Opinion

(Opinion) Change Begins With You By Mohammed Belgore

    The people get the government they deserve, so posited Joseph De Maistre. While I am currently advocating for youths to step up to their calling as leaders of tomorrow, I will not be remiss of the other stark reality that before a man embarks on a quest to change the world let him […]

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(Opinion) PVCs Before Placards: Agenda For 2023 By Muhammed Belgore

      Placards are fabulous, but Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) first. It’s been a past few days of revelation in my fatherland Nigeria. The supposedly lazy Nigerian youths have had the audacity, and most of all the energy to turn out enmasse in protest against police brutality, particularly the SARS who are notorious for […]


The #EndSARS Protests: A Fundamental Lesson In Democratic Governance By Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

    I heavily grieve for those who have lost their lives or been injured during the period of these protests. My deepest sympathies go to their families and loved ones for none should have been made to pay such a dear price. My career as an active politician spans nearly three decades.  In that […]


(Opinion) #EndSARS Protests: Before We Lose The Plot By Tony Usidamen

    Even as #EndSARS—a nationwide campaign against police brutality in Nigeria—enters Day 12, some still consider it as “misdirected” and “futile.” But I disagree. I believe that it is a legitimate struggle, which underlines the failure of leadership in the country. And, if nothing else, Nigerians now realize the power they wield, and the […]


(Opinion)Edo 2020: Why Esan Race Will Not Vote For APC By Solomon Ibharuneafe  

      The Jeering and Booing of  the former Governor of Edo State and sacked National Chairman of All Progressive Congress(APC), Adams Oshiomhole at Opoji, the hometown of Francis Inegbeneki, a chieftain of APC recently at a rally is just a tip of the iceberg compared to others waiting for him. The sins of […]


(Opinion)Sarat Lara Braimah: Making Roads Out Of Water By Frank Meke

    She has the eyes and strength of an eagle. Sarat Braimah is focused and makes no pretences of leaving legacies. To her, the transformation of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos Area Office, where she is the Area Manager is not just a job, it is passion, dream of restoration and opportunity to […]


(Opinion) Stop State Governments Infringements On The Authorities Of FAAN Over Federal Airports And Associated Service Roads By Capt John Ojikutu

  When Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State threatened that he would close the Lagos airport following the Federal Government (FG) declaration of the lockdown on states as a result of the afflicting COVID-19 pandemic, I thought it was a joke being carried too far. Following and immediately after him, Governor Wike of Rivers State invaded […]


(Opinion)Tesleem Kareem: A Ranger Conservator Of Uncommon Grit By Frank Meke

oo   He is an uncommon Ranger on a mission in a troubled nature enclave. Tesleem Kareem does not leave  you in confusion or doubt of his mission  to die protecting “mere trees and animals” under his watch in Okomu National Park, the smallest but one of the richest  biosphere in south west cum mid […]


(Opinion) The Grave Sin Of Godwin Obaseki By Tony Usidamen

    If you have been following events on the Nigerian political scene, then you would know about the protracted battle between the erstwhile National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki. The feud cost the former his exalted position in the […]


(Opinion)NIS: An Evolving World Class Immigration Service By James Sunday

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as an institution of government established by the Act of Parliament in 1963 will be 57 years in August, 2020. By this age long statistics,  having gone through 15 leadership styles and administration and now we  have the 16th Comptroller General in the person of Muhammad Babandede, one […]