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Unknown fate of Kogi voters

It is few days to November 16; a democratic roundabout for the people of Kogi State when they will decide either to make a turn or to forge ahead. The struggle, which is basically between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the…

Does title matter?

When Major General Ibrahim Babangida took over power from Major General Muhammadu Buhari, as the Head of State via a palace coup on August 27, 1985, he said that there was a democratic process by members of the Armed Forces ruling council…

Nigeria’s treacherous dark alleys

Isn’t there a reason that God blessed Nigeria with so much in both natural and human resources? However, strong institutions, ideological planks, values, integrity and selflessness are non-existent in the country.We lose trillions due…

Smashing the old ways

Younger children are being diagnosed with anxiety, while colleges say rates of anxiety are higher than ever among their students. It’s not hard to see why; our world measures, grades, and judges everything young people do. Every social…

Reduction in cost of governance

For long, Nigerians have been calling for cost reduction in governance. We thank God that President Muhammadu Buhari has finally taken a step in that direction.However, the first step has been omitted; all illegal occupants in Aso Rock…

To a Niger of our dream

Just like the saying that “a tree cannot make a forest,” no single individual or group can work the needed development of any society. Similarly, a stick of broom cannot do much, but if tied together in a bunch, it makes a lot of…

Path to a Niger of our dream

JUST like the saying that “a tree cannot make a forest,” no single individual or group can wroth the needed development of any society. Similarly, a stick of broom cannot do much, but if tied together in a bunch, it makes a lot of…

Tackling menace of substandard products

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), the body given the responsibility of ensuring that products manufactured within the country and products imported into the country meet quality standards, has been trying to curb the menace of…

Unbearable traffic jam in Warri

I am writing to notify the Warri South Local Government Area authority of the unending traffic jam in Warri, most especially at Hausa Quarters in Igbudu market. Every morning, I spend over 30 minutes in this axis alone.From a close…