SECURITY: GOING BEYOND WEAPONS AND DRILLS… JIBRIN BABA NDACE

MY COLUMN IN TODAY’S BLUEPRINT NEWSPAPER (BUFFER ZONE) It is part of the duty of military forces to be deployed to confront security challenges at home or abroad. For developed countries, the scope of deployment has been operations in foreign lands, while developing nations are saddled with the responsibility of internal security operations as well […]

PDP hails Olujimi’s victory at appeal Court

Ariwodola Idowu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti has hailed Wednesday’s Appeal Court judgment which upheld the Tribunal verdict that sacked Sen. Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in favour of Mrs Abiodun Olujimi. This is just as the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC) in its reaction rejected the judgment, describing it […]

Let’s say the department of mathematics out of many other departments in Futminna conducts a departmental examination and there were reports that students were passed based on payments, as in student bought grades. The report reached the VC and he subsequently cancelled the said exam. This now means “The VC of Futminna is grossly incompetent” […]

NSUBEB….

NSUBEB, an independent agency conducted a recruitment and it was reported to be marred with irregularities, a report that made the governor to cancel the recruitment. But some people in their political party motivated wisdom have refused to lay a single blame on the agency concerned but of course in a usual fixed tradition are […]

Being an entrepreneur is about more than just starting a business or two, it is about having attitude and the drive to succeed in business. All successful Entrepreneurs have a similar way of thinking and posses several key personal qualities that make them so successful in business. Successful Entrepreneurs like the ambitious Ibrahim Sani Bello […]

NAGARI NA KOWA…. The honorable Commissioner of information

At the end of the reception, the HON. COMMISSIONER OF INFORMATION MUH’D SANI IDRIS, Had an interactive session with the journalists from, Radio Nigeria Abuja Aso fm Radio Abuja Daily News Zuma fm Suleja. May the Commissioner Succeed.

The Fall of Niger State

Niger state has lost its prestigious status in Nigeria. Successive federal governments and politicians have treated it as mere vote-generating industry, which they abandoned after every election. The inter-state roads in Niger state are in a pitiable state, and one wonders if the people are being punished for some unstated wrongs. I avoid Minna almost […]

NIGER STATE TO BE DESIGNATED AS A FEDERAL BRIDGE

The natural location of the State makes it a special area in Nigeria at least for human and material movements across Nigeria. The greatest consumers of imported goods through the Lagos port are in the Northern part of Nigeria.The greatest consumers of agricultural produce such as grains, livestock and vegetables are in the South Western […]

The Mamman Daura I know

Recently I heard a group of people discussing vehemently about the “uncomplimentary “role of Mamman Daura in the Buhari administration. They attributed everything bad to Malam Mamman Daura, my mentor, boss, friend, former editor and Managing Director at the New Nigerian Newspapers in Kaduna. I moved close to them and tried to explain to them […]

MY COLUMN ( BUFFER ZONE) IN TODAY’S BLUEPRINT NEWSPAPERINSECURITY, DIALOGUE AND SUSTAINABLE PEACE

Generally, the posture of governments towards criminal non-state actors – whether terrorists, militants, insurgents, bandits, kidnappers, cattle rustlers, drug lords, rebels, seccessionists, street gangs, cultists among others in the underworld – is to defeat them on the battlefield using the instrumentality of state power. No nation state wants to agree to any form of roundtable […]