Former Niger Delta militant, Friday Igbegbe allegedly took his own life at Ogbe-Ijoh, Delta State, through a yet-to-be-ascertained means, after a long battle with depression...
Sir: When an old aphorism says, “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown,” it must have had Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR, the governor of Ogun State at the centre of its thought.
The stakes could not be higher for U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, as his first Africa trip in that position brings him to Nigeria this week.
The reported unilateral withdrawal of Nigerian soldiers from security checkpoints in Ondo State gives cause for concern. Notably, it has so far not been refuted nor clarified by the Army that the Commander of 32 Artillery Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Yakubu Yerima..
The Nigerian Observer is one of Nigeria’s oldest newspapers. It used to have columnists like Anthony Enahoro, Abiola Adetokunbo, Osasere Adagbonyin and many big names.
My gratitude to God who has used my numerous friends, my professional colleagues (NIAE and NSE), my family members, my Ndokwa nations people and the Delta State Government who all picked the bill of my dialysis for close to four years.
The poignant and thought-provoking statement, posted above was made when the respected civil engineer was the guest lecturer at the Maiden Edition of the annual lecture series
Sir: For decades now, the good people of Plateau State have known true tumult. At night, while families sleep, seeking rest from the hassles of the day, herdsmen climb down surrounding hills and butcher children and their parents.
The perpetration of kidnapping of staffs’ families at the University of Abuja contemptuously, reveals that Abuja is not a safe place, after all; and of course, it does beggar belief if indeed the Buhari administration...
Sir: With due respect, I humbly write to draw your attention to certain issues that would lead you to victory ahead of the incoming 2023 general elections.
The time is auspicious for the handlers of Nigeria to draw a lesson from countries like Singapore by having the state/Nigeria industrialised to help solve the nagging problem of unemployment.