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 and Civic Education. Christians are crying foul over the subtle and clandestine manner the curriculum attempts to subvert its beliefs to the More...

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By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 17th, 2017

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...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Lord Lugard’s troubled House

Today’s Nigeria is a divided and aggrieved nation with all manners of issues and agitations challenging its unity. Coming almost 50 years after the war to preserve its unity and nationhood, most well meaning Nigerians More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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(Opinion) Lagos: Let’s remain focus on our smart city goal

By LOOKMAN SERIKI Despotism can govern without faith but Liberty cannot,” Alexis de Tocqueville. The last week of April and all of May, 2017, was a seasons of prayers in Lagos. People of diverse origin, faith, More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Ambassadorial nominees and Buhari’s misplaced sense of reward

By UCHE CHRIS   President Buhari’s appointment of Justices Oguntade and Nsofor raises questions of political patronage and our reward system. Two of the names that stand out in the list of about 43 ambassadorial More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Energy is reason Europe looks the other way in matters Erdogan

By Adebayo Obajemu It is fast becoming salon talk that Tayep Erdogan may have been the most powerful, wily leader of Turkey since Mustafa Kemal, founder of modern Turkish state. A lot of people across the globe More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Editorial: Fuel price hike: FG should communicate better 

There is urgent need for the Federal government to improve its communication with the people on key issues. This is perhaps a fundamental weakness of this administration, and nothing demonstrates this more than More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

As Tunde Bakare misspeaks

I took my time to go through the so called state of the nation address released by Pastor Tunde Bakare, the general overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, and could not but wonder what agenda he was pursuing and More...