Category: Opinion

Sustaining Ethnic Balancing Arrangement in Ajaokuta LGA; Open Letter to Gov Bello

Alh. Yahaya Adoza Bello,The Exective Governor of Kogi State,Lokoja. Your Excellency Sir, SUSTAINING THE ETHNIC BALANCING ARRANGEMENT IN AJAOKUTA LGA I write to bring to...

CUSTECH College of Medicine; Bello Shows True Colour

In a move that caught everyone unawares, Governor Yahaya Bello commissioned a committee secretly to draw up a budget to establish and fund a College of Medicine in the...

Towards Effective Policing in Nigeria

The Nigerian Police Force is an outdated, inefficient and corruption-ridden institution that lacks the ability to fight crime in the 21st century. The lawlessness of the...

Hidden Clauses of Devaluation

Last week, Sam, a worker at Grand Cereals Limited received his monthly paycheck of fifty-five thousand naira (55,000). Almost everywhere in the world, paychecks are...

Proper Procedures for Valid Nomination to Fill Vacant Stool of Attah Igala

… and the consequences of failure to follow the law. In 2015, Capt. Idris Ichalla Wada, the then Governor of Kogi State, signed into law, Igala Area Traditional...

Abandoned Ibaji-Idah Road: Bello Still Punishing Achuba?

Awarded by Governor Yahaya Bello in 2017, work is yet to commence on the Ibaji-Idah road in the Ibaji local government area, Kogi state. As at today, the state of the...

Devaluation: The Gospel of Foreign Lenders

¬†According to the word web dictionary, devaluation is simply ” the official lowering of a nation’s currency…” or ” The reduction of...

If Only We Can Get Yahaya Bello to be Our Next President

In times past, nation-states abound with gods. The ancient times are long gone and the tendency is to assume that there are no new gods on earth. Christians will even...

Governor Bello and the New e-Minion Hirelings

I do not, as I have umpteenth times said, begrudge those who choose to praise Governor Bello today against their critical assessment of his bad governance yesterday. It...

Austin Usman Okai: The Long Journey to Political Stardom

In 2003, we were Facebook activists and budding journalists. I came from my background as a political economist, a believer in good governance and rights advocate. I was...