The brewing crisis between the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate of Bukola Saraki poses a mortal danger to the continued existence of the nation. It has gone beyond recurrent disagreement as a staple of democracy.
Magu and the invisible hands
To put a fine point to it, some lawyers have interpreted the first outing as a warm up exercise, what the military would call reconnaissance to assess the enemy strength. So it is not counted as number one rejection.
Depression, Lagos lagoon and the allure of suicide
Barely a few days after a Lagos based medical practitioner, Dr. Allwell Orji, committed suicide by jumping into the Lagos Lagoon, the police recently rescued two women who attempted to jump into the Lagoon from the Third Mainland.
Insecurity: Where do we go from here?
Hardly can anyone deny the severity of the security challenges this country faces today, characterised by the new enterprise in town called kidnapping. The challenge of armed robbery which has been with us as part of the harvest of the civil war would not go away. Assassinations and cultism are the latter-day headaches in the…
The link between asbestos and mesothelioma cancer
In spite of its utilitarian value, asbestos has been linked to several forms of cancer, the most well-known of which are lung cancer and mesothelioma that forms in the linings of the lungs, abdomen, heart, or testes.
Nigeria’s healthcare system under threat
It is hard to believe that the healthcare sector is becoming a ghost of itself, no thanks to the fine structures all over the country without adequate medical facilities. The outcry from several quarters...
At 65, Tinubu, a political colossus continues his dancing steps
Questions have always been asked, over the centuries, about the secret ingredients that make up the pot pourri of political leadership, especially with regards to those who dictate the affairs of men and materials.
Storm of the elders
We need to pay keener attention to the uneasy calm in Ile-Ife, the ancient capital of the Yoruba nation which recently was convulsed by ethnic violence.
Will darkness continue forever?
The power sector in Nigeria is no doubt one of the most inefficient in meeting the needs of its consumers anywhere in the world. The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) which before now was a wholly government-owned venture before it was sold to private entities was the organisation governing the use of electricity in Nigeria.
The Nigerian version of the World Book Day was on Thursday March 2. It was marked unnoticeably, no frills, no thrills. In this part of the world, matters of the mind always receive scant attention. Compare this with the hoopla and fanfare with which Valentine’s Day was marked on February 14.