FG Loans: Protest is not the answer In the last few weeks, Nigeria has witnessed protests and threats of protests by organised labour and civil society groups in the country over Federal Government’s borrowing. In particular, they have criticised the Chinese loans and other loans obtained by the Federal Government for the execution of concrete infrastructure projects in...... read more
Abia and the Encumbrances of paying teachers' salaries   The level of reckless abandon with which Secondary School teachers in Abia State are treated has reached an alarming proportion. Seven months and still counting; two consecutive terms and no salary for motivation?  Gone are the days when teaching was greeted with pomp and pageantry; enthusiasm and excitement, the days...... read more
Cows inside Abuja Sporting complex: Open letter to FCT Minister   I am writing you this letter with utter disgust and disappointment in the way your administration is handling the issues of herdsman in the capital city of Nigeria especially with recent residency of cows at the Area 10 old parade ground. As a football writer and aficionado, I think this...... read more
What happened to the Spirit of Lagos? How time flies! On May 27, 2017, Lagos State will be 50 years old. It seemed like yesterday when the state was created by Gen. Yakubu Gowon. In February, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, inaugurated a planning committee for the golden jubilee celebration that has Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka,...... read more
How PDP's dwindling fortunes began Do not do things just because you have the powers to do them and get away with doing them especially when you are shortchanging other people. Jettisoning the PDP zoning formula in 2011 by GEJ because he wanted to become president was the beginning of the end of PDP as Africa's...... read more
Jonathan: Hero of Our Democracy He is the hero of our democracy,The one who gave the nation back her life;He stood in the middle of the abyss,And closed the chasm. With a calm mien, he quenched the shouldering conflagration,With a wan smile, he shamed calamity,He did what none before had ever done. Oga, you kept the...... read more
The best man lost President Goodluck Jonathan, you are a very good man, but a novice in d murky waters of Nigeria politics. You loved and trusted ur family, brothers, political associates and party men, but they paid you back with betrayal. Your state couldn't rise up to defend you with millions of votes. Your vice president sat back and watched while...... read more
Soludo vs Okonjo-Iweala: Revisiting the N30 trillion mismanagement claim, By Prof. Sylvester Monye I am really saddened and deeply troubled by the turn of events over the last few days by the tone of the debate on the economy and the personalities involved. The two principal actors are people who are not just close to me, but respected internationally in the field of economics....... read more
FULL LETTER FROM ALHAJI SHEHU SHAGARI TO BUHARI My brother, you have contested the Presidential elections 3 times in this country and in all these times,you have never asked me or my people at Shagari village to support your bid. It is very obvious why you can’t do that. You don’t have the courage after what you did to...... read more
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