Have the dreams of our heroes past been in vain?

  Dakuku Peterside Nigeria’s National Anthem has this interesting line: “The labours of our heroes past shall never be in vain”. As much as this is a strident call to patriotism, it probably reveals the concerns of those who wrote the National Anthem that Nigeria’s strenuous journey from independence to nationhood may turn out to […]

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Petrol price, electricity tariff hike: NLC, TUC join forces to shut down economy

  Regina Otokpa Abuja   The Trade Union Congress (TUC), yesterday, said it will join forces with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shut down economic activities in Nigeria on September 28, should the Federal Government refuse to reverse the recent increase in the pump price of petrol and hike in electricity tariff.   The […]

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As Dogara’s defection excites APC, stirs angst in PDP

Different strokes for different folks. That’s the situation in the past week at the ruling All progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in regard to former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara.   Dogara recently switched camp from the PDP to APC, the second in the opposite directions in […]


GEJ meets PMB: A lesson for Bitter-Enders

  By Femi Adesina In the build-up to the 2015 general elections, the country was divided right down the middle. On one side were the Jonathanians, who supported the then incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan, and wanted him to continue in office for another term of four years. On the flip side were the Buharists (I […]

Columnist Faith

Except the Lord builds the house

T he situation in the world today brought about by this novel but ravaging coronavirus disease also known as Covid 19 is worrisome. It is now the world is witnessing the economic effects of lockdown of factories, market places, land and air travels. Despite all efforts being made by various world government leaders, World Health […]