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23 Sep 2015
SIR: Following the demise of Ooni of Ife, Nigerians were regaled with the story of Abobaku of Ife, who in accordance with ancient custom, was supposed to be buried with Oba Okunade Sijuwade who recently transited to meet his ancestors.
23 Sep 2015
HE Nigerian Army’s reinstatement of 3,032 soldiers the other day is instructive of the institution’s commitment to justice even in the light of strict military operating rules of engagement which prescribe unquestioning obedience of orders.
22 Sep 2015
WEEKEND of August 9, 2015 found me at Oniru Estate of Victoria Island, Lagos, as an official guest of Cybernetics International Services (Oil and Gas) Limited, CISL.
22 Sep 2015
22 Sep 2015
WITH the public declaration of their assets, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have reinforced an ethical dimension of governance that was introduced by the late Musa Yar’Adua as the first Nigerian leader to have publicly disclosed his assets.
22 Sep 2015
SIR: Residents of Ejigbo in particular and commuters on Isolo-Ikotun axis have finally got a saviour in Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on the problematic route due to very bad stretch of road. Ambode listened to the people’s cries; their tears moved him to experience the Isolo-Ikotun road and his heart was touched.
22 Sep 2015
THE filling of the vacant stool of an Ooni of Ife is not a local affair as it may seem but has national and international ramifications. Considering the attraction of the office of Ooni of Ife and the growing number of eminent princes who are reported to have thrown their hats into the ring [45 so far and still counting]
22 Sep 2015
IT will seem impossible to collaborate the Production Figures. With the present agreements, there are no built-in methods for collaborating production figures either at the NNPC or at the ministry of Finance or any where else.
22 Sep 2015
THE decision by the Buhari administration to fully implement the Treasury Single Account (TSA) is a welcome development that should be supported by all right thinking Nigerians if the corruption monster and profligacy that define public office in Nigeria would be curtailed. Only those benefiting from the systemic anomie and financial recklessness may oppose it.
21 Sep 2015
21 Sep 2015
THE announcement the other day by the National Universities Commission (NUC) that it had banned 57 illegal degree-awarding institutions operating in Nigeria was nothing more than another of its annual ritual in the face of its lax regulatory instincts.
20 Sep 2015
A RECENT inquiry into NNPC made the following findings: The corporation as structured is extensive, and its control far beyond the normal span of management control that would be expected from the existing management staff. The NNPC suffers from the absence of supervisory staff at all levels, i.e. people who know the job through experience…


7 mins ago
Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU) in Kaduna State has decried increased attacks by armed bandits, even as farmers begin harvest. It also said bandits were imposing levies ...
8 mins ago
The Federal government has established a Special Economic Zones Security (SEZSEC) outfit as a deliberate measure to protect the 46 free trade zones against economic sabotage.
9 mins ago
The Canadian government has partnered with the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on food security and humanitarian assistance in Borno State.
15 mins ago
With the rise in aviation fuel, the average fares paid by local air travellers for specified single journey routes increased by 6.96 per cent on a month-on-month basis.
17 mins ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), yesterday, said its officers shot a suspected kidnapper, while others escaped at Easy Gate Farm, along Abanla Ogunmakin road, Ibadan, Oyo State.