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[OPINION]: When will governance resume in Nigeria? - Dele Momodu

18 August 2018
[OPINION]: When will governance resume in Nigeria? - Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, it is truly tragic that the battle for who controls the commonwealth of Nigeria has brought our dear beloved country to standstill. It seems no one seems to...

[OPINION]: Unnecessary controversies - Duro Onabule

17 August 2018
[OPINION]: Unnecessary controversies - Duro Onabule

There should be little or no surprise on the row over the need to recall National Assembly or not, to urgently debate the budget submitted by the Independent National Electoral...

The Zimbabwe election - Sun Editorial

17 August 2018
The Zimbabwe election - Sun Editorial

Although the two presidential candidates are now in court, the Zimbabwean general election, after 37 years of President Robert Mugabe’s stranglehold on the country, must be considered a success. We...

[OPINION]: Nigeria’s compromised sovereignty - Mohammad Qaddam Sidq Isa

17 August 2018
[OPINION]: Nigeria’s compromised sovereignty - Mohammad Qaddam Sidq Isa

Though one isn’t so naive as to assume that Nigeria’s sovereignty is uncompromisable, yet the obvious tendency of a typical Nigerian holding a position of authority to unnecessarily concede it...

Averting the FIFA ban - Daily Trust Editorial

17 August 2018
Averting the FIFA ban - Daily Trust  Editorial

World football governing body, FIFA, has given Nigeria up till next Monday, August 20 to stop official interference in Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) or face being expelled from all its...

MPC on saving for a rainy day - Tribune Editorial

17 August 2018
MPC on saving for a rainy day - Tribune Editorial

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at the end of its July meeting, observed that the Federal Government had not imbibed the culture of...

[OPINION]: A disaster foretold - Abba Mahmood

17 August 2018
[OPINION]: A disaster foretold - Abba Mahmood

Nigeria is at the crossroads. Everything is wrong with the country. No one is safe and nothing is sacrosanct. The ruling party is confused and the opposition parties are in...

Fallen soldiers and secret burials - Thisday Editorial

16 August 2018
Fallen soldiers and secret burials - Thisday Editorial

Soldiers who die fighting so that we may live deserve decent burials While the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group recently accused the military of secretly burying soldiers killed by...

[OPINION]: The subversion of NYSC scheme - Segun Adeniyi

16 August 2018
[OPINION]: The subversion of NYSC scheme - Segun Adeniyi

When South Korea crashed out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia at the first round in June this year, the sight of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club of England...

[OPINION]: How 25 senators can impeach Saraki By Sunusi Musa

16 August 2018
[OPINION]: How 25 senators can impeach Saraki By Sunusi Musa

The recent upheavals in the National Assembly has further brought to the fore the argument of what is the constitutionally required number of Senators or members of the House of...

The heroism of Blankson and Abubakar - Tribune Editorial

16 August 2018
The heroism of Blankson and Abubakar - Tribune Editorial

Often times,a focus on high-stakes politics, while understandable, tends to produce a blindness to the heroism and capacity for self-denial of everyday people in the country. Consumed by the din...

Daura’s stewardship at DSS - Sun Editorial

16 August 2018
Daura’s stewardship at DSS - Sun Editorial

There is always something queasy when a president reaches back into the past to resurrect the career of a retired officer to head an organisation like the Department of State...

[OPINION]: Between APC and PDP: Playing bully and victim game - Jideofor Adibe

16 August 2018
[OPINION]: Between APC and PDP: Playing bully and victim game - Jideofor Adibe

This is an interesting time for Nigerian politics. There is now a complete abandonment of any pretensions that 2019 is not the main determinant of the moves and counter moves...

WASSCE 2018 excellent performance confirms Caleb’s standard - Thisday Editorial

15 August 2018
WASSCE 2018 excellent performance confirms Caleb’s standard - Thisday Editorial

The Proprietor of Caleb British International School, Lekki, Lagos, Dr. Ola Adebogun has described the 100 per cent the school recorded in the recently released West African Senior School Certificate...

[OPINION]: Boko Haram’s intellectual challenge - Chidi Amuta

15 August 2018
[OPINION]: Boko Haram’s intellectual challenge - Chidi Amuta

The shooting war in Nigeria’s troubled North East is winnable in the long run. But the restoration of peace and order in the afflicted area will be a protracted and...

