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6 Aug 2015
6 Aug 2015
ONE common trend that runs through Nigeria’s successive administrations is the expressed objective to promote national economic prosperity.
5 Aug 2015
A lead paper delivered at National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos during celebrations to mark Fred Agbeyegbe’s 80th birthday.
5 Aug 2015
5 Aug 2015
SIR: I was one among the people that got tired of the administration of the former President Goodluck Jonathan and thereafter, I have advocated for the alteration of his leadership and strongly supported the change campaign that brought General Muhammadu Buhari in as the President of this great nation, Nigeria. However, despite my support for…
5 Aug 2015
IT is difficult not to reflect on the Buhari administration’s symbolic gestures in the absence of much-awaited substantive actions. Hence that decision of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to slash their salaries by half, as well as the President’s rejection, the other day, of a proposal to purchase five customized armoured Mercedes…
4 Aug 2015
ELECTRICITY, globally, is to national development what blood is to the human body. It is a major stimulant and the bed-rock for enhanced productive capacity; indispensable to our daily living. Unfortunately, challenges in this critical sector appear to have defied all logical solutions in the Nigerian context. The readily available excuse was the long neglect…
4 Aug 2015
IS there a dearth of good men and women in the new governing party and indeed Nigeria’s pool of elders that can tell the president that he needs to settle the outstanding human resource challenges even in his office? Are there no men and women who are close enough to tell truth to power in…
4 Aug 2015
THE spectacle that precedes an election is fascinating. Hordes of aspirants pour out, announcing their intention to contest with posters that deface walls, lampposts, road signs, and just about any prop. Party primaries serve to reduce the noise level by weeding out the weaklings, although squabbles after primaries also grab the headlines and fill the…
4 Aug 2015
THE word love as it is used by the so-called lovers is most intricate and intriguing. A word that is full of many definitions, meanings and applications. It is a word that has engaged the thoughts of philosophers, the clinical analysis of psychologists and the preoccupation of many creative bards. The word is alluring and…
4 Aug 2015
THE laudable decision of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to accord due recognition to Sir Celestine Omehia as a former governor of the state and restore him to all privileges appurtenant to him as such has surprisingly drawn the flak of a few commentators in suits and button-down shirts alike. Some have weighed in…
4 Aug 2015
BEGGING is one nuisance common to most nations of the world, including the very affluent ones. The British police warn, “begging is a criminal offence – please report any person begging to the police.” 

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