Friday, May 27, 2022
By ANIEBO NWAMU My belief in the efficacy of market forces as the cure for voodoo economics remains unshaken. And so I welcome the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) which came into effect this Monday. What irks me is its lateness...
Forty years ago – on October 1, 1974 – General Yakubu Gowon made his famous broadcast in which he said that handing over the reins of government to civilians on October 1, 1976, which he had earlier promised at...
In traditional Africa, the selection of a new king was often preceded by joy in the land. The subjects reserved the best yams and meat with which to make merry as soon as the new leader emerged. Of course,...
By ABBA MAHMOOD – There was a recent meeting of “Southern Leaders” to advance their latest agenda: “restructuring”. It was led by Chief Edwin Clark, the one that forfeited some assets to the federal government for corruption when he was...
By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Many have held their breath since penultimate week when the US, Britain and France bombed facilities allegedly housing chemical weapons in Syria, and Russia promised there would be consequences for that action. I too have been...