Commentaries

Who Wants Ahmed Dikko Out of PH Refinery Rehab Tra

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Why is Engr. Ahmed Dikko, Managing Director of the Port Harcourt Refining Company, (PHRC) coming under series of what appears to be trumped-up campaign of calumny against his personae? But why would a man like Dikko who has express Presidential mandate to provide hands-on supervision and coordina ...

9/11 Attacks, Twenty Years After: Where is the Wisdom? 

Thursday, September 9, 2021
This September 11 is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11/2001 terror attacks. Twenty years is a long time. What are the lessons of the nation rsquo;s response to the attacks? The mistakes? The attacks shocked the country. In response to the vile attacks, George W Bush declared a war on terror. The w ...

Is Remodelled  Adamasingba Stadium Yet Another White Elephant  Project?

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Since Governor Seyi Makinde came on board, I have had certain reservations about the cost of executing certain contracts in the Pacesetter State. The reason is that service delivery of many of these projects are not in commensurate with the amounts expended on them. However, when I heard that the ...

Diaspora’s Life Reduces One To Some Form Of Garbage

Saturday, August 28, 2021
In a Book review, Cristina Ali Farah rsquo;s Little Mother brings out images of uprooted, dislocated, scattered, disseminated, secluded and rejected Somalis. Farah paints Somali immigrants as unwanted garbage in inter alia Europe and North American countries. Farah uses the sea trope as a perfect ...

Shame: APC Missing As Vice President Commissions Shoe Cluster, Power Substation

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
In what observers described as shameful and a confirmation of the non-existence of All Progressives Congress (APC) as a political party in Anambra State, officials of the party and their so called gubernatorial candidate were no where to be found on 24 August 2021 as Vice President of Federal Republ ...

Whose VAT?

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Sir, It was Aristotle that echoed in latin ldquo;Amicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas rdquo; meaning Plato is my friend, but truth is a better friend. Permit me to contribute to the raging debate on the appropriate tier of government to collect and spend in a winner takes a ...

Nigeria, Tokyo Olympics and the Grouse of Dissatisfactions

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Nigeria is apparently not strange to Olympic competition, infact Nigeria has only missed sending a team to just one edition of the Games since its first participation in 1952 and in that time the NOC has had a number of memorable Olympic moments. Lest, the country has not only been participat ...

Things are not Getting Better

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
ldquo;Therefore, the earlier we know things are not getting better the better for us, so that we can sit down and find means and ways of solving our problems. rdquo; ndash; Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa rsquo;ad Abubakar III The epigraph and title of this article are both f ...

As the Vultures Gather to Inter APGA...

Sunday, August 8, 2021
It has been a season of bashing for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for reasons best known to a coalition of renegades and vultures of fortune who cannot wait for the dismemberment and internment of this once thriving movement - A.P.G.A. It is yet another election season in Anambra, an ...

The Many Problems Of Abuja-kaduna Train Service

Monday, July 12, 2021
Rail transportation has long been established in various parts of the world as one of the most important, commonly used and cost effective modes of commuting and goods carriage. The various rail projects embarked upon by the Federal Government are therefore highly commendable, as they will contri ...
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