It is understandable that the military High Command did not parade four terrorists arrested lately in connection with the horrible attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.
It is unfortunate that terrorists who have overran some parts of Kaduna State are currently consolidating their grips on the state by establishing a “parallel” government and “permanent operational base” in the North-Western State near Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.
The pressure being mounted by the Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, for payment of $418 million to consultants over the Paris Club refund is highly misplaced and prejudicial to a matter pending in court.
Chaotic scenes in Nigeria’s air transport sector reached their feverish pitch last week when cash-strapped foreign airlines threatened to pull out over the inability to repatriate accumulated funds
The upsurge in youth’s participation in the recently concluded Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) is groundbreaking and historic. Never has such been observed since the country returned to a civilian administration in 1999.
The arrest of a supertanker with capacity for three million barrels of oil, about three times the one million barrels per day (bpd), clearly validates the widely held suspicion that siphoning of the country’s oil wealth is perpetrated by a syndicate.
The planned move by the Lagos State Government to introduce compulsory marital effectiveness preparatory counselling for intending couples to ensure proper awareness of the state’s domestic
Dark days of the military era left a lot of morbid memories that not a few will forget easily. There are civilians that laid their lives on the line to become heroes and heroines of democratic rules.
On the other hand, sectional grievances have escalated to outright demands to secede, and in some parts of the country, symbols of federal authority such as the police
President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly warned recently that Nigeria cannot afford another civil war. He is quite right. And, having fought in the 1967-70 war he cannot but know that war is not ‘‘a dinner party.’’
The sorry state of Nigeria’s public finance has become increasingly worrisome. A number of recent actions by some government officials tend to drive home this point and thus lends credence to this obvious fact.