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|Acting President Osinbajo: Why I Withheld Assent To Four National Assembly Bills|
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has withheld assent to four bills passed by the National Assembly last year. The four proposed laws are National Lottery Amendment Bill; Dangerous Drug Amendment Bill; Agriculture Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund; and Curre
|Senator Shehu Sani: Why Northern Nigeria Remains The Poorest |
Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has blamed wealthy politicians for the current poverty in northern part of Nigeria.
|Dele Momodu: President Buhari And His London Visitors |
When President Buhari suddenly left our shores, several weeks ago, he did what our late President, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua failed to do which was to send a simple letter to the National Assembly about his intention to go on vacation or for medic
|OLUSEGUN ADENIYI: WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR?|
When the late Dele Giwa wrote more than 30 years ago that Nigerians have been shocked to the state of “unshockability”, he was basing his thesis on the fact that there is hardly any public protest after revelations of scandal, no matter how huge.
|Politics: Obasanjo 2019 South-East Presidency Comment Mischievous|
The Southeast Youth Vanguard (SEYV) has described the recent call by former President Olusegun Obasanjo for a president from the South-East in 2019 as a mischievous crusade.
|Anambra 2018: Charles Soludo, Ifeanyi Ubah, Others Battle for APC Governorship Ticket|
The race as to who succeeds the current Anambra state Governor Willie Obiano come 2018 is already underway. Thirteen aspirants including leading and former chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were Tuesday named among those vying for
|Is It Time to Re-examine Nigeria’s “Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress”?|
It is true they say that there is strength in diversity, but it appears that this saying has been working on the negative for our beloved country. Over 389 ethnic groups, different languages, and an estimated population of close to 185,000,000 people
|Rivers Rerun Rigging: How Was Governor Nyesom Wike Exposed?|
A few days ago, the people of Rivers State in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria went out en masse to vote for their choice parties and candidates in the just concluded legislative rerun elections. Up until then, the state has been predominantly ruled
|From Budget of “Change” to “Recovery”: How More can Nigerians Trust this Administration?|
There is no doubt that Nigerians are finding it challenging to survive under this current administration of Muhammadu Buhari. There are evidences of this assertion in almost everything that is currently taking place in the country.
|Rivers Election ReRun: Who Wins The Stakes?|
Elections across the world hold at periodic intervals for the purposes of expressing interests, preferences and choices among or between alternatives. Groups, associations and nations have made use of elections to determine their national direction,
|How Nigeria Can Achieve Rural Development|
It is not an exaggeration to say that the battle to achieve the global society’s stated objectives on hunger and poverty reduction will be won or lost in the rural areas of the developing countries. Universally, extreme poverty continues to
|Mr President: Why Preach Change When You Could Have Practiced It?|
It has been said that talk is cheap; and if I may, I would compare men and women that only talk to the situation where it is said that if wishes were horses; beggars would ride. It is one thing to say something, and another is to do something; the va
|Muhammadu Buhari: Dear President, The Change Actually Begins With You!|
On May 29, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari assumed office as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. For many Nigerians, expectations were somehow high, as most people expected the new government to perform some sort of magic and make all their prob
|Economic Vs Political Power: How Nigerian Politicians Differ From Their Developed Counterparts|
Some few days ago, I read with utmost dismay how one of the contestants in the just concluded Ondo State primaries, Mr. Jamiu Afolabi Ekungba, lamented on how he spent as much as 300 million naira on the APC primaries that only got him 44 votes. Mr.
|Militancy: The New Wave of Parallel Government in Nigeria|
Nigeria is a great nation of great people. Diverse in culture and equally diverse in natural endowments. There is beauty in diversity they say, but most Nigerians hardly find this “spoken beauty” in their lives; except during inter-cultural festi
|President Buhari: Discarding The Character of A Federal Republic?|
Twenty years ago, the Sani Abacha regime established the Federal Character Commission. The 1999 Constitution transformed the decree establishing the Commission into an act, making the commission one of the fourteen independent federal executive bo
|My Advise to Governor Aregbesola and Religious Leaders in the State of Osun|
There are a number of problems confronting Nigeria’s education system both at states and the national level. Wearing of hijabs I believe should not add to the list of these problems. The drama ensuing from the recent High court judgment gran
|My Fears About Queen’s English Political Office Holders in Nigeria|
Nigeria is indeed a great nation, and as such, has been blessed with great potentials – great men, great women, enormous natural resources and large expanse of land. We are so blessed as a nation that the people in government are short of id
|The Irony of Nigeria’s Federal Government Jobs-Jobs-Jobs Promises|
It is certain that nations do not attain greatness from their wishing-seats; neither do nations become great overnight – For Rome was not built in a day. It is also a known fact that most nations developed on the efforts (labour) of a large
|Is The Journey to the National Assembly Too Far From the People of Nigeria?|
I am one of the Nigerians that believe in the enormous potentials of the Legislative arm of the government of the Federation – Nigeria. The norm in Nigeria is very alarming and worrisome; as we love putting all our eggs inside one basket. We