Editorial: June 12: Beyond the honours

President Muhammadu Buhari pleasantly shocked most Nigerians on June 1, when out of the blues, he announced the change in Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12, and awarded Chief M.K.O. Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election, the highest national honour of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR. His running mate in the election, More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Saving the Nigerian from politics

Recent events relating to the actions and image of the Nigerian Police should be of concern to well-meaning people. As the main institution of the state for the protection of lives and property and enforcement of More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Minimum wage: A cautionary note

By the third quarter of this year, the nation will implement a new minimum wage for the working population according to the minister of labour, Dr. Chris Ngige. This commitment was the result of a tripartite negotiating More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Tackling growing insecurity in Nigeria

From every indication, Nigeria’s security situation is getting quite challenging and indeed out of hand. Whereas it was just the problem of Boko Haram and the abduction of Chibok school girls before the coming More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

LUC and the power of citizens’ engagement

After the sustained campaigns against the Lagos state’s new Land Use Charge (LUC) by different interest groups, the State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode eventually succumbed to pressure, announcing a review of More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Waiting for another Dapchi girls’ abduction

  Last week’s protest at the National Assembly by parents of the kidnapped girls of Government Girls Science Technical School Dapchi, the headquarters of Bursari Local Government Area in Yobe state marked More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, March 5th, 2018

NCS is wrong on $1 billion cattle loan

The last meeting of the National Council of State a forth night ago approved the request of government led by President Buhari for $1 billion livestock loan to address the issue of Fulani herdsmen and farmers frequent More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Danger signals in the aviation sector

Recent reports from the aviation industry are foreboding enough to raise red flags to those managing the sector. Several ugly and untoward events have happened in the sector since this year that urgent action may More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, February 19th, 2018

APC Panel Report on Restructuring and 2019 polls

The release of the report on restructuring by the APC committee led by Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna state has rekindle hope and expectation in the future of the nation and the willingness of its political elite More...