Political Issues

Bad Policies, Bad Governance Responsible for Failing Economy, Not Merely Stealing of Public Funds, ANRP States

ABUJA, 17 September 2018 — Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) refutes as false the claims…

APC Blasts Proscribed Faction in Taraba, Says Their Activities Remain Illegal

The attention of APC Youths Renaissance has been drawn to the misleading, libelous and deceptive…

Ambode And Aregbesola, The Vacuity Of Tinubuism -By Remi Oyeyemi

“Lies never last, History never dies and the Truth is always constant.” – Author. Every…

PDP, APC Are Not An Option, Even APGA, Ojukwu’s Baby, Has Become A Fiefdom -By Fredrick Nwabufo

A pesky problem of the Nigeria political milieu is the dominance of flatulent, gluttonous and…

On That Tinubu Versus Ambode Spat -By Peter Claver Oparah

Whichever way the reported faceoff between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Governor of Lagos and one…

RIGHT OF REPLY: A Candid Response to Allegations by Mrs Bolanle Ashabi Sarunmi-Aliyu (BASA) on the Conduct of ANRP Oyo Governorship Primaries

IBADAN 18 September 2018 — Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party Oyo Chapter has been made aware…

Buhari Is Not The Sole Candidate of APC -By SKC Ogbonnia

The news making rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari is the sole candidate of the All…

Why APC Must Enact Change By Jettisoning Indirect Rule -By Ogaga Ifowodo

The one-word motto of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is “Change.” So resonant and powerful…

PDP, Atiku, David Mark, And Their Restructuring Bogey -By Peter Claver Oparah

Restructuring seems to be the most attractive lingo for opposition candidates and their supporters as…

Corrupt Serving Senators

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Life And People

Biafra, Kanu, Buhari’s Python And The Igbos -By Charles Ogbu

Exactly one year today, the Nigerian President and Commander-In-Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari sent in his soldiers into the family house of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, in a murderous raid. Hundreds of unarmed youths were killed in cold blood. Dozens were injured. Some were drowned in muddy waters captured in…

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 Polytechnic Students -By Tijani Abdulkabeer

We keep clamouring for the removal of the dichotomy placed on HND and B.SC graduates. will this debate ever end? NO!. Will Nigerian HND ever be made equal to bachelor’s degree? That is not going to happen either. Lets flashback to the establishment of polytechnic education. According to an article titled “The Conversion of Federal…

Re: The Asaba Disgrace -By Philip Agbese

  “Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.” – George Bernard Shaw The above quote should hit Reuben Abati if indeed he has a conscience and a duty to be patriotic to Nigeria, the land of his birth. It might however mean nothing…

Daddy freeze, the residue of hate that got blacklisted -By Nneka Okumazie

There are people in Nigeria who often held bitterness against others, but when they met Christ through a true Church, they learned forgiveness and found it easy to let go. This, and several other differences, became the genuine Christianity journey – and experience – for many. There have also been physical changes [miracles] in the…

Democracy & Governance

Lessons From Adeosungate -By Reuben Abati

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps…

If Kemi Adeosun had had a beard… -By Abimbola Lagunju

Kemi Adeosun was axed. She lost her job because she presented a fake NYSC certificate. She had worked with this certificate as Commissioner of Finance in Ogun State for four years and for three years as the Federal Minister of…

Between Performance And Fake News -By Jerome-Mario Utomi

Among other teachings received as a student of media and communication studies, I was specifically…

Beyond The Goliath Of The Law: Enter David Adeleke! Exit Kemi Adeosun! -By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa

After a day spent in the NYSC camp. You try to go beyond the gate.…

Democracy Yobe ‘Style’ -By Ahmed Bulama Gulani

These are difficult weeks for Yobe state, politically. Both politicians and citizens were shocked when…

Rule of Law V. National Security: What the Law Really Says? -By Festus Ogun

“The rule of Law must be subject to the supremacy of the nation’s security and…

It Is Leadership, Yet, It Is Followership -By Musa Toyyib Olaniyi

Introduction A key concept that has been relegated in discourses relating to societal development is…

Forgotten Dairies

Kiní And The Myth Of The Future -By Kehinde Oluwatosin Babatunde

One of the most engaging banter exchanges between myself and my mother occurs when my…

Why MTN, Again? -By Azu Ishiekwene

It seems MTN is never too far from the speed dial to trouble. Three years…

‘In Defence Of History’ -By Edwin Madunagu

I cannot now remember exactly how I first encountered this phrase: “In defence of history”.…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Dealing With A Painful Past -By Jide Omotinugbon

Diagnoses given to clients by the mental health therapist (psychotherapist) are subject to changes and…

…Just A Little Push -By Edith Jeff-Okoroafor

Oftentimes we are forced to focus on difficult moments in life. This saps most, if…

Who Owns Lagos?: The Conversation On Democratic Paternity That No One Is Having -By Senami Kojah

Who owns Lagos? As straightforward as the answer may be to Nigerian’s living outside Lagos, the answer to this question which is sung, cooed and echoed in every highbrow and swamp, holds for Lagosians their democratic paternity. Recently, news pages…

The Power Of “Will” -By Olowo Saheed

Will has been defined in many ways, however the definition that I’m most intrigued by is this notion: The faculty of conscious and especially of deliberate action; the power of control the mind has over its own actions: the freedom…

Economic Issues