Nigeria at 59
The Nigeria of my dream
A Nigeria of my dream? Well, to tell the truth, I don’t care a hoot about dreams, I don’t take them seriously. And pray, why should I? I dreams, all sorts of ideas, beings, and things invade your well-deserved sleep.
Nigeria’s 59 years of ‘potential’ without economic development
From the amalgamation of the protectorates to independence; from agrarian economy, hallmarked by groundnut and cocoa pyramids, to the discovery of oil; from military disruptions to 20 years uninterrupted civil rule...
Nigeria at 59: Education sector and El-Rufai’s challenge
One event in recent history that typifies the nations’ education sector as an area in need of help is the ripple reaction that trailed the enrolment of the six-year old child of the Kaduna State Mallam Nasir....
Nigeria at 59: Buhari sees hope, Atiku warns against tyranny
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism in Nigeria’s ability to overcome its challenges, even as he urged the citizens to remain united.
FG tasks magistrates on prison oversight
The federal government has tasked magistrates across the country to conduct periodic oversight of prisons within their domains.
Independence Day 2019
Unlike the usual National Day celebration, when Nigerians from every tribe and tongue mark the anniversary of Nigeria’s independence with pomp, restful holidaying and extravagant celebrations....
Demilitarised zone and legal perspectives of non interference in domestic affairs of nations
In international law, the principle of non-intervention includes, but is not limited to, the prohibition of the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state..
At 59, what will save Nigeria?
At 59, may God bless our leaders and all our fellow-citizens. May God bless the government and people of Nigeria with wisdom, courage and patience to work together in harmony so that we may build a Nigeria...
21 years of unbroken democracy
Twenty-one years of unbroken democracy is the small prize the country with the largest back population has managed to clinch out of its 59 chequered years since independence in 1960.
Children yearn for secure, prosperous nation, as Nigeria celebrates 59
Daily, they listen to tales from their parents and peers on how seamless and effective things work in more organised climes. That, perhaps, explains why Nigerian pupils are perplexed the way things are in their country, as it marks its 59th independent anniversary on Tuesday, October 1st.