Opinion

I’ll Run People-Oriented Programmes

Barrister Ade Kingsley Ogunmiloyo is vying for a seat in the Senate to represent Ekiti Central District on the platform…

10 years ago

No, IBB No

Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamaosi Babangida declared his intention to be Nigeria’s next President in the 2011 Presidential election, 17…

10 years ago

Hue And Cry Over New INEC Commissioners

The revelation that some of the newly appointed Commissioners at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are card-carrying members of…

10 years ago

South Africa 2010: A Sign Of Victory

Every thing considered, the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup project is already a monumental success story even though it…

10 years ago

Restriction Of Okada Riders

Wary of the excesses of commercial motorcyclists, who are also known as okada riders, the Lagos State government has finally…

10 years ago

Senators Should Stop Being Self-Centred

The demand by some senators that the leadership should increase their quarterly allowance from N48 million to N98 million came…

10 years ago

What’s In A Name?

"What’s in a name that arose by any other name still smells as rose?” (Williams Shakespeare). By now, the name…

10 years ago

No Lesson Learnt From June 12

It’s 17 years since Nigeria organised the freest and fairest election which has become a watershed in the nation’s history.…

10 years ago

17 Years After June 12

If anybody had told the annullers of June 12, 1993 presidential election results that in 2010 Nigerians will still be…

10 years ago

N10b On Jamboree Of Failure

It is unreasonable and even disheartening that the Federal Government has budgeted N10 billion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of…

10 years ago

Averting Gang Wars In Lagos

Monday this week was another day rival gangs in Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria, clashed. The clash resulted in wanton destruction of…

10 years ago

Abiola: What Jonathan Should Do

"If Kudirat Abiola and her husband Moshood Abiola and all other martyrs to General Abacha’s tyranny are not to have…

10 years ago

Obasanjo’s Self Delusion And 2011 (II)

Back to the South-West, the earlier the PDP begins to re-assess itself if present day realities are anything to go…

10 years ago

Unfinished Police Business

It is gratifying to note that the crime rate in Lagos, the nation’s busiest commercial centre, has dropped significantly and…

10 years ago

Obasanjo’s Self Delusion And 2011

When an old man consciously burst into tears in the rain, his tears are naturally covered by the droplets of…

10 years ago

Don’t Spare The Rod For Barbaric KingRod

Many right thinking Nigerians are yet to come to terms with what could have incensed a first class traditional ruler…

10 years ago

Stop IBB From Contesting In 2011 Election

When IBB came to power on August 27, 1985, it looked like a biblical story when God sent Moses to…

10 years ago

2011 Election: Time For Jonathan To Put His Acts TogetherTime

As the 2011 election is fast approaching, many people are bothered that nothing concrete seems to have been done by…

10 years ago

Eleven Years Of Democracy: Lagos Joins The Human Race

There were great expectations in 1999 as Nigerians ushered in the Third Republic in our repeated attempts to join the…

10 years ago

Growing Concerns Over Use Of Tobacco Among Youths

The use of tobacco by youths in Nigeria has continued to elicit concerns from well meaning citizens of this country.…

10 years ago

Prostitution On Our Campuses

It is a thing of joy to see parents feel happy that their daughters are in various institutions of higher…

10 years ago

Avoidable Carnage On Nigerian Roads

We will not stop to draw the attention of the people in government to the deplorable state of Nigerian roads…

10 years ago

Weep Not, My Child

Weep not, child Weep not, my darling With these kisses let me remove your tears, The ravening clouds shall not…

10 years ago

A Contract To Save, Transform Nigeria (4)

9.    Human Resources Development To ensure that cutting-edge technologies and medical knowledge are deployed in providing efficient and effective health…

10 years ago

Sharp Practices In Banks Must Stop

The scale of unethical practices in Nigerian banks is worrisome. Daily, complaints about illegal deductions either through ATM  or directly…

10 years ago

A Contract To Save, Transform Nigeria (3)

4.    Infrastructure •Ensure completion of privatisation of generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in the country, thus encouraging investors to…

10 years ago

Moral Decadence In Lagos Schools

The level of depravity to which our youths have descended was made evident by the shocking discovery that was made…

10 years ago

No To Akunyili As INEC Boss

Feelers that the Federal Government is planning to appoint the Minister of Information and Communication, Professor Dora Akunyili, the new…

10 years ago

A Contract To Save, Transform Nigeria (2)

There should be a commitment to reforming the structure of government in the federation by ensuring that the country has…

10 years ago

A Contract To Save, Transform Nigeria (1)

At independence in 1960, Nigeria was celebrated for its potential: the magnitude and vitality of its peoples, the enormity of…

10 years ago