Editorial (Anti-corruption: The President moral burden)

Recent developments in the government point clearly that the anti corruption policy, which had been the mantra of President Buhari both for his election as well as legitimacy, is unraveling. For a government that has made so much political capital of fighting corruption to now be enmeshed in very serious cases of corruption, abuse of office and nepotism More...

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By Okey Onyenweaku On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Anambra: The case for Willy Obiano’s Beatification

The up-coming November 18th governorship election in Anambra state is a straight fight between former governor Mr. Peter Obi and his successor, Mr. Willie Obiano. What is intriguing about the election is that Obi, More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Who will fight Nigeria’s injustice?

By Chimeziri Franklin Mohammadu Buhari was elected president of Nigeria largely on a promise of anti-corruption. He so sang this gospel that we expected a clean sweep of all that is wrong with Nigeria. Sadly, however, More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Interrogating Operation Python Dance

The state of anomie in the country has been further compounded by the response of the federal government to the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra led by one Nnamdi Kanu for a creation of separate country More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Nigeria: ASUU’s foreboding prognosis

Again, the nation is sitting on the edge as its universities are under lock and key. This musical chair between the academic staff union and government has become so perennial and protractedly irresolvable that More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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The flood Next Time…

Recent flooding across five states in the country leaving in its wake tales of destruction and loss of lives has again brought to the fore issues of planning and national response to emergencies and natural disasters. More...

By Vera Olubi On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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New curriculum: When Nyanga dey sleep…

  Another controversy is brewing on the religious front over the new secondary school curriculum being introduced by government, which merges Christian and Islamic studies under the subject title, Religious More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Settling the rift over budget appropriation

Many Nigerians must have been embarrassed, and indeed, insulted by the shameful exchanges and name-calling between Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and the two chambers of the National More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Buharinomics: a dream gone awry

  When President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in May 2015 the expectations of an economic miracle were palpable. Members of Nigeria’s political and economic elite drooled over the expectation of mindboggling More...