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29 May 2019
Hon. Ossai Ossai (PDP) represents Ndokwa/Ukwani Federal Constituency in Delta State. He is also the Secretary of Pro-Parliamentary Legislators agitating for a review of Nigeria’s system of government from presidential to parliamentary. In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, he examines the pitfalls of presidential system, including cost of elections and exclusion of citizens   Last…
12 May 2019
It must be emphasised that the merciful God takes no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live (Ezek. 33:11). Similarly, Jesus is not interested in destroying men’s lives. In Luke 9:56, when two of His disciples, James and John, sought His permission to call fire…
12 May 2019
Usman dan Fodio was an Islamic preacher, reformer, scholar and statesman. Born December 15, 1754 in Maratta, Gobir in today’s northern Nigeria, Dan Fodio devoted his youth in pursuit of Islamic education, preaching, teaching and writing.   He lived in Gobir until 1802, when his reformist ideas ran counter with local authorities, which made him and his followers to…
2 May 2019
When I first examined the subject of good taste and government in 1992, our country was under the jackboots of the military. I am using jackboots advisedly. If I go by the advice of Chambers 21st Century Dictionary (Revised Edition) and Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, the labelling applies more appropriately to the dark goggled Administration…
17 Apr 2019
It was a cold evening in Johannesburg. A few colleagues decided to go for dinner at a restaurant hosting a live band and a short talk. A short talk, before great food and amazing music, could hurt no one, we assumed. By the time we got to the restaurant, the short talk was on, so…
18 Mar 2019
Amendment of a nation’s constitution is never a tea party. Especially given our peculiar challenges of long-drawn ethnic disharmony, political marginalisation of some sections of the country, bloated bureaucracy, overconcentration of political and economic powers at the executive arm of government and a legislature considered as one of the most expensive on Planet Earth. There…
22 Jan 2019
In the movie Groundhog Day, the protagonist is trapped in time and finds himself reliving the same day over and over again. After cynically finding it fun, he inevitably grows bored and frustrated at not being able to move forward. He eventually breaks out of the single day loop, but not until he acquires several…
29 Oct 2018
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and some experts in the nation’s insurance industry have advised practitioners to collaborate with religious and community leaders to increase penetration.   The experts, made the call at the yearly Insurance Consumers Colloquial that kicked -off in Lagos, with the theme: “Stimulating Insurance Consumers’ Trust in Nigeria”, organised by organised CPC,…
18 Sep 2018
Most times, governments are in quandary about the desire to rid the society of different ills and at the same time preserve the rights of its citizens from being violated. The point at which to draw the lines, in most cases, always raises issues of law. Chief Robert Clarke (SAN) in this interview with Assistant…
28 May 2018
The Federal Government has scored itself highly ahead of tomorrow’s Democracy Day....
28 May 2018
Following neglect of biodiversity, a conservation group - Lekki Urban Forest Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) has said that proper awareness and functional governmental policies will increase attitudinal change. The groups submission comes on the heels of a paper recently published in the journal BioScience that says global trends towards population stabilization, poverty alleviation, and urbanization are rewriting…
27 May 2018
On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt. The popular support for…

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Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…