• Lagos, Falana And The Fate Of Rev. King

    My attention has been drawn to the raging controversy on whether it is constitutionally legal for the execution of condemned inmates on death row. This controversy, from my findings, was...

  • Ikorodu Killings, The Police And The Fall Of Mighty

    Recently, Ikorodu area of Lagos was thrown into confusion as suspected militants struck at Woodland Estate area, Ishawo in Ikorodu. At the end of it all, two soldiers and five...

  • Federal Government And The Abuja Airport

    The announcement by the Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja would be closed for six weeks to carry out...

  • ‘Ikoyigate’ Latest And The Conspiratorial Silence Of Wike, Fayose And FFK

    Following the EFCC discovery and recovery of about $43 million from a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos state recently, tongues started wagging as to the identity of the owner or...

  • How Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Helped the Poor and Fought Poverty With Shari’ah

    In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Verily, all praise is for Allah, we seek His help and His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from...

  • BBNaija: Abati’s Faux Moral Outrage

    Sad to see Dr. Reuben Abati, the former presidential spokesperson, a man I consider gifted, reduced to a figure of fun and exposed to torrents of social media attacks over...

  • Nigeria And Increasing Rate Of Suicide

    Recent incidence of suicide in the country is, no doubt, alarming and disturbing. Most shocking is the fact that younger ones are not even excluded from this worrying trend. It...

  • Exposed: How Speaker Obasa forced 6 PDP lawmakers to defect to APC

    Sincerely, if there is a particular profession that is so dear to my heart, it must be journalism. It is not because of the money...no, journalism has no money (in...

  • The Ikoyi Cash Haul

    On December 22, 2016, the federal government launched a policy to expose fraud and other related crimes in the public and private sectors. Known as whistle-blowing, the policy allows the...

  • It Is Not Good for Man To Be Alone (3)

    Early on at the dawn of creation, God proclaimed a widely misunderstood truth: “It is not good that man should be alone.” (Genesis 2:18). Because the upshot of this observation...

  • It Is Not Good For Man To Be Alone (2)

    One of the worst things that can happen to you is to get married to someone seeking fulfilment in marriage. So many people have been brainwashed with the notion that...

  • Why the Nigerian Government Is Losing Corruption Cases

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana By Femi Falana Introduction As a result of the loss of corruption cases last week, many civil society organisations (CSOs) appear to agree with the...

  • Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II: A Reformer or Palace Jester?

    The incessant, unrestrained, no-holds-barred public commentaries that are becoming some sort of trademark of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, are nothing short of an ill affliction. However, unlike...

  • The Chibok Girls: Three Years in Bondage

    No one expected that the Chibok girls would remain in bondage for so long but sadly that is where we are.

  • Appraising Kaduna’s Smart Infrastructure Plan

    Kaduna State knows that infrastructural development is a straightforward way to inject money into the economy and lay the foundation for long-term growth. This is why it has committed N108...

  • Donald Trump And Obama’s Shadow

    In a few days’ time, the Trump administration will mark its 100 days in office. To what extent President Donald Trump has so far been able to successfully focus on...

  • On Lagos Infrastructure Development

    In the words of Rahul Gandhi, “A rising tide doesn’t raise people who don’t have a boat. We have to build the boat for them. We have to give the...

  • Soji Simpson: A Kind of Light

    When the founding editor of London Review of Books, Karl Miller, died in 2014, many elegies were written for him by his poet friends. One of the poets, Richard Murphy,...

  • The Cost of Reforms: Hadiza Bala Usman as a Case Study

    The evolutionary trend of Nigeria’s socio-political journey since Independence has shown a clear path for the permeation of corruption, from an alien concept to the statutory way of getting business...

  • Maximizing Tourism Potential Of Badagry

    Founded in the15th century, the ancient town of Badagry is significant in many ways. Aside being a major center of the obnoxious Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, it was also a...