Editorial

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


Labour calls for probe of ex NASENI boss

The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions, ASURI, has called for the probe of the scientific claims of former executive chairman of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, Prof. M. S. Haruna.

The union also frowned at the recommendation by the Minister of [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Between Emir Sanusi, Ministers and the Nigerian Economy

The Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II, recently took a swipe at the Federal Government over what he described as their failure to properly market the country at the last US-Nigeria Investment Summit held in Washington, DC.

The Emir lambasted some government officials for mis [...]

Fri, 27 April 2018


NSA calls for amendment of National Security Agencies Decree

The National Security Adviser, NSA, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno, has called for the amendment of the National Security Agencies Decree 1986, which he says has hindered harmony amongst Nigeria's intelligence agencies.

Monguno said the clashes will continue unless the National Security Agencie [...]

Mon, 23 April 2018


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