Jesus said the chiefest among you shall be servant of all (Mark 10:44). But denominationalism says the opposite. It actually has a structure, a chain of command, an organogram, where things are set in such a way that the “chief”…

Democracy & Governance

In 2019, It Is Us Vs Them -By Halim Ishaq Shehu

Election period is fast approaching, and preparations are being done by the political parties towards the incoming election; the group who lost the 2015 election are putting up a full fledged preparation to wrestle power from the party in government,…

Sai Baba! Blame is a convenient hiding place that shields “Change” -By Issa Babatunde Ahmed

  Though our hope is not in the path but in the promises, the current paths are very rough and tough. It is true Rome wasn’t built in a day but it definitely became Rome one day. When the citizens…

Apo XK Plots: Will IGP Aid Self-Help Or Obey Court Judgement -By Abubakar G. Abdulsalam

Apo XK Plots: Will IGP Aid Self-Help Or Obey Court Judgement -By Abubakar G. Abdulsalam

The court judgments are meant to be obeyed without demand, especially in any country governed…

Rough Terrain To Democracy -By Amaechi Oken

  Nothing good comes too easily, is clearly explained with the stages a farmer passes…

Consider Immediate Consequence Of Agitations -By Amaechi Oken

  I warmly praise His Excellency Engr. Dr. David Nweze Umahi Executive Governor of Ebonyi…

Path To Take PDP Flourish Political Democracy -By Amaechi Oken

  The 9th December 2017 PDP National Convention smoothly conducted recorded flurry of success. When…

Subscribing to Good Governance in Nigeria -By Kelechi Emmanuel-Ukwuoma

  We will begin this discussion by re-emphasising that politics is all about good governance;…

Forgotten Dairies

Benue Pogrom: Dancing On Victims’ Graves -By Louis Odion

  As the nation groped in fuel darkness during the Yuletide season, the Nobel laureate’s…

Christmas And The Chicken Metaphor -By Kehinde Oluwatosin B.

  Every 25th day of December is a terrible day for the chickens, millions of…

The Essence Of Nnamdi Kanu -By Aloy Ejimakor

  A little over 47 years ago, Nigeria’s tragic, violent civil war came to a…

The Historic Igbo-Yoruba Handshake: The Key To Southern Unification -By Charles Ogbu

I have said it before and it bears repeating now, the day Ndigbo and the…

Sosoliso: A nation with graveyards for history -By Ms. Nnedinso Ogaziechi

  Sunday, December 10, 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of the Sosoliso air crash that…

Life is Never Over Until It Is -By Tope Oke

As an ardent football lover, I have been opportuned to see a lot of matches over the years. However, two matches are up there, indelible and intriguing and for good reason. Barcelona: United squared up against a rampant Bayern side.…

Striking the right balance in fuel pricing -By Uche Uwaleke

  The acute fuel shortage experienced during the last festive season may have abated but the major issue remains: How best to address the challenge of appropriate fuel price that guarantees adequate supply without much damage to the economy. With…

Economic Issues