The Ugandan minister and his boreholes - Tribune Editorial

15 August 2018
The Ugandan minister and his boreholes - Tribune Editorial

NOTHING probably illustrates the dearth of good governance and service delivery on the African continent better than the recent report that Mr. Patrick Okumu-Ringa, an ex-minister from the Nebbi Municipality...

2019 elections: How APC candidates’ll emerge – Tinubu

15 August 2018
2019 elections: How APC candidates’ll emerge – Tinubu

Former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, has disclosed that direct primaries would be employed to pick candidates for several elective offices in...

The drowned corps members - Sun Editorial

15 August 2018
The drowned corps members - Sun Editorial

The loss of nine members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who drowned in River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State during a picnic, is very...

Nigeria’s worsening piracy status - Tribune Editorial

14 August 2018
Nigeria’s worsening piracy status - Tribune Editorial

Nigeria recorded yet another negative when it was recently named the hub of piracy. This is coming on the heels of the damning revelation, recently too, that the country has...

Dark dawn - The Nation Editorial

14 August 2018
Dark dawn - The Nation Editorial

Daura firing was salutary but we expect such impunity not to happen again It was a morning of infamy. In the 21st century when ideas of liberal democracy, freewill and...

Funding the 2019 election - Thisday Editorial

14 August 2018
Funding the 2019 election - Thisday Editorial

The National Assembly should rise above partisanship as they deliberate on the INEC budget As the National Assembly suspends its two-month recess for Wednesday’s emergency meeting to consider the budget...

Ajantala Democracy - Lasisi Olagunju

13 August 2018
Ajantala Democracy - Lasisi Olagunju

‘Na the same people’ is the title of a WhatsApp message I got last week from a friend. As usual, it was an anonymous message, author unknown. It is the...

Freezing of Benue/Akwa Ibom accounts: Matters arising - Tribune Editorial

13 August 2018
Freezing of Benue/Akwa Ibom accounts: Matters arising - Tribune Editorial

The accounts of the Benue State government as well as its Akwa Ibom counterpart were reportedly frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last week. According to media...

The security outfits called SARS and DSS - Casmir Igbokwe

13 August 2018
The security outfits called SARS and DSS - Casmir Igbokwe

Clement Obiorah is an unfortunate young man. He hails from Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State but lives with his mother in Ogun State. His father, an...

Politics and the looming danger -Jerome-Mario Utomi

13 August 2018
Politics and the looming danger -Jerome-Mario Utomi

Demystifying the time-honored saying that; ‘the powerful never lose opportunities – they remain available to them, that the powerless on the other hand, never experience opportunity – it is always...

If gold rusts … - The Nation Editorial

13 August 2018
If gold rusts … - The Nation Editorial

SEC’s failure to file report for four years raises questions about its regulatory credentials THIS must be the limit. We knew government and her agencies are remiss in giving account,...

[OPINION]: Defections and the interest of the nation -Oliver Okpala

12 August 2018
[OPINION]: Defections and the interest of the nation -Oliver Okpala

The events of the past few weeks in Nigeria’s political environment bear the imprint of a ruling class that has failed to learn from history. It is reminiscent of the...

The worthy example of Abubakar Abdullahi - Sun Editorial

12 August 2018
The worthy example of Abubakar Abdullahi - Sun Editorial

The exemplary conduct of Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, the 83-year-old Muslim cleric who put his life on the line to save about 300 persons, mostly Christians, from murderous herdsmen in Nghar...

Daura’s sack is not enough - Daily Trust Editorial

12 August 2018
Daura’s sack is not enough - Daily Trust Editorial

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 was a proverbial day of sorrow for the siege on the institution that gives vent to the country’s democracy - the National Assembly. That day’s abnormal...

The Invasion of National Assembly - Thisday Editorial

12 August 2018
The Invasion of National Assembly - Thisday Editorial

 Nigerians expect a higher commitment to the rule of law and respect for the critical institutions of state There is an urgent need to rise above mundane blame games and...

[OPINION]: Politics in the season of cholera - Simon Kolawole

12 August 2018
[OPINION]: Politics in the season of cholera - Simon Kolawole

If you want to get Nigerians excited to the highest level, start a discussion on politics. Whip up sentimental discussions on our political divides and see adrenalin in action. Our...

