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High Nomination Fees Aid Money Laundering

Emmanuel Onwubiko  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)  has recently stirred the hornet’s nest when it jarked up the purchasing

Those Nostalgic Days Of Late General Sani Abacha

By Lawal Jet Kaugama As the 2023 general election is drawing closer, and the cost of living skyrocketing, Nigerians of

2023: WHO IS FIT TO LEAD NIGERIA? (The CONVERSATION)

The Conversation has been put on hold as a result of issues that must be attended to. My intention is

OPINION: Jonathan Must Run

By Lukman Babalola Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan GCFR, is a politician in the Nigerian political system and former president. He

Re: China Set To Sponsor Ameachi For President

By Dr. Austin Maho In the weekend edition of aljazeera newspaper of 15th April 2022, the cover story had a

Presidential Aspirants Should Bring Out Ideas Now And Save Nigeria

Ambassador James Erebuoye It’s very sad to understand that most of the presidential aspirants for 2023, even the ones serving

Cross Dressing Bill Is Dead On Arrival

By Inibehe Effiong The House of Representatives is considering a Bill to prohibit and criminalize cross dressing in Nigeria. It’s

Spot The Difference: Between Fuel Scarcity And Fuel Queues

By Abdullahi Sabiu Just about three weeks ago, surprisingly, fuel queues surfaced in major cities starting from Lagos with Abuja,

Call For Sack Of Service Chiefs Ridiculous, Misplaced – CSO

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has described as ridiculous and

Who Is Afraid Of Abdul Rahman Musa Bashir?

By Kayode Oyelade The common cliché of “give dog a bad name to hang it,” aptly describes the hatchet job

Who Is Buhari’s 2023 Candidate?

Fredrick Nwabufo. President Muhammadu Buhari can be inscrutable. Difficult to predict and divine. You cannot tell what he is thinking.

Between APC’s Desecration Of Party Politics And AFF’s Call To Action 

Zainab Suleiman Okino Amid the unfolding spectre of the implosion in the governing party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, this

APC, The Crisis And The Way Out

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim The fastest way out for the APC crisis is to respect its constitution. Here is why? Our great

For Sustainable Data Protection And Privacy Agenda

Inyene Ibanga The advent of the digital information age has led to a massive increase in the volume of data

What Prayers Will Not Do

Emrys Ijaola I am daily inundated with social media postings and chats of colourfully designed graphics or video links to

Misplaced Priority At The Helm Of Affairs In Governance

This week is a departure from politics because it seems the political class has not really defined exactly what they

Nigerians Need A President Who Can Unite Its Citizen

By Ambassador James Erebuoye Nigerians should optimistic towards voting a presidential candidate that will unite citizens of Nigeria. Religion, tribalism

Nigerian Politics And The Clamour For Power Shift

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the clamour for power shift to the South has deepened. Lately, individuals, pro-democracy groups

How To End Banditry And Kidnapping In Northern Nigeria

Abdullahi Hassan Another effort toward border security is the creation of a bilateral Joint Task Force between Nigeria and Niger

NYSC Trust Fund: For all Nigerians

By Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu The Bill for the proposed National Youth Service Corps Trust Fund (NYSCTF) in the floor of

The Ninth National Assembly and Electoral Act 2022

By Ola Awoniyi The happy ending of Electoral Act No.6  2010 (amendment) Bill 2022, which was signed into law by

Zoning And Nigeria’s Politics

By Morgan Omodu I almost didn’t know which of the current national issues to take on this week because they

2023: Imo Ruins As Okorocha’s Albatross

In this report, MUYIWA OYINLOLA writes about some of the challenges before former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha as he declares his

Sanni Abdulraheem: The Strong Pillar Of Ajaokuta People

By Suleiman Abdulmumin “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John

2023: Where Are The Masquerades?

