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The Power Of One Man

The Power Of One Man

…Soludo Charges His Team Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo has one straight forward advice for members of his team in the Anambra State Executive Council (ANSEC): “Be that one man.” The essence of this is to…

Understanding Eno’s Lagos Towers As Strategic Investment

Understanding Eno’s Lagos Towers As Strategic Investment

Governor Umo Eno’s recent announcement of plans by his administration to construct an 18-floor edifice for Akwa Ibom in Lagos State has faced a barrage of criticism in the media by people who obviously have…

Anti-Corruption Fight: Understanding Theory Of ‘One Law For Friend, Another For Foe’

I read a statement by some Civil Society Organizations that called out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly shielding perceived friends of the system and unfairly persecuting those in the bad books.…

Disjointed Regulatory Regime as Bane of Private Sector Growth, Service Delivery

Disjointed Regulatory Regime as Bane of Private Sector Growth, Service Delivery

The Bola Tinubu administration has since assumption of office been making pronouncements and effecting changes in several Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government in furtherance of its electoral promises to provide enabling…

Soyinka @ 90: Day Abiodun honoured ‘Prophet Jero’ at home

Soyinka @ 90: Day Abiodun honoured ‘Prophet Jero’ at home

In a rare moment of recognition and celebration, Nigeria’s literary giant, Wole Soyinka, was on Wednesday honored in his home state of Ogun. The occasion marked a significant milestone in the life of a man…

LG Autonomy Verdict: Movement To Totalitarianism

LG Autonomy Verdict: Movement To Totalitarianism

For days, the controversial local government financial autonomy verdict arising from the civil action of the Federal Government through the Attorney-General of the Federation, Chief Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) against the 36 states of the federation…

In Celebration Of Remarkable Journey: Olatunji Dare At 80

In Celebration Of Remarkable Journey: Olatunji Dare At 80

Text of a speech delivered by Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State at the celebration of Prof. Olatunji Dare’s 80th birthday, organized by The Nation and the Nigeria Guild of Editors on…

Nigeria, Climate Change And 2060 Zero Carbon Emission Pledge

Nigeria, Climate Change And 2060 Zero Carbon Emission Pledge

Climate change is the biggest issue facing the world today. It is already threatening the welfare of man and badly affecting wildlife and biodiversity. Reports say that this condition is caused by burning of fossil…

Local Government As ‘National Question’ Lingers

Certain ‘national question’ issues persist and refuse to die. One of such issues is local government question in Nigeria. And it is quite pivotal to Nigeria’s governance architecture since 1914 to date. Ordinarily, this should…

Of Ogun Roads And Listening Governor

Of Ogun Roads And Listening Governor

For obvious reasons, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has been in the eye of the storm over roads. In another state, with some 600 km of roads already constructed/rehabilitated, there would be no…