Category: Opinion

  • The harmony in Shettima’s Vice Presidency.

    The harmony in Shettima’s Vice Presidency.

    By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Just about a year ago, Sen. Kashim Shettima led the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu campaign for the APC Presidential ticket which was full of intrigues and hard-wired politicking. In one of the campaign interviews, Sen. Kashim had jokingly issued a ‘jibe’ at then VP Osinbajo, calling him a nice…

  • IGP Kicks Against Creation of State Police in Nigeria

    IGP Kicks Against Creation of State Police in Nigeria

    From Lateef Taiwo The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Kayode Egbetokun has kicked against the creation of State Police in Nigeria claiming that the country is not yet mature enough to handle issues arising from such policing. IGP made his position know on Monday in Abuja during the National Dialogue on state police organized by…

  • Mala Kachallah: 17 years ago And Fresh On My Mind

    Mala Kachallah: 17 years ago And Fresh On My Mind

    By: Inuwa Bwala Having worked very closely with other bosses besides Mala Kachallah, people often wonder and ask me about what makes Mala Kachallah so unique that I find it difficult to forget him for close to two decades. I often find it difficult to explain, but I know that there exists an unbroken cord,…

  • Mala Kachallah: 17 years ago And Fresh On My Mind

    Mala Kachallah: 17 years ago And Fresh On My Mind

    By: Inuwa Bwala Having worked very closely with other bosses besides Mala Kachallah, people often wonder and ask me about what makes Mala Kachallah so unique that I find it difficult to forget him for close to two decades. I often find it difficult to explain, but I know that there exists an unbroken cord,…

  • NIGERIA POWER SECTOR CHALLENGES AND ITS GENERATOR-DRIVEN ECONOMY: MORE THAN A TARIFF AND SUBSIDY ISSUE.

    NIGERIA POWER SECTOR CHALLENGES AND ITS GENERATOR-DRIVEN ECONOMY: MORE THAN A TARIFF AND SUBSIDY ISSUE.

    “A Nation In Darkness” so screamed the cover story of the defunct NewsWatch weekly magazine edition of 30th May, 1988. Nigerians may wish to inform the ghost of that great magazine that the narrative has not changed since. A paradox of motion without movement as efforts by successive governments failed to reasonably move the electricity…

  • Lagos Prepares for Impending Rains with Drainage Cleaning Efforts

    Lagos Prepares for Impending Rains with Drainage Cleaning Efforts

    In line with its commitment to maintaining a flood-free environment, the Lagos State government has intensified its efforts to dredge and clean major drainage channels and canals across the state. Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, revealed this during an inspection tour with other top state officials. “We are actively cleaning our infrastructure…

  • The politics of Ortom’s probe

    The politics of Ortom’s probe

    By Sunday Ogli WHERE service to fatherland is recognised, leaders like Chief Samuel Ortom, the immediate past Governor of Benue State are treated with honour. But that is not so in this clime where achievements and good intentions of leaders are politicised and treated with disrespect. This is a man who for eight years, (2015-2023),…

  • KOGI STATE, THE BIRTHPLACE OF NIGERIA AND ITS POLITICS: SOME SALIENT LESSONS

    KOGI STATE, THE BIRTHPLACE OF NIGERIA AND ITS POLITICS: SOME SALIENT LESSONS

    . For those who may not be quite familiar with Kogi state, here is a refresher. The state was created in 1991, comprising twenty-one (21) local governments and Lokoja as its capital city. The name Kogi means river in Hausa language after the two iconic rivers Niger and Benue that traversed the state and indeed…

  • Good Friday Message from NRB President & CEO

    Good Friday Message from NRB President & CEO

    Dear NRB Family, During this Holy Week, we are reminded of the profound significance of our faith as Christians. From Palm Sunday, through the solemnity of Good Friday, to the joyous celebration of Easter, this week encapsulates the very essence of our belief in Jesus Christ and our unity as believers. Through His sacrifice, we…

  • Kaduna: Governor Uba Sani Sets a New Standard for Leadership

    Kaduna: Governor Uba Sani Sets a New Standard for Leadership

    Senator Uba Sani, the esteemed Governor of Kaduna State, is reshaping the landscape of political leadership, not just within Kaduna but across Nigeria. His tenure heralds a refreshing approach to public service, undoubtedly redefining political stewardship in the state. Governor Uba Sani has consistently demonstrated his commitment to serving the people by effectively navigating through…