Child abuse: A societal problem?

Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional mistreatment or neglect of a child or children. Child maltreatment could also be described as an act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. Child abuse […]

Is Nigeria heading to two party system?

Is Nigeria heading to two party system?

by Emmanuel Oladesu, Group Political Editor The gathering was historic. The agenda was in the national interest. There was no hypocritical commitment. How to salvage Nigeria was the uniting factor when 10 governors met in Lagos to give their backing to the proposed merger of like-minded opposition political parties yesterday. Their resolutions created panic in the […]

Abuja Gate That Cost N7.5 Billion.

Abuja Gate That Cost N7.5 Billion.

Our hypocritical senators showed their anger at N4 billion allocated to the construction of an office for the First Lady in the 2013 budget. We should applaud their concerns about probity. Should we? Everyone knows the First Ladyfs office is one of the illegalities of our times. Were the Federal Capital Territory officials, who wanted […]

Gov. Akpobio and his inappropriate announcement

Gov. Akpobio and his inappropriate announcement

Some 11 days after Governors Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, Gabriel Suswan of Benue and Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers visited ailing Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State in London and swore he was in fine fettle, even pressing to return home, Akpabio has reportedly told the media on his arrival from London on Friday that […]

The bizarre face of justice

SIR: When honour and the law no longer stand on the same side of the line, how do we choose? Nigeria is like a Titanic heading towards an iceberg. The N750,000 fine against Mr. John Yakubu Yusuf who, in concert with other rogues orchestrated the looting of pensioners fund, is just one out of several […]

AFCON: Writing Super Eagles off

by Hardball   In their effort to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) competition taking place in South Africa, the Super Eagles of Nigeria kept Nigerians so much on edge that when they finally booked a place, everyone shrugged, including their compatriots. It was therefore no surprise that in their not-so-comprehensive […]

War against cash

by rarzack olaegbe War has positives. War has negatives. It depends where you stand. If you were around during the Nigerian civil war that consumed many lives, and left some families devastated over 40 years after, you would readily say war connotes bad omen. On the other hand, if you were on the other side, you […]

Close Up of Excellence

by Our Reporter CLOSE-UP, the toothpaste brand from Unilever was recently conferred with the Product Excellence Award (PEA) in the maiden edition of the Nigeria Consumer Awards (NiCA). The Nigeria Consumer Awards (NiCA) was instituted by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and will henceforth be an annual event, to bestow awards and honours on those who […]

1999-2007 Versus 2007-2015- Akwa Ibom

By Mike Ekpo This is just the work of retards. As if monies spent on the roads posted here where that of Godswill Akpabio’s father or his personal funds? Is he doing us a favour using our resources to construct our roads?You are as clumsy and irritating as you can be. Shame on all of […]

Muslims Marital Homes

Muslims Marital Homes

“Marriage is part of my tradition. Whoever is capable but refuses to marry is not part of me” Prophet Muhammad (SAW) This article is being recalled here today due to popular demand. When it was first published in this column sometime ago, many Muslim couples in Nigeria saw it as a true mirror of their […]