BY Osita Chidoka My In-law Nnamdi Kalu-Ezera, last week averted my mind to the growing dichotomy between Nigeria the country and Naija the creative outgrowth of our country. Nnamdi is my wife’s cousin and lives in the United States where he has been since after the Biafran war. His father...
By Wale Suleiman If there is one institution in the country through which one could glimpse at the future of Nigeria today, it will undoubtedly be the Nigeria Sovereign Investments Authority (NSIA). It was set up to receive, manage and invest revenue of the Federal and State governments, Federal Capital...
By Emeka Nwosu I must confess that I have been following with keen interest the raging national debate on the issue of restructuring the Nigerian federation. For those who are conversant with the political history of this country, the on-going discourse is nothing new or novel. All the constitutional conferences that...

Saraki: The Danger Ahead

On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, the Saraki’s Senate declared war with the Presidency over the retention of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after the earlier rejection of his nomination by the legislature. What triggered the senate protest was a letter...
BY John Nnia Nwodo Mr Speaker sir,Honourable members of Anambra State House of Assembly, I am delighted to be here in this Honourable House to share thoughts with you on a number of issues confronting our people in this state and Igbo land as a whole. Anambra state is outstanding amongst...
Esteemed readers, a careful observation of the polity in the last one week suggests that there is a cross-regional consensus to restructure Nigeria's federalism. Although, many vocal voices have relentlessly canvassed for a smaller, leaner federal government with reduced responsibilities. Pronouncements by governors elected on the platform of the All...
BY Barrister, Hannatu Musawa Ramadhan which began on Friday, the 26th of last month is sadly coming to an end. From all indications, the Holy Month of fasting will end in the evening of Saturday the 24th of June, i.e. this weekend. This annual observance which is also one of...
By Bisi Daniels Many people have danced to the imposing Twin Towers in the Central Business District of Abuja in celebration of their appointment as helmsmen of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Why not? It is an exalted, career-peak position many people will lobby or die for, but it...
By Azu Ishiekwene At a time when you would think there are enough small fires in the country, the religious army has started yet another small fire in schools. For most of the time this week, the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council had to whip out the hoses to douse...
Jonathan Nda- Isaiah The three most popular words in the country right now are restructuring, Biafra and Secession. The country is tethering on an edge and the gun has been loaded, the safety pin has been released, it’s just a matter of time before the bullets go off. The call for...