Atiku: Why Igbo should forgo the VP

Nigerian politicians are immeasurably predictable. And the possible choice for the vice presidential candidate for Atiku Abubakar, the flag bearer of the PDP, manifestly shows this proclivity, essentially because of lack of strategic thinking among the political class. Now what is evidently and strategically obvious and simple is being complicated with More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Adeosun: Betrayed by a dysfunctional system (Editorial)

Kemi Adeosun, former Finance Minister A fortnight ago, former Finance Minister Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, resigned her position following the report of an investigative panel into allegations of NYSC certificate forgery More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Challenges of 2018 budget on the economy

Challenges of 2018 budget on the economy The continuing crisis surrounding the 2018 budget and the legacy of poor performance of budgets in the past three years leaves little doubt that the economy will be worse More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Rising electoral burden on the economy

Without doubt, INEC budget for the 2019 general elections should raise serious cause for concern for the future of democracy in the country. With a proposal of N248 billion, including security, for the polls, there More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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President Macron’s message to Africa

President Emmanuel Macron of France was in Nigeria from July 3-5 2018 and unlike most visits by foreign heads of state, there was something unique, novel and refreshingly different about it. The visit covered official More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Jos 86: Stop this senseless carnage

Jos, capital of Plateau state, is in the news again and for the most despicable and dastardly act and worst killings yet in the country by Fulani herdsmen. For six hours three local governments – Barkin Ladi, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, June 24th, 2018
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Caution on Nigeria’s trade surplus

Recent report by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS revealed cheering news for the nation’s trading balance. As an import dependent economy, achieving a balance of trade surplus had usually been challenging More...

By Obinna Ezugwu On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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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 More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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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...