Political participation is the cornerstone of every nation laying claim to true democracy. It is the offshoot of increased realisation on the part of the electorate that the growth or underdevelopment of their nations is determinative of their willin
One of the very features of democracy is the freedom to debate and, if you may, hold opinions. Debates are integral parts of the course to national developments. At least, they allow for diversity, especially in a multi-cultural society.
On August 12, Nigerian youths joined their counterparts across the globe to mark the 2020 International Youth Day. Beyond the usual euphoria that greeted the day, there’s nothing significant about the occasion in Nigeria. As expected, politicians use
Regarding Obasanjo's latest faux pas, it is of no surprise to some of us who are aware of his capabilities. This piece is primarily for the sake of posterity and to enlighten a generation that may not be aware of Obasanjo's antecedents.
Whenever the stanza of “the labours of our heroes past shall not be in vain” is mentioned in the national anthem of Nigeria, what comes to mind is what happens to the labours of our heroes present, especially the N-power volunteers that are about to
I just read a Facebook post by one of my friends, a Kenyan born US-based evangelist. It is a video clip of a church service where Pastor Enoch Adeboye was shown to be combing his hair to demonstrate what God was going to do for the congregation. The
From a legal prism, allegations – no matter how weighty – remain unverified claims until proven beyond reasonable doubt. On this premise, it is imperative to point out that the intention of this piece is not to “nail” Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acti
I recently watched a short debate on Channels TV, Sunrise Daily programme, between two Nigerian academics. The two scholars were: Dr. Akyala Ishaku, who came to the programme to establish the existence of the COVID-19 virus in Nigeria and the other g