Since after the Nyanya bus park Abuja bombings that killed and maimed lots of people, there have several calls by well meaning Nigerians for a paradigm shift from the present national security...
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...

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Dear Mr. Kneeling President Sir,
In recent times, my commentaries on public affairs have been scanty. It is not because there are no issues to be commented upon, but it is more about what else is going to happen? What else could be...
Recently, footage from a camera phone has surfaced online about the dire circumstances that passengers suffered prior to take-off, on board an Arik Air flight from Lagos to New York; I was one of the...