Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Life and Time of Ex-Ghana Leader, Jerry Rawlings

Former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, on Thursday, died after a brief illness, a development many political observers have described as the end...

Buharinomics: The Past, the Present; any Future?

President Muhammadu Buhari has always wanted to lead Nigeria in any capacity available. Even as a young, military officer, the ambition to rule never...

Nigeria’s Tortuous Road to Attaining Polio Free Status

The acceptance of the certification  for Nigeria's polio  free status did not come exactly as a surprise to stakeholders.  In fact, most of them...

Ismaila Isa Funtua: Exit of the ‘One-man Cabal’

"When paupers die, there are no comets seen but even the heavens blaze forth the death of Princes" - Williams Shakespeare He was towering figure who...

Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile: One Tragedy Too Many

Tragedies are part of human existence. Since no one is meant to live forever, humans have learnt to live with the reality of losing...

Covid-19: Governor Yahaya Bello’s Fatal Grandstanding

At the time of typing this piece, the dreaded coronavirus has affected over 28,000 Nigerians and killed over 600. Over 200 countries, territories and...

Oshiomole’s Downfall and 2023 Rat Race

The dissolution of the Abiola Ajimobi led National Working Committee of the All Progressive Congress, was one of the drastic decisions taken at the...

June 12: Justice Finally Served?

On the 12th of June 2018, history was made in Nigeria when President Muhammadu Buhari honoured the late winner of the June 12, 1993...

When Obasanjo, Bayo Ojo, Kogi Professionals, Stakeholders Brainstormed on Post-Covid-19 Agenda...

It was supposed to be an entirely Kogi affair. It was supposed to be a massive unveiling ceremony and inaugural meeting of the Kogi...

The Rising Wave of Rape in Nigeria

The heart wrenching stories of the rape and murder of two promising young ladies, Uwa Omosuwa and Barakat Bello, have once again underscored the...

Adolphus Karibi-Whyte: Life and Times of an Eminent Jurist

The history of the Nigerian judiciary is replete with the footprints of great legal minds who dominated the bar or bench or classroom or...

Pantami-Dabiri-Erewa Public Spat: Another Proof of Disunity in the Buhari Administration 

The recent public spat between the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, and the Chairman, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Mrs...

Ferguson’s Chewing Gum, Serena’s Smashed Racket and Other Sports Memorabilia Sold...

Just like in many career callings, numerous athletes have been idolized by their fans across the world because of their magical exploits in their...

Financial Autonomy for State Judiciary, Legislature: What Implications for the States?

In exercising his prerogative of presidential powers as codified in the Constitution(as amended) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has issued ...

Rasheedi Yekini: Still an Unsung Hero, Eight Years After

Many existed before him. Many have also dominated after him. But none can be compared to him. None has given soccer-crazy Nigerians the kind...

Notable Nigerians Who are COVID-19 Survivors

Coronavirus continues to spread like wildfire in Nigeria as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced fresh 288 cases of the disease on Friday...

COVID-19 Management in Gombe: So Far, So Inadequate

The recent outburst of some Covid-19 patients and the subsequent protest that led to the patients taking to the streets in Kwadon Community of ...

Justice Dahiru Saleh: How June 12 Annulment Redefined His Public Life

If he had another opportunity, he may have taken another course of action or played a different role in the evolution of Nigerian democracy....

Ondo 2020 Governorship Poll: Issues and Deciding Factors

Except the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in view of the novel coronavirus, shifts the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, it's about ...

Covid-19 or Mysterious Deaths: How Kano Lost Seven Prominent Academics in...

Like old wines that get better with age, if there is any group of people who become more useful, more resourceful and more appreciated...

COVID-19: Lekoil, Other Indigenois Oil Companies Struggle for Survival

As COVID-19 continues to ravage the world, oil demand has dropped so sharply that the world has run out of storage facilities for produced...

Richard Akinjide: A Legal Mathematician Returns to His Maker

A former Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Richard Osuolale Akinjide, SAN, took his last breath in the early hours of Tuesday in Ibadan,...

The Man, Abba Kyari: His Life and Times

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyar, became the biggest high profile casualty of coronavirus in Nigeria as he passed...

The Giant Strides of EU-UNICEF Health Project in Bauchi Primary Healthcare...

Bauchi State, in the northeastern region of Nigeria is one those states that have  some serious challenges regarding  Maternal , Newborn, Child Health and...

Ibadan Road Medians Turn Refuse Dump Sites

Poor waste disposal and management in Ibadan metropolis, the capital city of Oyo State, has been a conundrum faced by successive administrations in the...

Behold, It’s a New Dawn on the Diocese on the Coast-...

To those familiar with the matter, it is not everyday a new bishop is elected in Church of Nigeria(Anglican Communion). It happens periodically when...

How Kogi Guber Polls will be Won and Lost

Voters from the 21 local government areas of Kogi State will in a matter of days file out to cast their ballot to determine...

Anti-graft Fight: You can Now Flag Corruption with FlagIt. 

The Akin Fadeyi Foundation, a nongovernmental organization, in conjunction with MacArthur Foundation, has launched a web application, Flagit, for the purpose of reporting incidents...

Iran-Saudi Rivalry in Africa: Implications for Regional Stability(Part 3)

By Dr Riham Bali As it competes with Iran for influence in Africa, Saudi Arabia has gone beyond investing in economic and religious projects to...

Iran-Saudi Rivalry in Africa: Implications for Regional Stability(Part 2)

By Dr Riham Bali There is a strong Shiite presence in Nigeria, 20 million of the total 92 million Muslims in Nigeria. This is a...

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