The news that over 200 school children were last week abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group in North East Nigeria makes for depressing reading. Pupils sitting their end of school examinations...
Sinister terror and hatred have again reached from the shadows to steal the lives of innocent Nigerians.  In Nyanya, seventy-two people were killed by a car bomb. Hundreds more were injured...

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The National Conference completed its fourth week [first month] of sitting by bringing to a conclusion the opening statements and responses of individual delegates to inaugural address of the...
Dear Politicians,
On Monday, April  7, 2014, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja delivered a well-received and sound judgment in which five million naira exemplary damages were awarded against...
I am compelled to write again on the exploitation of the Nigerian job-seeker (see “How Jobless and Job-seeking Nigerians Are Exploited” published in Sunday Trust of September 13, 2009 and...
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Over the years, successive governments in Nigeria have always bamboozled us with great terminologies such as GDP, per capita and other macroeconomic indices which they have always used as a 'good...