There is a glimmer of hope that the Federal Government is serious about reforming institutions which will assist in erasing the growing perception that only a few corrupt individuals are being fought instead of fighting or preventing corruption.
Warning on soft drinks
A Lagos court the other day ordered the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to compel the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Plc, to carry a mandatory warning on its Fanta...
Suicide cases on the rise
It is very unfortunate, even heart-breaking, that more Nigerians are taking the sad and tragic route of suicide or attempts at it out of their problems. The suicide case of Dr. Alwell Orji made headlines and the whole nation has been left heart-broken.
Rising cases of obstetric fistula
With the report that 12,000 new cases of obstetric fistula, a form of morbidity from pregnancy and childbirth, are now recorded among Nigerian women every year, an appropriate alarm...
Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia (1932 - 2017)
Born September 17, 1932 in Benin, Ogbemudia had his primary education in Benin Baptist School from 1941 to 1945 and then proceeded to Victoria in the Cameroons from 1945 to 1947; from 1947 to 1949 he was at Western Boy’s High School Benin City.
Unwanted celebration of looters
As Nigeria’s current leadership continues to fight corruption , a scourge that has diminished the country on all fronts, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s anger and determination to speak out against corruption as often as possible should be appreciated as a necessary cry from the heart.
Lagos, FG and an airport road that must be taken
In the design prepared by the Lagos State Government, the segment from the airport terminal building to the junction of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would be developed into a 10-lane highway.
Toxic waste, black soot and danger all over
The toxic waste scare that hit the ancient town of Koko in Delta State, and the emission of hydro-carbon into the environment by some companies in Port Harcourt, the other day, are two incidents that must not be treated with kid gloves.
Making the law to govern the oil industry
The Senate’s recent assurance that the law to govern Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, hitherto known as the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), will be passed latest by March or April this year is worth acknowledging...