Global Issues

Lunacy and Bloodbath In Turkey -By Owei Lakemfa

  The attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on July 15, 2016…

Moral Decadence And Wrong Sexual Ideologies; How Did We Get Here? -By Alivionote I. Edwin

The topic of discuss is one that has effect on us all, so much so…

This time, Israel wants to share money -By Tunji Ajibade

  Everyone wants something from Israel these days. Most nations in Africa do. Nigeria does…

Democracy Feeds Turkey to Fascism -By Louis Odion

  From all indications, Turkey seems marooned at a dark crossroads today. A failed coup…

Death Penalty And The Cry For Human Life -By Olusola Adeyoose

  We were not born critical of existing society. There was a moment in our…

Turkey: How Many Holders Can Stake a Claim? -By Kole Omotoso

  The way and manner Nigerian newspapers and Nigerian journalist caught on to the goings…

Terrorism without bombs -By Greg Odogwu

  What happened in Nice, France, last week, shocked the world because it was basically…

France: The Terror This Time -By Dele Agekameh

  It has happened again and again, and the destruction of property and human lives…

Addressing the Challenges of African Businesses -By Chimezie Uzoigwe

  Businesses are important for wealth creation and development of any society because they undertake…

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Life And People

The Okigwe Senatorial Re-run Election: One More ‘Inconclusive Election’ Too Many Under INEC -By Okechukwu Nwanguma

  The decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the Saturday July 23 Senatorial re-run election in Okigwe Senatorial Zone, Imo State as ‘inconclusive’ is outrageous and calls for national and international attention on the integrity and the competence of the current leadership of INEC under the current regime to carry out…

Why Should I Volunteer? -By Blessing Iyamadiken

Two years ago, Babs graduated from the University of Lagos, department of Microbiology, at the age of 22. Finishing with a second class upper degree of 4.48, he was sure that the jobs would definitely not be far from him. Two years down the line, he is still job hunting. According to him, the firms…

Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie from the #BringBackOurGirls Movement

  July 21, 2016 Dear Governor Christie We write this letter as a statement of utmost displeasure with a part of your speech at the Republican National Convention. While you did not refer to us by name, in providing an assessment of the Democratic Candidate, Hillary Clinton, you made a passing comment – in an…

Messi: The danger of being so good -By Ololade Ajekigbe

  “Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real” – Jesse Williams I had a fairly difficult time titling this piece. I played around with “The Stars Also Cry,” but thought that wasn’t quite good enough and changed it to “Geniuses Also Cry,” and had opted for that until I had some sort of…

Shalom: The Loaves -By Albert Afeso Akanbi

  The Nigerian situation reveals a very sharp contradiction. On the one hand we see a people so religious and on the other hand, so bereft and bankrupt of the spirituality that should ordinarily flow from such religiosity. In almost every street today in this country, churches with strange names on different shape and size…

Democracy & Governance

Government Without Governance: When the State Fails In Its Fundamental Objectives -By Chris Ngwodo

  Nigeria is not worth dying for. Why? Because the country does not give a damn; whether you live or die, it does not care. Whether you live or die, it is not bothered. Whether you eat, it cares less.…

Being an excellent leader -By Seni Adetu

  Last week, I started answering some leadership questions from the esteemed readers. I wish to continue that this week and the next. I am hooked on your column. I have just read one titled ‘less is more’ and my…

Illegality Of The Injunction Obtained By Akwa Ibom Government Against EFCC, ICPC And Others -By Inibehe Effiong

The Akwa Ibom State Government through the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr…

Zombie System Of Governing: The Disposition Of Nigeria Governors -By Emeka Ubesie

  Laughter they say doesn’t show friendship. The word which is spoken is agreed to by…

Tale of Dino — Tinubs And The Partiality Of The Media As The “Show Of Opprobrium” Continues -By Bamidele Williams

  —“You should go and tell those who sent you that nobody, I said nobody,…

A Rejoinder to Chido Onumah: Dear President Buhari, Nigeria’s Unity is Negotiable -By AmanamHillary Umo-Udofia

  I sense it would be healthier to pen this rejoinder on a pressing national…

Buhari, restructuring and fight against corruption -By Anthony Akinola

  The aim of this article is to commend President Muhammadu Buhari on his bold…

Forgotten Dairies

Environment ministry, eight months after -By Greg Odogwu

I am happy to announce to my esteemed readers that the remediation of the lead-polluted…

The Murder Of Eunice Elisha: A Broader Perspective -By Ijabla Raymond

  A few months ago, a bunch of Muslim youths lynched an Igbo woman to…

Step by Step Free SEO -By Rajendra Sharma

  100% working free SEO tips Dear friends in this article we will tell you…

Of hijabs and robes -By Tunji Olaopa

  In 2000, the then Zamfara State Governor, Ahmad Sani Yerima, precipitated a constitutional crisis…

Love Alters Choices -By Ola Wande Ayewalehinmi

  Sometimes you will experience some events in life which will surpass your imaginations, like,…

Why Should I Volunteer? -By Blessing Iyamadiken

Two years ago, Babs graduated from the University of Lagos, department of Microbiology, at the age of 22. Finishing with a second class upper degree of 4.48, he was sure that the jobs would definitely not be far from him.…

Nigeria and the menace of illicit drug trafficking and abuse -By Jide Ojo

  “On this International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, I call on countries and communities to continue to improve the lives of everyone blighted by drug abuse by integrating security and public safety with a heightened focus on…

Economic Issues