Sir: The other day, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, technically made the head of cow sellers to take responsibility for any mishap that might be caused in the state by herdsmen.
Tinubu: Nigeria still needs Obasanjo, Babangida, others
The news credited to the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to the effect that former President Olusegun Obasanjo and General Ibrahim Badamosi .Babangida should retire from politics or rather allow the nation to move forward by keeping quite is to me a ‘tongue in cheek’ comment.
On Lagos’ special corruption and sexual offences courts
Sir: Across the globe, especially in the developed world, the idea of specialised courts has proven to have enhanced the performances of their judicial processes and this has made these countries reference points for quick dispensation of justice, fairness and functional legal systems. Indonesia and Malaysia provide interesting case study on this. They established constitutional…
Wining and dining in immorality in society
Sir: We live in a permissive society where immorality reigns supreme. Ironically, all of us belong to one religious body or the other. There are Churches in every nook and cranny where adherents visit every day to hear sermon and pray for miracles among others. The Mosques are also available for Muslims to carry out…
Renewed call for state police in Nigeria
Sir: What brought about the renewed clamour for state police in Nigeria are rampant killings, with particular reference to many parts of northern Nigeria.
Benue government in total paralysis
It is regrettable that the Benue State government is in total paralysis and the governor, Samuel Ortom, cannot do anything about the well-being of the people. Sadly, rather than doing the needful to stop the indiscriminate killing by the herdsmen, Ortom decided to join the people in crying and blaming.....
A fact sheet on Lassa fever
Sir: Since Lassa fever was first reported in Nigeria in Lassa town in Borno State in 1969, several thousands of Nigerians especially medical and health workers...
Solar system to monitor Sambisa forest?
It is surprising to hear that the Nigeria military authorities believe that Solar Surveillance systems is what Nigeria requires to fish out the Boko Haram elements in Sambisa forest. In this time and age, Nigeria does not need Solar System equipment in any way to survey insurgency in the North East.
Africa and the echoes of a sad comment
Sir: Recently, a comment from the President of United States, Mr. Donald Trump, sparked off a heated controversy. Trump had referred to some nations as ‘shithole’ countries and there was an instant outcry. Yet, if the truth must be told, some nations of the world are no more than shithole countries judging by their inability…
New Year speech: Buhari is not sincere!
Sir: President Muhammadu Buhari is at it again! His ineptitude and lack of vision were legible on every page of his new year’s broadcast to Nigerians.
I used to feel only disgust for Trump whenever I heard or saw him on television. I still do not care to listen to what he has to say or do. But, I am now gradually coming to accept that the man is simply giving voice to the unspoken thoughts of many. Even those who…
Day Governor Bello murdered sleep in Kog
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State marked second year in office. It was a low key celebration. Indeed, the Number one citizen of the Confluence State specifically directed his supporters, family and friends and top government officials not to place adverts nor mark the occasion with the usual fanfare associated…