Buhari and abuse of public trust
President Muhammadu Buhari the other day observed with regret that, “there has been abuse of trust by people trusted by previous administration and this administration.”
Nyiam: We effectively need a war or situation room
A delegate to the 2014 National Conference organised by former President Goodluck Jonathan, Colonel Tony Nyiam (rtd), was the most senior military officer that participated in the Gideon Orkah Coup of 1990.
Okoh decries prolonged insecurity in the country, as church elects a new primate
The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has ended its 2019 Standing Committee Meeting in Asaba, Delta State, with a call to the Federal Government to deal decisively with those who are sponsoring the prolonged insecurity in the country, no matter who they are.
Leaders should shun deception, nepotism to recover lost glory, says Adetomiwa
For Nigeria to recover its lost glory, leaders at all levels of government need to shun all forms of deception, nepotism and racism. The District Overseer of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Ifako District, Rev. David Adetomiwa,
Lessons from RUGA controversy
Creativity is ‘thinking up new things’, innovation is ‘doing new things’. In any society, there is no shortage of creativity or creative people; what is in short supply are innovators. These scarce people are the ones, who have the know-how, energy, daring and staying, power to implement ideas’—Professor Thomas Riskey Odhiambo.
When nepotism delivers it is the right thing to do
Reading two books at the same time can create a market buzz surrounding in the mind. The two books begin a dialogue of their own.
The national question in Nigeria
The conventional explanation of crippling poverty, economic backwardness and perennial social turmoil in the midst of vast human and material resources in Nigeria is in terms of leadership failure, administrative ineptitude, technological deficiency, moral decadence and more recently, grand corruption. Other factors advanced include ethnic and religious differentiation and nepotism. There is scant recognition of…
Etsu Nupe accuses APC administration in Niger State of nepotism
ETSU Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar has accused the APC-led government in the state of nepotism. He alleged that the government of the day and its officials were only interested in their family members and cronies while members of the general public suffer. Abubakar stated this at his…
Politics, nepotism, corruption bane of oil industry
Petroleum Resources, Don Etiebet, has said the Nigerian oil industry is bogged down by politics, nepotism and corruption...
Of nepotism, impunity, mediocrity and 2019
After so much ballyhoo about President Muhammadu Buhari’s proclivity at pampering his ethnic stock over and above the other ethnic nationalities, he finally attempted to defend himself against the charge of ethnic bias. His defence was contained in a homily at a dinner he hosted in honour of leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC)…