To lie and continue to keep administrative power looks attractive, but our collective conscience should tell us it is wrong to do this. Indeed, it is this collective conscience thing that is the moral compass of a people....
Leadership: The barrack model
Sir: Even though soldiers die at a moment's notice, many still do for the love of fighting for the country. When war breaks, commanding officers do not indulge foot soldiers with fairy tales but tell them eye-to-eye that they may die in battle. Yet, many go into battle and die unquestioningly with gung-ho spirit. How…
An open letter to Honourable Abanyi Sugh
There is no meaningful development in almost every part of Benue State but the situation in Mbakyan community area of Kwande Local Government, where you came from appeared to be worst and most devastating
World insecurity as a consequence of family misunderstanding
Sir: Whenever lives and properties are not free from attack, danger, risk or loss in a particular place, it could be deemed as a state of insecurity.
One ugly incident too many in Nigeria
As 2019 presidential election draws nearer, officially, unconfirmed number of armed Nigerian soldiers were mercilessly killed in one fell swoop by Boko Haram insurgency.
Liberating Nigeria through advocacy and sensitisation
Sir: As the 2019 general elections draw near, there has been a huge clamour for the populace to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) and vote for credible candidates. The clamour, though having good intentions is not rightly placed. Information available reveals that majority of the voters from the 2015 general elections were the uneducated…
Setting agenda for Buhari or Atiku
There are vexatious issues emanating from the exercise which are being managed. All in all, candidates have emerged for the various elective posts. Of all the presidential candidates, only two stand out.
The hijab controversy in International School, Ibadan
‘Kindness has no church. Peace has no religion. Compassion has no temple, and love has no borders.” Sir: The recent scenes in the International School Ibadan, where parents campaigned for their wards to wear Hijab to school as a right is bemusing. It reminded me of the scenes in Osun State some years ago when…
Nigeria and her treeless cities
I remember taking boyhood strolls, in the military barracks - where I was raised in Sokoto in a serene environment with trees everywhere. There were trees lined up in order everywhere in that barracks.