General Usman is a fine Spokesman By Emmanuel Onwubiko

In my over two decades and half of media and media related professional careers, I have encountered dozens of media relations’ spokespersons in both the public and private sector. These persons have during these exhilarating encounters exhibited characters ranging from being professionally competent to the most absurd. I have met some who saw their briefs […]

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Rights Violations: HURIWA backs Amnesty International: *May drag FG to ICC if:

 “The recently released yearly human rights reports by Amnesty International, the London based International Non-Governmental body which decried the high rates of extra-legal executions carried out by armed security forces amongst sundry gross human rights violations in Nigeria is the true reflection of the poor human rights record of the current Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.” With […]

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Senate President speaks on evil of human trafickingtrafficking

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki and other stakeholders during the Senate Roundtable on Migration and Human Trafficking in Benin City, on Monday resolved to do more action to end irregular migration and human trafficking across the country. The stakeholders include the Minister of Interior, Abduraman Dambazzau, the European […]

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ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY: BETTY ANYANWU – AKEREDOLU, PILLAR BEHIND GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU’S TRAJECTORY SUCCESS

Beside every successful man, there is a woman who inspires, motivates, drives, encourages and walks down the aisle of life with him amidst enormous challenges and accomplishment, perhaps most men who are mentally and psychologically stable draw inspirations from the support of their wife and this relentless support will equally enable the women to accomplishment […]

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When Legislators Debate Drugs and Sex By Emmanuel Onwubiko

The national legislature in Abuja has been busy embarking on high profile policy interactive sessions in different parts of Nigeria on the vexed twin societal evils of hard drugs and trafficking for sexual enslavement. Kano and Benin City have played host to two of such important interfaces. These topics of sex and drugs reminds me […]

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Weak Public Procurement breeds Corruption By Emmanuel Onwubiko

One area of Nigeria’s Public life that has yet to receive the needed legal frameworks and policy guidelines to check financial leakages in the management of public finance and in the funding of public projects is the procurement sector. Not long ago, an official of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Allied offences Commission Dr Anthony […]

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Mourinho praises ‘phenomenal’ and ‘fantastic’ United pair

Jose Mourinho reserved high praise for two of his Manchester United central midfielders against Chelsea. United came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford, returning to second in the Premier League table and opening up a gap on their fifth-placed rivals. Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard scored the goals, but Mourinho was eager […]

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Gossip: Lewandowski to Chelsea, Man United, City or Reds

LEWANDOWSKI IN DEMAND Congratulations to The Sun’s Neil Ashton, who writes an ‘exclusive’ story telling us that Robert Lewandowski has ‘itchy feet’ at Bayern Munich, without mentioning the club surely most likely to buy him – Real Madrid. It has long been known that the Pole wants to leave the German giants at the end […]

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Arsenal Flaccids do not need a leader…they need a manager

Another game and another defeat for the Arsenal Flaccids. As they so often do now, they looked lame and limp. The thing that infuriates is that they don’t lack talent, but too often they lack grit, motivation and character. They seem insubstantial and soft. The very worst examples of the pampered modern footballers. But that […]

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Dapchi Girls’ Kidnap: HURIWA blames ransom payments: *Condemns Lai Mohammed’s claim on the kidnap.

“The Federal government may have inadvertently created a thriving and profitable business venture for the armed boko haram terrorists by constantly paying heavy ransoms to free Chibok kidnapped school girls. Successfully buying the freedom for the nearly three hundred abducted school girls of Chibok community in Borno State is not in itself inherently evil, but […]

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