Atiku and the PDP should proceed  with the challenge

By EMMA OBUNIKE NWOSU The purpose of an election is to identify service team members (not lords)to be entrusted with the running of the society,...

APC, the Igbo and Nigeria’s troubled future

By PRINCE EMEKA OBASI By the time the APC came on stream in 2013, it was essentially a union between the Bola Ahmed Tinubu led...

First Bank @125: A lion in winter?

By PRINCE EMEKA OBASI Anywhere In the world, the 125th anniversary of any one, corporate or personal, is not an ordinary achievement. Even though the...

Matters arising from MPR reduction

By Boniface Chizea Contrary to expectations by most analysts before the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting which held on Monday and Tuesday, 25& 26, March,...

North will keep power beyond 2023, and it’s probably in everyone’s interest

By OBINNA EZUGWU Apparently, the jostle for President Muhammadu Buhari's successor has kicked off in earnest with different zones staking claims to power. The South...

Sustaining Reform in the Oil and Gas Sector

By OSAZE OMORAGBON Since President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), a lot has been said about his desire to...

No President Buhari, the problem is not corruption, and It’s absurd to think it...

President Muhammadu Buhari's penchant for elevating corruption as the sole, or at least, the main source of Nigeria's problems is trite. But more importantly,...

Pius Adesanmi: A nation in mourning

By YUSUF MOHAMMED     Nigeria has lost a gem in the person of Pius Adesanmi, a Nigerian-born Canadian professor, writer, literary critic, satirist, and columnist. He...

Memo to Mr. President: Time to learn from past mistakes (Column)

By Boniface Chizea Mr. President I salute you and congratulate you on your victory at the recently concluded elections with a whopping margin of almost...
Soldiers fire shots in Orlu

‘There is war in Orlu’ – residents scamper for safety as soldiers fire shots...

At least one person was on Monday, killed when pandemonium broke out in Orlu town of Imo State following an invasion by men...