Opinion

Judges, the law and our democracy

By Reuben Abati To expand the democratic space in Nigeria and to ensure the legitimacy and stability of our democratic process, the rule of law, ...

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Money-eating snake and other Nigerian ‘miracles’

By Abimbola Adelakun By now, almost everybody in Nigeria has heard, and, maybe, laughed out loud over Philomena Chieshe and her spiritual money-eating snake. The ...

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To NatGeo: A story idea on Nigerian animals

By Reuben Abati Dear Editor, NatGeo, I am a great fan of your magazine, National Geographic, and your sister platform, National Geo Wild, and your ...

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Of drowning men and national security

By Reuben Abati Jimoh Moshood, the current Police Public Relations officer in Abuja is probably the most unprofessional occupier of that office since 1999.  His lack ...

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What exactly is Babangida saying?

By Reuben Abati  The drama, the controversy, the confusion, the double entendre, attended by seeming cowardice, that grew around a statement, perhaps the statements, purportedly ...

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Deji Tinubu: A tribute by Asiwaju Tinubu

My nephew, Ayodeji Tinubu, died while playing a sport he so loved from childhood. He had a zest for the game just as he also ...

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Obasanjo and the extent of presidential powers

By Reuben Abati More than a week after President Olusegun Obasanjo released his state of the nation commentary and devastating assessment of the Buhari administration, ...

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Buhari and buyer’s remorse

By Minabere Ibelema So, you ponied up a couple of million naira to purchase a pre-owned car (yes, dealers don’t call them used cars anymore). ...

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2019 and Ugwuanyi’s strength of leadership

By Louis Amoke The recent endorsement of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for a second term in office by the Prelate of the Methodist ...

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The Saudi applause and prospects for 2018 Hajj

By Muhammad Ajah   Nigeria was ranked very high by the Saudi government for 2017 Hajj. And it is the truth that Hajj operations in ...

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