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APC Has Not Been Fair To Edo State

In 2016, many Edo citizens had misgivings about the conduct of the governorship elections which led to the declaration of Godwin Obaseki as Governor of the state. But having gone through all the processes...
World Kidney Day: Nigerian Govt Needs To Do More For Better Renal Health

World Kidney Day: Nigerian Govt Needs To Do More For Better Renal Health

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), a debilitating non-communicable condition, affecting nearly 850 million people worldwide, has become a major global concern. Experts fear the silent killer has reached exponential proportions, with the epicenter in Africa and...
AKPABIO: REPOSITIONING THE NDDC

AKPABIO: REPOSITIONING THE NDDC

In his continuing effort at delivering a more development-driven Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), President Muhammadu Buhari on March 10, 2020  inaugurated the Advisory Committee of the Commission. The Committee is made up of the...
UN Secretary General Speaks On Gender Inequality, Says It Is Injustice

UN Secretary General Speaks On Gender Inequality, Says It Is Injustice

OP-ED by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the 2020 Women’s Day. THE GENDER POWER GAP Gender inequality is the overwhelming injustice of our age and the biggest human rights challenge we face. But gender equality offers...
Are Nigerian universities producing too many first class graduates?

Are Nigerian universities producing too many first class graduates?

I have heard many people argue that First Class has become cheap in Nigerian universities. They posit that some universities now distribute it as ‘pure water’ and that private universities are most guilty of...

NDDC: The Hawks Are Circling Again

The sack of Ms Joi Nunieh last week as the Acting Managing Director of the NDDC has provided dubious contractors and corrupt politicians another opportunity to betray their anger at the reforms going on...
AKPABIO: NEW VISION FOR NIGER DELTA

AKPABIO: NEW VISION FOR NIGER DELTA

The appointment of Senator Godswill Akpabio as the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs on August 20, 2019 was greeted by great enthusiasm by people across the Niger Delta region. President Muhammadu Buhari was widely...
Bold, Ambitious Targets Await

Bold, Ambitious Targets Await

With 2030 around the corner, it is time to formulate firm ambitions. Hope for an Africa free of disease burden is the only one thing that keeps us rising back up after every public health...

Revisiting Igini’s Bombs

During the military rule in the country, a police officer dared the military despots in the 80s. Alozie Ogubuaja, the then image-maker of Nigeria Police Force, Lagos Command described the Nigerian Army as a...
‘AMOTEKUN’: SOME INCONVENIENT LESSONS AND TRUTHS

‘AMOTEKUN’: SOME INCONVENIENT LESSONS AND TRUTHS

‘No force on earth can stop an idea whose time has come’. ‘Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has come’. ‘No army can stop an idea whose time has come’. ‘Nothing is...
CJN Suspends Governorship Appeal Over Noise, Crowd Inside Court Room

There Is No Justice In The Supreme Court

FOR months now, I have been in a fog. As a newspaper columnist I came to the rather inevitable conclusion that Nigeria is really not worth the waste of weekly saliva. There was not...

Vision 2023 : Dear President, Before You Stand Down

On January 1, President Muhammadu Buhari broke the new year revelry, with an appeal to all Nigerians. In an uncharacteristic manner, he chose to buy up the front pages of most Nigerian newspapers. His administration had...

Shaka Momodu: A Columnist as Hater-in-Chief – Femi Adesina

For many years, week after week, Shaka Momodu opens the sewers, and pours vitriol on President Muhammadu Buhari on the back page of Thisday Newspapers. We ignore him, reasoning that when a mind is...

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