By: Lookman Seriki ‘Despotism Can Govern Without Faith, But Liberty Cannot’ – Alexis de Tocqueville The last week of April and all of May, 2017, was a season of prayers…

How Buhari Government is Weaponising Hunger, By Adekoya Boladale

When Feyisayo, a 36-year old trader and a single mother of three, left her home in Imeri, a village in Ose Local Council Area of Ondo State, to cast her ballot in the…

Opinion: Atiku, the Twinkle Star in the Sky

By Olusola Sanni Ajanaku koja mo ri nkan firi; ti a ba ri eerin, ki a’gba wipe a ri eerin – Yoruba proverb Trust the Africans. Their wealth of rich…

VOICES: Nigeria’s Judiciary, Where is Our Sense of Decency?

By Opeyemi Oguntoye The judge that sentenced James Ibori, very surprised, said “It was one of the biggest money laundering cases he has ever seen and the £50 million the…

Opinion: Minister Fashola-Power Sector Needs Law

By Oguntoye Opeyemi Most Nigerians will commend the performance, so far, of the honourable minister since the beginning of his tenure as the minister for works, housing and power and…

How Buhari Will Roll Back Poverty, By Garba Shehu

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for the release of 10,000 tons of grains from the national strategic grains reserves for national distribution to counter food price increases and the intolerably…

VP Osinbajo is Wrong on VAT

By Anthony A. Kila There is no other way to put it, our normally impressive Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is very wrong on his position on the Value Added…

The Imperative of Economic Diversification by DMO

By Abdulahi Abdallah In spite of the deluge of challenges besetting our economy, Director-General of the Debt Management Office, Dr. Abraham Nwankwo recently assured Nigerians that our economy is very…

Akinwunmi Ambode, a Performer, Not a Noise Maker

By Gbolahan Bakare Lagos today remains the most important state in Nigeria and can only be led by the most courageous and innovative leaders. Its cosmopolitan nature and complexities make…

Ambode Needs Oshodi

  By Anthony A. Kila Reports reaching us from my Lagos is clear and unanimous: The honeymoon period between the people of Lagos state and our newly elected Governor, Mr…