Why I want to be NANS President -Olaseinde Adeyinka NEWTON

  Comrade Olaseinde Adeyinka, fondly called NEWTON by his admirers, is a 23-year old former Students Union President (SUG) and a final year Student of Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, Ondo State. In this interview with our correspondent, the activist said his number one priority for running for the apex leadership of the Nigerian […]


At last, relief for LAUTECH

  RESOLU TION   For almost two decades of crisis over ownership tussle, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) can now heave a sigh of relief following the resolution of the face-off and ceding its ownership to Oyo State. SOLA ADEYEMO examines the development       ˜Monarch: NUC’s intervention timely ˜Alumni: No victor, no […]

Back Page Columnist

#EndSARS: Living in self-denial

  I am tellingly and instructively finding it difficult to reconcile all the variables that have dominated public discourse in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest, with its attendant casualties and the several judicial panels set up to address the fallout.   I sat back to dissect the issues and the contradictory submissions of the […]


Umahi should convince Ndigbo on his mission in APC – Ezugwu

The Secretary General of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), Chief Willy Ezugwu, in this interview with FELIX NWANERI, speaks on the recent defection of the Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi, to the All Progressives Congress (APC), among other issues     What do you make of the recent defection of Ebonyi State governor, […]

Inside Abuja

Towards a better toilet sanitary environment

  Last week, Nigeria joined the rest of the world in observing the World Toilet Day. The event brought into focus, the challenge that millions of Nigerians still practice open defecation. DEBORAH OCHENI reports     November 19 every year is set aside as the World Toilet Day.   It is an event designed to […]


End ASUU’s strike

In March, this year, two catastrophes hit the Nigerian education sector. The global Coronavirus pandemic required a serious response from the government and Nigeria, like many other countries, was locked down as part of the measures of curbing the spread of the deadly virus.   At the same time, the Academic Staff Union of Universities […]


Curious consultations ahead of 2023

WALE ELEGBEDE x-rays the many sides of the recent separate consultations between some chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan   In politics, nothing happens by accident or chance. Every step taken in the maverick world of politics is deliberate and intended at reaching a […]


S’East should be supported to produce president in 2023 – Onuigbo

Hon. Samuel Onuigbo represents Ikwuano/ Umuahia North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State in the House of Representatives. In this interview with CHUKWU DAVID, he speaks on the proposed establishment of Federal Secretariat complex in Abia, housing deficit in Nigeria and the clamour for the South-East to produce the next president, among other issues     […]