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On killing malaria

More than two weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), in quick response to controversies surrounding...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
The madness of nuclear war

The current standoff between the leaders of the United States of America and North Korea, who are locked in a war of escalating threats and laser sharp vitriol, is fundamental...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
Of peace builders and ‘pieces creators’

This year’s International Youth Day, which was commemorated on August 12, 2017, with the theme “Youth Building Peace” has come and gone...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
Home sickness

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Guardian Nigeria Opinion
All for blood money!

‘The race is on – the rat race. Everyone wants to get rich – very rich and quickly too. Gone are the days when people believed in the natural principles of sowing seeds,...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
The sociology of kidnapping in Nigeria

Growing up in Ibadan, parents left no stones unturned in warning us about the menace of kidnapers – called gbomogbomo in Yoruba...

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Youth rage and the Nigerian state - part 2

A nation plans to succeed. It maps out the path of its ambition in its detailed national development plan – social, economic and political. The plan is its road map...

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African leaders at a crossroads

Sir: When African leaders converge again for their next Summit, they will hopefully be appending their signature to the document that will chart the path towards...

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I saw President Muhammadu Buhari Estate

Anthony A. Kila Last week, I saw the President Muhammadu Buhari Estate located on the outskirt of the main Abeokuta town in Ogun State and I couldn’t but ask myself in Egba...

Punch Opinion
#ResumeorResign Protests: A postmortem

Ayo Olukotun History, we are forced to notice time and again, does not progress in majesty and unbroken speed to an accustomed and predictable destination. It proceeds in zig...

Punch Opinion
How Ayade gives our jobs to the Chinese

’Tunji  Ajibade Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State hosted Chinese citizens the other week. They were representatives of one of the provinces in China. The visit had to...

Punch Opinion
The day Charly Boy almost died for Nigeria

Fola Ojo It was three weeks ago that I stumbled, for the first time, on the picture of this half-stripped man on a media platform. The name did not ring a bell. But in the las...

Punch Opinion
ASUU strike and the imperatives of ‘Change Begins With Me’

Oludayo Tade For the next few weeks or months, the already suffering public tertiary education in Nigeria will be grounded to a halt courtesy of the insensitivity of our leade...

Punch Opinion
On Nigeria’s dwindling value system

Sometime ago, there was a popular Nollywood movie with a thought-provoking and telling title, “Died Wretched but Buried in N3.2m Casket”.  For somebody who does not under...

Punch Opinion
While President Buhari is away

It would have been Nigeria’s greatest national surprise in recent times if the ill-health and consequent overseas medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari was not poli...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
The Ozubulu sacrilege

‘Sacrilege’ is the most appropriate word to describe the killing of worshipers in St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Anambra State. So have President Muhammadu Buhari...

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ASUU and politics of evasion

No time is ever proper to resolve overarching questions of development in a polity like ours where the leaders demur at every crucial moment to grapple with the challenges of...

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Saraki’s token gesture

Let’s put the story in a much clearer perspective. Senate President Saraki is in the cozy company of former governors who are now senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria...

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Ozubulu and the limit of internet abuse

Since the Ozubulu massacre which disrupted the peace of the rustic community and cast slur on the impeccable security profile of the Obiano government, another flank of attack...

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The fading reds vs the critique-allergy in Nigeria

I had written my essay in blue but the English Language tutor later returned it in such a pool of red that I could barely locate my own letters. Apart from the cancellations,...

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Our society and people with disability

The other day I was the host of a television programme, “Wake Up Nigeria Show,” designed to discuss the challenges facing Nigeria on a day-to-day basis. This show featured...

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Charly Boy and the mob of animal farm

Abimbola Adelakun Two Tuesdays ago, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy) and his #OurMumuDonDo group protested President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence from office. Typical...

Punch Opinion
Jubril’s obnoxious proposed NGO bill

The talk amongst the civil society community now is about the obnoxious bill at the House of Representatives seeking to regulate the operational environment for Nigerian non-p...

Punch Opinion
Behind the pilgrimages to Abuja House

Niran Adedokun In Nigeria, we have incredible appetite for the dramatic. Irrespective of how uncomplicated an issue or situation is, Nigerians will build a muddled plot around...

Punch Opinion
As families are buffeted from all fronts

Mike Onwukwe The waning influence of the family or the erosion of family values should worry us to death. The rise of society’s decadence was preceded by the steady decline...

Punch Opinion
Before we fall for the egg scare

Greg Odogwu  “There are no table egg imports from any part of the world to Nigeria”  – Onalla S. Akpa, DG, Poultry Association of Nigeria In Nigeria today, we live in...

Punch Opinion
It’s high time youths take over government-  Singer, Harrysong

By Rita Chioma, Reacting to the impeachment saga, that rocked the Edo State House of Assembly recently, singer, Harrysong has called on the Nigeria youths to take over governm...