[OPINION]: Defections: Whither Tinubu’s reconciliation team? - Eric Elezuo

11 August 2018
[OPINION]: Defections: Whither Tinubu’s reconciliation team? - Eric Elezuo

The wave or rather gale, as it has come to be known these days, of defection hitting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not have been a spontaneous occurrence....

[OPINION] Why nations fail, the sad story of Nigeria - Dele Momodu

11 August 2018
[OPINION] Why nations fail, the sad story of Nigeria - Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, our dear beloved country is at some dangerous crossroads again. Those who know how to pray should offer supplications to God urgently because, our stubbornly arrogant, and sometimes...

[OPINION]: Between Nigeria’s political heroes and the rest of us - Ahmed Yahaya-Joe

11 August 2018
[OPINION]: Between Nigeria’s political heroes and the rest of us - Ahmed Yahaya-Joe

Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald There is arguably no Nigerian that had contributed more in formulating the political trademark that...

[OPINION]: Populism, identity politics of hate and improbity - Segun Awosanya

11 August 2018
[OPINION]: Populism, identity politics of hate and improbity - Segun Awosanya

There is no doubt that Nigeria as a republic has never been under so much strain from agents of chaos, that sees democratic leadership as a conquest by their sect,...

The Nigeria/China prisoners’ swap deal - Sun Editorial

11 August 2018
The Nigeria/China prisoners’ swap deal - Sun Editorial

The Federal Government has ratified a prisoners’ swap deal with the Chinese government to enable it repatriate Nigerians serving various jail terms in China. This was disclosed to newsmen, last...

[OPINION]: Nigerians must stop Buhari from killing Nigeria - Tola Adeniyi

11 August 2018
[OPINION]: Nigerians must stop Buhari from killing Nigeria - Tola Adeniyi

Nobody should by now be in doubt about President Muhammadu Buhari’s gory agenda for Nigeria. I wrote about this subject in a satiric article titled The Agenda (theeagleonline.com.ng/the-agenda-by-tola-adeniyi/) we cannot...

[OPINION]: The wanton siege to the National Assembly - Ayo Olukotun

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: The wanton siege to the National Assembly - Ayo Olukotun

The saying that 24 hours is a long time in politics found amazing and outrageous verification in Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State...

Doing business with tears - Thisday Editorial

10 August 2018
Doing business with tears - Thisday Editorial

There is still much more to do to ease the business climate Going by the ‘2018 Investment Climate’ report by the United States’ Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, corruption...

[OPINION]: As predicted by the PDP - Akin Osuntokun

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: As predicted by the PDP - Akin Osuntokun

Against the background of his long medical emergency sojourn in the United Kingdom, UK, sudden announcements of the like of the departure of a 10-day working leave\medical vacation\technical stop-over (and...

[OPINION]: Saraki as Buhari’s Achilles’ heel - Majeed Dahiru

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: Saraki as Buhari’s Achilles’ heel - Majeed Dahiru

Achilles, a mythical Greek figure and a man of many battles most famous for his heroic exploits in the Trojan wars, as written in Homer’s Iliad, was fortified from birth...

[OPINION]: Debauchery ravaging Nigerian politics - Duro Onabule

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: Debauchery ravaging Nigerian politics - Duro Onabule

Nigeria politics is getting dirtier by the day, and instead of getting worried or even disgusted, everybody seems to be glorifying a deplorable situation. Politicians, the media, lawyers and, of...

2019: Okotie’s charter for an interim government — George Okolo

10 August 2018
2019: Okotie’s charter for an interim government — George Okolo

The elections since the return to civil rule in 1999 have produced four presidents, three from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one, the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari, from the...

[OPINION]: Politicians and nation-building: Which way Nigeria? - Akonte Ekine

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: Politicians and nation-building: Which way Nigeria? -  Akonte Ekine

It is not a regular drama associated with Nollywood which brought and is still bringing great recognition to our dear country; it is a drama of the men in power...

[OPINION]: Ray Ekpu: The journalist as gadfly - Tunji Olaopa

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: Ray Ekpu: The journalist as gadfly - Tunji Olaopa

Only very few people in life have the rare opportunity of having their professional achievements nearly catching up with a life well spent. The mercurial journalist, Ray Ekpu, is one...

[OPINION]: A repeat of the Abacha era? - Michael Asuzu

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: A repeat of the Abacha era? - Michael Asuzu

During the Abacha era in Nigeria, things went so bad that it made so much sense for many people to just leave the country by any means possible whatsoever! While...

