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We Got It Right On This One

By Azubuike Ishiekwene About four weeks ago, after the initial report of the spread of Ebola to Nigeria, I listened to an expert on CNN and smiled as he spoke. He said something to the effect that an Ebola...
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Making confab count

AFTER five hectic months, the 492-member National Conference set up by President Goodluck Jonathan, completed their assignment with the submission of a 22-volume report consisting of 10,335 pages and 600...
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Help the poor help themselves

By Aniebo Nwamu Is anyone truly serious about loaning money to micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria? One year after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced that it was making...
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Honouring Dr. Adadevoh

WE wish to add our voice to the growing clamour for the honouring of the late medical staff of First Consultants Medical Centre, Lagos, who paid the supreme prize after treating the Liberian-American, Patrick...
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Ribadu: Quest For Power And Glory?

By Capt. Daniel Omale On hearing that Nuhu Ribadu had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), my friend’s wife made this categorical statement: “I can only be surprised if I hear of General...
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Regulating night travel

NIGHT travels have been with us since economic activities and exchanges between one part of the country and the other evolved. It intensified in the 1990’s and well into the new millennium when luxury buses...
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Who will save the class of 2014?

By Azubuike Ishiekwene Last year when UNESCO published a report that 10.5 million Nigerian children were out of school, it seemed that the race to the bottom couldn’t get worse. Nigeria was lumped together...