Naija News Editorials

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  • Columnist
    Sokoto State Government And The Paradox Of Respect For Human Rights

    Some weeks back, Sokoto State Government issued a statement appealing to people to express their opinions on the style of leadership of the Governor. Some of us expressed mixed feelings about it considering the fact that the body language of the State Government was tilting towards intolerance. People express such opinions and...

  • Politics
    PDP to challenge Edo government over LG constitutional amendment

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo state has resolved to challenge the recent amendment of the state local government Electoral law by the State House of Assembly even as it condemned the composition of the state electoral commission. Chairman of the party in the state Chief Dan Osi Orbih addressing reporters after...

  • Politics
    APC Exposes How Wike Created Insecurity In Rivers State

    …..Admonishes Him to Solve the Insecurity Challenge *Says APC Doesn’t Need Any Militant to Defeat him in...

  • Columnist
    Lalong, Sanusi And Benue Genocide

    By Erasmus Ikhide The case-hardened outburst of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, that himself, the...

  • Boko Haram’s ‘haram’

    I think the Boko Haram leadership should ultimately have a second thought of the digression of their plight to exterminate Western education (‘book’) to the plot of shedding innocent blood. This is against the tenets of any religion all over the world, because human life is sacred. This can be simply termed...

  • Is federalism a curse?

    Is Nigerian federalism a blessing or a curse? This is a big question for all Nigerians who really know the political history of this nation. It is high time citizens woke up from their political slumber and started demanding how taxpayer money is being used at federal, state and local governments. The...

  • Baga massacre

    Comments on the massacre in Baga by politicians should be reasonable and not one sided. Boko Haram members are only trained for destruction of lives and escape. Soldiers that are well-trained are also members of this country and are to be seen as citizens with families who are supposed not to die...

  • Boston bomb suspect

    Tayo Sanni , Old Gbagi, Ibadan, Oyo State, +23481516376: The lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been arrested and charged to court less than a week after the unfortunate tragedy that killed three people and injured more than 180 people occurred. Those responsible for maintenance of law...

  • Before God, Before Man, Politicians and Power

    THE funeral service of Chief Oluwole Awolowo, scion of the Awolowo family, was another occasion for public...

  • Baga Massacre: Too Little, Too Late

    The media was awashed this week with news of a mass murder, arson and outright brigandage perpetrated...

  • Boston Manhunt And The Lessons For Nigeria

    The attention of the whole world was drawn to Boston, in the United States of America, these past few days when two powerful bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing three people, including an 8-year old child, and injuring more than 100. This ugly incident, unfortunately, turned one...

  • Parliamentary arbitrariness and tyranny of majority

    By Article 2, paragraph (1) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives”. This right finds expression in the practice of democracy. To be sure, democracy is a government that promotes popular participation by...

  • No do-or die politics

    A statement credited to a national leader of one of the political parties in our country while responding to questions from journalists on his party’s preparedness towards future elections, that the party members will do what they know how to do best is inciting, unfortunate and not healthy for our political landscape....

  • Edo LG election controversy

     If media reports on the local government election held in Edo State over the weekend are anything to go by, it is obvious the election was a rape of democracy as voting materials were delayed till 4pm in many voting centres and result sheets allegedly disappearing and reappearing at will. In some...