Friday, 22nd September 2023

ballot box

27 Mar
It was in a policy development class many years ago that a teacher asked us to listen and understand what he was teaching and how to apply it to our work instead of thinking and focusing on how to develop a Political Theory since even our teachers are not developing any.
12 Apr 2022
Notwithstanding its claim to secularism, the Nigerian state is covertly cognizant of the sensitivity of religion to the promotion of peace, concord and harmonious relationship between the various sections in the country.
25 Nov 2019
These days, it is often with an expression of ‘nothing can be done’ that we encounter co-patriots each time we interrogate the kind of leadership that has been foisted on Nigeria through a democratic coup.
23 Feb 2019
Unprecedented violence; the best way to describe yesterday’s national elections! Many Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, might not be disappointed, given the level of tantrums thrown around by politicians in the lead up to the crucial elections. He had had to issue a shooting threat to ballot box snatchers, and he got a good dose…
20 Dec 2018
Over the last two decades, politics in Nigeria has become highly commercialised. It has also seen the emergence of mostly unpatriotic elements, who seek power and political offices for personal aggrandisement. Since the return of democracy in 1999, Nigeria has witnessed unprecedented level of vote rigging, ballot box snatching and underage voting. With the rise…


26 mins ago
The ‘resource curse’ theory is self-evident in the local pharmaceutical industry. For each of the drugs imported into the country is at least 50 per cent of potential active ingredients idling somewhere close-by – untapped
55 mins ago
• U.S. places 18 states on Do Not Travel alert • Tinubu woos investors, urges Nigerians abroad to return home • World can ignore Nigeria at own peril, Tinubu tells UN chief Two days after the United States Deputy Treasury Secretary, Wally Adeyemo visited Nigeria as part of U.S. efforts to strengthen economic ties between both countries and…
1 hour ago
Acting Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adeniyi, has declared that era of accidental shooting of innocent people among men and officers of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is over. He also hinted that Customs under his watch would not allow any element to sabotage the country’s economic through smuggling of contrabands into country. The CGC stated…
1 hour ago
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba State chapter, has expressed worry over the deteriorating security situation in the state. Citing the past few days that kidnappers have been having filled day in Jalingo and other parts of the state, the association urged the state government to immediately set proactive measures in motion to address the issue…
1 hour ago
President Bola Tinubu on Thursday rang the bell at the National Association of Securities Dealers Automatic Quotation System (NASDAQ), in United States, becoming the first African Head of Government to do so. The president rang the bell at the world’s financial capital, New York and became the first African President to perform such task. NASDAQ…