Category: Opinion/Editorial

Once Upon A Time In Okpokwu Local Government, By Omaga Elachi Daniel

Okpokwu local government is the second oldest local government area in Idomaland. Okpoga, the headquarters is like a sculpture cast in bronze relief, never changing, though roughened at the edges by relentless drone of time. There is nothing which shows the absence of a government in that land like the local government secretariat itself. It…

Understanding the Economics of Tourism in Nigeria, By Olukayode Kolawole

In most gatherings of experts in the travel & hospitality industry, tourism as a tool in diversifying the Nigerian economy has received the most attention and provoked lots of intellectual comments. This is not surprising at all considering the huge potential that this particular sector possesses. In most developed and developing countries, tourism has enriched…

The Necessity for Enhanced Pension Corruption Battle Under President Buhari, By Ademola Olaniyi

Last month, April 2017, the news was everywhere on how security agencies showed up at the premises of the Pension Commission (PENCOM) headquarters. That this happened a little after the erstwhile Director General of the Commission, Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari raised a lot of suspicion of fraud. The popular guess…

Oba of Lagos Rebuffs Ooni of Ife: Appraising the Aftereffects, By Omoshola Deji

Civilization and modern forms of governance have drastically diminished the power and authority of monarchs. Fading, not faded, our hidden admiration for primordial values sustains the influence of monarchs on government and the governed. Monarchs currently have no constitutional role, but their grassroots prominence generates patronage from virtually all holders of public office, industrialists and…

Save That Money! 6 Practical Tips For Single Man, By Nkem Ndem

The average Nigerian dude (not necessarily the f*ckboy) wants to ball. You can’t really judge them either, because…you only live once. YOLO! Monday to Thursday: you stay on the hustle, money must be made. Fridays nights: back to back clubbing with the babes. Saturdays: wedding and after party then lounge/drinking time with your bros. Sundays:…

On Corruption Fight: Why President Buhari Should Sustain Maina’s Pension Fund Recovery Efforts, By Felicia Okoh

In Nigeria at the moment, there’s a word, or more appropriately buzzword that resonates everywhere: It is a word that even children in nursery school may be familiar with given every usual reference to it at the slightest opportunity. Indeed, there is hardly any news item from Nigeria these days that does not make mention…