The Nigerian Press Council Amendment Bill - Tribune Editorial

10 August 2018
The Nigerian Press Council Amendment Bill - Tribune Editorial

THE adversaries of the media in Nigeria are unrelenting in their desperate attempts to castrate and subjugate it. To them, the Fourth Estate of the Realm is a big threat....

[OPINION]: Between Nigeria’s political heroes and the rest of us - Ahmed Yahaya-Joe

10 August 2018
[OPINION]: Between Nigeria’s political heroes and the rest of us - Ahmed Yahaya-Joe

There is arguably no Nigerian that had contributed more in formulating the political trademark that President Muhammadu Buhari effectively used in sweeping the 2015 polls than Bamidele Ademola Olateru who...

Under the yoke of pork - The Nation Editorial

10 August 2018
Under the yoke of pork - The Nation Editorial

Niger State cannot pay its over 1,000 political appointees Niger State is the largest state in Nigeria. Formed in 1976, the state is home to Kainji Dam and the Shiroro...

The N2.6 trillion loss to crude oil theft - Sun Editorial

09 August 2018
The N2.6 trillion loss to crude oil theft - Sun Editorial

A recent report by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) on crude oil theft in the country has revealed a loss of N2.6 trillion between 2016 and 2017. NNRC is...

[OPINION]: Daura: When power intoxicates! - SOC Okenwa

09 August 2018
[OPINION]: Daura: When power intoxicates! - SOC Okenwa

Lawal Daura was, before his fall from grace and consequent arrest and interrogation, a powerful figure in the embattled Buhari administration. And he was said to be a prominent member...

[OPINION]: These job losses - Oni Oviri

09 August 2018
[OPINION]: These job losses - Oni Oviri

An estimated 11 million jobs have been lost in Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership, leading to the World Poverty Clock, a website that monitors real-time progress against poverty globally,...

DSS invasion of the National Assembly - Tribune Editorial

09 August 2018
DSS invasion of the National Assembly - Tribune Editorial

However, in a swift reaction, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, announced the sack of the DSS Director General, Lawal Daura. In a statement issued by his spokesman, Osinbajo claimed that the...

[OPINION]: Something happened! - Segun Adeniyi

09 August 2018
[OPINION]: Something happened! - Segun Adeniyi

"Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words.” I remembered that timeless injunction by 20th century Australian journalist, Arthur Brisbane, last weekend the moment I saw the photograph of Senator...

Fashola versus electricity discos - Thisday Editorial

09 August 2018
Fashola versus electricity discos - Thisday Editorial

All the stakeholders should work towards resolving the power problem After several months of giving excuses on behalf of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos), the Minister of Power, Works...

[OPINION]: Reflections on the DSS’s Siege of the National Assembly - Jideofor Adibe

09 August 2018
[OPINION]: Reflections on the DSS’s Siege of the National Assembly - Jideofor Adibe

The siege at the gate of the National Assembly complex by the operatives of the Department of State Security Services (DSS) on Monday August 7 2018, in which they shut...

[OPINION]: The joy and thrills of Asaba 2018 - Jackson Ekwugum

09 August 2018
[OPINION]: The joy and thrills of Asaba 2018 - Jackson Ekwugum

Except for crass opportunism, blatant mischief and sheer dishonesty, it is unthinkable that any well-meaning Nigerian would dismiss the just- concluded 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, a.k.a Asaba 2018, as...

[OPINION]: Our silly season - Ray Ekpu

08 August 2018
[OPINION]: Our silly season - Ray Ekpu

Our silly season is here, the season that we show to the world how truly silly we are in conducting our affairs. In years of yore, Nigerians were used to...

[OPINION]: The National Assembly, DSS siege - Steve Nwosu

08 August 2018
[OPINION]: The National Assembly, DSS siege - Steve Nwosu

If you asked me, I would say what transpired at the NASS complex yesterday was the culmination of our refusal to revisit the structure of our country – and the...

Checking the Zamfara violence - Sun Editorial

08 August 2018
Checking the Zamfara violence - Sun Editorial

We are greatly encouraged by Federal Government’s decision to assemble and dispatch a 1,000-man military and special forces to tackle the persistent violence in Zamfara State. Nigerians appreciate this gesture...

