PERSPECTIVE: Don’t Let Yourself or Your Enterprise Get Kidnapped Online!

By Lolu Onabule esq. Cybercrime rates are at an all-time high in Nigeria and world over. Our threat landscape continues to expand. One of the...

Law Review Series: Provocation As A Mitigating Element In Murder Cases

By Collins Ogonnaya ARIKOR In any jurisdiction during the course of a criminal trial, an accused person may claim that a certain set of facts...

State Of Osun And The Hijab Politics: The Rule Of Law Must Be Protected

By Honourable Olumuyiwa Wahab Jimoh I have followed the unfolding but unfortunate drama in state of Osun schools over the Rulings of a Court on...

OPINION- Ambode: A Humanist And Pragmatist At 53

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When Bell Rings Twice

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Buhari: Beyond The Iron And Steel

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Reflections! Cuba: Lessons Of Social Inclusiveness, Resilience

By Olumuyiwa Jimoh In 1958 Cuba then under the leadership of corrupt and selfish oligarchs experienced a deep impoverishment and emasculation of her citizenry, just...

Taking Us For A N36.5m Ride To Hell

By Azu Ishiekwene For all that is ripe and fit to pluck, our senators think the most concerning thing now is how to find themselves...

PERSPECTIVE: Drones Over Malta?

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OPINION: Rivers: Before Every One Is Killed

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PERSPECTIVE: FOREX Debate: Ifeanyi Ubah’s Economic/Financial Intervention – Volume I

By Ifeanyi Ubah This Media Guidance Note has become necessary to ensure that the media capture in proper context the views I am expressing on...

Governor Wike, INEC And Burden Of Conscience

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OPINION: Between Sambo Dasuki, EFCC And DSS

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Buhari’s Battle Against Grex Venalium

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January 15: Where We Came From

By Reuben Abati January 15 every year is Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day: wreaths are laid, statements are made, soldiers, government officials and the Nigerian...

What’s Going On In Abuja?

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know how many of you feel the way I feel but some things are not very clear to...

PERSPECTIVE: The Appeal Court Verdict On Abia Guber Poll

By Michael Jegede On Thursday, December 31, 2015, the Court of Appeal, sitting in Owerri, nullified the election of Okezie Ikpeazu of Peoples Democratic Party...

Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari On Soldier’s Welfare

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OPINION: May We Ask, Your Honour, How Much Would This Buffoonery Cost Us?

“The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.” Samuel Butler By Joseph Cachia Most Maltese are unaware of the heavy price that we have...

PERSPECTIVE: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and His Detractors

By Ebenezer Omodu The least you should do when accusing someone of an impropriety is to get proof and evidence of the said misdeed. Conjuring...

OPINION: Buhari And Minister Controversy – Matters Arising

By Lolu Onabule It is not clear whether the Senate is bent on requiring the President to present himself for screening should he go ahead...

Perspective: Power Sector Reform, Many Questions Dr. Godknows Ighali Needs To Answer

By Sanya Olujobi There have been many questions that run through my mind just like every other Nigerians with the major achievements recorded and recently...

OPINION: Buhari And The Single Treasury Account

By Michael Jegede Since his assumption of office on May 29 this year, President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB has not left anyone in doubt that he...

OPINION: Martins Babale: Of Loyalty And Visionary Leadership In Adamawa

By Tom Garba, Yola Permit me to borrow the words of John Mason "Humility is a vitreous of a great leader grafted in the vision...

100 Days In Office: Tambuwal’s Progressive Scorecard

By Imam Imam- When former Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, was sworn-in as Governor of Sokoto State on May 29, attention...

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By Dauda Bala The recent controversial 2008 – 2012 report of the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF) on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)...

OPINION: Sahara Reporters’ Suspicious Motives For Attacking Saraki, In Defense of Truth

By Bamikole Omishore On Thursday, August 6th, 2015, SaharaReporters published a totally fabricated report entitled: "Nigeria's Senate President Saraki Lied In His Official Election Forms"...

PERSPECTIVE: The Centenary City Project and Free Zone Disparity in Nigeria

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Buhari’s ‘Change’: The Place Of Women, Children, President’s Wife

By Rukkayat Aminu The change mantra of the All progressives congress at the 2015 general election may have indeed earned president Muhammadu Buhari and his...

Understanding The Centenary City Project

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Kaadi Igbeayo: Spreading The Gains Of  Democracy The Mimiko Way

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PERSPECTIVE: Saraki Is Best Man For The Job

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The Tragedy Of Nigerian Journalism

By Godwin Onyeacholem For anyone who truly lays claim to the practise of journalism in Nigeria, this is the time to shield the face from...

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  PERSPECTIVE: Labour Party Threatens PDP’s Dominance In Cross River

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Who Is Afraid Of Senator Teslim Folarin?

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Katsina APC Congress And Senator Bello’s Objection

By Michael Jegede Few days to the National Convention of All Progressives Congress (APC), which took place on June 12 and 13, 2014, Katsina State...

Our Judiciary: The Intrigues Of Judgement And Justice

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Garlands For Senator Abatemi-Usman At 43

By Michael Jegede On May 6, 2014, the Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, clocked 43 years...

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By Femi Fani-Kayode “I am going to marry out any woman who is twelve years old, and if she is younger, I will marry her...

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Still On The Sedition Charge Against Ebere Wabara

By Michael Jegede On Friday, March 28, 2014, I was taken aback when I first read about the arrest of Mr. Ebere Wabara, a veteran...

Jonathan And Zero Allocation For Ajaokuta Steel

By Michael Jegede "One thing that is dear to Nigerians is the Ajaokuta Steel Complex and until we revive that complex, we cannot talk about Vision...

Sanusi, The New York Times and Intellectual Racism

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Sadiq Abubakar, son of the late military dictator responded to recent comments by Professor Wole Soyinka on the award of National Honour on his...

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...Now for the fallout  The president’s decision to get rid of the central-bank governor is bad new WHEN President Goodluck Jonathan suspended Lamido Sanusi, the...

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By Buruju Kashamu  INTRODUCTION Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is quick to point a finger at people, forgetting that four of his fingers are pointing at himself....

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  Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD alukome@gmail.com   February 2, 2014 My People:  The Federal Government recently announced the modalities for the much-awaited National Conference, following the submission of the report...

Justice Ayo Salami And Nigeria’s Moral Burden -Another View

By Chima Ubeku At the 10th Gani Fawehinmi lecture held  recently in Lagos,delivered by Suspended but now retired President of the Nigerian Court of Appeal...

The Same Sex Prohibition Law

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan’s assent to the bill banning same sex-marriage and same-sex partnerships in Nigeria, in spite of pressures from certain quarters of the...

Tragic Consequence of Religiosity and Politics

The deaths caused by a stampede during a visit by the All Progressives Grand Alliance to the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry in Anambra State...

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo  The cerebral Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, captured it succinctly in a recent interview wherein he described the proposed National...

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Chigozie Chikere Since 2005, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Aviation has had no fewer that six Ministers. Three of them lasted less than a year. The...

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