Re-inventing the NYSC

 There were two important developments on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme this week: One, was Buhari’s declaration of his commitment to retaining...

Trump, the tragic case of Bridget Agbahime and the death of a nation

Two weeks ago, while the world faced the frightening prospect of a Trump presidency in the US, an equally tragic event took place thousands...

Change Tempered by Pessimism, Anchored by Hope

By Oseloka H. Obaze One year is too brief a time to assess President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency, but the past twelve months offered Nigerians a...

Recession: Is the Worst Really Over?

With Nigerians waddling through what is generally regarded as the country’s worst economic crisis in over two decades, the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has...

Why Ekweremadu is wrong on the Gambian Crisis

The recent warning by the Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu that any use of military might to force Jammeh out of office in...

The Words They Couldn’t Put In Jonathan’s Mouth

On the eve of Nigeria’s 54th independence anniversary, President Jonathan’s special assistant on public affairs, Doyin Okupe, came up with a very bright idea....

Ambode, Agbaje and all that

The Appeal Court ruled in the past week that the PDP had no case against the victory of Akinwunmi Ambode as governor of Lagos....

The Nduka Obaigbena Phenomenon

I recollect vividly as if it happened yesterday — the day I first had a one-on-one with Mr Nduka Obaigbena, editor-in-chief and chairman of...

Mile 12 Clash: Between Indigenes, Settlers and Citizenship rights

The recent ethnic/regional clashes between  some Yoruba youths and some people of northern Nigeria extraction at Mile 12, Lagos, is the latest in a...

EFCC release recovered fund of N500k to fraud victim (photo)

he South East Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday August 18 2016, released N500,000 recovered fund to a fraud...

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