'Right virtues make Nations great' - Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says some key principles for a nation to achieve greatness include righteousness, service and diligence, hard work and planning as well as time consciousness.
Nigerians and the lure of suicide
he rate at which many Nigerians are resorting to taking their own lives is appalling and utterly worrisome. Just as if the nation has suddenly entered the Era of suicide
‘Nigerians appetite for more enterprises will boost nation’s economy’
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said efforts to enhance ability of Nigerian enterprises to do more businesses locally and globally would boost the nation’s businesses and engender economic growth.
Why we are failing as a nation
Asked how he was able to grow 15 times, independent Singapore with a GDP of $3 billion in 1965 to $46 billion in 1997 and became the 8th highest per capita GNP in the world in 1997 according to the World Bank ranking?...
A scary state of the nation!
Against the background of widespread uncertainty and eminent opinion leaders decrying the state of affairs in the country, it is apposite to carry out an introspective study on how well and firmly Nigeria currently stands on such issues as national security, education, transportation, health, the economy, unemployment, inter-group or ethnic relations, and level of infrastructure development.
Nigeria: A nation in reverse separatism
Calls for the rebirth of the defunct Republic of Biafra have been increasingly heard on the streets of Nigeria in recent times. Following the reunification of Nigeria and Biafra in 1970, the world looked forward to a new Nigeria without the ethnic-tinged political injustices that had alienated one of the most important ethnicities in Nigeria - the Igbos and their near-kins- to the point of seeking a country of their own by force in 1967.
A nation and its armed forces
So much indignation has greeted a comment attributed recently to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai expressing dissatisfaction with the performance of his troops in the war against insurgents. He was reported in various media to have said, ‘it is unfortunate, but the truth is that every setback the Nigerian Army…
Serve in deed and in truth!
As President Muhammadu Buhari commences his second and final term in office today, it is a despondent and, at the same time, an exultant people who are casting a retrospective glance at governance in the last four years, bemoaning the pains of the first term and dancing over the return of the man they trusted…
Buhari felicitates with former Namibia president at 90
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Namibia President, Dr Sam Nujoma, who turns 90 today, commending him for devoting his life to service to humanity and freedom. A letter signed by the President said: “On the auspicious occasion of your ninetieth birthday on May 12, 2019, I have the pleasure on behalf of myself, the…
Nnamani: 9th Assembly will be rigorous on state of the nation, electoral reforms
Former governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani is the senator-elect for Enugu East senatorial zone. In this interview with Southeast Bureau Chief, LAWRENCE NJOKU, he spoke on how the country’s electoral reforms will be carried out to enhance the integrity of the electoral process and the nation’s overall wellbeing. Why are you going to…
Why is God silent on our nation? - Part 2
• God is silent in our nation, when we give God’s enemies opportunity to blaspheme His name. Christians put in the place of authority abuse the privilege and we try to justify ourselves. Now, God has replaced the qualified with the unqualified because of the abuse of power. Our character is questionable in our place…