There are masquerades in every culture and the life of every individual. The masquerades wear masks for different reasons –

Ogoja/Yala: Why Usibe’s Candidature Is Best Option For PDP

By Cyril Ogar  As the battle for the seat of member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives

2023 Ticket: Prof Yemi Osinbajo And The Doctrine Of Right Of First Refusal

By kayode Ajulo Upon careful analysis of the leading potential Presidential Candidates in the coming election, it is an undeniable

Need To Eschew Hypocrisy And Uphold Zoning In Cross River By PDP

By Michael Okang The definition of history that still whets my appetite though with little sense of pride because the

Femi Macaulay And His Directionless Write-up On DSS

By Richard Oduma In a series of well-coordinated and syndicated newspaper columns, articles and advertorials, the Department of State Services

‘Human-ness’ Of The Foetus: A Discourse On Rights Of The Unborn

By Chidi Matthew Nwachukwu How do we explain the theory that a foetus (an unborn child in a woman’s womb)

Security And Role Of Media In Nigeria’s Democracy

BY DR. OLUKAYODE AJULO, FCIArb. UK “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the

CSOs Want Barau Jibrin Sacked As Senate Committee Chair On Appropriation, Over Budget Padding

Budget padding: Some civil society organisations on Thursday, December 16, 2021, called on Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan to sack

Shehu Ilelah: The Proverbial Cow Tail & The New Reforms At NBC

By Rev Solomon Semaka. A story was told of a grocery store owner whose only cow supplied the milk he

Publications Against Military Irresponsible, politically motivated -CSOs

… Laud efforts of security forces in combating crimes A coalition of civil society organisations have faulted media publications insinuating

CBN: Godwin Emefiele As Nigeria’s Nostradamus

By Philip Agbese Not every Nigerian is gifted with the capacity to appreciate developments in their milieu. But certainly, there

FFK And Pantami: What Fraud Has Joined Together…

Farooq Kperogi I normally don’t read, much less respond to, anything Femi Fani-Kayode writes because he’s clearly an emotionally and

CBN: Pioneering A Resilient And Sustainable Economy In Nigeria

Rev Solomon Semaka The banking system as we have it now has evolved over time from ancient times shortly after

NYSC Trust Fund: Supporting The Biggest Employer Of Labour In Nigeria

By Fidelis Fater The South Africa apartheid regime was one of the most tragic events of the 20th century right

For The Record: Full Text Of President Buhari’s 2021 Independence Day Speech

“I am very delighted to be addressing you today as we conclude the activities marking our sixtieth anniversary celebration as

Banditry Or Terrorism? Law And The Language Of Politics (II)

Jerry ‘Obans’ Obanyero The Act, particularly Section 1(2)(a)-(h), defines a terrorist as a person or body corporate who knowingly within

Banditry Or Terrorism? Law And The Language Of Politics

There has been a raging debate in several fora as to the appropriate designation or labelling, so to say, for

TY Buratai: An Encounter With A Master Strategist

Kolawole Anthony  The name Ambassador Tukur Yusufu Buratai, Lieutenant General (retd) sure rings a bell in the annals of the

Global Voices And Criminalization Of Chinese Entrepreneurs

By Dr. Austin Maho In the August 31, 2021, article in the “Global Voices” an online publication. there was a

A Call To My Fellow Millennials

The major news that trended on Friday 20th of August 2021 was the wedding of the only son of President

NYSC: Patriots And Insurgents

By Uji A. Iliyasu Any Nigerian graduate youth who had passed through the gamut of national youth service love to

Celebrating NYSC’s Enduring Legacy

By Gbenga Osoba  I call myself a Lagosian. I love Lagos with all of me. Everything about me revolves around

The Imperative For Saving The Gulf Of Guinea

By Dr Austin Maho The Gulf of Guinea is a large maritime area of about 2.3 million square kilometers and

A Plea Against Politically Motivated Killings And Violence In Nigeria

The number of lives and properties that politically motivated violence and killings have consumed since 1999 when Nigeria returned to

Douye Diri: Trajectory Of A Miracle Governor Fixing Bayelsa At 25

PEDRO OKOJE AMEN October 1 may be the most significant date in the history of few states in Nigeria, and

A Word For Our Gallant Troops

“FG’s decision not to prosecute repentant insurgents is in line with global best practice”- Lai Mohammed. These are the words