Monday, January 20, 2020

Reworking the National Policy on Education to Meet 2020 Demands By...

Every citizen of a modern nation is a subject of the state. And once a state is formed, the citizens formulate ethical principles or...

A Letter from The President at  New Year.

By President Muhammadu Buhari. My Dear Compatriots,Nigeria’s Decade. Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward...

Why Nigerians are Skeptical about Fresh Loans

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I have a plea to make very humbly today. But before I do so, allow me to offer some explanations....

The Hypocrisy and Unprofessionalism of Daily Trust’s Editorial on Punch

By Farooq Kperogi In a professionally unusual editorial in response to Punch Newspaper’s editorial, the Daily Trust said today that “PUNCH went overboard” in describing...

Prince Momoh, “Derogatory” Words and Sedition By Richard Akinnola

"There is nothing wrong in addressing the President as Major-General as long as they don’t commit an offence doing so. If they commit any...

Punch and Its Sinister Motives for Attacks on President Buhari

By Garba Shehu The reported new editorial policy of the Punch Newspapers to address President Muhammadu Buhari as Major General in his official title and...

Sowore: A Choice between Power or the Silk Gown

By Vincent Adodo In the annals of the Nigerian judiciary, the event of the 6th December 2019 in which officers of the State Security Service...

ICPC Prosecution, Digital Switch Over(DSO) and Lai Mohammed By Kolawole Johnson

In 2006, a global initiative was driven by the International Telecommunication Union for Digital Switch Over (DSO) of broadcasting from analogue to digital. The Geneva...

Tribute to Yemisi Shyllon, An Art Collector Extraordinaire 

By Babafemi Ojudu Omoba Yemisi Shyllon may not be known to many Nigerians. He is neither loud nor self advertising. He is a remarkable man...

Education: A Pathway to Exit the Dubious Record of Being the...

By Atiku Abubakar, GCON. Before I go into my speech proper, may I please appeal to you all to rise and observe a minute of...

Why Are People Doubting Buhari’s Third Term Denial? By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know about you, but I find the cynicism of many Nigerians very strange and sometimes distressing and depressing. If you’re...

Allegation of Plagiarism: In Defence of Senator Sani Musa By Talatu...

The distinguished Senator Muhammed Sani Musa representing the good people of Niger-East recently introduced a bill titled ‘Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulation and...

Social Media Bill: Short Walk to Totalitarianism By Matthew Hassan Kukah

I have consistently tried to create levels of differentiation between democracy and dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in...

Hate Speech Bill: The Mark of the BEAST By Femi Fani-Kayode

"If the Hate Speech Bill had been in place between 2013 and 2015 Lai Mohammed would not be alive today"- Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.  My dear...

Caveat Lector! By Babafemi Ojudu

Let me make myself clear from the outset. There is no mistake in the combination of the two words above. I am not concerned...

What Shapes Russia’s Foreign Policy?

Mustapha Shehu The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Tufts University Medford, MA “Prestige, rather than power, is the everyday currency of international relations, much as authority is...

Nigerian Legislators: So It’s Now Cool to Kill? By Wole Soyinka

I hope you will excuse me for distracting you from your onerous duties, but I am a current sufferer – and I am not...

The Emerging Civilian Dictatorship By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN

The ship of State in Nigeria seems to be sliding, steeply into the abyss, without any captain available or alive to steer it for...

The Man Mamman Daura at 80 years By Sam Nda-Isaiah 

I have known him all my life. At least I remember the day, while I was in primary school, I heard my father telling...

The Silence of an Emir By Adnan Tudunwada

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi is no doubt a friend of the media. He is always on the news headline making comment on...

Shakespearean Femi Adesina

By Segun Showunmi A fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. (William Shakespeare, As you like...

Atiku Abubakar:  They Gave Him a False Sense of Hope

By Femi Adesina After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019...

An Open Letter to Hameed Ali, Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service By Dr Thomas-Wilson...

Permit me to reference your recent statement that Nigeria should graciously embrace the border closure policy of this administration, because China closed its borders...

Towards a New Deal for Nigeria By Abba Kyari

The decision by the National Assembly to amend the Deep Offshore (and inland basin production sharing contract) Act is a huge victory for Nigeria....

When Did the Rain Start Beating Us?

By Babafemi Ojudu In a fairly large space at the Smithsonian Museum, at the epicentre of Washington DC, were his exhibits. When I saw it,...

Bola Tinubu and His Date with Destiny In 2023.

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians permit me to say, it is no longer a secret that the former Governor of Lagos State and easily one...

Big Banks Beware, Fintech Turks Are Here to Disrupt

By Babafemi Ojudu Farmally is an agricultural crowdfunding platform. It has a small and efficient staff of three. It operates in  a space less than...

Alfred Agboola Ajayi: Rotimi Akeredolu’s Dutiful and Loyal Deputy By Adesina...

Alfred Agboola Ajayi. Does the name ring a bell? Yes, it does. For those who might not know, Agboola Ajayi is the Deputy Governor...

NFIU Guidelines on LG Funds: An Anti-corruption czar’s Battle with Wounded...

“Insanity is doing the same thing, in this same manner, over and over again, but expecting different results” -  Albert Einstein Financial corruption is almost...

Presidential Appeal : Still on Tradition of Supreme Court Judges to...

By Law Mefor The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)’s caucus in the House of Representatives recently raised alarm over alleged plans to subvert the case of...

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