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Stealing In High Places Worrisome

This indeed is not a pleasant moment for our dear country, given the frenetic pace at which events are unfolding.

Anxiety Over The Soaring Prices Of Bread

With the global price of wheat reaching an unprecedented high at €435, $453, per tonne in the European market, there

EDITORIAL:   With Parties’ Primaries Ahead…

Against the backdrop that political party primary elections are a crucial point in a country’s democratic circle, not a few

Indecent Dressing Worsening, Eroding Moral Standards

Globally, indecent dressing has become a distinct phenomenon which has continued to be embraced by more citizens in various age

Advocating Debt Cancellation Amid Profligacy

House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the Conference of Speakers and Heads of African Parliaments, CoSAP, is pushing

Sad Killing Of A Military Couple

It was a bizarre spectacle, the beheading of a pair believed to be military personnel and awaiting to tie the

ASUU-FG: Still, A Quagmire Persists

With the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, extending its ongoing strike by three months, it is an omen of

What Next On Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line?

A recent report has it that the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has completed work on the damaged portion of the

Insecurity: Military Moles On The Prowl

Since 2009, Nigeria has been reeling from serious attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists group which has degenerated into the

Why Next National Census Must Work

Given the plan, the 2023 population census would hold unhindered. This though is coming with a groundswell of criticisms amid

Celebrating Eid-Ul- Fitr With Nigerians

 As Ramadan the holy month of fasting comes to an in the end, Muslims across the globe are celebrating the

Celebrating Eid-Ul- Fitr With Nigerians

As Ramadan the holy month of fasting comes to an in the end, Muslims across the globe are celebrating the

Gun Running Still Persist, Driving Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been doing all to develop infrastructure and self-sufficiency in food production through agropreneur programmes and

When Political Parties Become Teller Machines

With the heightened political frenzy as the 2023 general elections draw close, not a few Nigerians have been bothered about

World Malaria Day: Time To Take Action

Malaria, a scourge that has ravaged humanity for several decades, has killed thousands of people annually even as there was

Welcoming Graduates Without Skills

Every year, thousands of Nigerian graduates are turned into the job market with little placements available. In the light of

State Police Still A Raging Issue

For a while, the issue of state police in the country has been on the front burner of national discourse.

State Police Still A Raging Issue

For a while, the issue of state police in the country has been on the front burner of national discourse.

Chrisland School And Other Matters

It is necessary that the world is confronting the evil of child abuse and sundry issues relating peer influence before

NAF Air Crash: One Disaster, Too Many

Nigeria Air Force, NAF, plane that crashed on April 19 cast another pall on our military aviation which has recorded

2023: Prophets Of Doom Heat The Polity

In a couple of months the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would begin in earnest preparations for the 2023 general

Cross-carpeting As Political Expediency

We are battling with a political dispensation where cross-carpeting has become the order of the day. Politicians now find it

Taking From Buhari’s Easter Message

President Muhammadu Buhari gave an extraordinary message at Easter, one that is customary for leaders in his stature to do.

N4trn Fuel Subsidy: A Disturbing Regime

 National Assembly just approved the revised budget of over N20 trillion for the 2022 fiscal year. The revised sum is

Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Bear Arms

Worsening insecurity in the country has further heightened the call for individuals to bear arms against rising calls against the

Appalling Energy Situation In Nigeria

We are dealing with an embarrassing energy situation such that citizens are bothered they have arrived at the precipice with

On Public Office Holders Abusing Authority

Thursday’s event in Anambra State during the inauguration of Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo as governor of the state where the

Disturbing Rise In Aviation Fuel Price

These are not the best of time for air passengers as the prices of domestic airlines keep increasing on a

On Kimberly-Clark’s $100 Million Investment

Remarkably, the United States highlighted that it remained one of the largest foreign investors in Nigeria as leading American brands

On Shut Down Of Money Lending Banks

Decisively, the Federal Government has come down on illegal online money lenders as it is already shutting down some online

Confusing Signals From The Judiciary

Nowadays, courts of coordinate jurisdiction in the country have given different interpretations and opinions in matters that ordinarily were not

Urgent Need To Tackle Ritual Killings

The rate of ritual killings has become so high in our society with the government of the day doing little

Lingering ASUU Strike Another Pain

Since February 14, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has been engaged in a long-drawn disagreement with the Federal

On Current Moves To Amend Constitution

In 2019, the ninth National Assembly had initiated a process to amend the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of

ASUU– FG Drama: Can We Tell Ourselves The Truth?

By Isma’il Alkasim United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, has recommended that 20-25% of the country’s budget should

Russia-Ukraine War: Peace Is Necessary For Our World

Amid the wide ranging call for peace in Ukraine, it appears reaching a truce in the conflict with Russia is

Confusing State Of Petrol Scarcity

Notwithstanding repeated assurances from the nation’s apex oil group, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, that it had distributed

Need For Adequate Preparation Ahead 2023 Elections

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday readjusted the 2023 General Election timetable. This came barely 24 hours after President

Petrol Subsidy: Opacity In Daily Consumption Figures

Over the years, the vexatious subject of petroleum subsidy regime has remained a behemoth hovering over the Nigerian economy in

Attempted Coup In Guinea Bissau: A Call For Caution

Africa remains the continent with the highest number of coups d’état, at least in the history of the twentieth and

Spate Of Ritual Murder: All Hands Must Be On Deck

Growing spate of social vices which are geared towards getting rich quickly among teenagers in Nigeria has remained a throbbing

Igoche Emerges President of Nigeria Basketball Federation

Joel  Ajayi The founder of the Mark D Ball championship, Mr Mark Igoche have been elected the new President of

Insecurity: Niger State, A Bad Scenario

In a distressing signal, we are warmed up to a bad omen that has now become a recurring decimal as

Fuel Subsidy Suspension And The Return Of Queues

Many compatriots breathed a sigh of relief when the news of the suspension of subsidy removal by President Buhari broke,

Arms Still Causing Concerns

We are concerned by the report by the Auditor General of the Federation, AuGF , Adolphus Aghughu, which claimed that

Disturbing Dimensions Of Fuel Subsidy Palaver

We are disturbed that one product that can hardly separate Nigerians is fuel.  It is much so because it affects

2023: Changing The Equation

With a release of the initial time-table by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, releasing an initial time-table of activities

…As Ransom No Longer Attractive For Kidnappers

Kidnapping as a business enterprise has become one huge market which has continued to expand unimaginably to unexpected limits. Its

Raising Qualification Bar For Presidential Aspirants

Recently, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, stirred conversations across the country on the need to raise

Why APC Factions Must Find Common Ground

Almost nine years after the All Progressives Congress, APC, was formed in a merger with the Action Congress of Nigeria,