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SIX YEARS OF EXCUSES, 22 YEARS OF LOCUSTS

As I was saying on this sixth anniversary of the Buhari administration, our leaders at all levels have a responsibility to swallow their pride and vanity and focus intentionally on robust investment in education...

Before Iniobong Umoren Becomes A Mere Statistic Of Nigeria’s Failure Of Its Youth

Angela Ihentuge's Case It was in 2003 and I was a young reporter in Owerri, Imo State, when I stumbled on a story about a young woman who had disappeared somewhere in Ehime Mbano Local...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

THE ANTI-NIGERIA REBELLION ON IBADAN STREETS

There was an open rally against the entity called Nigeria on the streets of Ibadan on Saturday. The organisers wanted a Yoruba country. That it happened where it happened should worry everyone. The Yoruba...
For ‘a man of the people,’ Dapo Olorunyomi, at 60

WE HAVE LOST OUR INNOCENT

Two weeks ago, I lost a comrade, brother, and friend, Innocent Chukwuma. Innoma, as I called him, was 55, and until a few months ago when he retired, the regional director (West Africa) of...

GOVERNOR BUNI AND THE FRAGILE PEACE OF POTISKUM

Pre and post colonial Nigeria had major cities reckoned for commerce, arts and culture, hospitality, religious tolerance and peaceful co-existence. From Azare in Bauchi State, Maiduguri of Borno, Gombe, Jimeta of Adamawa and others...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

ODUMAKIN: AN EAGLE’S RETURN FLIGHT

"People's editor, you know Yinka has not done one percent of what he came to this world to do?" His worried wife told me two weeks ago while we agonized over his ill-health. I...
Mbaka: Blackmailing In God Name

Why Hon. Justice Umar Should Resign

If the damning and disgraceful video which went viral on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 is anything to go by, the Hon. Justice Danladi Umar should resign from office. He should not seat for one...

The Great Escape, According To Governor Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has just had a great escape from a bunch of scalywags who meant to kill him like a common criminal. If the hate-dripping statement from the Fulani Nationality Movement, FUNAM,...

WIKE AS AN APOSTLE OF EVEN DEVELOPMENT

When Governor Nyesom Wike declared on on Saturday, January 30, 2021, that discussions have been concluded to commence the construction of the Trans-Kalabari Road, which will ease transportation difficulties experienced by the people of...

Before The South Also Contemplates Its Blockade

For close to one week now, the amalgamated union of food and livestock dealers in Northern Nigeria has stopped their members from delivering badly needed foodstuffs and livestock to the Southern part of the...
2020: FRSC Begins Vision Test For Drivers

33 YEARS OF ROAD SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA, JOURNEY SO FAR

The ugly narrative of Road Traffic crashes in the early 70s changed through Federal Government’s resilience in the establishment of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in 1988, as the Lead Agency in road...

DCP IBRAHIM TARFA: EXIT OF MR. PENSION

The last time we met, he was hale and hearty. That was at the official inauguration of the NPF Pensions House, Abuja by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 20, 2020. We exchanged pleasantries. DCP...

Farewell, Air Commodore Idongesit Okon Nkanga rtd

“Wing Commander Idongesit Nkanga took over the reins of government on September 5, 1990, as the 3rd chief executive of the fledgling Akwa Ibom State. His tenure, lasting till February 2nd, 1992, a mere...

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