Illegal baby factories and shame of a nation

As Nigeria continues to battle illegal child trafficking, a new phenomenon is gradually replacing the traditional method of abduction and sale of children by...

Granting autonomy to local governments

Recently, the Conference of 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (Conference 57) Lagos State endorsed the interference of state governments...

FG and Concurrent Legislative list

It is incontrovertible that one of the factors that put  Nigeria at the brink of a failed state is the willful bastardisation of the...

Deploying soldiers for elections

Given the present divisive political climate in the country, it is not surprising that a lot of heated arguments have trailed the veracity or...

Dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

Definitely, no one would deny that the world is slowly and relentlessly drowning under the weight of electronic waste, commonly referred as e-waste. According...

EDITORIAL: Alarming kidnappings in Nigeria

The rate at which kidnappings occur in Nigeria is becoming something of a national embarrassment. No day passes without the sad news of persons...

Growing cervical cancer cases in Nigeria

If there is any disease mostly dreaded by Nigerian women, it is cervical cancer.  Available statistics show that more than 100,000 women die every...

[FYI] The northern elite and education

Education has been described as the greatest legacy any society can bequeath to its citizens. Human civilisation would not have attained such dizzying heights...

EFCC and detention of suspects

Recently, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) had cause to express dismay at the continued detention without trial of suspects by the...
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Diversifying power generation in Nigeria

That Nigeria’s total power generation capacity is still below 5,000 Megawatts is a well-known fact. It is also an incontrovertible fact that the country...