The drowning of corps members in Taraba - Tribune Editorial

08 August 2018
The drowning of corps members in Taraba - Tribune Editorial

Authorities of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday, declared a three-day mourning for the nine NYSC members who drowned in River Mayo-Selbe, near the Gashaka Local Government Area...

The Legislative presiding officers - Thisday Editorial

07 August 2018
The Legislative presiding officers - Thisday Editorial

Legislators should strive to follow due processAlthough there are procedures for removing the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives as well as Speakers in the 36...

An example to be cherished - Daily Trust Editorial

06 August 2018
An example to be cherished - Daily Trust Editorial

For some days now the traditional and social media have been awash with reports of an Imam in Plateau State who saved 300 Christians when herders attacked about 15 communities...

No, Nigeria isn’t your shithole - Wole Olaoye

06 August 2018
No, Nigeria isn’t your shithole - Wole Olaoye

According to The Institute for Economics and Peace which ranks major nations around the world by how safe or dangerous they are, Nigeria is the 16th most dangerous place to...

Defection: Must Saraki resign as Senate President? - Mike Ozekhome

06 August 2018
Defection: Must Saraki resign as Senate President? - Mike Ozekhome

IN law, there is no legal or constitutional basis for Dr Bukola Saraki to resign or be removed as president of the Senate and Chairman of the NASS simply because...

The impeachment saga in Imo State - Tribune Editorial

06 August 2018
The impeachment saga in Imo State - Tribune Editorial

The governor of Imo State, Mr. Rochas Okorocha, has been in the news recently for the wrong reasons. Determined to have his son-in-law as successor, the governor has taken steps...

[OPINION]: APC, Saraki and Senate presidency - Zacheaus Adebayo

06 August 2018
[OPINION]: APC, Saraki and Senate presidency - Zacheaus Adebayo

Integrity, according to Cambridge Dictionary, is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that you refuse to change. So, the more one listens to the bizarre arguments...

Another lifeline for the Discos - Sun Editorial

06 August 2018
Another lifeline for the Discos - Sun Editorial

The Federal Government has approved N72 billion investment in the electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) to enable them upgrade their distribution infrastructure and boost power generation. It has also appointed the...

[OPINION] Nigeria as a Parody for Alice in Wonderland

06 August 2018
[OPINION] Nigeria as a Parody for Alice in Wonderland

I remember very vividly that when I was a child, if people died, their surviving friends and family killed a cow to feed mourners at the funeral and wake keeping....

[OPINION]: Ray Ekpu: A good man and a great mind at 70 - Ehi Braimah

06 August 2018
[OPINION]: Ray Ekpu: A good man and a great mind at 70 - Ehi Braimah

Achieving three scores plus ten years in good health and sound mind is usually no mean feat in a season growing with discontent, anger and frustration. Life has become short...

Senate presidency seat belongs to Nigeria, Dino Melaye says, as Oshiomhole tells Saraki to resign

05 August 2018
Senate presidency seat belongs to Nigeria, Dino Melaye says, as Oshiomhole tells Saraki to resign

The lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has berated the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for claiming that the seat of the Senate president belongs...

[OPINION]: On impeachments and defections - Femi Falana

05 August 2018
[OPINION]: On impeachments and defections - Femi Falana

Introduction The crisis of misgovernance in the country has been accentuated by the official impunity of members of the ruling class. Hence, the executive is justifying disobedience of court orders...

APC cannot impeach Saraki – Falana

05 August 2018
APC cannot impeach Saraki – Falana

The Human Right lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress, APC, to desist from further impeachment plan if they have any against the Senate President, Dr....

Illegal attempt to impeach Ortom - Daily Trust Editorial

05 August 2018
Illegal attempt to impeach Ortom - Daily Trust Editorial

The illegal attempt by eight members of the Benue State House of Assembly [BNHA] to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday last week, July 30, was a very ugly development...

Withdraw the Press Council Bill - Sun Editorial

05 August 2018
Withdraw the Press Council Bill - Sun Editorial

The Nigerian Press Council Amendment Bill now before the National Assembly has been condemned by many media stakeholders across the country. The promoters of the bill may be unaware of...

[OPINION]: What Nigeria can learn from Apple’s trillion-dollar status - Atiku Abubakar

05 August 2018
[OPINION]: What Nigeria can learn from Apple’s trillion-dollar status - Atiku Abubakar

Today, Apple Inc became the first private company in the world to be worth in excess of 100 trillion. To put things in perspective, let us note that this amount...

