Opinion: Federal Allocation And Social Development: The Case Of Yobe State

By Muhammad Nasir Muhammad Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State stirred the hornet’s nest on November 18, 2012 when he called attention to the skewed nature of monthly federal allocation

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Opinion: Jonathan, Abati And The Ribadu Report

By Chido Onumah Reuben Abati and Doyin Okupe are amongst the best in their business. And by this, I mean the business of dissembling. That was exactly what Abati did

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Opinion: Knowing God In Three Ways — VIS

By VIS Three ways to knowing God (the world, the human being and the faith) provided the theme for Benedict XVI’s catechesis during his general audience, held on Wednesday, in

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Opinion: Culture Of Dependency And Entitlement Ought To Stop

This note concerns the culture of perpetual entitlement that certain groups of Nigerians believed ought to be maintained. It is doubtful most Nigerians believed the hypothesis that former star athletes

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Opinion: The Story Of Yobe State University’s Meteoric Growth

By Alhaji Yusuf Alhaji When it was established in 2006 by the Bukar Abba Ibrahim administration, Yobe State University (which was then called Bukar Abba Ibrahim University) was universally derided

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Opinion: Nigeria Sports Governance

By Rashid Balogun This writing suggests a framework on governance of our sports in outline (leadership positions) without any monetary considerations, which I’ve discussed elsewhere. To say that our intellectuals

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Opinion: Jonathan And The Ribadu Report

By Reuben Abati It is so unfortunate that there has been so much ignorant carping and malicious tittle-tattling about the report of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force chaired by Malam

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Opinion: Reclaiming Lost Glory In Sports: NASCOM And Idowu Will Face Difficult Challenges Ahead

By Sadiq Abdullahi The preparation of elite athletes to win medals at international competitions will be the biggest challenge to the Nigeria Academicals Sports Committee (NASCOM) and sports federations. There

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Opinion: In Sympathy With Ribadu

By Chido Onumah I sympathize with Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, ex-Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and more recently Chairman of the Petroleum Revenue Special Task Force (PRSTF).

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Opinion: Right-Of-Reply: National Sports Retreat And The Challenges Of Implementation

By Rashid Balogun Dear Sadiq, Am not sure I got your writing correctly but I’ve gone through it twice; even reading between the lines, nevertheless, I think it’s more useful

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