Of corruption and campaign funds

LIKe several party primaries before them, the just concluded primaries for the gubernatorial ticket of the major parties in Edo State was reportedly riddled with heavy use of money to influence delegates who voted at […]

The N90 billion bailout for states

T HE Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has announced that the Federal Government is initiating a N90 billion bailout fund for the states that are still in dire financial straits.  The money is to be […]

Redeeming the fight against graft

THE failure of past governments to frontally combat corruption has almost elevated the menace to statecraft. Corruption is so endemic in the country that it is difficult to single out a sector or segment that […]

The festering hijab crisis in Osun

fEw days ago, the hijab controversy in Osun State exacerbated when some female Muslim students and some Christian students of Baptist High School, Adeeke, Iwo, allegedly wore hijab and church garments respectively to class accompanied […]

Shaibu Amodu (1958-2016)

s HORTLY after former Super Eagles’ skipper Stephen Okechukwu Keshi’s sudden death in Benin City on June 7, 2016, Shaibu Amodu, under whose competent wings Keshi had cut his managerial teeth, was among the first […]

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