Category: Opinion

US-RUSSIA RELATIONSHIP; REOPENING OF OLD WOUNDS

With the demise of the Soviet Union in 1989, the World’s nightmare and apprehension was finally buried-the fear of a ‘devastating’ nuclear war was sealed and kept in the attic. But 27 years after, this fear seemed to have been reawakened by a new twist in Russo-American relationship that has led to reinforcement of alliances […]

Conscious Youths In Politics: A Good Walk To Good Governance In Nigeria

A bill to reduce age qualification for political offices to 30yrs, sponsored by Tony Chinedu Nwulu, 37, representing Oshodi-Isolo 11 Federal Constituency of Lagos State at the House of Representatives, passes second reading in Nigerian senate in recent days. The bill, which also makes provision for independent candidacy into the country’s electoral process, further reduces the age qualifications to contest […]

EDITORIAL: WHEN CORRUPTION FIGHTS BACK!

If president Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate saga becomes a trial he must defend in court at this point in time, then, i will not be reluctant to say that the Yoruba political navigators who did not allow this same issue to hold ground prior elections till Buhari assumed office have a clandestine motive to oust the […]

EDITORIAL: THE LAMENTABLE DEATH OF READING CULTURE AMONG NIGERIAN YOUTHS

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A NATION THAT STOPS READING WILL EVENTUALLY STOP THINKING Ironically, but not coincidentally, reading has begun fading from our culture at the very moment that its importance to that culture is finally being established. Its decline, many theorists believe, is as profound as, say, the fall of communism, and some have taken to prophesying that the downturn in reading […]

EDITORIAL:THE STATE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

“Most of the expatriates we hire to come to Nigeria and occupy big offices have higher national diplomas and not degrees. The only difference between them and us is that they have skills. So, we need skills not certificates. Probably a revival of polytechnics, colleges of technology, where real skills are taught is one of the surest ways out. “Nigeria […]