Leadership in a time of insecurity - Thisday Editorial

05 August 2018
Leadership in a time of insecurity - Thisday Editorial

Lack of leadership is endangering lives and harming the country’s economic interests The spate of violence across the country has prompted several critical stakeholders, including the Nigeria’s Governors Forum (NGF)...

[OPINION]: Saraki the father, the son; Tinubu and the holy Buhari - Festus Adedayo

05 August 2018
[OPINION]: Saraki the father, the son; Tinubu and the holy Buhari - Festus Adedayo

It was sometime in 2001. The political temperature of Kwara State had reached a troubling zenith. The godfather and his godson had declared a world war. Swords menaced swords, provoking...

[OPINION]: Theatricals, illegalities all over - Duro Onabule

04 August 2018
[OPINION]: Theatricals, illegalities all over - Duro Onabule

Senate President Bukola Saraki’s eventual defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), as expected, raised issues of morality and indeed legality of his...

The call for Saraki’s resignation is unconstitutional – Makarfi

04 August 2018
The call for Saraki’s resignation is unconstitutional – Makarfi

Those clamoring for the resignation of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, because he defected to the People’s Democratic Party should know that it is unconstitutional to even say he should resign,...

Countdown to February 2019: A Look Ahead at Nigeria’s Elections - Matthew T. Page and Sola Tayo

04 August 2018
Countdown to February 2019: A Look Ahead at Nigeria’s Elections� - Matthew T. Page and Sola Tayo

In February 2019 Nigerians will vote for their next president, deciding who will lead Africa’s largesteconomy and most populous country into the next decade. They will also elect many state...

[OPINION]: My dear President, let your people go - Dele Momodu

04 August 2018
[OPINION]: My dear President, let your people go - Dele Momodu

Your Excellency, it is with every sense of love and patriotism that I have decided to write you again despite the frustration of knowing that you may not hearken to...

[OPINION]: Oshiomhole as Buhari’s enforcer - Shaka Momodu

03 August 2018
[OPINION]: Oshiomhole as Buhari’s enforcer - Shaka Momodu

Last week, Adams Oshiomhole told us loud and clear what we all knew but which many people were either reluctant to admit, or say publicly. If it was a Freudian...

As Zimbabwe awaits poll results - Daily Trust Editorial

03 August 2018
As Zimbabwe awaits poll results - Daily Trust Editorial

Tension, claims, counter claims and sporadic clashes between policemen, soldiers and opposition party supporters pervaded Zimbabwe last night as results were still awaited from the presidential election conducted last Monday,...

[OPINION]: A charter for restructuring Nigeria - Chris Okotie

03 August 2018
[OPINION]: A charter for restructuring Nigeria - Chris Okotie

As we approach another election cycle, the prognosis for a national crisis coveys a reality of frightening proportions. We are confronted by existential threats that seek to engender the fragmentation...

SARS again? - Tribune Editorial

03 August 2018
SARS again? - Tribune Editorial

IN the past few weeks, the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has again been in the news for the wrong reasons. As if impervious to public outrage over its endless...

The Nigeria Air - Sun Editorial

03 August 2018
The Nigeria Air - Sun Editorial

Most Nigerians would probably love the idea of a national carrier. It could be great public relations seeing airplanes emblazoned with our national flag and coat-of-arms flying to all corners...

[OPINION]: The public servant as a transformational leader - Tunji Olaopa

02 August 2018
[OPINION]: The public servant as a transformational leader - Tunji Olaopa

The topic of leadership has been a constant in any discourse that touches on Africa especially Nigeria. Whenever the question arises on why Nigeria or any of its component parts...

Those jumping from one party to another are butterfly politicians – Aremu

02 August 2018
Those jumping from one party to another are butterfly politicians – Aremu

Labour leader and General Secretary of the National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, Comrade Isa Aremu has said that those decamping from the All Progressives Congress...

Buhari’s speech at the Hague - Sun Editorial

02 August 2018
Buhari’s speech at the Hague - Sun Editorial

At a time several countries, including a few African countries, were contemplating quitting the International Criminal Court (ICC); we think it was quite thoughtful of the ICC to have invited...

These perennial floods - Tribune Editorial

02 August 2018
These perennial floods - Tribune Editorial

In one of the alerts it issued, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) forewarned of torrential rainfalls in the country and the far-reaching implications. Residents of states such as Akwa Ibom,...

