Rethinking Strategy on Boko Haram

In the past four years, Nigeria has been under siege from the Boko Haram, a rag tag group of fundamentalists with a mission to...

Water, Water Everywhere…

Every March 22, the international community marks the World Water Day. The day has been observed since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly...

Dealing with Oil Workers Strike

The industrial strike embarked upon by the National Union of Petroleum and Gas (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria...

President Jonathan’s Visit to Borno

The recent visit to Borno State by President Goodluck Jonathan should be applauded by all wellmeaning Nigerians. The visit took him to camps for...

As Nigerians Go to the Poll

Tomorrow, March 28 will mark another milestone in Nigeria’s democratic life. It is a day when 70 million eligible voters will be going to the...

Polls: Who’S Afraid of Soldiers?

Though largely not unexpected, the ruling on Monday by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos restraining the Federal Government from deploying soldiers for...

Resolving Lagos Doctors Strike

The current strike embarked upon by Lagos State medical doctors calls for concern, especially as it puts the health of hapless patients in the...

Opening railway to private sector participation

If all goes according to plan, the Nigerian railway system will soon be open to private sector participation. The first step towards this revolutionary...

Who will Rein in These Outlaws?

How would you feel if you woke up one morning to find several members of your community slaughtered and others maimed by strangers who,...

Protecting Internally Displaced Persons

One of the tragedies of war, famine and natural disaster is the incidence of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who are trying to flee affected zones...

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