Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Canonisation of Terror, By Wole Soyinka

Prof Wole Soyinka The sheer weight of indignation and revulsion of most of Nigerian humanity at the recent Boko Harma... read more

Standing Together Against Nigerian Government Impunity, By Integrity Organisation

Integrity Nigeria “It is time to demand accountability from all in positions of public trust.”…... read more

Sanusi, Whistle blowing and Corruption, By Integrity Organisation

Integrity Nigeria “It is increasingly apparent there is no real will to deal with corruption,…”…... read more

Nigeria: Of Rights, Patriotism and ‘Briefcase’ Activism, By Gimba Kakanda

It was a sad day. I was sad for the innocent kids murdered in Yobe, just a few days after... read more

A Bipartisan Approach to Fighting Boko Haram, By Bukola Saraki

Sen. Bukola Saraki Once again, Nigerians faced further attacks in the northern part of the country that has left over... read more

A Blurry Journey, By Victor Ehikhamenor

Victor Ehikhamenor Woman, your child is wailing and your vegetables are dying. I can see you but you can’t see... read more

Nigeria, the African success story at 100, By Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan What I feel is great pride and great hope for Nigeria, a country that is bound to... read more

To All Human Beings Who Manage To Be Human, By Wubushet Taye

Discussing these types of issues is forbidden,” said the warder rudely and added, “You are only allowed to discuss family... read more

Blueprint For Fighting Electoral Impunity, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

In June 2013, the National Human Rights Commission launched a review to find out whether the decisions of Nigerian courts... read more

How to rescue Borno from Boko Haram, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh The military really needs to demonstrate that it is an effective fighting force that can root out the... read more

Abuja’s “Secretive” World Economic Forum, By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu With or without the World Economic Forum here, it is of paramount importance to bring a semblance of... read more

Reflections on Guinea’s Roller Coaster Transition, By Mathias Hounkpe

When Guinea’s Supreme Court announced the final results of the legislative elections on November 15, 2013, Guineans finally, and quite... read more

Why Jonathan Must Protect Shettima, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Zainab Suleiman Okino When information crept into town last weekend that President Goodluck Jonathan had hatched a grand plan to... read more

The Unending Military Siege to Delta State, By Ogaga Ifowodo

Delta is a densely populated state that also happens to house a vast amount of oil and gas. The Sapele-Warri-Ughelli... read more

Nigeria’s Political Mafiosi and the trial of Mallam Lamido Sanusi, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Sanusi’s suspension (sack) is another low in the never-ending cascade of impunity, catch-me-if-you-can gerrymandering and unprecedented extortionist episodes... read more

Contextualizing the FRC Case Against Sanusi, By Akintunde Oyebode

I do not come to venerate Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, for he is not a saint. As much as I admire... read more

ASUU and the New Unionism: Redeeming Imperatives, By Adeshina Afolayan

‘What happens in a strike happens not to one person alone…. It is a crisis with meaning and potency for... read more

Tsaraba from an adventurous journalist (V), By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

Muhammad Jameel Yushau A tour of Goree Island, Senegal…... read more

Why Lamido Sanusi should end up in Kirikiri, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala Lamido Sanusi should not only be sacked, he should be tried and, if convicted, should be jailed.…... read more

The Good and the Bad People’s Party, By Bolaji Eletta

Once there was a village divided along the fault line of morals. The good people and the bad would not... read more

The Struggle for Meaning: Ukraine, Iyaloja and all that Jazz, By Pius Adesanmi

PIUS ADESANMI If you cannot even come together against the local terrorism of an Iyaloja in Lagos, how do you... read more

Sorry, the President Cannot suspend a CBN Governor! By Jiti Ogunye

Since, this news platform, Premium Times, published our intervention entitled ” Sanusi’s Suspension is Illegal and Unconstitutional” on Friday, February... read more

Another Long Walk Begins, By Akin Adesokan

Akin Adesokan With the promulgation of the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition law this past January, the Nigerian government may have initiated... read more

Reforming Our Universities, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Decades after its ouster from office, the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) administration remains one of the most steeped in controversy... read more

Conversations in the North East, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim Nigeria’s Second African Peer Review of our governance systems is currently on going. It is conducted by a... read more