There has been so much hue and cry over the attempted arrest of a judge in Rivers State in the short hour of the day in his residence by members of the DSS and Police.
Before kidnapping becomes big business
The rising incidence of kidnapping in the last few years and the brutal economic dimension this misconstrued criminal activity has taken in recent times are telltale signs of a broken society.
Corruption in citadel of justice
And this reminds everyone in the country of a fine line from D. Olu Olagoke’s The Incorruptible Judge that ‘if the citadel of justice is corrupt, what will happen to the body politic? It will be completely rotten and collapse.”
On Infrastructure Development Fund
Ordinarily, the Federal Government’s plan to establish another intervention fund, the Infrastructure Development Fund, should be celebrated given the nation’s dire need of improvement in that area.
On AfDB’s lending to Nigeria
It is an irresistible financial help the President of African Development Bank (AfBD), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, offered the other day in the form of USD10.00 billion the bank is making available to the government of Nigeria for development purposes.
Establishing grazing reserves
Building such a grazing field is not a public utility like school, hospital and such other social service facilities, which is why all the states in Southern Nigeria are resisting it.
Presidential jets for sale
It is impressive that the Presidency has commenced the process for the sale of two presidential aircraft, a Falcons 7X executive jet and a Hawker 4000 ...
Of pregnant women and nursing mothers in prisons
It did not have to take the visit of President of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), Gloria Shoda to the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Ben. Angwe to know that Nigerian prisons are a national shame.
The truth Nigeria must embrace
If non-oil forex is rolling in, why is the Buhari administration frenzily in search of forex via foreign loans and sale of national assets? Are the excruciating mass impoverishment and deepening recession occasioned by...
Selling national assets?
This chronicle of events should not just be of interest to all Nigerians, it should make the debate on their current harrowing living more feverish: Budget and Planning Minister Udoma Udo Udoma ...