Opinion

Reforming the Nigeria Police – One Complaint at a Time, By Catherine Kyenret Angai

For many Nigerians, the Police epitomises corruption and everything that is bad with the Nigerian system. It does not help that for most Nigerians, the police is their first point of contact in their relationship with government. However, recent events have shown that there is some good within the Nigeria…
See More »
[sc:"post loop ad"]
Bámidélé Upfront

Jonathan, his “boys” and the reigning regime of “Who Will Catch Me?”, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

A former governor with familial and business ties to Chad was fingered as a sponsor of terror. The next thing we saw; he became Nigeria's roving ambassador on terrorist matters, cruising around protected, under heavy State Security cordon. His state's airport is closed to air traffic. Even the current governor…
See More »
Opinion

What Jonathan should Consider In Choosing New Police Chief, By Dele Agekameh

As stakeholders in the enterprise called Nigeria, we all have a duty to provide useful insights that could properly guide the President on his choice of a good successor for IGP Abubakar. The bottom line is that there is the need to find a suitable successor who is capable of…
See More »
Opinion

How Nigeria is romancing terrorism, By Dele Agekameh

Nigeria is now being stretched beyond its elasticity and when that happens, the possibility of breaking apart becomes real like the dawn of another day ------------------------------------------------ In recent times, Nigeria has been bedeviled by all sorts of vices and problems so much that when the country is trying to solve…
See More »
Opinion

A young Nigerian grieves the loss of his brother to militiamen, By Nicholas Ibekwe

Last May a police officer in northern Nigeria was brutally slaughtered by militiamen, but to this day no one has been held accountable. His brother, our reporter in Lagos, remains tormented by the injustice. My brother, Christian, was gruesomely killed alongside over 90 other policemen by Ombatse cultists-cum-militiamen in Nasarawa,…
See More »
Opinion

Nigeria: 10 things to pay attention to in 2014, By @toluogunlesi

Tolu lists some of the events that could shape Nigeria in 2014. 1. Lugard’s Legacy There’s an ambitious plan for marking Nigeria’s centenary, which the government insists will be private sector led and funded. What I’m not very comfortable with is referring to or regarding it as a “Celebration.” If…
See More »