FG, ASUU impasse: Time to sheath the sword

THERE is no doubt that Nigeria’s tertiary education is seriously under threat. The impasse in negotiations between the federal government and the...

Saving the Police to save Nigeria

THAT Nigeria is  in  dilemma is just stating  the obvious going by the aftermath of  the  #EndSARS nation-wide protests. The Nigeria Police   ...

Encouraging establishment of food banks in states, communities

IT HAS become imperative for the country to accord food preservation and storage the attention it deserves given that this is  harvest...

The SARS we created… Which way out?

THERE is a swelter of public opinion that latter-day octopus metamorphosing from the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) grew from years of...

Why won’t IGP’s ban on SARS suffice?

A GOOD number of Nigerian youths have taken to the streets on #EndSARS protests which started on twitter, a social media platform...

Commending Anambra’s efficiency in healthcare delivery

ANAMBRA State, over the weekend, topped the list of states with the most efficient health care system in Nigeria, closely followed by...

Flood disaster and imperative of upgrading facilities in IDP camps

NIGERIA is facing monumental humanitarian crises consequent upon the perennial flood disaster in many states of the federation. Though the flood menace...

Putting society in danger by using animals for public entertainment

OFTEN, scenes where dangerous animals are used for entertainment attract vast attention. Time and again, one beholds such events in public spheres...

Petrol pump pricing as Nigeria’s recurring pain

WHATEVER the school of thought, fuel subsidy and apt pricing of petrol has been a knotty issue to governments in Nigeria.

Doctors’ strike and patients’ death

GREG, an energetic man in his late 50s and bread winner of his family fell sick two Sundays ago and was rushed...

Protecting children against domestic violence

DOMESTIC violence against minors is on the increase in Nigeria in recent time.   THIS evokes a chilling reminder...

Profiteering from not-for-profit schemes

ACTIVITIES of some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have called for more scrutiny than before now. NOTWITHSTANDING that NGOs play big...

Ukwulu monarch and need to monitor erring traditional rulers

ALTHOUGH Gov. Willie Obiano promptly rose  to the occasion and averted what was clearly stampeding Ukwulu town in Dunukofia Local Government Area...

Halting growing cult activities in Anambra

IN recent time, activities of cultists in Nigeria have become worrisome.   THEIR objectives remain bizarre to people and...

School resumption: Matters arising

AHEAD THE August 4 date approved by Federal Ministry of Education for nationwide resumption of secondary school pupils in classes for West...

Anambra: Time to call killer truck drivers to order

DWELLING on road accidents in contemporary Nigeria may sound absurd because  no day passes without  accounts of such havoc on the roads....

Of Nigeria’s spiking COVID-19 toll

BARELY two months after easing the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the rising tide of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country,...

Need for free drainages, waterways

WITH the outset of rainy season, the drains by the streets and roads are heavily stuffed. Hence there is need to excavate...

Hike in electricity tariff… urging caution

STABLE power supply has been a vexxed issue in Nigeria. Facts show that over decades, the country has  tried and continued to...

Demolition of shanties as vital security, environmental safeguards

INSECURITY has become a nation-wide issue and it is incumbent on the national and sub-national governments to go and plug all identified...

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Two policemen die on way to pick colleague’s corpse

TWO police officers and one other person died in a motor accident that occurred along the Ajaokuta-Ojodu-Ayingba road in Kogi State yesterday.

Telcoms deny blocking SIM cards ahead NIN deadline

MOBILE network operators in Nigeria have dismissed claims by subscribers that their SIM cards are being blocked before the deadline set for...

Buhari, Obiano, others honour fallen heroes

THE sacrifices of the fallen heroes are celebrated.   “It is a very special day. It is day made...

Anambra Speaker lauds ex-servicemen’s dedication, patriotism

SPEAKER of Anambra State House of Assembly, Uche Okafor, has lauded veteran Nigerian servicemen for their dedication and patriotism.
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US colleges rescind honorary degrees awarded to Trump

FOLLOWING the attack on the United States Capitol, several colleges in United States have rescinded the honorary degrees they awarded to President...

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