Category: Opinion

Transparency, Transformation And Repositioning At NSCDC

By OMOBA KENNETH AIGBEGBELE Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, CG NSCDC From the plethora of achievements, from the reduction of vandalism on critical national assets, enhanced regulation of private guards, robust inter-agency collaboration, high morale of personnel to capacity and manpower development, the story cannot be the same again at the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps […]

NDDC: Why NASS should Support, Not Antagonize Akpabio

By Johnson Eze (Abuja) Obong, Godswill Akpabio, Hon Minister of Niger Delta Affaits The resolute effort of the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Obong Godswill Akpabio, duly approved by President Mohammadu Buhari to rejuvenate the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC into a mandate-driven agency, suffered a hitch last week in National Assembly NASS as […]

Nigeria’s national assembly under security siege

  By Yemi Itodo  Without prejudice to the importance of security to law, order, stability and the overall wellbeing of the Nigerian state, especially in a convoluted society battling a deadly insurgency, the bitter truth is that, the National Assembly of today is manifesting all the symptoms of a police state. It is indeed an […]

A Look at USA 2009 H1N1 Virus Compared to China 2020 Corona Virus

By Mario Cavolo When the United States 2009 H1N1 swine flu emerged, an international emergency, a declared global pandemic, it eventually infected 60 million and initially killed a minimum of 18,449 cases that year. But the final story of the H1N1 global pandemic was far worse than that, with close to 300,000 deaths, according to […]

Road Traffic Accident and the Responsibility of Government

By Fidelis Nnadi   Road safety in Nigeria has assumed a worrisome dimension and the nation is always listed among countries with high road crashes. Hardly a single day goes by in Nigeria without at least one or two road accidents recorded.   This alarming rate of road traffic accidents may have informed the decision […]

Northern Agenda: Real or Imagined?

By Jamil Afegbua Speculations about whether or not there is an orchestrated agenda being pursued by Northern Nigerian leaders have been rife for a long time in the country. Many in the country especially those from the Western, Southern and Eastern regions of Nigeria had for long spread a suspicious feeling about indeed the North […]