Editorial

Buhari’s battle cry to Service Chiefs

    L ast week, it was made known that President Muhammadu Buhari was no longer satisfied with the performance of his Service Chiefs, whom he appointed in 2015. The source of anger of the president is the persistent security challenges that have taken over the whole of the North-West, where banditry, mass murder, cattle […]

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NASS, NDDC and audit conundrum

    W hen President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a forensic audit on the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), he was responding to the persistent criticisms that the organisation had been a cesspool of corruption.     There has been a general perception that the corruption in the system has been largely responsible […]

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Indigenous coaches should emulate Keshi, Amodu

Modern football is very dynamic. Coaches, players and all stakeholders follow the trend by updating their knowledge in the round leather game. We are aware that over the years, the interesting game, which is number one sport in Nigeria, has witnessed many rules and regulation on and off the pitch. Today, there is need to […]

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Embarrassing banditry amid national security malaise

If there was any disclosure that rattled Nigerians and indeed mortified the nation recently, it was the expose by Senator Ibrahim Gobir, representing Sokoto East in the National Assembly, that over 5,000 Nigerians in troubled parts of Sokoto State have relocated to Niger Republic following increased attacks by bandits. Besides being an unpleasant development, it […]

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Violation of interstate lockdown by govs, citizens

In April, governors of the 36 states of the federation agreed to ban interstate travels to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. The move, which came at a time the Federal Government had locked down Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states, was to help limit the spread of the virus across the states’ borders since […]