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22 Nov 2015
IN his address to the members of the Christian Legislators Fellowship of Nigeria at their Sixth Annual Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, October 22, in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari is quoted to have said: “The time has come for Nigeria to have godly leaders in a permanently changing world. Change, though usually resisted, is the most…
22 Nov 2015
THE Airport is usually an eloquent testimony to the town or country one is to visit. Lagos Airport is a disgrace to the country and the approach roads are an even greater disgrace. Airports need men with great vision who can build a futuristic edifice that would stand the test of time. The roads leading…
KWANKWASO-OK
22 Nov 2015
SIR: Any keen political observer must have seen the handwriting boldly on the wall. The cracks are open and glaring. The goings are no more rosy between Gov. Ganduje of Kano State and his fast-becoming estranged benefactor and boss, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. It is a matter of time before it becomes a dirty, street…
22 Nov 2015
MOST religious doctrines enjoin the faithful that they should remember to count their days so that they might constantly and continually remind themselves that their physical presence on the surface of planet earth diminishes by each day. That is for every day they live, their longevity reduces. This admonition is quite germane to the clamour…
22 Nov 2015
FORMER National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki was a very powerful man in a government where power and money gloated from up high at Nigeria’s problems.
22 Nov 2015
THE dust has now settled on the rugby world cup in England which saw a record global audience of 25 million. New Zealand’s All Blacks won the tournament to become the first team to retain the cup which they have now won an unprecedented three times.
22 Nov 2015
THE recent salvo fired at the Central Bank of Nigeria and its governor by Jim Obazee, Executive Secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, highlights the several contradictions in Nigeria’s business environment and who should regulate what.
22 Nov 2015
IN the last two weeks, the well-rated and well-believed London Economist stoked some trouble in Lagos, when it featured a report of what has become the redoubled traffic nightmare of the past few months.
22 Nov 2015
LINGUISTS contend languages could die if they fail to expand to accommodate new notations. This was what happened to Latin, which at some point in the history of western education was the language of scholarship.
22 Nov 2015
WHILE there are some exceptions, the generality of the products of Nigeria’s educational system today seems to have got it wrong when it comes to literacy in English. I am not in a position to judge the state of literacy in the country’s more than two hundred indigenous languages and so will limit myself to literacy in English.
22 Nov 2015
OBE
22 Nov 2015
Sir: The World Health Organization (WHO) once declared that Psychiatrists are an extremely scarce resource in Nigeria, because in a population of over 140 million, there are only 130 psychiatrists, which presupposes a ratio of one psychiatrist to 1.1 million Nigerians.

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