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NITDA’s novel agricultural initiative – The Nation Nigeria Information

President Muhammadu Buhari

By Isiaku Ahmed   Diversifying Nigeria’s financial system which has traditionally relied majorly on income from oil has at all times been a mantra of successive governments, particularly because the starting of the Fourth Republic in 1999. However none seems to be extra dedicated to this mission than the federal government of President Muhammadu Buhari. This isn’t simply because it’s …

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Keyamo and executive-legislature rapport (III)

Festus keyamo and lawmakers

Mohammed Adamu   Saving learnt his first time period classes the laborious method, President Olusegun Obasanjo, now in his second time period, had the good thing about hindsight to do the needful. He abolished the Babel of government voices on the Nationwide Meeting (NASS) which he had himself unwittingly created, -and which had nearly price him his job. The president …

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‘I don’t’ wanna be a civil servant’

I don’t’ wanna be a civil servant’ - ‘I don’t’ wanna be a civil servant’

By Victor Mayomi   A few decade in the past, I purchased a group of Christian evergreen songs.  One of many songs was my favorite.  However I didn’t get a part of a selected tune proper. Belief little children-they made it up for me by deciphering it as ‘I don’t wanna be a civil servant’. However I knew that this …

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Between columnist and calumny – The Nation Nigeria

Between columnist and calumny The Nation Nigeria - Between columnist and calumny - The Nation Nigeria

By Segun Ibidapo In logic, “argumentum advert ignorantiam” describes a deficit in reasoning whereby an argument is predicated on sheer ignorance. It’s the most hilarious slip to make in a debate. To now add this to the error of “precipio principii” (winding, meaningless argument) dedicated blissfully by Ms. Abimbola Adelakun is an enormous tragedy certainly. Writing in her column in …

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Proper dose for kidnappers – The Nation Nigeria

Right dose for kidnappers The Nation Nigeria - Proper dose for kidnappers - The Nation Nigeria

Dele Adeoluwa THE bestial instincts that drive kidnappers and different felony components are laborious to think about. As soon as they revel of their debauchery and are sated with every kind of addictive substances, they change into terribly imply. They launch into the vilest of savagery that tends in the direction of dementia. Of their woozy state, human life to …

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Rape: Is a watch for a watch the reply?

Rape in Nigeria

By Tunde Kolawole   When crimes of defilement by paedophiles and rape by promiscuous males turned rampant throughout Nigeria in 2008, I had the privilege to take part in a dialog on tv as to what was to be carried out to fight the egregious crimes. On the time, if my reminiscence has not failed me, the punishment for defilement …

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Wished: a saintly anti-graft curator

Ibrahim Magu

Emmanuel Oladesu He got here. He noticed. He deliberate to beat. However, right this moment, like his predecessors, Ibrahim Magu, performing chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), might go away workplace unceremoniously. The decision, because it now seems, is that he couldn’t conquer. The hunter has grow to be the hunted by the grace of some principals …

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COVID-19: Residents’ knowledge issues in Africa

COVID 19 Citizens’ data concerns in Africa - COVID-19: Residents’ knowledge issues in Africa

Timi Olubiyi The coronavirus (COVID-19) regardless of being a well being situation has continued to have high-impact and severity on financial, enterprise, and way of life globally. It continues to reshape the methods of doing issues and excessive disruptions throughout all sectors and international locations. For a creating nation like Nigeria and as obtainable in most African international locations, the …

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On the Nigeria-Ghana diplomatic row


By Alade Fawole   Not a bit anger has been generated and duly expressed by Nigerians over the viral video of the demolition of parts of Nigeria’s diplomatic buildings which are nonetheless below building in Accra, Ghana, by individuals who claimed that the land on which the diplomatic compound is being constructed rightfully belongs to them and that Nigeria is …

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Malami and the whistleblower – The Nation Nigeria

Abubakar Malami

By Kayode Robert Idowu Whistleblowing by norm has at all times been a hazardous enterprise. Frontline anti-corruption company, Transparency Worldwide, says the traditional mandate of whistleblowers is to name out wrongdoings and expose the reality about suspected illicit offers that authorities in affected jurisdictions would need stored out of the know. “The world is going through the mixed threats of …

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Ghana’s affront: Is Nigeria, a hole energy?

Ghana Nigeria

By Charles Onunaiju Regardless of the torrents of effusive apologies from the Republic of Ghana to Nigeria, together with the reported remorseful attraction of the Ghanaian President, Nana Akuffor Addo to President Muhammadu Buhari on the misguided motion of attacking and demolishing a property within the diplomatic compound of Nigeria’s Excessive Fee in Accra, the query that’s most elementary to …

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The godfather-godson conundrum

Dele Adeoluwa   POWER is delusive. It provides the holder a false sense of invincibility. It’s also a fleeting journey. Whereas it lasts, you’re akin to the nectar of a bloom; folks of all shades will court docket you, similar to the nectar magnetises the butterfly. Whereas it lasts, you’re the greatest to have occurred to the leeches who ‘eat’ …

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George Floyd: Nigeria’s inexcusable silence

George Floyd death

By Jaiyeola J. Lewu   Nigeria was once the champion of the Black race and was revered everywhere in the world for that. The primary Prime Minister of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa instituted the defence of the dignity of the Black particular person anyplace on the planet as a cardinal precept of Nigeria’s overseas coverage. Ambassador Ignatius C. Olisemeka …

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