Allure
Chris Brown can’t yet get over Rihanna, reveals the cause of their infamous 2009 fight

By Rita Chioma, Singer, Chris Brown has spoken about his 2009 assault on ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, describing how a violent relationship culminated with him punching her in a ne...

Allure
Actor, Jim Iyke promises to payback his sisters for ‘dealing’ with him

By Patricia Uyeh, Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, who was called out by his fans some days ago for doing his ‘ business’ by the roadside, took t...

Allure
Actress, Ego Boyo criticises Nollywood filmmakers for poor content

By Patricia Uyeh, Veteran Nollywood actress, Ego Boyo, known for her role as Ann Haastrup in popular television series ‘ Checkmate’ in the...

Allure
Ooni Of Ife’s wife, Olori Wuraola debunks rumours of marital crisis

By Sewe Ishola, The office of Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi has debunked rumours making the rounds of a marital discord between the Olori and His Imperial  Majesty, Ooni of Ife, O...

Allure
Man ties up 7-year-old daughter in a bag and dumps her by the road side

By Osahon Ibizugbe, The Ogun state police command has arrested one Nasiru Adeyemo, and his wife, Idayat, for cutting off the index finger of his daughter from his previous...

Allure
Actress, Uche Jombo is set to release  TV series ‘Boys are not smiling”

By Patricia Uyeh, Nollywood actress and producer, Uche Jombo is expanding her scope as she is set to produce her first television series production titled  &#822...

Allure
Couples serve doughnut, garden egg and groundnut during wedding reception

By Osahon Ibizugbe,   A Nigerian lady took to her social media handle to reveal how couples, who got married in a mass wedding served their guests snacks at the wedding rece...

Allure
Popular gospel singer dies by accident

By Rita Chioma, Well known, gospel artiste who is based in Port Harcourt has been confirmed dead. Fernandez Bishop better known as Fernandez Muzik (Jesus freak) was, yesterda...

Allure
Taylor Swift awarded one dollar over sexual assault case against DJ

By Rita Chioma, After nearly four hours of deliberation, a jury ruled in favor of pop star, Taylor Swift in her counter-suit against former radio host, David Mueller for alleg...

Allure
Honourable, show me your colour!

Okonoboh shared the same fate with his predecessor, Victor Edoroh, was also removed last year. Though they threw some punches, none of the Honourable members ended in the hos...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
Terrorism, conflicts and foreign investment

The North East, specifically Borno State, has been locked in a borderless war for about a decade. In spite of the assurances of the Presidency that the Boko Haram sect has bee...

Guardian Nigeria Opinion
Of apples and oranges

It was this violation of the constitution that necessitated then General Muhammadu Buhari, now the President, to make that statement attributed to him which was in line with t...

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That call for Buhari’s resignation

In view of the above, it is unnecessary for any group of placard-carrying crowd or protesters, as recently seen in Abuja, to request for the resignation of our president who i...

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History beckons National Assembly

The legislators ought to have treated the letter from the Acting President exhaustively before going on vacation. There are fundamental challenges with the implementation of t...

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Ozubulu tragedy and the conspiracy theory

Obiano further avowed that by the help of God, such bloodbath will not take place again on his watch! Mercifully, a number of useful arrests have been made setting the time cl...

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Politics of nationalism and 21st century economies

Economic hardship has weakened the spirit of strong and dedicated Nigerians, and those whose psyche and character suggests sound judgment are struggling to fathom the current...

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Wrong people visiting President Buhari

Lekan Sote lekansote@yahoo.com 08050220816 After a coalition of civil society groups led by maverick Charles “Charly Boy” Oputa demanded President Muhammadu Buhari’s res...

Punch Opinion
PDP: Between Obasanjo and his ‘boys’

Michael West The recently resolved protracted leadership crisis that rocked the People’s Democratic Party for more than a year was understandable. Nobody will throw stones a...

Punch Opinion
Public debt burden: Dollar-backed T/bills as a breather

Uchenna Uwaleke uchejoe1@yahoo.com In an apparent move to ease the country’s huge debt service burden following the rising cost of servicing domestic debt, the Federal Gover...

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Kenya 2017 election: Lessons for Nigeria

Jide Ojo jideojong@yahoo.com 08077787701 On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Kenya held its sixth general elections since the return to multi-party democracy in 1991. Declaring the re...

Punch Opinion
My take on the ASUU wahala

Ikhide R. Ikheloa The legacy of Nigerian leaders will be to prove through corruption and incompetence, that a free and appropriate public education is a myth. It is a shame th...

Punch Opinion
Why anti-Igbo song can precipitate another massacre

Azuka Onwuka  There has been subtle and direct rationalisation of the anti-Igbo song spreading in the North in Hausa language, which has demonised the Igbo and said they are...

Punch Opinion