POLICING NIGERIA

By Femi Olugbile The Nigeria Police is the key law enforcement agency of the Nigerian nation. It is said to have a staff strength of 371,800. There are 36 State commands grouped into 12 zones,…

The Foolish Butterflies…

By Dele Farotimi  I have an affliction that has assured that only the diligent can truly understand my literary output. I might mull a subject for years in some cases, and minutes in some, and…

The Message from Adeboye 

By Akin Osuntokun Several weeks ago I anticipated the concerns of Pastor Enoch Adeboye with this conclusion "I have decided to broach the advocacy of restructuring this time around on account of the apparent foreclosure…

Politics: The Dustbin Strikes Again

BY OKEY IKECHUKWU The Dustbin struck yet again, and with devastating impact, on the political fortunes of the Lagos strongman. Reverberation of the recent elections in Edo State made that clear, as it put the…

Buhari, heed warnings of eminent voices on restructuring

WITH overwhelming signs that Nigeria is sinking, some hitherto silent Nigerians have added their eminent voices to the clamour for action. With the centrifugal forces threatening its fabric, clerics, politicians, traditional rulers, retired military officers,…

Preparing for the Brave New World of 2050…

Obadiah Mailafia When Albert Einstein was 16, he was precocious enough to ask himself a simple question: “What would the world look like if I rode on a beam of light?” At that time, he…

Nigeria at Sixty – a case of religion…

By Femi Olugbile As the Nigerian nation marks the sixtieth anniversary of its independence, it is a good time for introspection. That the African continent as a whole has been bedeviled by atrociously poor leadership…