Daily Archives: December 4, 2012

Opinion church

I stumbled on one article by a certain public affairs analyst, Suraj Oyewole in one of the national dailies recently which led me to a conclusion that Nigerian newspapers are truly the platform that accommodate all views regardless of your persuasion.

Opinion obasanjo-new

I have always thought that history is a great teacher. But it seems that the biggest lesson we, as Nigerians, have learnt from history is that we don’t learn from history. This also seems to be at the base of our problems. I think this way because

Back Page / Columns offside-new

I received a slew of responses to last week’s column which I titled “A Case For Abolishing Nigeria’s ‘Democracy.’” Most of the reactions came as emails, but there were a few phone calls as well. The most interesting response was from an anonymous caller.

COVER boko2

Director-General, State Security Service, Ekpenyong Ita yesterday, said terrorists craved media attention for their dastardly actions to intimidate and instil fear in the people. He made the disclosure while declaring open a week-long security training

Editorial okonjo-iweala2

The recent recognition of two Nigerians on the list of 100 Global Thinkers for 2012 is good news for our country that is sorely in need of role models.

COVER sanusi-CBN

As part of efforts to revive the comatose capital market, the Federal Government has decided to forgive N22.6 billion margin loans by 84 stockbrokers, as well as cancel the payment of stamp duties and Value Added Value Tax (VAT) on stock market transaction fees

COVER Abubakar

Two persons were confirmed dead yesterday when hoodlums suspected to be militants attacked a Naval outpost located at the outskirt of the commercial city of Onitsha . This was just as police averted what could have been another bloody clash at the Upper Iweka axis of the city

COVER ojukwu-biafra

The controversial Will of the late Ikemba Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu which was read last Friday at the Probate Registry of the Enugu State High Court has been described as sacrosanct by Chief Emeka Onyemelukwe, the family lawyer.

COVER lagos-ibadan

The rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway by Messrs Julius Berger and Messrs Reynolds Construction Company Limited would be completed in the next eight weeks. This was revealed by the Minister of Works, Mr. Mike Onolememen when he came to monitor the stage of work on the road yesterday