Monday, May 25, 2020

Covid-19: Somber Statistics, Staggering Projections, Lessons from History By Emeka Oparah

Chai! The details are truly sobering and the projections, nay possibilities, staggering.   According to Worldometer, the total number of CONFIRMED infections is 1,521,809 with 88,653...

What Africa Must Do To Mitigate the Damaging Effects of Coronavirus...

Before the novel coronavirus pandemic hit the globe, Nigeria spent 42% of her earnings on debt servicing. We have arrived at a new reality...

Tackling Covid-19 Quagmire in Nigeria: an Appeal to Decongest Correctional Centers...

Though the outbreak started in the Republic of China in December 2019, however, the coronavirus controversy has been a hot subject in Nigeria since...

Covid-19 as Blessing in Disguise By Anthony Olubunmi Okogie

The outbreak of COVID-19 has been a dangerous yet revelatory moment in Nigeria.  It is dangerous because this deadly pandemic has infected over a...

COVID-19: Lockdown, Bankers’ Hubris and Why The Two Threats  may Trigger Crash...

By M.A Iliasu I was discussing banking system with some curious-minded folks and a question came to mind: how do bankers create money? And as...

My Goals, My Shortcomings as Borno’s governor By Prof. Babagana Umara...

All praise be to Almighty for giving us good health and strength to preside over the governance of our dear state. I salute our...

COVID-19: The Villa of Uncertainty By Omogbolahan .O. Sheba

The Presidential Villa (Aso Rock) situated  at the very heart of Abuja Nigeria (Nigerian Seat of Power), being the official residence of the President...

Letter to My Son, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi By Ahmed Joda

"My dear son  M dear Son As I write this letter I do not know your address. I am addressing it to you as my...

The Emir’s Sermon By Professor Wale Adebanwi

Practical reason was on its feet last Monday in Kaduna on the question of the "northern condition." It wore the full regalia of trado-religious...

Deepening Our Jurisprudence: The Time is Now By Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN  

The recent crisis of confidence in the judiciary has reinforced my age long conviction on the need to infuse jurists with a different bent...

AUNO: Is PMB under a Spell? Professor Abdussamad Umar Jibia

In 2016, one year after Jonathan Goodluck left power, his press secretary Dr. Reuben Abati, advised the Nigerian Government to abandon the Villa and...

You Want War? Read This! By Babafemi Ojudu

I joined The Guardian newspapers in 1985 and was made to report for The Guardian Express, the staple’s afternoon paper. My daily chore took...

In Defence of Femi Adesina By Abdullah O. Haruna Haruspice

Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has come under intense criticisms in recent times for projecting the...

Kwankwaso: The Last Man Standing By Haroun Muhammed

Strange like the resurrection of Lazarus, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso will wake up without one of the most important figures of the Kwankwasiyya movement....

Amotekun:  ‘Hairdresser’ Approach to Social Problem in a Perambulating State

Dr Kayode Eesuola The recent  launch of Yoruba para-military  security outfit, Amotekun,  the revelations  surrounding it and the reactions it has  generated over the weeks ...

No Law Prohibits Establishment  of  AMOTEKUN

By Afe Babalola, SAN THE Attorney General of the Federation was reported to have declared the regional community security outfit (Amotekun) illegal. I disagree with...

Contentment Is His Name – A Tribute to Chief Bisi Akande...

By Senator Babafemi Ojudu “I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” -...

Give Nigeria a New Broadcasting Experience By Kolawole Johnson

Iwe Iroyin Fun Awon Ara Egba was the beginning of journalism in Nigeria. First published by Henry Townsend on November 23rd, 1859. Robert Campbell...

Why the Soleimani Assassination is So, So Wrong! By Femi Mimiko, mni

While it may perfectly suit the machismo image that President Trump has stridently tried to cultivate, there are several reasons the recent Qasem Soleimani...

Five Months After, Where is Mr Wadume? By Eddy Odivwri

A lot of times when I see and experience the glaring cases of injustice, oppression and undue skewing of the justice wheel, I cannot...

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...

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