Media, Newspapers

Letting the press be

To mark Wold Press Freedom Day recently, the Nigerian Presidency had cause to make comments on its own perceptions of the media space in...

Confronting the security challenges frontally

Last week President Muhammed Buhari held a virtual meeting with new U.S. Secretary of state, Mr. Anthony Blinken and a positive takeaway is that...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Wanted: Fresh solutions for Nigeria’s security challenges

It is no longer news that the state of insecurity in the country has come to be literally the biggest problem that we are...

Ebonyi massacre: An inconvenient truth for the Igbo!

The massacre in Ebonyi state, Southeast Nigeria, last week Monday, has again brought to the fore the existential challenges in Nigeria and the urgent...
Kachalla Turji, in military camouflage, with Gumi on white, among other fighters

Sheikh Gumi’s dangerous gambit

Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, Nigeria’s foremost Islamic cleric is no stranger to controversy. But the present one is unusual and out of character. Very often...

Criminal herdsmen as threat to national security

The Muhammadu Buhari administration, it is widely believed, has been slow to respond to the threat to national security posed by criminal elements among...
Bishop Matthew Kukah

Bishop Kukah, his critics and Nigeria’s scary future

Current developments in Nigeria are reminiscent of the dark days of military rule when criticism of government was almost criminalized, and opposition of any...
Osagie Ehanire, Health Minister

Averting looming COVID-19 disaster

The threat of the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic hovers over the nation like the proverbial sword of Damocles; and there is a need...

CBN policies: Market turns bullish

It is boom time once again. The equities market has defied the odds. In the last two weeks the market went into a frenzy,...

Court orders immediate release of Peter Odili’s seized passport

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the immediate release of international passport belonging to a former Governor of Rivers State,...