Internal security issues across country

THOUGH protests across the South West zone are flagged by the controversial internal security scheme 'Amotekun' established without due process by joint effort of...

INEC’s CVR score card and 2019 elections

RECENTLY, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluded the 2018 Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in all the states of the federation. The exercise, which...

Matters arising from resumed ASUU strike

UNIVERSITY teachers in Nigeria, under the auspices of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday, embarked on a work action. They described it...

Tasks in S’East for on-coming FG ministers

IT IS no longer news that the 43 persons in the list that President Muhammadu Buhari sent to the Senate for  ministerial positions for...
press freedom

Increasing threats to press freedom

TODAY is World Press Freedom Day. It is a day set aside to celebrate the fundamental principles of the freedom of the press, as...

Making Presidential team’s dialogue with geo-political zones worthwhile

SAYING that the Nigerian nation is facing very challenging times is merely stating the obvious. The auguries are increasingly being manifested in...

shooing out destabilising foreign security agencies from Nigeria

THE federal government, last Tuesday, showed the exit door to all private security agencies and their owners operating in the country. THE move came as...

2019: Checking vote buying for credible elections

EDITORS in  mainstream Nigeria news media houses held their 14th All Nigeria Editors Conference, under the umbrella of Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), in...
Farming in Anambra

2019 farming season: New dawn for agriculture in Anambra

FINALLY, the rains have fully returned to set the  2019 farming season in motion. There is no doubt that farming or planting seasons had...

New Yam Festivities and hopes for Igbo cultural revival

FESTIVALS abound in Igboland but the New Yam Festival, arguably, is the most common. It offers communities opportunities for reunion. It is often a...

Tolling the bell against bush burning

ON  DECEMBER 30, 2018, an inferno that razed the mortuary section of the general hospital in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State,...

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...

COVID 19: Clarion call for more vigilance, active citizenship

NIGERIA became the third African country to record the COVID-19. News of the first index case of the coronavirus victim was reported last Friday,...

Commending Anambra’s strategy for farmers

IN ANAMBRA State, the last five years had been monumental in record raking  as outstanding feats had been recorded in education, social security, industrial...

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,...

Security… more than just govt’s business

SOME weeks ago, Anambra State and other parts of the Southeast Zone witnessed various attacks targeted at security personnel and public facilities...

Urging caution as ‘mber’ months come

TODAY is the sixth day of September, the first of the four ’mber’ months. It is a period that ushers in the most frenzied...

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...
Loan Profile

Anxiety over Nigeria’s rising commercial loan profile

A RECENT Debt Management Office (DMO) report states that Nigeria's Commercial Debt Profile has within the last three years risen to $8.8bn. THE analysis revealed...

Yuletide amid COVD-19: Need for circumspection while celebrating

CHRISTMAS has always offered opportunities for people to reunite, mingle, bubble and  party in churches, marriage ceremonies, launchings and other  social events....

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10-yr-old Anambra girl, Stephanie dazzles in Nat’l Sports Fest

... Wins gold, other medals in gymnastics ... Says ‘I want to win in Olympics’ NATIONAL...

Umahi congratulates new FUTO Vice-Chancellor

GOVERNOR of Ebonyi State and Chairman South East Governors 'Forum, David Umahi has congratulated Professor Nnenna Oti on her emergence as the...

Why Mathematics keeps scaring away students

IT IS a known fact that most students all over the world despise mathematics because it is assumed to be the most...

Why price of cement is high — Dangote

THE management of Dangote Cement Plc. has said that that the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants...

JAMB commences registration for 2021 UTME, Direct Entry exams

JOINT Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the commencement of registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and...

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