21 Apr 2015
NIGERIA’S oil industry is bedeviled by numerous challenges which the incoming Muhammadu Buhari administration must tackle headlong if the resource is to serve Nigerians and enable the nation offset its bills and still have savings. Some of the challenges are self-imposed.
20 Apr 2015
THAT Nigeria has lost approximately N2.9 trillion in asset value as a result of poor conditions and non-maintenance of the nation’s roads is a huge loss, which should ginger development-minded economic managers to action, because a good road system is essential to economic progress.
19 Apr 2015
Nannies and house-helps have been known to commit all manners of atrocities on their unsuspecting employers. From sexual abuse of the children to stealing, husband snatching to even murder, horrible stories of nannies are legion.
17 Apr 2015
THE massacre of 148 students of the University College, Garissa, Kenya the other day must rank as one of the most gruesome terrorist acts on the African continent or anywhere in the world.
16 Apr 2015
THE new administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will certainly need to manage the economy not just better, but very differently, once it is inaugurated on May 29. And one issue it should immediately tackle is the Central Bank of Nigeria’s management of the nation’s monetary policy. For instance, following its meeting of March 23-24, 2015,…
15 Apr 2015
WITH the conclusion of the 2015 general elections, Nigerians must now examine all the factors that shaped or even damaged political or ethical values all over the country while the electioneering lasted, especially the hate speeches and foul languages that characterized the campaigns. This is with a view to repairing burnt bridges, broken bonds and…
14 Apr 2015
TO the eternal embarrassment of this nation, today marks the end of one whole year since the shocking abduction of 276 girls of the Government Day Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, by members of the murderous terrorist group, Boko Haram.
13 Apr 2015
ALTHOUGH political campaigns have come to an end, the report the other day that media advertisements by all the political parties in the just concluded elections alone might have gulped N4.9 billion of party finances, is a scandalous development that should warrant campaign finance reforms.
12 Apr 2015
WITH elections over and new leaders about to take office in Nigeria, the exemplary leadership of Lee Kuan Yew is a good template for the in-coming class. That Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew who passed on the other day was an architect and builder rolled into one is an incontrovertible fact.
10 Apr 2015
THE desire expressed the other day at a Conference of Ministers in Addis Ababa by some African leaders for increased ownership of the African project and integration was quite assuring and may have presented the continent with another opportunity to break away from a seemingly incurable lethargy.
9 Apr 2015
THE assurance by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed, that the judiciary ‘will not be swayed or distracted from the course of justice in any election matter that is brought before the justice system’, could not have come at a better time than now. Given the rancorous, indecorous campaigns that preceded the presidential election, which, mercifully, ended peacefully, it is left for the judiciary to remain a real Temple of Justice.