Buhari signs Nigeria Startup Bill into law

Reinventing Nigeria’s democratic governance template

 Five months to the very critical 2023 polls in Nigeria, the din of political activities is rising. For a vibrant and boisterous democracy as Nigeria,...
Lessons for Nigeria from Kenyan election

Lessons for Nigeria from Kenyan election

As Nigeria inches close to the 2023 Presidential Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must be up and doing to deliver free and...
Pipelines' security and the imperative of federalism

Pipelines’ security and the imperative of federalism

Since it was announced recently, public attention has been on the moral and financial dimensions, but from every indication, the award of pipelines protection...
The NBA and the imperative of deep reform

The NBA and the imperative of deep reform

Feelers from the just concluded Annual General Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), arguably one of the oldest and hitherto most respected civic...
The media, not the problem

The media, not the problem

Miffed by what it saw as the unhelpful focus of the media on the failings in the security space which it argued was not...
Insecurity: State police, not impeachment, please!

Insecurity: State police, not impeachment, please!

The belated but necessary threat by some members of the Senate last week to trigger an impeachment move against President Mohammadu Buhari for abandoning...
Addressing the escalating ritual killings challenge

Addressing the escalating ritual killings challenge

From all available indications, the killing of humans in Nigeria for ritual purposes is escalating. And it has to be severely addressed.In some of...
Kuje prison attack: A shame of the nation

Kuje prison attack: A shame of the nation

The Kuje prison attack of July 5, 2023 masterminded by suspected Boko Haram insurgents is yet another low point in our security architecture, and...
Stemming the alarming exodus of professionals

Stemming the alarming exodus of professionals

On June 20, 2022, Business Hallmark published a story titled: 'Mass exodus hits Lagos State agencies', where it reported that over 700 workers in...
Awomamma massacre: DSS claims murdered Imo youths are ESN members

BREAKING: DSS gives NNPC, oil marketers 48 hours end fuel scarcity

The Department of State Services (DSS) has given the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and oil marketers a 48-hour ultimatum to make...