• On LG Autonomy, The NASS Doth-no-wrong

    By Eugene Uwalaka – Abrasive verbal conflicts often arise on account of differential meanings we assign to either the word or the word group. Vagueness of meaning leads to cloudiness of thoughts. Ambiguities cause similar problems. Note that the thought process is the seed bed of dissensions, schisms, fallacies and heresies. Our...

  • Why I Retained Akpeyi In Eagles – Rohr

    Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has stated that he is yet to decide who will start in goal against Cameroon after including Daniel Akpeyi in his squad. The goalkeeper was heavily criticised by the Nigerian media and fans following the Super Eagles’ 2-0 defeat to South Africa in the 2019 CAF...

  • PMB Congratulates D’Tigress On Afrobasket Victory

    By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah And Salifu Usman, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, on winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. President Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser media, Femi...

  • Wike Dissolves Chieftaincy Stools’ Inquiry Panel

    BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA – Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has ordered the dissolution of the Panel of Inquiry To Review Classification Of The State Chieftaincy Stools. This is as the governor has reinstated the caretaker committee chairmen of Gokana and Ogu/Bolo local government areas, who were relieved of their appointments...

  • Lagos Begins Demolition Of 57 Distressed Buildings

    BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA yesterday commenced the demolition of 57 distressed buildings across the metropolis in a move to stem the tide of collapsed buildings in the state. It was learnt that, thirty-four of the buildings being demolished are on Lagos Island. Officials of LASBCA,...

  • The Facts About The Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

    By Amb Dickson A. O. Akoh – For quite some time, there has been series of publications by Mr. Chinedu Nneji, the self-acclaimed Commandant-General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) and his supposed Plateau and Osun States Commandants, accusing me of distorting some facts with regards to the passage of...

  • Ladan: Moving DPR To Next Level

    By Mohammed Eibo-Adanu – The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is the apex federal government agency charged with the responsibility of supervision and monitoring of all operations and activities relating to the oil and gas sector in the country. It is also responsible for setting standards and guidelines for operations which involve...

  • Idris: When Crime Fights Back – By Philip Agbese

    Nigerians, I plead your indulgence to engage ourselves in a dispassionate discussion as insightful patriots! None of us can really say, a nation such as Nigeria would have known peace without a law enforcement security agency like the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Some of us acknowledge their positive roles in securing lives...

  • Initial Plan Was To Seize And Sell Off Arik Air – Okon

    Former Vice-Chairman of Arik Air, Senator Anietie Okon has alleged that some interests in government had planned to take over Arik Air and sell it cheaply to themselves but this was forestalled by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), which is currently managing the airline. Senator Okon said the interest group took...

  • Why There Are Wrong Placements In Aviation Ministry

    By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos – Except the Federal Government constitutes a Board of Directors for aviation parastatals , the ministry will continue to get it wrong in terms of employment, policies and resource management. This is the position of aviation professionals in the sector who have equally called on the Presidency to...

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