Thursday, April 24, 2014

Nigeria: The Rise and Rise of Impunity! By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri These are indeed, very trying times for the country. The news of the central bank governor Sanusi Lamido... read more

This is How Nigeria Works, By Gimba Kakanda

You get a call from a Big Man who is kindhearted, or has been told remarkable things about you. He... read more

The tragedy of defections and valueless politics in Nigeria, By Udo Jude Ilo

Udo Jude Ilo Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, writing in the Young India newspaper on October 22, 1925, espoused the theory of... read more

The missing link in Jonathan’s church-to-royalty shuttle, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Zainab Suleiman Okino John F. Kennedy, one of America’s most loved and flamboyant presidents, in this poignant statement, said: “A... read more

Does Nigeria Have a Foreign Policy? By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu In making a distinction between a journalist and a diplomat, an author described the diplomat as an official... read more

Besieged by the Police By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe President Goodluck Jonathan is notorious for moving at slower than the speed of a snail when called upon... read more

Man, animal marriage, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh ‘With this strange wedding between a man and a male dog now officially consummated, the US must have... read more

Are NNPC and PPPRA immune to Legislative and Presidential Oversight? By Jiti Ogunye

These are interesting times. On Thursday, February 13th 2014, at the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the $20 billion oil... read more

Nigeria and its declining education– the way forward, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Nigeria’s decline in education, though incipient, is impossible to miss. In the past, there was always a countervailing... read more

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

Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u Continued from last week. It was a dream comes true. We are now in Goree Island. As... read more

There is no Goodluck in Corruption, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala Like a contagious life-threatening disease, PDP has been an affliction on Nigeria for the last 15 years.…... read more

From Corruption to Ruling Class Insanity, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim It was the chairman of Virgin Group, Richard Bronson who used the adjective insane to describe the Nigerian... read more

The Business of Policy Making, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Last week, the federal government upped the policy ante. In the wake of the recent launch of a national automotive... read more

Valuable Wives in Power, By Ose Oyamendan-Eimakhu

OSE OYAMENDAN I had no clue there was that much “red” in Nigeria until Valentine’s Day. You gotta love Nigerians,... read more

Boko Haram, Jonathan And A Nation Without Empathy, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Two days ago (on 12th February 2014) in Borno state, the extremist Boko Haram sect killed 60 innocent... read more

Fallacy of Division and Nigerian Corrupt Ministers, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Last week four Nigerian ministers were relieved of their services. Some of them had been pointedly accused of corruption.  They... read more

Article of Faith: Why Pastors don’t go to Heaven, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala The “gospel” is now a product marketed with razzmatazz by mega-pastors and televangelists. I was having lunch at... read more

Restraint of Trade and Artistic Freedom in Nigeria, By Rotimi Fawole

The author doubts if telecommunication companies can legally enforce barring their brand ambassadors from working on projects of rival companies. …... read more

National Industrial Court and Judicial Absolutism in Nigeria, By Jiti Ogunye

Before the listing of the National Industrial Court (NIC) as a superior court of record and the definition of the... read more

Alas, the Pot Tags the Kettle Black! By Hannatu Musawa

Hannatu Musawa Some days back I had the bizarre experience of reading a statement made by the Peoples Democratic Party... read more

2015: Imperative of a Northeast Presidency, By Bukar Mustapha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just released the timetable for the 2015 general elections. This means political activities... read more

A Letter to Zahrah – A Valentine’s day confession, By Gimba Kakanda

I do not believe in love, woman. I don’t believe in that corporate romanticisation of lust we see in the... read more

Blow that whistle on corruption… it’s time to wake up! By Integrity Nigeria

This whole situation has again put in focus the need for a whistleblower protection act…... read more

National Conference: Preparing for a Marriage, Not a Wedding, By Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, Photo: africanspotlight.com It’s time to prepare for the marriage…... read more

Our Civil Service at the Sill of the Future, By Tunji Olaopa

Nigeria, undoubtedly, is in the threshold of history. There are commendable development strides in the governance space which, if deepened... read more