Lifestyle OP-ED 

Talking Blues: One rotten apple spoils the entire barrel

By Mapwiya Muulupale To set the context, I must bore you with some extracts from our Constitution. Sections 116 to 118 of the Constitution establish, outline the composition, and spell out the powers of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). in brief, the JSC exists to regulate judicial officers. It consists of the Chief Justice (Chairman); Chairman of the Civil Service… Read More
Malawi OP-ED 

Malawi: Of leadership and this and that

By Mapwiya Muulupale “If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the questions, and only five minutes finding the answers,” – Albert Einstein Before I delve into our discourse for this week, I want to reiterate that any assertion implying one can prosper in a country where the government is flying headless… Read More
Malawi OP-ED 

Malawi Women in politics – to dance or not to dance, that is the question!

By Janet Karim 1There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:…..4a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, –– Ecclesiastics 3:1, 4 In the past, both in writing, speech, and recently on social media platforms, the traditional practice of women dancing for the… Read More
Lifestyle OP-ED 

Are civil societies and human rights agencies helping the EU sexualize ACP youth?

By Janet Karim 6 ‘If anyone causes one of these little ones – those who believe in me – to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung round their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. 7 Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to stumble! Such things must come, but… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

Mubarak Bala: Atheist Activism And Liberation From Religious Oppression In Nigeria By Leo Igwe

The case of Nigerian humanist, Mubarak Bala has made it necessary to reflect on the situation of atheism in Nigeria. It is imperative to examine how religious minds have demonized atheism and tyrannized the lives of nonbelievers. Irreligiosity is not a phenomenon that is often linked to the African continent. But in recent times things have started to change. The… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

Are INEC Resident Commissioners Homeless Bats? By Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN

I watched and listened very carefully to my good friend, Chief Festus Okoye, INEC’s cerebral Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, on his recent Channels television interview. I completely disagree with his take and analysis of the place and space of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the organogram and scheme of things concerning the electoral process in Nigeria. His… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Baba Alagbado ‘Tinubu’ Should Sacrifice Himself To Free Nigerians In Captivity, By Buhari Olanrewaju Ahmed

Nigeria is battling different diagnostic diseases that have affected the most sensitive parts of the body. Citizens are internally weak and helpless with a bunch of problems confronting them on a daily basis.Our dignity has been sold to politicians, which is why hunger and poverty have now been deliberately weaponised by the same politicians who emptied our patrimony. Insecurity in… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

A Lifeline For Judges By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN

About a week ago, the National Industrial Court, sitting in Abuja, directed the federal government of Nigeria to increase the salaries of all judicial officers in the country. In a landmark judgment delivered by the Honourable Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, the government was ordered to commence a monthly payment of N10 million to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), N9 million… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

Rented Fake Pastors And Unknown Bishops: Tinubu Not Qualified To Be President By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Nigeria is in a turbulent time. We need a president particularly fitted for the times. The judgment of Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu to make his ticket Muslim-Muslim has been overwhelmingly condemned by Nigerians. The selection of a running mate in a civilized country is often called the first Presidential act. The choice of a vice-president provides an important glimpse into… Read More
Malawi OP-ED 

Talking Blues: Malawi’s finest hour indeed

By Mapwiya Muulupale I beg to move that “considering the various challenges encountered by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in the prosecution of cases, this House resolves that a Private Member’s Bill be drafted to amend the Corrupt Practices Act to strengthen and enhance the independence of the ACB in the prosecution of cases.” – Hon AC Songwe, MP Likoma Islands This… Read More