Farooq Kperogi: Revolt Of “Repentant” Boko Haram Terrorists Proves My Point

By Farooq A. Kperogi AFP, the French wire service, reported on November 18 that “Hundreds of Nigerian Boko Haram jihadists who are being held in a camp after surrendering to the military…

Why waste so much money and ornaments on a temporary building?

This post is inspired by a posting of the pix of a beautiful Cathedral (presumably in Abuja) by Fr. Emmanuel Ojeifo (Omokugbo Ojeifo) The above question is not uncommon when…

EndSARS Panel: I Acted on the Mandate of the Governor

By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa San I have listened to the narratives of the Lagos State Government through one of its Learned Senior Counsel at the #EndSARS Panel, to the effect that…

No Longer ‘An Army of Anything Goes’

There’s no institution that cannot atrophy or degenerate, if like a fish, it begins to rot from the head. And that was the story of the Nigerian Army at a…

Davido: It Is The Nature Of The World To Give More To The Rich Than The Poor…

Yesterday, Davido, our darling songbird announced that he wanted N1m ahead of his birthday and his friends and fans, defied the Twitter ban and have raised over N140m into his…

Open letter to Igbo leaders ~ by Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko

A people’s history and achievements are usually closely tied to the leadership that pilots their affairs. Aside the golden era of 1940-1965, the Igbo cannot be said to have been…

Olanipekun at 70: A life of courage and consistency

By Sunday Saanu Left to him, his 70th birthday anniversary would have come and gone without boisterous bunting, loud drums and dance. He doesn’t really believe in celebrating one’s birthday once…

Mkpuru Mmiri: New Cancer in the Southeast

By Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu Recently, a video went viral on social media. You may have seen it. If you did not, you lost nothing. The sight was unbearable for many. It…

Understanding NYSC Youths Trust Fund

BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO The demography of youngsters in Nigeria with no employment is frightening. This is certainly a worrying signal and a major threat to national security. Youth unemployment is…

Long Walk to NYSC Youths Trust Fund

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The word that rushed through my subconscious is anomie when I remember the critical state of high unemployment amongst the Nigerian youngsters. The predominance of social anomie…