Sir: The storm that erupted after France recently won the football world cup with a team dominated by African immigrants, needs to be revisited for historical context.
Buhari is patron of corruption in Nigeria
Sir: In 2015, Nigeria’s President, General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) said he had no money to pay the twenty-seven and half millions, charged for nomination form by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some corrupt persons contributed the money. Some of the contributors were serving governors who owed workers several months of unpaid salaries and emoluments.…
Human investment: An investment to any nation
Notably, Nigeria is faced with diverse issues that have the tendency to deprive the nation of enviable and visible development. These issues ranging from corruption, inefficiency in institutions, unemployment, lack of patriotism of political office holders and the likes are believed...
Tribute to Kofi Annan
Sir: We lost one of Africa’s great champions, Kofi Annan. Throughout his extraordinary life, Annan was committed to something higher than himself.
Small note to governor-elect, Dr. Fayemi
Sir: Victory is sweet! Very soothing! After victory comes the burden of how to maintain and sustain victory. If I were you, while I am still savoring my immense victory...
The tough job of Buhari campaign strategists
I wonder how strategists will cope especially in a country where the sampling of opinion poll isn’t yet a novelty. Do you not see how men-of-the- year awards are dished out without the sampling of opinion polls from door to door, on phone and from plain folks from the streets?
Defeat Buhari to end carnage in Nigeria
Sir: There were allegations of corruption leveled against the military regime led by Generals Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ), Shehu Musa Yar’Adua (the elder brother...
Breaking Nigeria underdevelopment jinx
Sir: Nigeria has untold potential. It may be easy to dismiss this statement as familiar rhetoric, but fundamentally as a nation we have the opportunity to transform elevated growth rate into sustainable economic development. And going by our huge population and markets size, the full economic development potential of Nigeria is yet to be unlocked.…
Nigeria’s development, a collective responsibility
We blame political distresses in Nigeria on political figures and that is absolutely unfair. I wish so much was expected from all predecessors while in office but we all went to sleep in the day not at night and at a time when we should have demanded proper accountability to develop Nigeria.
Igbo women as good patriots
Sir: The intention is not to downplay the significance of other tribes and women in Nigeria. Certainly not; one cannot legislate love and goodness.
The HND degree dichotomy and ministries
It is disheartening to know that an organisation under ministry controlled by the Federal Government could fail to implement the directives given by it after a year!