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The Presidency has excused the progressing slanderous attack against the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, impelled by the individuals who need him to be taken out from office. This follows the calls for his resignation by Nigerians over his supposed links to some terrorist organizations and...
The nominal Christian population in Nigeria is approximately 80 million people, traversing virtually all parts of our great country. It is widely suggested that Nigeria is home to the largest collection of black Christians in the world. When one begins to think about this sub-population as a socio-economic group,...
When a lie is told repeatedly for a very long time unchallenged it grasps the hearts and souls of innocents in believing it to be true. Perhaps the longevity of evil perpetuated by the older Nigerian politicians in using Nigerian youths as thugs and for dirty deals in order to...
Niger Delta people will, for a long time, remain wholeheartedly grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari, for the immense goodwill he has shown to the good people of the Oil rich but beleaguered region, through the various projects and programmes aimed at the total development and emancipation of the Niger...
In line with the character of the year, 2020 is ending in an unusual tenor. Across the world, there are rising cases of coronavirus infections. Governments are clamping down with new restrictions and movement protocols, including lockdowns stiffer than the first ones in March through June. 2020 has been the...
It is baffling and hard to believe that the Nigerian Army under the current leadership of Lt. General Tukur Buratai would recruit the service of publicists for dark propaganda, rather than public relations to protect its image.Just recently, the Army’s publicists shot a movie titled “Fatal Arrogance” that portrays...
Seven months ago, things were at a stand-still in Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo State, before Hon. Chika Okoroike was appointed the interim management committee chairman of the local government. Knowing how things were at the time and what it would take to make anything meaningful come...
Showmax, an internet television service on Friday said the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on that platform This was contained in a statement given to newsmen in Lagos, by the organisation which added that the development had proved that local content definitely had...
In the last few weeks, Nigeria has witnessed protests and threats of protests by organised labour and civil society groups in the country over Federal Government’s borrowing. In particular, they have criticized the Chinese loans and other loans obtained by the Federal Government for the execution of concrete infrastructure...
Brian Tracy, the famous motivational speaker said the true test of leadership is how well one functions in a crisis. His words haven’t resonated more than they do today as the Covid-19 continues to ravage the whole world, while turning conventional leadership strategies to foolishness. Today, the competencies required are...
While I was a part of government, these main issues have been of particular interest to me, given my involvement in the establishment of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority and the urgency of the issue of economic diversification in the realization of our true potential as a nation. Let...
By Demola Abdulkadir Fellow Nigerians, the hope and future of Nigeria has not been so dampened by corruption as orchestrated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as we are witnessing now within and outside the country. The EFCC was established in 2003 by President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration through the...
By Muhammad Nami This matter of making the Stamp Duty (and by implication tax revenue) the next black gold has occupied my mind even long before I was appointed the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. I have thought that given the way the Nigerian economy has been...
The demotion and dismissal of Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki as ordered by the General Court Martial (GCM) of the Nigerian Army over missing money have sent tongues wagging. Some sources were alleging that he did not perform ‘satisfactorily’ during the last election in Sokoto, hence his current ordeal and...
By Ever Obi  It’s been half a year since the first signs of COVID-19 surfaced. It has taken away hundreds of thousands of lives and destroyed the livelihood of millions, but we’re finally beginning to recover. As the pandemic slowly and painfully subsides, it is worth noting that we cannot return...
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was established in the third quarter of the Year 2000, under the Act No.6 of the National Assembly which provides for the repeal of the defunct Oil Mineral Producing Areas Commission Decree 1998. This bold move was geared towards a re-organised management structure...
Much like the British Colonialists maintained the Nigerian territory under their stronghold through indirect rule, Nigeria has again become captive by an unelected cabal who indirectly want total dominance over governance of Nigeria and her resources. This cabal is represented by the man known as the Chief of Staff to the...