Sunday, April 18, 2021

An Open Letter to President Joe Biden By Umar Ardo, Ph.D

Dear Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris, Let me use this medium to first congratulate you, Mr. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Madam...

Femi Odekunle: Once Upon A Nation By Abdullahi Haruna Haruspice

"The deeds of great men shall always be seen or remembered, but their words and stories will one day find life in the hearts...

In Defense of Arewa24 TV

A write up is trending on Whatsapp claiming that the CIA established Arewa24 TV to derail our youths in the North. It claims that...

Celebrating Lateef Kayode Jakande (LKJ)@91 By Dr Goke T Akinrogunde

I had a personal reflection on my post-50th birthday on (July 31st 2020) that I will like to share on this platform, my Source...

Atiku: Deji Adeyanju’s Poor Knowledge of History By Oladimeji Fabiyi

There is no doubt that Nigeria is going through tough times occasioned by the inept and lack of capacity of the current leadership. A nation...

Framework for Rating Elective Candidates By Dr Umar Ardo

1. PREAMBLE/STATEMENT OF PROBLEM   Since the return of democratic rule in 1999, the 2023 general elections would be the seventh Nigerians would be going to...

My Case Against President Buhari for Unfair Treatment By Dr Umar Ardo

A few days ago, I read news report of President Mohammadu Buhari calling on Nigerian elites to criticize his government fairly.  In other words, he...

Gambo Jimeta: Supercop That Nailed Anini By Mahmud Jega

He first came into national public reckoning in 1980 when, as Lagos State Police Commissioner, he appeared in person at the scene of a...

An Open Letter To Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, The Sardauna Of...

"I am not sure I know how to address you especially now that the formal Ranka ya dade is of no use to you...

Lawan: A Messenger of Harmony @62 By Ola Awoniyi

High political office is surrounded on all sides by distractions. Experience best teaches this. It is not enough to take into the office a...

Memoranda for Further Alteration of the 1999 Constitution(As Amended) By Concerned...

PREAMBLE Below are our token contribution and resolved to the ongoing debate on the review of the 1999 constitution (as amended). In discussing the issues...

We Must Exit This Recession With Precision By Atiku Abubakar

It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five years, Nigeria has entered into...

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Victim or Villain? By Lekan Lawani

The sad events of October 20, 2020 have come and gone. The slain and the wounded #ENDSARS Protesters and there families are left to...

Matters Arising from Chief Obasanjo’s Condolence Letter By Femi Falana SAN

Some people have said that it is against the African culture to speak ill of the dead. That is far from the truth. In...

Back on the Beat after Defeating COVID-19 By Gboyega Akosile

Thank God I am back at my duty post! I returned to work today, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 after several weeks away, battling the...

Zoning: Let’s Speculate

"Democracy is four wolves and a lamb, voting on what to have for lunch."–Wilma Brown "It is most improbable that Malam Mamman Daura expressed a...

Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 86 By Dr Kayode Fayemi

Africa’s most iconic literary maestro and one of the world’s most influential citizens is 86 today. With his ageless physique, it is almost difficult...

Paul Akintelure: Celebrating a Quintessential Leader@58 By Segun Olajide

In the evergreen words of the notable bard of old, Williams Shakespeare: some people are born great, some achieve greatness while some have greatness...

Cyber Criminals: Confronting the Few Who Dent the Many

In recent times, there has been an alarming increase in the number of reported cases of Nigerians alleged to have been involved in Cyber...

A 10% Cut to the US Military Budget Would Help Support...

If this horrific coronavirus pandemic has shown us anything, it is that national security involves a lot more than bombs At this unprecedented moment in...

The Unnecessary Demonization of Sabiu Tunde Yusuf By Adebayo Mukaila

Who is the much-talked about Sabiu 'Tunde' Yusuf who is said to be calling the shots around President Muhammadu Buhari? Who is the man,...

My Reminiscence on June 12 By Kayode Fayemi, PhD

June 12, 2020 marks the second anniversary of the declaration of the June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria. It is also affords one,...

The 9th Senate’s Giant Strides within a Year of Inauguration By...

It is exactly a year today that the 9th Senate was inaugurated for its four year term after the dissolution of the 8th Senate...

No Redemption Song for Majek By Simbo Olorunfemi

So, the Rainmaker  this week rode the rain onto sunset in his sleep in New York. It was an ending many had crafted the...

How to Get Nominated into an International Organisation By Dr. Joe...

With the nomination of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the DG of the World Trade Organisation position, let me try to explain how things like...

OPEN LETTER FROM COL. DANGIWA UMAR (RTD)  TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

 Sunday 30th May 2020                                         ...

Rice Production Hits 35m Bags per Annum -FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says, with over 34 integrated rice mills and clusters, Nigeria currently produces 150,000 bags of rice...

Post-Coronavirus Africa’s Manufacturing Moment By Muhammadu Buhari

Across the world, as countries and economies slowly reopen, Africa lags behind. We were last to experience the coronavirus—and we expect to be the...

Governor Yahaya Bello: An Emerging Political Phenomenon in Nigeria? By Abdullahi...

There are unique people everywhere. They come once in a generation and leave indelible footprints wherever they find themselves. Whenever you observe such a...

Next of Kin: Of What Use Is The Term?* By B.C. Obilor...

Introduction: The meaning and the legal implication of the term “next of kin” have been constantly misunderstood by the ordinary public. It appears, though erroneously,...

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