Opinion

Where Is Nigeria’s Tourist Industry – Especially Targeting Diaspora?

Where Is Nigeria’s Tourist Industry – Especially Targeting Diaspora?

Unfortunately, my experiences in Abuja the past couple of years have prevented me from hailing all the glorious hype that surrounds this place. I do not say this happily; as a matter of fact, I am quite saddened that Abuja and therefore Nigeria as a whole fails to understand the potential economic and cultural progression,…

Celebrating Dr Bukola Saraki @ 61: Reflecting on His Political Prospects and Challenges

Celebrating Dr Bukola Saraki @ 61: Reflecting on His Political Prospects and Challenges

Dr Saraki’s leadership fostered a sense of unity and collaboration among his team. His administration encouraged teamwork, peer review, community engagement, and a robust feedback mechanism, all of which contributed to effective governance and service delivery. By Abdulrahman ALIAGAN, Abuja Dr Abubakar Olubukola Saraki commemorates his 61st birthday today, the 19th of December, 2023. Nature…

Africa, Led by Nigeria, Aims to Pioneer Global Green Manufacturing Hub, President Tinubu Advocates in CNN Exclusive Op-ed

Africa, Led by Nigeria, Aims to Pioneer Global Green Manufacturing Hub, President Tinubu Advocates in CNN Exclusive Op-ed

In an op-ed for CNN, President Bola Tinubu champions the need for African nations, spearheaded by Nigeria, to forge partnerships for a transformative green economy. Tinubu emphasizes that tackling climate change requires a collaborative effort, as he reflects on the pressing issues discussed at the COP28 World Climate Action Summit in Dubai. Despite facing hurdles…

Obaship in an Era of Palliatives

Obaship in an Era of Palliatives

By abiodun KOMOLAFE   In an interview with journalists recently, the _Elegboro of Ijebu-Jesa_ in the Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Moses Oluwafemi Agunsoye stated that _“no one can sit on the throne as a monarch nowadays without having good money”._ According to the first class monarch, _“gone are those days when…

Like Betta, Nigerian Youth Can Do Better

Like Betta, Nigerian Youth Can Do Better

  By Sunday Oyinloye As the world marks International Youth Day today, what comes to mind is how the President of Nigeria, Ahmed Bola Tinubu has broken the jinx by appointing a 36 year old youth as a Minister, the youngest in the history of the 4th Republic of Nigeria. President Tinubu in July nominated…

Politics of Subsidy Removal and Citizens’ Expectations

  By Ola Raheem All the three leading candidates in the Nigerian Presidential election held in February 2023 namely, Bola Tinubu, Abubakar Atiku and Peter Obi promised to remove fuel subsidy when anyone of them is declared a winner. This meant that the price of petrol will be determined by market forces as denominated in…

Withheld Salaries: Adeleke’s Faulty Steps

Withheld Salaries: Adeleke’s Faulty Steps

By abiodun KOMOLAFE _Mutatis mutandis,_ politics is not the same as repudiating the ethics of public administration. To say that the executive governor of a state has the right or power to stop the payment of workers’ salary – what they earn legitimately – is, to say the least, an evolution throwback! That the society…

Benue Killing Field and the Nigeria’s Humans Slaughter Slabs

Benue Killing Field and the Nigeria’s Humans Slaughter Slabs

  By Bolaji O. Akinyemi. Political distraction not withstanding, it is important that we keep the record of how bad insecurity became under APC ticket of Muslim/Christian pair of Buhari/Osinbajo. Our eyes as Christians must in hope look for a more secured future. Making a hasty congratulatory message given the dispute surrounding our presidential electoral…

Osun Guber and Oyetola’s Fulfilled Mandate

Osun Guber and Oyetola’s Fulfilled Mandate

By abiodun KOMOLAFE _“You (Governor Oyetola) are doing  well. You will complete this term and do another term.’ – HRM Oba Munirudeen Lawal, Timi of Ede_ As a young boy growing up, back then in the village, under the tutelage of his paternal grandmother, yours sincerely was treated to the fact that _‘promises are sacred…

Tenure extension: I will hand over May 29 next year, Buhari replies Clarke

Tenure extension: I will hand over May 29 next year, Buhari replies Clarke

• HURIWA: Buhari can’t do in six months what he failed to do in seven years The Presidency, yesterday, declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is ready to step down at the expiration of his tenure on May 29, 2023, in reaction to the call by Senior Advocate of Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Robert Clarke,…

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