Mr President, please, save Magu

March 19, 2017

THE Senate again, last Wednesday, declined to confirm Mr Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, hinging its position on the Department of State Security (DSS) report. About three months […]

For the political class, the clock ticks

March 12, 2017

THE notoriety of Nigerian leaders for complicating very simple matters with a view to bamboozling the public is legendary. They give every little problem a gargantuan status to beguile the governed. Their stock-in-trade is to […]

It is time for state police

February 12, 2017 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

THE rising wave of crime and criminality in the country has once again brought to the fore the issue of state policing. Kidnapping has become a regular occurrence all over the country. While the country […]

Onnaghen: Clarifying the issues

February 5, 2017

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s reluctance to forward the name of Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria is generating serious concerns across the country. Many people […]

Here today, gone tomorrow

January 29, 2017

PENULTIMATE week was a particularly trying one for the nation. While we thought the worst of Boko Haram attacks was behind us, an Air Force fighter jet involved in counter-insurgency operation in the North-East bombed […]

Nigeria’s lean dogs and fat cows revisited

January 22, 2017

The sentencing last week of Femi Aseye to death by hanging for dispossessing two people of their valuables such as a Blackberry, a Techno mobile phone and a wristwatch compared with the slap on the […]

Are our rulers immune to recession?

January 8, 2017

Hard times have hit Nigerians big time. Jobs are lost in droves, employers are unable to keep up with prompt payment of salaries, pensioners have been long forgotten by those who are supposed to help […]

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