By Emma Amaize THE Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, again yesterday denied that it planned to assassinate President Goodluck Jonathan, on October 1, 2010, as alleged by the…Continue
BY HENRY UMORU, ASST POLITICAL EDITOR AHEAD of next month's general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP conducted its primaries last year to field candidates for the election based on the…Continue
THERE is a paradox governments have built around education — they are spending billions of Naira on education, yet the financial issues around education are not being resolved. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, strike is only one of many matters that are dogging education.
Government’s supposed interests in negotiating with ASUU, the speed being applied, and the uttermost neglect of other aspects of education confirm the diminishing importance that governments attach to…Continue
By Is'haq Modibbo Kawu
Many different thoughts came to my mind last week, when news of Festus Iyayi’s tragic death broke.
The pain was deep and the anger and confusion were overwhelming. In that tragic accident, Nigeria lost one of its finest patriots; a Marxist revolutionary whose dedication to the liberation of our country and the enthronement of a society of social justice for the working people, were the defining motifs of his work as well as his life. …
WE are once again gathered in this magnificent edifice for yet another Ojude Oba Festival. Ojude Oba Festival as you are all aware, is an important event in our community as a people, being the only festival of its type celebrated in South-West, Nigeria by all and sundry without religious barrier and bequeathed to us by our forefathers centuries ago.
While congratulating and thanking the chief host, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, FCA, Governor of Ogun State and his amiable wife, Mrs…
By Olasunkanmi Akoni
All things being equal, the prevailing ordeal of motorists and other road users in the Mile Two and Marina parts of Lagos should be over in 18 months if the assurance recently given to that effect by the Managing Director Lagos Metropolitan Transport Management Authority, LAMATA, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, is anything to go by.
The LAMATA boss had anchored the promise on the expectation that the Mile 2-Marina blue line rail project would be ready…Continue