Author: Akpati Mike

Rape Reason And Resolves

Monday, March 03, 2014
Other than Robbery, Corruption and security issues in Nigeria, I think the next matter of extreme and urgent concern, yet we are pretentious about, is excess libido in men causing RAPE of minors, adults and the aged which has become a very common place now. What is rape and why is the frequency i ...

JONATHAN’S TRANSFORMATION AGENDA MUST BEGIN FROM THE JUDICIARY

Monday, August 26, 2013
I do not go to the courts regularly. Usually my routine makes it almost unnecessary to be there though l have always known that the courts are more of a sacred place and why not? There, the law is assumed to hold sway and like the saying goes, the Law is blind and it is the last hope for the commo ...

DEATH IN NIGERIA WHAT DOES IT MEAN ANYWAY?

Friday, October 19, 2012
Birth and death, the inseparable poles of all life on earth, should not be a secret to man. Abd-ru-shin 30thSeptember 2012, was a day after birthday. I had been given a treat and was joyfully expecting Nigerian Independence Anniversary celebration next day, then, the bad news came. I ...

GOODLUCK JONATHAN AND A NATION UNDER REPAIR

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
In the past few weeks, the pen industry otherwise known as the Press have been awash with opinions from every angles especially the opposition camp all X-Raying the various areas the Jonathans administration has made progress and where it has failed monumentally. Some have been constructive, some a ...

NATIONAL ORIENTATION AGENCY AND THE REBRANDING OF NIGERIA

Sunday, June 03, 2012
The other week, another great slogan was unveiled at Abuja by the National Orientation Agency NOA. It is NigeriansDo the Right Thing. As usual, it was an opportunity to gather the today politicians and political appointees for talks and more talks with pomp and pageantry. They were there in many ...

BUHARI: SEASON OF UNCOMPLIMENTARY REMARKS

Saturday, May 26, 2012
Even as I write, comments from political associates for and against the person of Rtd General Muhamadu Buhari are still enjoying front page comments in all the national and sectional newspapers and electronic media alike. Concerned professionals and some elder statesmen have learned their voices too ...

Rashidi Yekini: A Time to Think

Monday, May 07, 2012
I am a lover of good music. I mean good Christian, Country, Jazz and Highlife music. And when l hear one, I usually come to tears in joy. So when I hear the sonorous voice of Harcourt Whyte the late leprous who made Uzuakoli Leprosarium popular, I always fall back in tears with mixed feelings- that ...

THE NEW NORTHERN REVENUE FORMULA AGITATION AND THEIR GREEDY LEADERS

Friday, March 09, 2012
There is an adage that goes like this if the cracker of Palm Kennel is not counting the nuts, the mortar would, because it feels the pain. This is the exact feeling the political class of the North are exhuming to ensure that we achieve a divided house in the ongoing probes especially in the Oil ...

TAXES, LEVIES SUBSIDY REMOVAL AND COST OF LIVING INDEX

Friday, March 02, 2012
Nigerians woke up on January 1, 2012, to the reality of Fuel Subsidy Removal despite series of behind the scene negotiations between Labour and the government on the one hand, and counsel of several interest groups amongst which were the Organised Private Sector operators, Civil Right Groups etc acr ...

SANUSI, IBB, NATIONAL UNITY AND BOKO HARAM APOLOGIST

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The ugly faces of Boko Haram has been with us now for some time and just for emphasis only, it has remained more deadlier than ever by the day. Current revelations continue to confirm the obvious fact that the works are within the mill and worse still among those who officially ought to have been tr ...

NIGERIA: OIL SUBSIDY and THE BLAME COUNTRY

Monday, January 16, 2012
The chips are down now, and it is needless to say or define which side of the divide people will go. Everyone now speak from the depth of their anger or understanding. The Government got it coming and so where the people. All the stages were set and both side decided to see who blinks first. Unfortu ...

THE IF’S, CERTAINTIES AND UNCERTAINTIES OF 2012

Monday, December 19, 2011
2012 is a few days away. It is not coming as a surprise because it announced its arrival almost twelve months ago. It can therefore not be said to be arriving unexpectedly as we had twelve long months waiting for it. What is difficult to tell are the difficulties, certainties and uncertainties the y ...

GOVERNOR TIMIPRE SYLVA: AN ACCIDENT FORSEEN YET OCCURRED

Wednesday, December 07, 2011
All parties in the Bayelsa state PDP election primaries seem to have settled down again after the states primary election imbroglio in the battle of Yenagoa. I think the courts themselves have a way of dousing off tension, because with the indefinite adjournment of the case between PDP and Governor ...
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