Political Issues

The Claim of Atiku Endorsement By The Igbo Is Fraudulent -By SKC Ogbonnia

The Igbo nation worldwide should disregard a purported endorsement of the presidential candidate of the…

What DSS report says about Oshiomhole -By Fredrick Nwabufo

The depth of filth in the APC primary election can contain a tsunami. The “inglorious”…

In Defence of Gov. el-Rufai Against Obi -By Molokwu Bonaventure

Since former Anambra state Gov. Mr. Peter Obi was nominated the running mate of the…

Re-Electing Buhari & The APC In 2019 Will Be A Disaster For Nigeria, Here Is Why -By Dalo Bamshak M

Looking by the skin of ones teeth at the antecedents that haul the All Progressive…

Atiku’s Huge Moral Burden And The 2019 General Election -By Peter Claver Oparah

Since he emerged from a heavily monetized PDP primary election, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar…

This Revolution Is Without Ammunition -By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Beginning next week, I will write a new column under the name Revolution Without Ammunition.…

Those Supporting Oshiomhole Are Enemies of APC -By Dr. SKC Ogbonnia and Alhaji Mumakai Unagha

Following a disastrous primary season where many bonafide aspirants under the platform of the All…

House of Representatives Report of Contradictions -By Gabriel Ikese

The House of Representatives last Thursday adopted at plenary, a report of its Committee on…

2019: Nigeria Is Safe In Buhari’s Hand -By Anthony Kolawole

As usual, the frenzy is back as the elections draw near. Various narratives are traded…

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Life And People

The appreciation of our wives -By Muhammad Ajah

I enjoy so much discussing with my wife on every matter of life. I sometimes discuss with reservations when her female emotions try to undo her reasoning. Sometimes, we recall the past and review our shortcomings to each other. But I must confess that she often accuses me of “keeping off” even when she wants…

Why MTN, Again? -By Azu Ishiekwene

It seems MTN is never too far from the speed dial to trouble. Three years ago, the telco, which has the dominant share of the mobile telecoms market in Nigeria, was slammed with a $5.2 billion fine for failing to disconnect 5.1 million subscribers after the registration deadline. After a back-and-forth, a bloodied nose and…

An Open Letter to Former Vice President and the PDP Presidential Flag Bearer for 2019 General Election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar -By Okike Benjamin

Dear Sir, Congratulations on your success as the PDP presidential flag bearer for the 2019 general election in Nigeria. It is good to let you realize that the battle to Aso Rock Villa just begun with your emergence as the party’ s choice of presidential candidate for the election. It is not yet over until…

Stern test for Eagles in Joburg -By Iwedi Ojinmah

Almost every Nigerian knows that there is a huge game looming for the Super Eagles on the 17th of this month. Our birds travel down to visit Bafana-Bafana in Johannesburg on Matchday 5 of the 2019 African Cup qualification play-offs. As we know, Group E was thrown into virtual disarray when the South Africans pulled…

RCCG, Adeboye, Daddy Freeze & the problem with Christianity in Nigeria -By Nneka Okumazie

Well, no, the problem with the success of Christianity in Nigeria. Churches everywhere are not supposed to be, in a country that isn’t doing so great – in summary of the anxiety of haters of Christianity in Nigeria. Critical thinking and questioning everything is often the excuse for this hate, but they’re often confused, delusional…

Democracy & Governance

When will the NASS ask Buhari to sack his wife? -By Philip Agbese

The National Assembly – Senate and House of Representatives – are persisting in their season of delusion. They continue to have an over bloated sense of the powers the Constitution confers on the legislature. Much as it is the arm…

My Thoughts On #GetNigeriaWorkingAgain -By Bamigboye Judah Segun

Those versed in the dialectics of political communication would assert the illimitable utility of election mantras in the success of any electioneering campaign. Sloganeering, indeed, from history, has proven to be a viable tool in the hands of neophytes and…

Recycling the leadership trend, Female uprising -By Kareem Itunu Azeez

Donald Trump might have saved the blushes of the male globally for another day, yes…

The Urgency of Ending Nigeria’s Disastrous Public Image -By Aisha Bubaram

I woke up on Saturday, November 3, 2018 to witness another hype – a common…

Leadership, Transparency And Accountability Outside The Box -By Alex Otti

I was privileged to speak at the annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries…

Nigerian Democracy And The Fading Light Of Integrity -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

I remember with nostalgia how a friend amidst euphoria triggered by the declaration of the…

Why Every Nigerian Should Vote In 2019 -By Bamigboye Judah Segun

It is the election season once again. Barring any last minute alteration, the 2019 presidential…

Forgotten Dairies

Is Magu Still Nigeria’s Most Dangerous Man? -By Azu Ishiekwene

It’s a surprise that the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),…

Fitting Into The Normative Values -By Fatika Zainab

No man is an island on his own, so says the wise man that left…

Alfa Buhari, Evangelist Osinbajo And That N10,000 Loan -By Braheema Thompson

“All of you will prosper. That is the plan and purpose of the Buhari administration…

Peter Obi and the South-Eastern Twitter -By Jonah Obajeun

Classical historians are quick to point to the heartbeat of politics when spins are thrown…

Buhari Was Right: Nigerian Youths Are Lazy -By Mike Stan

A few months ago Mr. President and Commander-in-Chief, Muhammadu Buhari, shocked the world with his…

In remembrance of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua -By Muhammad Ajah

The name “Yar’Adua” is a household name and especially on the list of leadership in Nigeria. When “Umaru Musa” is added, it becomes a more specific name that attracts attention in Nigeria and beyond. And when it is pronounced “Umaruu”,…

The Shi’a and Its Followers -By Murtada Gusau

In the Name Of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet Muhammad in the highest company of Angels and may the peace…

Economic Issues