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EDITORIAL: Our position on Senator Misau and IGP altercation

The rift between the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has sent tongues wagging among the citizenry on the veracity or otherwise of the profuse

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EDITORIAL: Panacea for a staggering giant at 57

Nigeria attained the age 57 with a low-key independence celebration in all parts of the country. Interestingly, Nigeria remains the most populous country in Africa, and the 7th most populous country in the world. The UN Department of Economic and Social

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EDITORIAL: FG’s sluggish response to Benue flood is a heavy blow on ‘change’ mantra

An estimated 110,000 people were reportedly left homeless by the flood that sacked some communities in Benue State penultimate week, AljazirahNigeria recalls. Apart from rendering thousands homeless, the disaster also washed away villages, farmlands and food storage facilities among others.

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EDITORIAL: Drawing a line between hate speech and constructive criticism

Few weeks back, the Nigerian government drew a line on hate speech in the country, equating it to terrorism. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, stated this at the National Economic Council security retreat held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

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Asuu Strike: Time to sheath the swords

After an extensive deliberation that lasted three days, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has embarked on an indefinite strike action. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, said all means of negotiation had been exploited before the decision on an indefinite

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EDITORIAL: Revocation of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail over breach of court orders

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has on several occasions violated the conditions of the bail granted to him by a federal high court in Abuja, AljazirahNigeria recalls. On April 25, a federal high court sitting in Abuja

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EDITORIAL: Our stand on bailout funds

Following the economic turmoil Nigeria is currently going through, the Federal Government (FG) has once again, made moves to rescue state governments who have been hit by the crisis. According to reports, over N1.9tn has been given to states as

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EDITORIAL: Present ministers have failed Nigerians, it’s time to reshuffle the cabinet

Following his election as President and Commander-In-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari operated without ministers for about six months and the explanation given was that he needed time to appoint ‘angels’ as ministers and members of

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EDITORIAL: Time to pray for Buhari, shun violence, religious, tribal sentiments

The health status of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is the obvious issue of the moment in the country in the last few months. Of course, being the nation’s number one citizen, whatever concerns the President ought to interest all Nigerians.

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EDITORIAL: Osun By-election: A yardstick for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday announced Mr Ademola Adeleke of the PDP as the winner of the Osun West Senatorial by-election. The election was held in 10 local government areas making up the  senatorial district. Ademola Adeleke

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