Article

Building a New Nigeria: Imperatives for Shared Pro

Sunday, July 11, 2021
Being a Convocation Lecture Delivered By Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group, American University of Nigeria, July 10, 2021. (PROTOCOLS). Good morning everyone A very happy morning to you the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Today is your big day ...

A Psychologist Explains Ways To Rethink The Organizational Structure, Independen

Sunday, June 27, 2021
Undeniably, the current 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has continued to generate controversy among various sections of the country in recent times. From the point of legal psychology, the Constitution clearly appears not be helpful on sections relating to the legislation that e ...

Njideka: The Little Girl Ngozi Okonjo-iweala Saved From Death

Friday, May 21, 2021
In recent times, both traditional and digital media spheres have been awash with news about the Nigerian economist who overcame tremendous odds to achieve the incredible - the incredible being becoming the first woman and African to hold the coveted office of Director-General of the foremost global ...

Can Intellectuals Too Make Brand Ambassadors?

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The unverified news of the ambassadorial deal of one of two up-and-coming comics, Black Camaru, inspired this article. No doubt, the duo hit the stage with a unique style of humour and are deserving of every fortune they can bag. So, put straightforwardly, the argument in this piece is not about the ...

Prof. Bugaje As NBTE Executive Secretary: The Best At This Time

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
An African proverb says all men are equal but not all men are equal to the task of competence, another one says, good work never hides it self, because it emanates like smoke, and, I so much cherish the Hausa proverb that says, the palm cannot hide the sunshine because, that is how Professor Idris M ...

Netanyahu, Purim And The EnemiesĀ 

Thursday, March 4, 2021
The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his recent Purimmessage responded to the continued threats of annihilation of Israel by the enemies of the Jewish state by reminding them of the biblical story of Haman. Haman obtained an irreversible decree to kill all the Jews in Persi ...

The West Can Move On, But Can The North?

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
There is no exaggeration about the terrible things happening in the north for many years now, from one form of crisis to another, and we know too well, the strength of the Nigerian Government, they can well handle this but will not because of various politicking involved, thereby putting the lives o ...

Salihu Yakassi, social criticism and the future of political leadership in Niger

Monday, March 1, 2021
For a multi-ethnic entity like Nigeria, the problems which stare us on the face are such that cannot be recounted on the pages of paper. From high profile insecurity which has nosedived into banditry, insurgency, criminal abduction, corruption, bad governance etc. This may without ado, be the rat ...

Kagara Abductees: A Bad Example To Treat Victims Of Banditry And Kidnapping.

Sunday, February 28, 2021
The video of the released abductees of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger state is full of pathos. Looking at the lethargic, dirty, frail bodies and haggard looking faces of the victims, one might mistake them for people who had regained freedom from years of captivity in a concentration camp ...

My Encounter With Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu

Friday, February 19, 2021
On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, I took time off to continue my research on a publication that I was working on for my former office, the Lagos State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, where I served as the Director, Public Affairs. The publication, a 39;Collection of Budget Speeches in ...
show more stories