Dousing DSS, EFCC feud

NIGERIANS may be in for a new era of prompt and proactive attention to important governance issues if what happened on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, was anything to go by. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu instructed men of the Directorate of State Services, DSS, to “immediately” vacate offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, […]
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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

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

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

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 […]

Iwuanyanwu’s emergence as Ohanaeze leader

PENULTIMATE weekend, Igbo leaders closed ranks and mandated an elder statesman and industrialist, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, to take over the mantle of leadership of the apex socio-cultural umbrella and leaders of thought, the Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo. Iwuanyanwu took up the challenge to fill the vacancy left behind by the late Professor George Obiozor whose sudden […]

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