Category: Opinion

11 Prominent Politicians that have been detained in Kuje Prison under Buhari’s Administration

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Its never been done nor imagined in Nigeria that some certain prominent fellows who have tasted the corridors of power will one day be detained in prison over alleged corruption cases. These bold step taken by the Buhari’s anti corruption stance has drawn applauses and criticism by many Nigerians. Some see the fight against corruption […]

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 […]

Bridging The Gap Between The Poor And The Rich In Nigeria By Bamidele Williams

“2% of Nigerians own 90% bank deposits” As a major indicator of wealth distribution in Nigeria across income groups, a mere two per cent of Nigerians own 90 per cent of total deposits in Nigerian banks. This represents the wide gap between the rich and the poor in Nigeria, which continues to pose major socio-economic development challenges to the […]

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 […]

Good Governance, The Panacea To The Leadership Embarrassment In The Country

It would be nothing but stark honesty of me If I conclude that most of what we have at the governing helms in the country are accidental leaders, looting machines(without an idea of where they are made) and celebrated incompetent leaders who lack the basic leadership skills expected of visionary and purposeful leaders. A government or better still, an […]

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 […]