Sunday, April 20, 2014

Managing Divisions for the Greater Good, By Taiwo Odukoya

The phrase ‘Africa Rising’ has achieved buzzword status, touted by political and business reports across the world. According to The... read more

ELEVATED SIGHT: Motivational Speaking vs Spiritual Development, By Fred Adetiba

And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of... read more

Strategies for Regaining Political Relevance in Nigeria, By Gimba kakanda

Dear Politicians, This may be the last, and I’m sure it’s not the first, intervention shared out of my sensitivity... read more

What does the “North” want? (Part 2), By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah: Dig deeper and you will establish a link between the so-called consultancy firm that handled the NIS recruitment... read more

The Chicken before the Egg, By Hannatu Musawa

Hannatu Massawa Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The answer to this age old conundrum had baffled scientists... read more

Shocking truths about Ebola Virus Disease, By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu “Ebola is a cruel disease. It kills easily but painfully. It also spreads easily.” Nigeria with her population... read more

Jobs, not ‘Chinese Rice’, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh ‘It would be a good thing if the delegates at the ongoing National Conference can do away with... read more

APC and the strange dream of Muslim/Muslim Ticket (Part 2), By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Nigerian Christians should not be taken for granted, author says.…... read more

Regulating Nigeria’s Power Sector: Opportunities, Challenges, Prospects, By Sam Amadi

Opportunities abound in the Nigerian electricity market…... read more

Why Is There No Regard For Human Life In Nigeria? By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala It should be against the law in Nigeria for a government official to seek medical attention abroad for... read more

Power, Uninterrupted, By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe No, I didn’t mean to tease you, dear reader. I didn’t want to leave the impression that Nigeria... read more

Nigeria, the Deadly Ebola Virus and Labaran Maku’s ineptitude, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Nigeria produces, on daily basis, the sharpest minds in the world. Yet, the same country produces the dullest... read more

Poverty of Voodoo Statistics, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim   Yesterday, our dear country Nigeria leap-frogged South Africa and became Africa’s largest economy. We did this by... read more

On The New GDP Numbers, By Ifeanyi Uddin

So, finally, we are a bigger economy than South Africa. Indeed, at US$509 billion (estimates for last year), we now... read more

Say it Ain’t So, By Ose Oyamendan-Eimakhu

The social media was abuzz late last week by some emerging news from Nigeria. Normally, when the social media goes... read more

Between corruption, death penalty and new Constitution, by Ibanga Isine

Delegates in one voice agreed that Nigeria cannot make any significant progress unless corruption was tackled with a sledge-hammer.…... read more

The global economy and Nigeria, by Cheta Nwanze

Cheta Nwanze For Nigeria to grow, the writer says, we must try and work in the interest of our own... read more

Tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases, By John Kufuor

In Nigeria and across Africa, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a daily reality for many children, families and communities. Despite... read more

Crisis in Rivers State Judiciary and its Feudalistic Traits, By Bamidele Aturu

Bamidele Aturu Introduction A pall of darkness has suddenly descended on the judiciary in Nigeria. Its genesis is the brouhaha... read more

APC And The Strange Dream Of A Muslim/Muslim Ticket (1), By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode ‘’The last notable Christian-Christian ticket was Awolowo-Umeadi in 1979 and the last notable Muslim-Muslim ticket was Abiola-Kingibe in... read more

Article of Faith: Dreams and Spiritual Warfare, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala Having sex in the dream is an index of lack of spiritual fervency.    A colleague brought a... read more

Addressing rape in 21st century Nigeria, By Yusuf Mahmud

“Rape! The mere sound of the word sends an uncomfortable yet distinct shiver down the spine.”…... read more

Nigeria’s President and the CBN Governor: In defense of institutions, By Ayisha Osori

“In a country where ‘I am loyal’ is a salutation; successive presidents may expect a CBN Governor who is loyal... read more

Citizens’ Priorities Must Dictate Development Initiatives, By Temilade Sesan

The marble plaque commemorating the founding of the primary health centre in Oboto, a peri-urban agrarian community in Ondo state,... read more

Kiss-ing Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, By Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi This column is kiss-ing Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala this week. It will in fact be the shortest piece I’ve... read more