Opinion

Jega’s Wobbly Start And Our Huge Expectations

Contrary to expectations, the much awaited parliamentary election in Nigeria turned to a huge anti-climax. The hype, the high hope…

9 years ago

Pastor Who Burned Koran Demands Retribution

Before a Koran was burned at his modest church on March 20, the pastor Terry Jones held a self-styled mock…

9 years ago

Playing Yoyo With Nigerians’ Destiny

Professor Attahiru Jega’s stoppage of the National Assembly elections last Saturday is another step backwards for a democracy which after…

9 years ago

Goodluck Nigeria

As individuals dedicated to the progress and development of our dear country, I am sure all Nigerians can attest to…

9 years ago

Marriage Expedition (2)

The initial part of this article explained to an extent, how we could be in a life-long relationship (marriage) and…

9 years ago

Why Fashola Will Win By A Landslide

The the governorship election in Lagos State is just two weeks away from now. The big question is: what are…

9 years ago

Ogunnusi: A Patriot Races For House Of Reps

As candidates take to the political turf for the April elections, it is intriguing to contemplate how they would approach…

9 years ago

Remi Tinubu Will Represent Us Well

It is a well known fact that behind every successful man, there is always a great woman. Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu,…

9 years ago

The Die Is Cast

All is set for the National Assembly election on Saturday 2 April. Though events preceding the election are far from…

9 years ago

Aviation Doom: Govt Must Act Now

The alarm raised by stakeholders in the aviation industry over ageing workforce and lack of succession plan in the sector…

9 years ago

NPLF, IPF On The State Of The Nation

On 10 August, 2010, the Northern Political Leaders Forum, NPLF, and the South-East Consultative Forum, now Igbo Political Forum, met…

9 years ago

Asiwaju BAT @ 59: His Life In God’s Hands

The dangerous and tragic political scenarios we had in 2002 which led to the brutal murder of our own Chief…

9 years ago

Let’s Have Violence-Free Elections

Four days to the commencement of the much expected 2011 general elections, there is apprehension in the polity over the…

9 years ago

Nigerians Reject Transfer Of N/ Assembly’s Budget

On 23 March 2011, I read with dismay, betrayal and shock at the effrontery, sheer wickedness and lack of sympathy…

9 years ago

Mamora’s Exit: Asafa And The Crumbs Of Fury

Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora was the only flamboyant casualty of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, power-game in Lagos State.  There…

9 years ago

Nigerians Are Counting On INEC

The announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, last week barring governors and all political office holders from moving…

9 years ago

Marriage Expedition

It is a natural thing for me to refer to marriage as a journey and as I do this, a…

9 years ago

2011 Elections: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

As a kid I watched a popular cowboy movie titled The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. Honestly speaking, I did…

9 years ago

Nyesom Wike And The Political Future Of Rivers State – An Overview Of An Insider

Politics, according to Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term…

9 years ago

When Politicians Don’t Play By The Rules

The violence being unleashed by sponsored thugs at political gatherings and the inflammatory statements made by desperate politicians in the…

9 years ago

Baby-Stealing In Nigeria

Please do me a favour. Sit your grandchild who is four years or below on your lap and focus on…

9 years ago

New Lease For Informal Sector

The Informal sector is an economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included…

9 years ago

Why PHCN Should Be Privatised

If there is anything Nigerians are in dire need of, it is regular supply of electricity to boost economic activities.…

9 years ago

Re-Reading No Longer At Ease

It had been a short visit but much longer than the previous one. The last time all the time had…

9 years ago

Time For Intervention In The Health Sector

Nurses compounded the problems in the health sector last week when they embarked on strike to protest government’s refusal to…

9 years ago

ACN: Liberate Other Parts Of Nigeria

I lost touch with news recently, not because I chose to, but because the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN,…

9 years ago

Stop The Violence

The usual violence before, during and after the nation’s elections has again reared its ugly head. Politicians have been arming…

9 years ago

Bombings: Will The North Destroy Itself?

It is a rare happening to see a child destroy his father’s house simply because he has misunderstanding with a…

9 years ago

As Jonathan Doles Out Billions To Capture Lagos

On Sunday, March 20, 2011, President Goodluck Jonathan sneaked into Lagos once again for missions that are not connected to…

9 years ago

The Resurgence Of Robbery Attacks

There appears to be a fresh upsurge in the spate of robbery attacks across Lagos State, the latest being the…

9 years ago