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Wanted: A united Bar

Wanted: A united Bar

    T he umbrella body of lawyers in Nigeria – The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) – may again be treading an unusual terrain reminiscent of the 1992 crisis, which put the 87-year-old association in…

Lessons of football restart success in Europe

Lessons of football restart success in Europe

It was indeed great news, last week, as the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 approved the return of non-contact sports in the country.   Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, thanked President…

Ending orgy of killings in Southern Kaduna

Ending orgy of killings in Southern Kaduna

Last week Wednesday, leaders of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) were in tears again.   That has been their lot since 2015, when the Christian dominated area of the state turned into a killing…

Judiciary and abuse of ex-parte order

Judiciary and abuse of ex-parte order

The recent crisis, which rocked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), brought to fore the unending abuse of ex-parte orders impugning the nation’s administration of justice. Ex-parte is a Latin phrase whereby judicial proceedings are…

Recurrent crisis as bane of Nigerian football

Recurrent crisis as bane of Nigerian football

The major setback in the development of football in Nigeria has been how the administrators can put round pegs in round holes. Taking the right decisions at the right time is crucial, just as focusing…

Learning from CBN, artisanal miners’ gold exploit

Learning from CBN, artisanal miners’ gold exploit

Last month, the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) paid for and received an international standard but locally sourced 12.5kg gold bar worth N268 million, which was processed by artisanal miners in Nigeria for its reserves. As…

Daura’s thought on 2023 presidency

Daura’s thought on 2023 presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, have for long held the view that the battle for the 2023 presidency was still far away.   At…

NDDC: More probes, more drama, more mess

NDDC: More probes, more drama, more mess

    On May 5, 2020, the Senate resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the alleged N40 billion financial recklessness, purportedly committed by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger…

New golden generation of Eagles beckon

New golden generation of Eagles beckon

Two African players – Mohammed Salah of Egypt and Sadio Mane of Egypt – won the English Premier League title with Liverpool a few days ago and this feat has placed them in forefront in…

Polls: The need for electronic voting

Polls: The need for electronic voting

Most Nigerians had over time craved for an amendment to the Constitution as well as the Electoral Act 2010 to allow for electronic voting system, which many believe will boost the confidence of voters in…