COMMENTARY

NOBODY CAN SEPARATE MIDDLE BELT FROM THE NORTH –ABUBAKAR TSAV

Middle-Belt Forum leaders have been described as noisemakers who should be ignored over their recent declaration that the Middle Belt is no longer part of the North. Making the declaration in this interview with TUNDE THOMAS, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, and prominent Middle Belt leader, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav said MBF leaders …

SENATE CONFIRMS 43 MINISTERIAL NOMINEES TODAY

Barring any last minute change, the Senate will today, confirm the screening of 43 ministerial nominees as Minister-designates. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, who presided during the confirmation hearing of 40 nominees, said the remaining three will be screened today, after which they will be confirmed. Those to be screened today are Lai Mohammed (Kwara), …

Excerpts from Religious Hypocrisy and Fanaticism in Nigeria. The Apex Problem of a Religious Nation The Contemporary Religions and Religious Issues ODEY SIMON ROBERT

Introduction The highest societal matters arising in our contemporary society nowadays are religious- inclined, while others such as linguistic, political, socio-cultural and economic follow, and of course, now clothed with ‘textiles and ornaments’. ‘Religiousity’ without religion is a great challenge to nation-building in a seeming religious nation like Nigeria. It appears that the higher the …

ARSENAL DOMINATED LONDON BUT ABRAMOVICH’S INTRODUCTION SHIFTED POWER DYNAMICS

For a long time, London had been fully painted red as Arsenal dominated bragging rights in the capital under Arsene Wenger. Fifteen years ago, Arsenal had just won their third Premier League title, remarkably finishing the season unbeaten in a story that wowed the footballing world. The unprecedented achievement lives on in footballing folklore. Will …