Monday, April 21, 2014

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

What does the “North” want? By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah There are two basic questions that must be answered by all of us Nigerians. One, do we want... read more

The Tragic Consequences of Secret Contracts, By Seember Nyager

Every day, through secret contracts being carried out within public institutions, there is confirmation that the interest of the public... read more

President Jonathan: It is time to halt the fiddling, By Olubunmi Adetunmbi

“The President has spent a great part of the current year junketing across the globe with public funds in needless... read more

The State Has an Obligation to Protect Journalists, By Chidi Odinkalu & Ibrahima Kane

On March 28, 2014, in Arusha, Tanzania, Africa’s highest court, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, delivered a... read more

PDP, APC And Their Endless Verbal Rockets, Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu The PDP and its may communicators must come to terms with the responsibility they carry on their shoulders... read more

Lady Injustice, By Zubaida Mahmoud

My mom is Idoma, from Benue State while my dad is Fulani from Kano State. They met in 1979 when... read more

The limit of favouritism, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

Muhammad Jameel Yushau “The answer is simple; I am worried about the self-defeatist attitude in some of our youth. They... read more

Between Jonathan’s Sleeping Delegates, Lord Fayose and SSS’ Cock and Bull Story, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Sunday’s attack is a bollix, and a major embarrassment for Nigeria. May we find safety from the evil... read more

The surprising merger of the PDP and the APC, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala The PDP and the APC have decided to form a grand coalition in order to lay the foundation... read more

Confab delegates and the unity of Nigeria, By Saleh Ashaka

Writer presses the argument of a united Nigeria.…... read more

How do we make decisions in Nigeria? By Tolu Ogunlesi

“…the decisions that most affect our lives as Nigerians are made with the same attention to detail as decisions about... read more

Another Long Walk Begins (2), By Akin Adesokan

Akin Adesokan Right now, I have before me two documents: the Bill proposed to the Nigerian parliament in 2006 to... read more

The Numbers Game in the National Conference, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim Over the next three months, (or longer, as I understand some delegates are already campaigning for an extension... read more

Crying For Hope, By Ose Oyamendan-Eimakhu

I’m 35,000 feet above the ground, floating in a giant mechanical bird that man calls an airplane. This has become... read more

Measuring Bank Liquidity, By Ifeanyi Uddin

In the last four years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has tightened monetary conditions even as inflation moved into... read more

A State’s Welfare Triumphalism And Its Economic Implications, By Aderemi Idowu

Remi Idowu The primary objective of a good government is to impact positively on its citizenry through policies and programmes... read more

National Conference and the art of dialogue, By Nnimmo Bassey

Nnimmo Bassey Photo Credit: Courtesy: Delegates have to get to the point of hearing and feeling each other, author... read more

The Barbarians Of Africa, Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Last week I wrote an essay titled ”12 Years A Slave and The Case For Reparations”. It was... read more

Article of Faith: Unraveling the Mystery of Dreams, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala The fact that you saw someone in a dream does not mean the dream is about him.  In... read more

Proactive Leadership, By Taiwo Odukoya

Where there is no vision, the people perish…  (Proverbs 29:18a) A 2005 research by Tiina Jokinen of the University of... read more