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Hope in our democratic future
The people of the relatively stable democratic nations of the world would find it rather difficult to understand why democracy should be causing so much pain in our nation. Even when they had a horrible history of their own, not a few will find it difficult to rationalise the essence of incessant communal strife, corruption,…
Stakeholders to discuss oil, gas product manufacturing challenges
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and other local and international players in the oil and gas sector will next week discuss solutions to the challenges confronting oil and gas product manufacturing in Nigeria and Africa. The Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies, which disclosed…
Nigerian political godfathers at war
The typical Nigerian campaign circle revolves around the influence or formidable reach of the persons. Looking at it from another perspective, one can assert that the single issue that has come to define and dominate the typical electioneering or campaign periods in Nigeria right from post-independence period up until 2018 has always been the conversations…
Ambode has not done much to bridge gap between rich and poor, says Salis
The Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate in Lagos State, High Chief Owolabi Salis, said bridging the gap between the poor and the rich in the health, education and housing sectors is the tool to measure how truly a government has performed.
Trump’s new world order, family and tribes
In 2016 America elected a president like never before, a disrupter and novice who, true to his promises is having a fundamental cultural, political and economic impact. The Trump doctrine is based on Trump, his family, tribes and gut feelings. Everything must evolve around him, the boss and he brooks no dissent. The family comes…
U.S. reaffirms faith in free, credible election in Osun
The United States of America (U.S.A) has reaffirmed its belief in the success of upcoming governorship election, and the democratic project in Nigeria. The country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Syningto, spoke yesterday when he visited the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s standard-bearer, Senator Ademola Adeleke. He said the U.S. government would continue to provide necessary…
Adieu, Senator John Sydney McCain (1936- 2018)
One of the iconic figures in contemporary politics in the United States of America, Senator John Sydney McCain passed on recently after a long battle with an aggressive cancer of the brain at the age of 81. The American people and government have celebrated his life. The national flag, which is hoisted in the White…
China urges US-North Korea deal to avert 'head-on collision'
China on Wednesday called on North Korea to suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for the US and South Korea halting annual military exercises, to prevent what it called a "head-on collision."
America stands still for Trump
Today, January 20, 2017, Donald John Trump, born June 14, 1946, is scheduled to take office as the 45th President of the United States of America.
Let’s live up to our proud title: Citizen
And all of this depends on our participation; on each of us accepting the responsibility of citizenship, regardless of which way the pendulum of power swings.