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A Vote for Peaceful Elections

BACK PAGE BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE There is a vote to cast even before Saturday regardless of the logistical preparedness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It… Read more »


OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI,  Email: “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation” Dean Kamen “Innovation is… Read more »

Politics and Public Reasoning

THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE Democracy has to be judged not just by the institutions that formally exist but by the extent to which different voices from the… Read more »

The Long March to Decent Work

GUEST COLUMNIST By Issa Aremu The NLC’s 12th National Quadrennial Delegates Conference started yesterday in Abuja with the pre-Conference Central Working Committee (CWC) National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. The opening… Read more »

Security and Elections

The Horizon By Kayode Komolafe        The security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government… (Chapter II, Section… Read more »

Funding Education as Electoral Issue

THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE In a sense, it may appear unfair to the politicians currently on the hustings, mobilising the people, to say that the campaigns are entirely not… Read more »

The Amina Zakari Storm

  In 2010, when Dr. Goodluck Jonathan assumed office following the death of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, he promised us electoral reform. He launched a campaign on “one man, one… Read more »

Iya Kabiru and Other Stories

TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI BY REUBEN ABATI  By Reuben Abati “Iya Kabiru must be the luckiest woman in Nigeria today” “Who is that? I don’t know anybody so-called” “You don’t… Read more »

Osinbajo, See Eze Uzu`s Example

EDIFYING ELUCIDATIONS By Okey Ikechukwu; Eze Uzu was a palace official and close associate of the king of Alaoma village. But he made no positive impact on the actions and decisions… Read more »

The Demons Tormenting Nigeria

SimonKolawolelive By Simon-Kolawole, Email:, sms: 0805 500 1961 Dr. Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria (NBS), recently tweeted that the bureau’s unemployment… Read more »

For Buhari, A Sigh!

ENI-B  By Eniola -Bello; 0805 500 1956 “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; when the wicked… rule, the people mourn.” – Proverbs 29:2 General Muhammadu Buhari was… Read more »