Articles Posted in the " Opinions " Category

  • Between Governor Wike and INEC by Francis Balogun

    It will do our democratic experience a whole lot of good if concerted efforts are made not only to raise caution against surreptitious dissipation of energy that seeks to revert the gains of the electoral processes but to also ensure that records are put in the right perspective for the sake of tomorrow. That is […] Post from PM News


  • Lagos Mobile Courts And The Quest For Justice

    Bilikis Bakare As it is with other mega cities like New York, New Delhi Jakarta and so on, the population growth in Lagos brings with it challenges, ranging from environmental to transportation and provision of good road network among others. Added to the aforementioned is the peculiarity of the population that resides in the state […] Post from PM News


  • NSCDC arrests Man, 30, for defiling girl, 6, in Borno

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, said on Friday that it had arrested a 30-year old man, for allegedly defiling a six-year-old primary one pupil. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim, disclosed this in an interview with NAN in Miadiguri. He said that the suspect was […] Post from PM News


  • Corruption is a sin against humanity, Buhari tells Catholic bishops

    President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that his administration would not tolerate any corrupt government. He said this while addressing the closing session of the Catholics Bishops Conference of Nigeria at a mass at the Holy Cross Church, Gwarimpa, Abuja. Represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Buhari said that resources meant for millions of Nigerians […] Post from PM News


  • Museveni in early lead in Uganda election – Electoral Commission

    Uganda’s incumbent president Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in the country’s election, preliminary results from the Electoral Commission showed on Friday. The commission said Museveni garnered 1.36 million votes out of a total 2.32 million votes counted from 6,448 polling stations out of a total 28,010 stations. The tally gave Museveni 61.75 per cent […] Post from PM News


  • Regenerating Edo State under Osaro Onaiwu

    By Iyoha John Darlington Extensive research, analysis and an in-depth study of Greco-Roman history have shown that civilizations could die without maintenance and be consigned to the dustbin of history. Wars, diseases and flagrant abuse of political power have in no uncertain terms exterminated great civilizations and empires particularly, in the Mediterranean region. On what […] Post from PM News


  • Suspected child thief dressed as woman arrested in Benin

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin‎ ‎ ‎ The police in Benin, Edo state, have arrested and detained a middle-aged man (names withheld), for allegedly stealing a toddler at the popular Oba market, King Square in Benin City. The child thief suspected to be a ritualist, was said to have dressed like a woman, covered his head with a […] Post from PM News


  • Boko Haram: Reconsidering the Nigerian approach to terror by David Dimas

    By David Dimas Once again national tragedies have unfolded before all of us. For some Nigerians, it is no longer news whenever the insurgents strike because of the consistent manner in which they terrorize at will. The twin suicide bombings in Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camps and attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Dalori village […] Post from PM News


  • DPO arrests 5 touts at embassies

    Paul Iyoghojie The Divisional Police officer (DPO) in charge of Bar Beach Division, Victoria Island, Lagos, Western Nigeria, CSP Segun Ajamolaya, has led his men to dislodge all the suspected touts constituting nuisance and harrasing visitors to embassies on Walter Carrington and Eleke Crescents in victoria Island. During the raid, five suspects were arrested, while […] Post from PM News


  • Toriola makes history, to play in 7th Olympic Games

    Toriola makes history, to play in 7th Olympic Games

    Africa’s most decorated table tennis player, Nigeria’s Segun Toriola, has become the first athlete in the continent to qualify for his seventh appearance at the Olympic Games. The former African champion secured his place at the ITTF Africa Olympics Qualification Tournament held in Khartoum, Sudan following his 4-0 victory over Togo’s Mawussi Agbetoglo in the […] Post from PM News