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SOUTH-SOUTH /SOUTH-EAST COOPERATION: A LONG WALK TO NOWHERE

SOUTH-SOUTH /SOUTH-EAST COOPERATION: A LONG WALK TO NOWHERE

By Akpandem James This is not being pessimistic. Anyone familiar with the psychological composition and historical antecedents of the peoples of the South South and South East would readily know that pursuing any realistic joint...
The Uproar Over Almajiri Deportation

The Uproar Over Almajiri Deportation

The uproar over the ban and deportation of child beggars, popularly called ‘almajiris,’ by northern governors, reflects the ominous schism in the polity. The destitution among these street kids, vividly, depicts the worst violations of...
WHO DID THIS TO US?

WHO DID THIS TO US?

Those who are regular on group and interactive social media platforms would be familiar with the phrase used here to headline this piece. It has become a popular refrain to those who are not...
Significance Of Oronsaye Panel Report

Significance Of Oronsaye Panel Report

The report of the 2012 ‘Presidential Committee on Restructuring and Rationalisation of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies’ also known as the Oronsaye Panel Report, is a significant public document, which neither time nor...
Femi Adeoye: Ekiti COVID-19 significant ambassador

Femi Adeoye: Ekiti COVID-19 significant ambassador

There have been several Covid-19 matters miscellaneous to comment on at this time. More trees keep falling on trees and it has been intricate getting to identify which one has been on top at...
COVID-19 WATCH: ‘TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS’

COVID-19 WATCH: ‘TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS’

“If you see your brother standing by the road With a heavy load from the seeds he's sowed And if you see your sister falling by the way Just stop and say, you're going the wrong way You...
‘Abba Kyari: Tribute Buhari Should Pay Him’

‘Abba Kyari: Tribute Buhari Should Pay Him’

‘No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as...
Poor Communication Is Nigeria's Biggest Problem

Poor Communication Is Nigeria’s Biggest Problem

Every Nigerian public authority or agency usually attributes its failure to achieve its goals and objectives to challenges such as inadequate funding, shortage of expertise, personnel inertia, lack of political will, policy inconsistency etc....
The World will not be destroyed by fire or virus

The World will not be destroyed by fire or virus

A veteran journalist called me on April 4 to confirm if indeed the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) issued a statement advising government against approving the Fifth Generation Mobile Technology (5G) claiming it is...
DOES BUHARI UNDERSTAND THE TIMES?

DOES BUHARI UNDERSTAND THE TIMES?

It is still relevant to avoid reading from the ‘book of lamentation’ concerning Nigeria at this time as I noted here the other day. It is still a time to point the way forward...
‘WEEP NOT FOR LAWAN & GBAJABIAMILA’

‘AGAGU: HOW YAR’ADUA AND JONATHAN BEGAN TECHNICAL INJUSTICE’

‘Many of the greatest crimes in history were caused not by hatred, but rather by indifference. They were caused by people who could have done something, but did not even bother lifting a finger....
Sickle Cell: A Mother’s Crossover Cries – And Prayers

Sickle Cell: A Mother’s Crossover Cries – And Prayers

A dictionary’s definition of crossover is  “a point or place of crossing from one side to the other.” Every December 31st, at midnight, we cross from the bank of one year to another and...
A TIME FOR EVERYTHING

A TIME FOR EVERYTHING

‘To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck...

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