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Omoyele Sowore: Implication Of N100,000 Minimum Wage For Workers -By Lai Brown

The Buhari-led Federal Government has been delaying the implementation of the miserly N30,000 new National Minimum Wage that was agreed to by the Tripartite committee. In a show of betrayal of trust and disregard for the ILO Minimum Wage Fixing Convention (C131), it even adopted the state governors’ N27,000 recommendation as a National Council of […]

It was the German philosopher, Georg Hegel, who theorised the concept of patriotism, such that he noted patriotism as helping to specify an account of the just alliance of collective identity and state power. According to scholars who are fascinated by the Hegelian approach, the concept of patriotism can even be categorised into three main […]

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The first Premier of Northern Nigeria, the Sarduana of Sokoto,  late Sir Ahmadu  Bello is a figure whose memories endearingly galvanize all forces, especially in Northern Nigeria.  A sage and foresighted leader, Ahmadu Bello symbolizes many ideals to the generations after him. The Late Sardauna believed absolutely in the peace,  unity and the indivisibility of […]

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“I am so pleased and happy, and I believe that the Almighty God has a plan for our nation by putting us in strategic positions in politics, business and everywhere”- Prof. Yemi Osinbajo  The office of the Vice President since the office became known to the Nigerian constitution has been more of a  ceremonial position […]

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Certainly, a big gulf has been created in the Directorate of Army Public Relations (DAPR) with the sudden voluntary retirement of its current Director, Brig.Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman. This shining Army officer, communications expert and iconic image maker, who proceeded on terminal leave formally bowed out of the service of the Nigerian Army and our […]

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Buhari as ‘Ade Love’s Iya Ibeji’ begging for alms -By Festus Adedayo

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Two political events of last week must have proved very damaging to the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari. On the reverse, last week was akin to a staker’s boom to the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Of all the criticisms that Buhari had been subjected to on account […]

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How Buhari Is Becoming A Liability To APC On Corruption -By SKC Ogbonnia

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s style on the war against corruption is doing more harm than good to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The beginning of this new year has already seen the APC being dazed with an outrage, and understandably so, because its Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 General Elections features high-profile politicians facing a […]

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Nuhu Ribadu And His 40 ‘riba dun’ Cars -By Festus Adedayo

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Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, stunned those who believed that he was immune from the malady of the time and the natural inclination of the Nigerian politician to play the fool. At an occasion in Yola last week dedicated to the inauguration of 40 vehicles purchased by […]

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I Met Peter Obi Yesterday -By Ozii Baba Anieto

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HE DID NOT SAY: ‘FOLLOW ME’; in fact, he did not notice me in the crowd. There was a time he turned towards me as he delivered what I forever will remember as the greatest sermon I have heard in my entire life; at that exact moment, with my breath held, I confessed that I […]

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Perry Brimah’s New Low: GoFundMe Fraud -By Kolawole Anthony

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Perry Brimah is raising funds on GoFundMe with the claim that the money is meant for feeding Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast of the country. As of the time of writing this, the page has raised $25 of the targeted $45,000 with some interesting things about the campaign started on December […]

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