Opinion

Of Kwankwaso, Greed and Political Detractors

By Atim Asim Politics and corruption, have for as long as we care to remember, been intertwined in the history of Nigeria, moreso since the birth of democracy on these shores. Catch a politician with his hand in the cookie jar and he’ll squeal about witchunts and slander by political[Read More…]

Jega’s Farce And A Nation’s Tragedy

By Peter Claver Oparah The shambolic conduct of the governorship election in Anambra State has revved to the fore the need for a credible electoral system that audits the leadership selection process of the troubled country. Many people have rightly identified the protracted leadership crisis afflicting the nation on the[Read More…]

Jonathan’s handlers and their penchant for closed-door meetings

By Olalekan Adetayo Our government officials are too secretive. They prefer that everything about the government is hidden from the electorate who voted them into offices. That is why every meeting is held behind closed-doors. In the Villa, I am beginning to be annoyed at the rate at which every[Read More…]

Arik Air: Higher and Higher Above the law

By Danladi Maigida When Arik Airline first began operations in Nigeria, it quickly began a household name. ‘Wings of Nigeria’ it was called. With airline services reaching different states in Nigeria. Today however, recent investigations have shown that nothing could be more further from the truth. Arik Air, as we[Read More…]

Strike and its evils

by Raymond- Oise-Oghaede The origin of trade union as an effectively organised body which strives by means of collective bargaining with threats of strikes and strikes to raise the earnings and improve the working conditions of its members could be said to be not a far development in Nigeria. The[Read More…]

The Shame That Is Murtala Muhammed International Airport

By Japheth J Omojuwa How much does a country need to keep its busiest international airport from running like an oven? The Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos has to be the hottest airport in the world. It is easily the hottest I have travelled through and I have been[Read More…]