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, Mangu and Riyom – were turned into a killing field without any response from security agents, especially the military Joint Task Force. A More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, June 24th, 2018

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

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...

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...