The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari should urgently respond to the nationwide calls for a true federal structure and practice in the country. Different persons from diverse backgrounds have repeated the call for the nation....
Democracy at noon, Buhari at mid-term
With governors carrying on as autocrats, lawmakers bereft of the law are engaging one another like motor park touts, and those in the judiciary are desecrating the temple of justice.
Insecurity in the land
Contrary to the expectations of compatriots after the current administration came into office, a general feeling of insecurity and helplessness is on the increase in the land.
A good step toward repossessing Nigeria
The plan of the Federal Government to translate some classic Nigerian novels like ‘Things Fall Apart’, The Lion and the Jewel’, and ‘The passport of Mallam Illia’ into indigenous...
Withdrawal of refinery licences
The move by the Federal Government to withdraw the refinery licences that have remained unutilised in the hands of some private investors is a step in the right direction.
The alarm over unemployment
Unemployment may be a global problem but Nigeria is having more than her fair share of it. With the grim figures released some time ago by the National Bureau of Statistics...
That prisoner swap programme
The prisoner swap agreement under which Nigerians in prisons in the United Kingdom are being returned to their home country regrettably gives the impression that most Nigerians in that country are criminals who should be bundled back home under any cover.
Lessons from Macron’s election
For Nigeria, the most obvious lesson from the May 7 election of Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frederic Macron as President of France is that the youth too can do it, if the conditions are right.
Confronting Nigeria’s energy challenge
The pains and travails of the average Nigerian groaning under lack of power supply must have reached the ears of government before now.