Opinion

Buhari’s Empty Rhetoric, Security Of People And Hu

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural speech on May 29, 2015 promised expectant citizens that he would: ldquo;tackle head on the enormous challenges of insecurity and pervasive corruption. Nigerians will not regret that they have entrusted national responsibility to us. rdquo; Yet, his gov ...

Chibok schoolgirls: Pause as a parent, to imagine 2,549 days of pains

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
As a father of daughters, I can rsquo;t even imagine the pains of having one rsquo;s daughter held by terrorists for as long as seven whole years. However, I urge parents, especially anyone with a female child to pause for while, no matter how brief, to imagine how it might feel to have one rsquo ...

On Conquest, The West And Audio Record

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Arapaja has won Former Governor Fayose was interested in teaching lessons and proving political superiority. A few months ago on TV Continental, Fayose bragged I was governor when some governors today were just 28 years old . Critics have opined that the Makinde camp would never win a race agai ...

Remembering The #bringbackourgirls Campaign And The Abducted Chibok Girls Seven

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
All was serene and calm absolutely on that fateful day. No one could fathom or imagine that Boko Haram Insurgents would on the 14th of April 2014, attack the Government Girls Secondary School, in Chibok, a sleepy Christian community in Borno State and cart away over two hundred female students who w ...

Marriage Is A Partnership & Friendship Not A Scheme 

Monday, April 12, 2021
A growing number of young men are becoming leery of marriage, not only in Africa. Some parents are wondering if they are ever going to become grandparents. These young men feel threatened, thinking the institution of marriage has been captured by the new women power of feminism to dominate them in t ...

Gov. Uzodinma And Sen. Rochas In The Eyes Of Platonic Allegory Of The Cave

Monday, April 12, 2021
As a philosopher, I find it very difficult to rejoice while others are rejoicing and to weep while others are weeping. The reason for this is because I look beyond the moment euphoria to the period of reality, at the expiration of same when pain, sorrow and agony await familiarity. And until then le ...

Osun Food Support Scheme: Beyond Covid-19

Monday, April 12, 2021
Osun food support scheme was recently launched with fun and fanfare and many were excited. As the reality of socio-economic conditions of living are right now in Nigeria, people who will need this intervention are many. Osun, with a population of over-4 million, per capital of $2,076, Human Developm ...

Why separatist IPOB is thriving in Nigeria and how to curtail it

Monday, April 12, 2021
Though the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied any role in the attacks on the Nigeria Correctional Centre and Police formations in Imo State last Monday, the escalating violence is associated with the separatist group rsquo;s growing popularity in the South-East . The group, with its Easte ...

Is Nigeria In Trouble?

Monday, April 12, 2021
The title of this piece is a poser triggered by a blunt remark by Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the formidable political arch-rival of a former Edo State Governor and immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. Obaseki, the incumbent Governor of Edo State, was, at an e ...

Do Bandits, Kidnappers And Other Criminals Count The Cost Of Killing Others In N

Monday, April 12, 2021
Mr. X nearly died of frustration and suffering before he managed to complete his primary education. His parents seemingly begged him to undergo an apprenticeship in carpentry but he bluntly refused. What spurred his parents rsquo; decision then was not farfetched since they were living below the exi ...
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