Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The National Conference Finally Arrives, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim Last week, the President of the Senate, David Mark made a call for a national Conference. He made... read more

A Parable of Brainless Leaders, By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe There’s this apocryphal story that a friend of mine, an exiled Zimbabwean writer, told me a few years... read more

Jonathan, don’t miss this golden opportunity! By Godwin Onyeacholem

The power game currently going on in Nigeria is nothing but an embarrassment. If the contest as being carried out... read more

How Not To Be A Nigerian, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Monday, last week, I “unfollowed” an erstwhile “follower” on my Twitter account. It was the first time I had ever... read more

Best Damn Minister. Period, By Ose Oyamendan

Dear Mr. President; ​I trust you’re well because God knows our dear country needs you more at this time than... read more

Article of Faith: God is Talking to You, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala There is a phone-call for you, and it is God who is on the line. On 28th May,... read more

Elevated Sight: The Danger of Lagging behind God’s Agenda [1] By Frederick Adetiba

Fred Adetiba In recent times there has been a steady rise in incidences of conducts unbecoming of a Christian in... read more

Oritsejafor and his bastardisation of CAN, By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai Many in Nigeria today may not remember the name of Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, but if there... read more

Colonel Texas Chukwu: Teachable Moment in Civics, By Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi President Jonathan, his Commander-in-Chief, does not know; Mr. Labaran Maku, Minister of Defence, does not know; Lieutenant General... read more

The Hypocrisy Called Imperialism, By Gimba Kakanda

Gimba Kakanda In the midst of the debates roused by last week’s column in cyberspace, I confessed that English is... read more

Nigeria: A Haven of the Ostentatious and the Wasteful? By Ikechukwu Mbachu

Ikechukwu Mbachu One of the curses nature imposed on Nigeria is that of abundance of resources. Like the saying goes... read more

An encounter with General Prince Yormie Johnson, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Maxim Uzoatu Recall the gory video scene of the killing of then President Samuel Doe of Liberia. There was the... read more

An Open Letter to Prof. Attahiru Jega of INEC, By Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu

Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu Dear Prof. Attahiru Jega, When you were appointed to head the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by the... read more

Are Private Universities Becoming More Attractive? By Olumide Oyekan

Olumide Oyekan It happens frequently in Nigeria’s federal education system. It has been described as mortgaging the future of Nigeria’s... read more

My Struggle, My Dreams, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Blessed be the name of the most high God, the God whose I am and the God whom... read more

World Cup 2015: Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Celebrate Yet, By Adegbenro Adebanjo

PREMIUM TIMES Sports Analyst, Adegbenro Adebanjo Expectedly Some Nigerians are already celebrating the Super Eagles qualification for the 2014 World... read more

The Right to Contest: GEJ and The Constitution, By Babayola Toungo

Babayola Toungo In a suit instituted by Buba Marwa against Nyako (later joined by four other goveors and INEC), the... read more

EFCC and other stories, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh Tracking news and reporting or investigating them in Nigeria is fast becoming a cumbersome affair in a country... read more

The new PDP and the outing of the Sword, By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu Mr. Shehu argues that the fracture in the PDP is unlikely to completely heal. The Yoruba gave the... read more

The Olu of Warri as Daddy Overseer Melchizedek, By Ogaga Ifowodo

What does the storm fomented entirely out of a “born again” king’s tea cup tell us about our rulers, “spiritual”... read more

Deepening Democracy: Jega and the Collateral Damage of a Transforming Polity, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim The level of political tension in the country is extremely high because for the first time in the... read more

To Intervene in Syria or Not, By Hannatu Musawa

Hannatu Massawa Should the U.S. intervene in Syria with Military Action or should it not…? That is the question. More... read more

Bamidele Upfront: MMA – Our National Monument of Shame, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA)? Yes. Certainly not Murtala Muhammed International Airport, there is nothing remotely international about this... read more

WARNING: Poor People are not wanted in Lagos Mega City, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala Poor people can have no place in Lagos, if Lagos is to become the megacity of Governor Fashola’s... read more

A Fight Between Two Lions, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Five months ago, I left the PDP and I told the world why I chose to do so.... read more