Editorial

The humongous N242.4bn budget for 2019 elections

On July 17, 2018, President of the Senate Bukol Saraki read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari on a supplementary budget with a whooping price tag of N242.45 for the execution of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as well as security agencies.  [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


30,000 police for Ekiti guber polls

With 30,000 Police men made up of a Deputy Inspector General of Police, and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, 4 Commissioners of Police, 18 Assistant Commissioners of Police, 2 Police helicopters, 250 Police patrol vehicles as well as personnel from other security age [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Who will stop these killings?

Again, the specter of anarchy haunting Nigeria’s corporate existence resurfaced as the country grieves over the gruesome massacre of at least 86 persons in 11 Plateau villages.

 

 

 

The Plateau carnage [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


2019 and youth thuggery

In countries where democracy has firmly taken root, it has become a political force used in redefining human existence in terms of the realization of socio economic development and building of egalitarian society. 

 

 

Nigeria as a de [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


APC act before the bell tolls

Things are not shaping up for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, since its ward, local government and state congresses. The combustion in the party was already steaming when there were suggestions in some quarters for tenure elongation for the National Working Committee, NWC.

It was onl [...]

Mon, 28 May 2018


Democracy Day: Deltans divided over Okowa’s performance

As Delta State joins other states across the nation to celebrate Democracy Day on May 29, 2018, some people of the state have said that the day is worth celebrating, while others disagree.

A member of the Delta State Elders Council/Peace Building Committee, Hon. Joe Ikhena, stated Governor Ifea [...]

Fri, 25 May 2018


Killing of Priests, Worshippers, Blasphemy, Affront Against God - Onaiyekan

 

The Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Tuesday stated that killing people in worship, whether in Churches or Mosques is an affront against God.

Onaiyekan stated this at Se Sugh U Maria Pilgrimage Centre, Ayati, Benue state during a homily at a Mass held in honour of [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Tackling doctors, health workers’rivalry

For over three weeks, Nigeria’s health sector relapsed into industrial crisis as the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, downed tools, forcing patients to desert public hospitals across Nigeria.

Typically, industrial actions by professional bodies are aimed at addressing issues of workers [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


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