Monday, December 5, 2016

NEWS

Bello assures Zungeru communities of compensation over land acquisition

Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger State has assured Zungeru community that his administration would ensure they were adequately compensated for their farm lands...

FG wants to tax Nigerians to death, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that the desire of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government was to...

POLITICS

INEC releases list of candidates for Ifako Ijaiye Federal Constituency, Garki...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of candidates contesting the Saturday, December 3, 2016 Garki Ward Councillorship of Abuja Municipal...

ENTERTAINMENT

Fela… Arrest the Music!heralds Muson festival 2016

Fela.. Arrest the Music: A musical on the life and times of the legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti will be on stage from October 14...

Ifeanyichukwu excels, hits TLC’S ‘Lucky 13’

Today, TLC in association with Colgate Optic White announced 22-year-old Daniel Ifeanyichukwu as the 10th semi-finalist making it through to the next stage of...

EDITORIAL

Unsteady steps in agriculture

The $29.96b loan quest

OPINION

Anambra govt and the Odysseus of our time

By Valentine Obienyem   Since November 18, 2016, my principal and I have been the subjects of the acerbic pens of aides in the present Anambra...


wp booster error:
td_api_base::mark_used_on_page : a component with the ID: thumbnail is not set.

Micro-farming: Decentralised approach to food security

By Olubunmi Aboderin Talabi In every industry, humankind keeps pushing the boundaries of what is possible. The realm of agriculture is no exception. When we...

Fulcrum of an unpleasant history

By Adebiyi Saint Skem   Depreciation in patriotism is a malady that even law can not cure, such is our predicament in the 56 plagued years...

The Igbo: Why are they still Biafrans?

  By AdagboOnoja In his latest book, We Are All Biafrans, ChidoOnumah offers a very powerful discourse of Nigeria by imposing on the observable claims of...

Buharinomics and the hedonistic calculus

By Valentine Achum We must start to place the interest and plights of our suffering people high on top of our action agenda – Jerry...

SPORTS

Barcelona eye Victor Moses — report

You know how we know Victor Moses is having a good season? Barcelona have just been linked with him. Of course it’s just Catalonian sports...

COLUMINISTS

Once again, Obasanjo thunders

OlusegunObasanjo is back on a familiar terrain. One thing you cannot take away from the war tested soldier is that he does not suffer...

Missing soldiers, killing of policemen

News from the army and police are not palatable. They are bad news in all  ramifications. They make the heart bleed, diminish all of...

Finally, truth trumps PenCom’s lie about FGPL

On May 22, I wrote an article in this column on the travails of my friend and former member of the House of Representatives,...

A return to the Niger Delta Question

In a way, the Niger Delta Question has become a bad dream; in fact, an incubus of sorts, in Nigeria’s socio-political interaction. Hard as...

Echoes from my past: My first marriage (2)

The cars were done and I paid heavily. I had left Lagos with sufficient funds to cover all eventualities on the way, but I...

Why Osinbajo goofed on Jonathan

It’s good to be back on this page. While we were away, a lot of things happened. Twenty-one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls were released...

CIVIL SOCIETY

Curbing violent extremism: WANEP’s non-combat alternative

Fighting violent extremism through combat seems not to have yielded expected results, as the military is winning the battle but losing the war. CHUKWUDI NWEJE examines the West African Network for Peace-building (WANEP)’s non-combat...

RECIPE OF THE WEEK