Home / EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, 1936-2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a stalwart of the anti-apartheid struggle passed away in a Johannesburg hospital on April  2, 2018, at the age of 81. Born Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei and the fourth of eight children, Winnie was the daughter of two teachers. …

Read More »

Editorial: The State Police Option

Debate on the desirability or otherwise of establishing a state policing system has resurfaced in our national discourse as Nigerians explore   solutions to the incessant killings and the sharp increase in other forms of criminalities across the country. Undoubtedly, security of lives and property is a primary responsibility of …

Read More »

Editorial: Shea Nut and Butter as Goldmine

For over time, economists and even politicians have been stressing   the need for Nigeria to diversify its economy which has been precariously relying on a mono product, oil, for its sustenance especially for more than 90 per-cent of her foreign exchange earnings. The need to diversify the economy became …

Read More »

Editorial: The Failed Arrest of Pastor El-Buba

Our memory has not failed us. There was a time in our country’s history when those who expressed opinions about the style of governance or about the policies of the government of the day were hounded into detention by security operatives, purportedly acting on orders from above. That was the …

Read More »

Editorial: A Vote Against Cattle Colonies

The idea of establishing cattle colonies in the states of the federation as a way of tackling Fulani Herdsmen-farmers’ clashes by the Federal government is generating more controversies than the solutions the policy is intended to be. Since the idea was made public by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu …

Read More »

Taming the Monster Called Fuel Scarcity

According to Organisation of Oil Exporting Countries (OPEC), Nigeria is the sixth oil exporter in the world, while the country ranks third  among the gas exporting countries. Against these impressive rankings, it remains a source of huge embarrassment  that the country still grapples with  the problem of fuel scarcity. For too …

Read More »

Editorial: Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS Status

Last Friday, Nigeria joined the international community to mark the World HIV/ AIDS day. Since HIV/ AIDS became an epidemic, the country has committed Huge resources in the effort to contain the spread of the virus among the population and also manage those already infected. Although some progress may have …

Read More »