[OPINION]: Of defections and the 2019 electoral maths - Azu Ishiekwene

02 August 2018
[OPINION]: Of defections and the 2019 electoral maths - Azu Ishiekwene

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been gripped by a fever of cross-carpeting. Publicly, the party is saying it will not lose sleep. The most dramatic statement yet was...

[OPINION]: Ekiti: Lessons from the Fayemi trajectory - Hakeem Jamiu

02 August 2018
[OPINION]: Ekiti: Lessons from the Fayemi trajectory - Hakeem Jamiu

Our greatest glory is, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius 1831 If you describe Dr. Kayode Fayemi as a cat with nine lives,...

Zimbabwe: Another stolen election as the tanks roll again - Wilf Mbanga

02 August 2018
Zimbabwe: Another stolen election as the tanks roll again - Wilf Mbanga

Change came to Zimbabwe last November when tanks rolled into Harare to end the brutal 37-year rule of Robert Mugabe. Yesterday the tanks rolled again — this time to kill...

Kano and the population question - Thisday Editorial

01 August 2018
Kano and the population question - Thisday Editorial

There is an urgent need to embark on enlightenment campaigns on family planning Last week at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, United Kingdom, Kano State Governor, Dr...

Russia 2018 and stranded Nigerians - Sun Editorial

01 August 2018
Russia 2018 and stranded Nigerians - Sun Editorial

One of the ugly fallouts of our participation in the recently concluded Russia 2018 World Cup, apart from our early exit, was the embarrassing news of stranded Nigerians in the...

The siege on the Police - Thisday Editorial

31 July 2018
The siege on the Police - Thisday Editorial

The police authorities could do more to put their house in orderIn a move which underlines the widespread concerns about the wave of violent attacks on officers and men of...

The killing of policemen - Sun Editorial

31 July 2018
The killing of policemen - Sun Editorial

The killing of policemen on duty in some parts of the country by gunmen has, once again, brought to the fore the worsening national security. The effrontery of the criminals...

FCTA, reconsider ban on scavengers - Daily Trust Editorial

31 July 2018
FCTA, reconsider ban on scavengers - Daily Trust Editorial

The Federal Capital Territory Administration’s [FCTA] announcement last week that it was banning scavengers or waste pickers from Abuja City center is its second controversial policy in recent times. The...

[OPINION]: Now the vomit has been swallowed - Eugene Enahoro

31 July 2018
[OPINION]: Now the vomit has been swallowed - Eugene Enahoro

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must believe that Christmas has come early this year. Through no efforts of their own the fortunes of their party appear to be on the...

The menace of vote buying - Tribune Editorial

31 July 2018
The menace of vote buying - Tribune Editorial

The July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State brought to the fore the daunting challenge of vote buying in the country’s electoral process. It left in its wake, an indelible...

Threats to 2019 elections surmountable – Gadzama

30 July 2018
Threats to 2019 elections surmountable – Gadzama

Free and fair elections are critical aspects of democracy that every country looks forward to having. A country cannot be democratic if elections are flawed and the interest and rights...

[OPINION]: This police need reforms - Taiwo Adisa

29 July 2018
[OPINION]: This police need reforms - Taiwo Adisa

A little while ago, #End SARS was trending. The campaign was vociferous, especially on the social media. The offence was the series of infractions attributable to SARS, which made it...

[OPINION]: Allaying fears over state police - Sulaimon Olanrewaju

29 July 2018
[OPINION]: Allaying fears over state police -  Sulaimon Olanrewaju

With the bill seeking an amendment to the Nigerian Constitution with a view to accommodating state and community policing passing the second reading at the House of Representatives last Tuesday,...

A Healthy Nation, A Wealthy Nation - Thisday Editorial

29 July 2018
A Healthy Nation, A Wealthy Nation - Thisday Editorial

There is need for a smarter socio-political reform that will place healthcare as the pre-eminent public policy issue At the end of the THISDAY Policy Dialogue Three last Friday in...

[OPINION]: Security agencies and our democracy - Simon Kolawole

29 July 2018
[OPINION]: Security agencies and our democracy - Simon Kolawole

At times, I could be mischievous. When security agents barricaded Government House, Ado Ekiti, ahead of the July 14 governorship election — and Governor Ayo Fayose released his hit single,...

