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19 Feb 2015
THE report in a national newspaper of February 12, 2015 on the campaign visit of the ruling party  in  Lagos State, the APC, led by Governor Babatunde  Raji Fashola to  the famous motor spare parts market  at  Ladipo, makes very interesting reading on the attitude  of  Lagos voters to the party in the coming April 11 governorship election…
EDITORIAL-CARTOON-20215
19 Feb 2015
18 Feb 2015
SIR: The recent pitching of tent with the ruling political party (PDP) for the March 2015 election by the pan-Yoruba association Afenifere, has continued to be mired in a heated controversy in Yorubaland. While some people do not see anything wrong with the partisan posture of the organization, others see the action of the group…
18 Feb 2015
SIR: I address this issue from two perspectives: the moral and the economic. First, when prices go up do people ask the president to increase the price? The answer is a resounding no. That’s not a justification, though. One of the most intriguing things about Nigerians is our shortlived impatience and ‘today today’ solution. We…
Editorial-Cartoon-19-02-15
18 Feb 2015
SHEKAU-BOKO
18 Feb 2015
THE report the other day by President Goodluck Jonathan that the government has acquired new platforms for the Nigerian Army to strengthen their combat-readiness in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents is definitely heart-warming. From attacks on security formations and bombing of churches, the insurgents’ activities have graduated to a full-scale war. The government has…
18 Feb 2015
AS a member of the Nigerian-American community, a community that provides upwards of $21 billion in material support to the Nigerian nation annually, I have carefully observed the cacophony of Nigeria’s presidential electioneering of 2015, in Sub-Saharan Africa’s most populous and influential nation, and largest economy.  I find the signs troubling, per Nigeria’s ability to…
18 Feb 2015
ST. VALENTINE’S Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14. In the West, it is the traditional day on which lovers and their beloved express their love for each other through the exchange of love cards, flowers, confectionaries, etc. Historically, Valentine’s Day was named after a Roman Priest who lived during the reign of Emperor…
18 Feb 2015
ONE of the great lessons of life is that there are some people who just do not scare easy.  Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America is one of such.  The Senior Elder Citizens/Statesmen who are ex-KPMG partners remain firmly in that category even while awaiting their gratuity and pension.  The time…
18 Feb 2015
NOT one to have taken initial liking to this stern general, the writer has since been bowled over by the appealing conviction of his candidature in the same manner that a come-back kid Abraham Lincoln finally wooed the American electorate to the presidency.   Since he made his political ambition known, events in the country…
CDS-BADEH
17 Feb 2015
AS the struggle among various political interests vying for control of affairs of Nigeria rages and partisans are being recruited across the political spectrum, the Nigerian military must be insulated from the contaminating putrid wind that is blowing. Democracy demands a completely professional and totally apolitical disposition from the military institution for the health of…
17 Feb 2015
A FRIEND once wrote to me with great excitement, rejoicing at what the Good Lord had done for him! A so-called company based in Europe had looked into his profile and decided to award him an unsolicited contract worth millions of dollars. My friend was to execute the contract in North America where he resided;…

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