Nigeria’s response to meningitis

THE outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM serotype C) has recorded a fatality that is unprecedented in the history of the pestilence in the country. On Thursday, April 27, official confirmation of a total of 839 […]

Confab: Northern delegates’ volte face

THE narratives surrounding the 2014 National Conference, which cost  taxpayers N7 billion, took a strange turn lately following the failure of the government to hearken to the demands of Nigerians. The Conference delegates from the […]

The trial of Professor Nyanzi

AIMING to shut her down over her biting criticisms of the conduct of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his wife, Janet Kataaha Museveni, the president has ordered the arrest and prosecution of Makerere University medical […]

SGF’s suspension: What is new?

THE Presidency ordered the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal, a few days ago after protracted accusations by the Senate of improprieties against him in the […]

The Dogara/el-Rufai face-off

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, and the governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir  el-Rufai, have been lately in the news, contending on the need to be more open and transparent […]

The excuses over FEC meetings

FOR two consecutive weeks now, President Muhammadu Buhari has been absent from the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. While at the April 12, 2017 meeting, he was conspicuously absent, the one scheduled for the following […]

The excuses over FEC meetings

FOR two consecutive weeks now, President Muhammadu Buhari has been absent from the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. While at the April 12, 2017 meeting, he was conspicuously absent, the one scheduled for the following […]

The proposed NDD Bank

ON March 22 this year, the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission  (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, revealed the Federal Government’s plan to establish a Niger Delta Development Bank, ostensibly to speed up the […]

Chima Ordu, the photographer

Last week, a US-based Nigerian, Chima Ordu, was reportedly remanded in a Lagos prison after taking photographs of a policewoman allegedly taking bribes from motorists. The 40-year-old had reportedly sighted the policewoman performing what some […]

The barber in FRSC

LAST Monday, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) was in the news for the wrong reasons. Its sector commander for Rivers State, Mr. Ayodele Kumapayi,   had ignited national outrage after cutting the hair of some […]

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