Home / COLUMNISTS

COLUMNISTS

Showers of Endorsements, What Value?

It is amazing the level to which the Nigerian populace has chosen to fall, it really provides one with so much food for thought. Hmmm! I listen to endorsements and counter endorsements of candidates by regional and ethnic groups and the noise that accompanies such. It is a tragic exhibition …

Read More »

Lest We Forget, Dasuki Is Still In Detention

By Nats Agbo I watched with amusement as President Muhammadu Buhari announced the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, claiming that he took the decision because of his respect for the rule of law. According to him, the Code of Conduct tribunal had issued an Order, directing that the …

Read More »

FEDGOCOLOSAs: A LEGACY AS RELEVANT AS EVER

As National Presidents and their Secretary Generals rose from a retreat with the President General and EXCO members of the National Association of ex – students of Federal Government Colleges popularly known as USOSA (Unity Schools Old Students Association) the concerns for the survival of these schools, the passion to …

Read More »

The Debate That Never Was

Nats Onoja Agbo Did I expect President Muhammadu Buhari to attend the Presidential Debate on January 19, 2019? Well, the build up to the date of the debate had tell-tale signs of what to expect. Few days to the Presidential Debate, the President granted an unusual interview to Arise, the …

Read More »

Industrial Actions, Constitutionality and the Rule of Law

In what appears like a positive response by relevant stakeholders in the contentious issue of minimum wage which, at the beginning of the year, seemed to have cast a dark shadow over the Nigerian economic outlook for 2019 and the general elections in particular, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and …

Read More »

Women, Health and Development

By Menyanga Abu From the dawn of human history, women have been at the heart of human development. The mothers/women are the first social support mechanism we all experienced. They are our first teachers and our first health care providers from the day we are born, to the time we are  able to …

Read More »

EVERY ‘NO’ MATTERS; LETS UNITE AGAINST CORRRUPTION The 2018 theme of the International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) celebrated on the 9th of December every year called for all nations and peoples to say NO TO CORRUPTION. Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, tweeted that corruption is present in all countries, robbing …

Read More »