Category Archives: Viewpoint

IPOB: The ants, Hyenas and purveyors of falsehood

Since the invasion of Igbo geographical entity in South East Nigeria, which has elicited widespread condemnation of the federal government and its military, a lot of government officials including the military have embarked on fire brigade public relations stunts meant to douse the tension they created among Nigerians and the international community with that ill-advised […]

Nigeria: Taking stock of Buhari, APC

Political governance is the most important factor that affects the stability of a state and spurs citizens to play their complimentary role towards the development of the economy. Therefore, so much is dependent on the political leadership of any given state. John Quincy Adams the 6th president of the United States of America clearly opined […]

Response to inaccurate article on Rwanda

By Stanislas Kamanzi RIGHT OF REPLY I HAVE read with keen interest CFR’s recent African in Transition blog post “The Paradox of Rwanda’s Paul Kagame” about Rwanda and the President of Rwanda. As a citizen of Rwanda, I feel compelled and find it of utmost necessity to reach out and point out the discrepancies in the article […]

Ambodeism: An example in leadership

By AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef “When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in.” Aeschylus. I SEEK the indulgence of readers in my coinage of the word Ambodeism, but one cannot completely explain the phenomenon called Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Governor of Lagos State, until one examines him as a central theme or perspective, projected as […]

SUKUK: Why CAN should shut up

By Kabiru Gwangwazo This ignorant take by CAN on the eminently sane economic decision to go for SUKUK Bonds to finance Government Projects is so annoying and farcical. What an ignorant outrage! What mischief! Where does CAN place promotion of the Christian based “secularist” governance we are forced into? Where does CAN place the imposition […]

Why Obiano is afraid of Tony Nwoye

THE resolution of the issue of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Anambra State has come to me and those of us who participated in the party’s primary election with great relief. Obiano For almost three weeks after we had concluded the primary election, the matter of our party’s candidate was […]

Importance of insuring small businesses

BUSINESS Insurance is an important aspect of business startup process that is often over looked because its importance is not understood by a lot of entrepreneurs. Business insurance is important to an entrepreneur because it protects the business from unfortunate events and different types of losses (whether temporary or permanent). No business is risk free […]

Restructuring and justice

By Sunny Ikhioya THE problem of the world is injustice. No matter how  hard justice is  suppressed, it rears it’s head until it is appeased. It can take decades or even centuries, in the biblical account, it took the Israelites  over four hundred years. Justice  is when affairs of life are handled dispassionately; no favouritism, […]

Restructuring and justice

By Sunny Ikhioya THE problem of the world is injustice. No matter how  hard justice is  suppressed, it rears it’s head until it is appeased. It can take decades or even centuries, in the biblical account, it took the Israelites  over four hundred years. Justice  is when affairs of life are handled dispassionately; no favouritism, […]