BABACHIR LAWAL | A matter of honour

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, seems to be in the eye of a “moral” storm. Perhaps the strongest indication of this is the editorial published in The Guardian […]

Opinion: The embattlement of a gadfly

By Uthman Shodipe In the trailblazing largeness of their enlightenment, in the long etched tradition of their significant attainments, their ancestors rightly defined themselves in enviable distinctions and cultural pulchritude. Having sprang from a discerning […]

OPINION: That Islamic Republic of Nigeria

For some time now, we have been regaled by stories of purported soon berthing Islamic Republic of Nigeria. The talks have become more pronounced since the Muhammadu Buhari presidency. However, I feel they are downright […]

APC is in a mess – Dele Momodu

“… President Buhari, on coming into office in 2015, ignored the looming economic danger and focused single-mindedly – and, in retrospect, unwisely – on the fight against corruption and the recovery of stolen asset which […]

The road to 2019 | Reuben Abati

One of the most frustrating things about Nigeria’s political history is how it keeps repeating itself and nothing ever seems to change. The present administration has not yet spent up to two years in office […]

Indiscipline, bane of PDP, says Mimiko

Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has identified indiscipline as a major challenge confronting the Peoples Democratic Party. He decried the crisis besetting the party at the national level, saying it was wrong of the […]

Cost of international passport

The plan to, once again, hike the cost of acquiring International passports is not only confounding to Nigerians who are already over-burdened as they reel under the prevailing harsh economic conditions, its contemplation at all […]

BASHIR YUSUF | Kano deserves better from Buhari

It has always been well documented that Kano state is the political base of President Muhammadu Buhari. On numerous occasions, the President himself had acknowledged the significance of Kano state to his ascendancy in politics. […]

Bishop Kukah’s Visit To EFCC

It is no longer news that the respected Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah reportedly paid a so-called unscheduled visit to the prison of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) […]

Emefiele and how not to fix Nigeria By Ayo Sogunro

Funmi Iyanda—one of the more intelligent persons in Nigeria today—hosts a live audience sociopolitical series in London titled “How To Fix Nigeria”. An episode of the show earlier this year discussed the Nigerian economy. In […]

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