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Collins Uma: Deaths and the dearth of governance in Benue (Y! FrontPage)

Collins Uma: Deaths and the dearth of governance in Benue (Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma Benue is known as the Food Basket of The Nation and this appellation depends on the activities of farmers in places like Guma, Gwer West, Agatu and other farming communities. With...

 

Alkasim Abdulkadir: What Jonathan must do in this stormy season of letters (Y! FrontPage)

Alkasim Abdulkadir: What Jonathan must do in this stormy season of letters (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir One argument that continues to run through the conversation is space on the moral authority of Obasanjo to write President Jonathan such a letter, for many people it has...

 

Hauwa Gambo: Tony Elumelu must not give Celestine a penny more (Y! FrontPage)

Hauwa Gambo: Tony Elumelu must not give Celestine a penny more (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo Wonders shall never cease o. Apparently, last year, banking guru and venture capitalist, Tony O. Elumelu gave $5,000 as seed-money to various technology start-ups in a partnership...

 

Cheta Nwanze: We are not our brothers’ keepers, Nigerians (Y! FrontPage)

Cheta Nwanze: We are not our brothers’ keepers, Nigerians (Y! FrontPage)

by Cheta Nwanze   In August 2011 when it was announced that cleaning up Ogoniland in the Niger Delta region would cost at least $1 billion, and would take up to a generation, only two of...

 

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: We need to change the way we teach (Y! Frontpage)

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: We need to change the way we teach (Y! Frontpage)

by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji The world often tends to follow a power law distribution or what is more popularly called the 80-20 rule or the Pareto principle. This phenomenon of power law distribution...

 

Hauwa Gambo: I tire for this our nyama-nyama president (Y! FrontPage)

Hauwa Gambo: I tire for this our nyama-nyama president (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo We have a president who, in the same year, declared that he is “not a lion” and has no need to be, only for him to turn round and declare that he “does not give a damn”. That...

 

Akintunde Oyebode: Let’s talk about Bayelsa (Y! FrontPage)

Akintunde Oyebode: Let’s talk about Bayelsa (Y! FrontPage)

While we laughed and ranted about the headlines from our friends, the most alarming headline about Bayelsa State went relatively unnoticed. It is very rare to see three men who governed the same...

 

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Free expression: The process to change (Y! FrontPage)

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Free expression: The process to change (Y! FrontPage)

  I could play the background I could play the background Cause I know sometimes I get in the way So won’t you take the lead, lead, lead? So won’t you take the lead, lead, lead? And...

 

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Let’s talk about irresponsible government (Y! FrontPage)

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu: Let’s talk about irresponsible government (Y! FrontPage)

by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Ebuka Obi-Uchendu   I was in the car with my brother’s driver heading out to get fuel and noticed the queues were back sometime last week. We hadn’t heard about any...

 

Temie Giwa: The Great Police Reform (Y! FrontPage)

Temie Giwa: The Great Police Reform (Y! FrontPage)

by Temie Giwa   Last Friday afternoon, a young Nigerian doctor, Irawo Adamolekun, was shot to death in his car on a Lagos road. Although his shooter was not a member of the Nigerian Police...