Op ed

Nigeria: Them and Us – A Diaspora Perspective

There has always been an ostensible competition between Nigerians in the Diaspora and Nigerians back home, particularly due to different ways in which we perceive moral standards, cultural values and good governance. In recent years, Nigerian legislators storm the Western countries, mainly the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, etc; to inform the Nigerian […]

Business

67bn foreign reserve face-off: Don’t probe Ezekwesili, OBJ tells Jonathan

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday said the probe of former Education Minister, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili by the incumbent administration would be an effort in futility. He said that rather than anything coming out of investigation of the former minister, Nigeria would instead pay her for the selfless service she rendered to the country. The ex-president […]

Nigeria News

PDP Govs, NWC Members Fret over Jonathan, Amaechi Feud

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors and National Working Committee (NWC) members of the party have expressed concern over the lingering feud between President Goodluck Jonathan and Rivers State Governor, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, warning that if the crisis of confidence between the duo is not resolved on time, it could hurt the party’s fortunes in the […]

Nigeria News

Lead Poisoning: FG to Complete Remediation by June

 The Minister of Environment, Mrs. Hadiza Ibrahim Mailafia, has said efforts by  her ministry to complete all remediation activities in the lead-contaminated areas  in Bagega village, Zamfara State by June this year was on course. Mallafia said 300 compounds representing 75 per cent of the lead-contaminated area had been remediated and rendered safe for habitation. […]