Obnoxious Press Council Bill - The Nation Editorial

29 July 2018
Obnoxious Press Council Bill - The Nation Editorial

A tinge of malice and mischief may have tainted the Bill ab initio. One is the stealth by which the senate introduced the legislation, taking it to the second reading;...

[OPINION]: 2nd term bid: Fresh hurdles before Buhari — Ismail Omipidan

28 July 2018
[OPINION]: 2nd term bid: Fresh hurdles before Buhari — Ismail Omipidan

After the mass defection of over 40 federal lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), more indications have emerged on the possible...

[OPINION]: The Crucifixion of Abubakar Bukola Saraki - Dele Momodu

28 July 2018
[OPINION]: The Crucifixion of Abubakar Bukola Saraki - Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, I thought the ancient tradition of nailing people considered enemies of persons or the State to the cross had long gone into antiquity and extinction, but I was...

[OPINION]: Olusola Eleka lost election, Fayose lost immunity time for Fayose to face the music! - Bayo Oluwasanmi

27 July 2018
[OPINION]: Olusola Eleka lost election, Fayose lost immunity time for Fayose to face the music! - Bayo Oluwasanmi

Saturday night, Kolapo Olusola Eleka the PDP gubernatorial handpicked candidate by Governor Ayodele Fayose lost the election to APC’s Kayode Fayemi. As expected, APC cheers and PDP sobs. It's a...

[OPINION]: As opposition gathers steam - Akin Osuntokun

27 July 2018
[OPINION]: As opposition gathers steam - Akin Osuntokun

"As I said in my first appearance at the CCT, this is a politically-motivated case. The case was trumped up in the first instance because of my emergence as the...

The siege on Saraki and Ekweremadu’s residences - Tribune Editorial

27 July 2018
The siege on Saraki and Ekweremadu’s residences - Tribune Editorial

Senator Bukola Saraki, left and Senator EkweremaduTHE ongoing political drama in the country, ostensibly geared towards the 2019 general election, reached a near crescendo during the week with the defection...

[OPINION]: Policy options to deepen job creation in Nigeria - Tunji Olaopa

26 July 2018
[OPINION]: Policy options to deepen job creation in Nigeria - Tunji Olaopa

The ultimate goal of economic growth is to improve the living standard of people in any country. This goal is sustainably achieved, primarily through peoples employment income. Thus, employment is...

Why I joined other senators to meet Buhari – Shehu Sani

26 July 2018
Why I joined other senators to meet Buhari – Shehu Sani

Sen. Shehu Sani has explained that his presence at the meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate caucus with President Muhammmadu Buhari, on Wednesday night, did not mean his...

Kemi Adeosun’s certificate saga - Tribune Editorial

26 July 2018
Kemi Adeosun’s certificate saga - Tribune Editorial

In the past three weeks, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has been in the eye of the storm over the allegation that she submitted a forged National Youth...

[OPINION]: So, when will the focus be on issues? - Kayode Komolafe

26 July 2018
[OPINION]: So, when will the focus be on issues? - Kayode Komolafe

As it was in 2014, so it is in 2018.This is not a cheery observation to make given the Nigerian condition. Few months to the 2015 elections there was a...

[OPINION]: The expressway to anarchy - Segun Adeniyi

26 July 2018
[OPINION]: The expressway to anarchy - Segun Adeniyi

Let nobody be deceived, none of the actors in the game of political brinksmanship going on within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is thinking about the people of Nigeria:...

The triumph of human solidarity - Thisday Editorial

26 July 2018
The triumph of human solidarity - Thisday Editorial

The Thailand rescue operation holds lessons for Nigeria For 18 days, 12 boys between the age of 11 and 16 who were playing football and their coach were trapped inside...

[OPINION]: In defence of Mrs Kemi Adeosun - Jideofor Adibe

26 July 2018
[OPINION]: In defence of Mrs Kemi Adeosun - Jideofor Adibe

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has been in the eyes of the storm since the online newspaper Premium Times, broke the news of her alleged forgery of exemption certificate for...

[OPINION]: #Thai13: How to sell a nation - Akonte Ekine

26 July 2018
[OPINION]: #Thai13: How to sell a nation - Akonte Ekine

Within the World Cup period in Russia 2018 came out the story of the Wild Boar football team that got trapped in a cave with their coach. That story brought...


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