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Much ado about Saraki

Much ado about Saraki

It is a shame that a party that enjoyed popular votes in the last elections is, like a snake, determined to destroy itself from the inside. And then it is true the saying that when two elephants fight, the green grass suffers. Unfortunately in our own case, our grass is not green. It’s now a […]

Of NASS and making war with the wrong person

Of NASS and making war with the wrong person

By Abdulwahab Oba Recently, all sorts of ignoble campaigns have been on in the social media against real or perceived political enemy (enemies) by those who feel disgruntled with the election, almost two years ago, of leaders of the NASS. Rather than wait another day for another election and allow those elected concentrate on arduous […]

Powering Africa’s Transformation

Powering Africa’s Transformation

By Tony Elumelu Africa has a bright future ahead of it. Productivity and growth will improve as African economies continue to place more emphasis on services and manufacturing, pursue commodity production, and achieve quick gains in agriculture and light industry. But African countries’ success presupposes that they generate and manage energy sustainably to keep up […]

My journey through the only suspended lake in Africa

My journey through the only suspended lake in Africa

By Adeolu Akande There are only two suspended lakes in the world. The Hanging Lake in Colorado, United States of America and the Ado Awaye Suspended Lake in Oyo State, Nigeria. A suspended lake is a body of stagnant water on the mountains. The Hanging Lake in Colorado is located at the Canyon, about 11 […]

Saving the APC House from falling

Saving the APC House from falling

By Abdulwahab Oba It is clearly no longer a matter of intuition for any discerning mind to know that the presidency and the 8th National Assembly (NASS) are at daggers drawn, and, have booby traps set and waiting for unguided moments to take revenge. From the presidency’s bare-faced disdain for NASS and insistence that they […]

Budget 2017: Kwara State on the March again

Budget 2017: Kwara State on the March again

By AbdulWahab Oba Last week governor Abdulfatah Ahmed flagged off the expansion of the Kulende-UITH road. The work, when completed, would ease traffic around the Sango-KWARAPOLY corridor and grant much easier access to urgent medical attention at the teaching hospital. The project is estimated to cost over N2 billion. Early in the week, Gov Ahmed […]

Some suicide victims don’t want to die

Some suicide victims don’t want to die

By Isa Mubarak In 2016, a female student of the Bayero University Kano, (BUK), Sarah Imoleay Ighidabo, committed suicide by drinking a poisonous insecticide suspected to be Sniper. Last Sunday, 35-year- old medical doctor, Allwell Orji, jumped into the Lagos Lagoon and died. Last Saturday, a 500-level student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), […]

Magu, Ali and the Senate

Magu, Ali and the Senate

BY OBA ABDULWAHAB Nigerians are not only very resilient, they are highly resourceful, innovative and creative. And in recent times, the social media, through different platforms, have provided opportunities for an expression of their ingenuities and creativity. Only recently, I came across a post listing, in no specific order, the most mentioned names in Nigeria […]

Welcome back, Mr President

Welcome back, Mr President

By Abdulwahab Oba Week in week out, the mind of a columnist is usually filled with propositions, options and alternatives. Most times asking yourself, what next? Which course or subject? Some of the times, you are dried and hardly know what to write about. With a variety of propositions, this week is one of those […]

Gov. Ahmed: Building the Kwara youths

Gov. Ahmed: Building the Kwara youths

The weekly executive committee meeting of Nigerian governments, both at the federal and state levels, has become one of the key barometers of the commitment of governments to driving their respective campaign promises. Several Nigerians always anticipate the outcome of these meetings, which dissemination is often left to the officials in charge of the information […]