Editorial

Need to restore party ideologies

Need to restore party ideologies

FOR the past 24 years, we have not really been practising democracy in full. We are still transiting from military culture in a civilian rule largely based on the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (As Amended). The Executive, both at the federal and state levels, still behaves like military heads of state […]
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Resolving the ‘federal road’ issue

Resolving the ‘federal road’ issue

PRESIDENT-elect, Bola Tinubu, honoured Governor Nyesom Wike’s invitation to commission some projects in Rivers State last week, and a friendly banter between them threw up the question of what must be done to sustainably care for our federal roads. Wike, who will vacate office on 29th of this month, had tabled a request in advance […]

Ajao Estate building demolitions

Ajao Estate building demolitions

LAST week, agents of the Federal Government and Lagos State Government swooped on some buildings in Ajao Estate and Shasha areas and brought down no fewer than 13 mansions said to have been illegally constructed close to the perimeter fence of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Isolo. Before embarking on the grim job, the Federal […]

The inauguration conundrum

The inauguration conundrum

FOR the first time since our return to democracy in 1999, our Inauguration Day, May 29, 2023, is beclouded in a controversy that might have been avoided if the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had not sparked off controversy around the February 25, 2023 presidential election. Had INEC followed the Electoral Law […]

King Charles III’s coronation

King Charles III’s coronation

TOMORROW, May 6, 2023, millions of British citizens and people from all around the world will tune in to watch the coronation of King Charles III of England. He ascended the throne on September 8, 2022 when his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, died. The coronation of British monarchs is a significant cultural event that has […]

Ekweremadus: Not too late for Nigerian Government to act

Ekweremadus: Not too late for Nigerian Government to act

A DISTRESS that has shadowed Nigeria – United Kingdom relations in the last year is the trial of the immediate past Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, over allegations of organ trafficking. The couple, along with a Nigerian-born doctor, Obinna Obeta, were found guilty of arranging the travel […]