Opinion

When The Worst Of The Best Is Better Than The Rest

By Kehinde Bamigbetan The set theory is a commonsensical heritage of arithmetics. By defining a selection from a universe as a set, it makes value judgments that could relate to the mass. The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research arm of the highly prestigious Economist newsmagazine experiments with the set theory every year. To execute its livability survey, it selects 140 ...

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Environmental ‘Genocidists’ As Crusaders Of Christ In Igbo Land

Emeka Umeagbalasi Igbo land may not survive environmentally in the next 50 years. Trees and other leafy creatures as natural and sole suppliers of oxygen for human living and survival and absorbers of harmful human and industrial emissions such as carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide are facing total extinction. Igbo land, historically known as “a sub region” in the “rain ...

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How Not To Assess Lagos Under Ambode

By Niyi Anibaba I say without any equivocation that this young man who is there now – Akinwunmi Ambode – has raised the stake of performance (in Lagos State) especially in infrastructure.– Olabode George, chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic Party,( PDP). About the time strident critics in Nigeria had begun to come to terms with the reality of Lagos ...

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As Eket Senatorial District Celebrates Governor Emmanuel

Essien Ndueso Governor Udom Emmanuel has diligently in the last three years of leadership followed the words of Thomas Fuller, an English Churchman, that “Charity begins at home but does not end there”, and this is evident in his uncanny disposition to evenly distribution of projects across the three senatorial districts, federal constituency, local government and wards. Since he mounted ...

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Many Captains, One Ship, May Day!

By Emmanuel Ugoji One of the observations made when the pressure group, Third Force or Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) was formed early in 2018 was that its membership was star-studded. Star-studded in the sense that most of them were ‘very brilliant’ people who have mindset that can hardly be compromised. Each member has a personal conviction about Nigeria, and how ...

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Dankwambo’s Poor Adaptation Of Obasanjo’s Lyrics

By Ethelbert Okere Last January, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo wrote his famous letter to President Muhammadu Buhari in which he, among other things, asked the latter not to seek re-election. The move was received by a majority of Nigerians with a lot of enthusiasm. Even those who are not usually enamoured by the ex president’s political narcissism conceded that he made sense, regardless ...

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The Choice Before Abia People In 2019

Otisi Uma Abia state held a promise when it was created. With gifted human resources that had excelled in commerce, military and diplomatic service, Abia was blessed with a commercial city which competition was only Onitsha in terms of industry, innovation, trade and commerce. Many believed that it was just a matter of time before Abia became the Taiwan of ...

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Whither Fayose’s Transition Committee?

By Segun Dipe One month after the 14 July 2018 Governorship election in Ekiti State, Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose is still in denial. He has neither congratulated the acclaimed winner of the election, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who happened to be his predecessor in office and did not deny him the benefit of such honour in 2014, nor constituted a ...

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Fifth Columnists In Our Recent History

By Babafemi Ojudu Once upon a time a General took over the reigns of power in Nigeria. He was determined to straighten Nigeria and instill discipline in the hope that in no long time Nigeria will be counted among the developed nations of the world. He introduced economic nationalism, frowned upon corruption, and said loud and clear that trafficking in ...

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In God’s Name

By Azibola Omekwe Nigerians behave as if they own God. This may have been heightened by the abundant natural resources in our country. The natural resources in Nigeria close gap on the natural resources of the entire world. We now believe God is a Nigerian. Some Nigerians also use the name of God glibly to perpetuate their evil doings. It ...

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