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,...
Boko Haram terrorists

Editorial: Blood, blood everywhere; where is Nigeria headed?

Again, the nation is in mourning and outrage, despair and an ominous sense of collective foreboding pervade the general atmosphere. The entire world, as...

Editorial: Away with the Water Resources Bill

We thought that General Muhammadu Buhari came to check corruption and insecurity, run an all-inclusive government, weld Nigerians, grow the economy and set the...

Editorial: Putting Nigeria’s P&ID victory in perspective

The decision of a commercial court in London to grant leave to Nigeria to fully pursue its appeal on the subject of a fine...