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1 day ago
Transparency International (TI) yesterday released the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). Published exclusively in Nigeria by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Chapter of TI, the index reveals that Nigeria scored 24 out of 100 points in the 2022 CPI, compared to 24 points in the 2021 CPI.
1 day ago
While Nigeria is recording losses despite the high oil prices, ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, and TotalEnergies are set to declare $200 billion.
22 Jan
Looking at the way things are going on in the run up to the 2023 general elections, it is abundantly clear that the 2023 general elections presents Nigeria with what could be the last chance, the last opportunity to save the country.
20 Jan
‘Peaceful election will boost investors’ confidence in economy’ •Seeks bold actions to upturn impacts of rising inflation The African Development Bank (AfDB) said the 2023 economic outlook of the continent appears “stable” even as it called for “bold policy actions” to reverse the impacts of rising inflation and subdued growth. In its 2023 Africa’s Macroeconomic…
16 Jan
Most people in the world would seem to me to know it, or at least to believe it, that the whole world, indeed the whole universe, was created by a living and all-knowing and all-powerful God. Many natural issues in life – common sense, the easily perceivable natural law, all properly reasoning logic, all the…
14 Jan
Onengiya Erekosima is the founder and president of the Foundation for Peace and Non Violence in Nigeria. ln this interview with OBIRE ONAKEMU, he states that Nigeria must do everything to get a lot of things right in 2023, that the use of dialogue will solve the crisis of insecurity in Nigeria and that this…
11 Jan
The achievement of a Nigerian national consciousness of unity requires an urgent imperative of national value deconstruction and reorientation. One just needs a bird’s eye view of Nigeria’s current political dispensation to know how deeply seated the normlessness of the Nigeria value space is. Almost all the political contestants, at all levels, are embroiled in…
11 Jan
• India, France, USA top global adoption • White Paper recommends tax to limit Use of IPv4 Pace of migration from Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) to IPv6, especially within Africa, has been ranked lowest compared to other continents.    Specifically, while some of the countries like India (70 per cent), Belgium (66 per cent),…
11 Jan
Fortes fortuna adiuvat is a Latin maxim which means fortune favours the brave. The inference is pretty clear: misery is the allotment of cowardice or indifference! For emphasis, the words cowardice and indifference are used inter-operably, in a strictly narrow sense, and imply a failure to proactively engage with the democratic process, within the context…
11 Jan
In the introductory part of this serial, I focused on power as an appropriate analytical variable for grappling with the dynamics of Nigerian politics. As referenced in the introduction, this piece concerns the aspect of the receptacle of power, put differently, the warehouse of power. It is about the “Lugardian Architecture.” Understandably, people may want…
5 Jan
Nigerians hardly discuss their weather. What is there to discuss? The sun shines—what in other lands is cause for back slapping and celebration. Here, the appearance of the sun is given. It is taken for granted that we do not know how or remember to give thanks for it. In the same way as we…
5 Jan
Beyond the fact that Nigeria has overtaken India as the poverty capital of the world, what perhaps is news today is that Nigeria’s frightening poverty statistics rather than diminishing is increasing in large proportions day by day across the different states of the federation. While the previous survey carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics…

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has berated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, for his hypocritical attempts to extricate himself from the many failures of the ruling party. Atiku’s Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, said this in a statement, in Abuja, on…
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Gunmen on Tuesday set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ogidi, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, destroying non-sensitive materials for 2023 general elections. The Commission disclosed this in a statement by its Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoye said that the…
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The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Department of State Service (DSS) to allow him unfettered access to medical care. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022, Nnamdi Kanu, through his legal team…