NIGERIA POLITICAL THEATRE OF THE ABSURD BY BARR SELCAP SOLOMON DALUNG

Nigeria is not deficient in ideas or credible leadership, but the country has been overrun by mediocre, power hawkers and political bandits whose only stock in trade is to grab power for selfish ambitions. They grabbed power and run away with it, but cannot snatch governance to run away with it too. The political...

JUST IN: Drama at Court of Appeal As Court Dismisses Sacked PDP Lawmakers Lawyer’s Request To Adjourn The Review of Judgement That Sacked Them, Imposes #8m Fine on each...

“In the circumstance, this application and all applications filed by Mr Pwul, SAN before us this morning are hereby struck out for lack of diligent prosecution, sum of two million naira shall be paid expressly by Mr Pwul, SAN to each of the four respondents in the applications” Court of Appeal Mild Drama In...

NATIONWIDE PROTEST FOR HARDSHIP: FG Fails To Avert NLC Protest, Protest To Hold On The 27th & 28th February As Planned

The characteristics 11th hour efforts of the Federal Government to avert planned strike or protest have fallen flat this time around. The Federal Government this night attempted the "11th Hour Peace Process" to ensure Nigeria Labour Congress shelves it's two-day warning strike and national protests against economic hardship in the country failed on Monday night, following insistence...

A Prominent voice for the People: Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase’s Legacy of Unwavering Public Service By Haruna Tambari

Representation in government is about more than holding a position of power - it requires using one's platform and privileges to enact meaningful change. For over a decade, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase has exemplified what it means to be a steadfast advocate for his constituents in the Wase federal constituency. Through resilience and fervour, he has...

Just before PDP on the Plateau gets complacent and drifts off track – Comrade Jesse Nanden Zwalda cautions the party

A critical stakeholder of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in Plateau State Comrade Jesse Nanden Zwalda has enjoined the party to tow the path of caution even as a ruling party to avoid the banana slipping peels The Legislative Aide to Honourable Beni Butmak Lar (the political fulcrum of Plateau State) cautioned that for...

Instead of Compassion for his compromised victory, Tinubu unleashed trauma on Nigerians – Solomon Selkap Dalung

The former Minister of Youth and Sports Development during former President Muhammadu Buhari's first tenure, Barr Solomon Selkap Dalung has again called out President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for “unleashing trauma on Nigerians” instead of “compassion” for a flawed election that brought him to power. The Comrade cum politician took to his social media handle...

BREAKING NEWS: NUT Suspends Six Months Strike In Plateau State

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Plateau State Chapter has suspended with immediate effect its six months old strike in Plateau State. While the strike lasted six months in the state as a whole, in some Local Governments, it lasted 10 months Confirming the suspension exclusively to www.pointblank.com.ng, the NUT Chairman of Langtang North,...

FACING EXISTENTIAL REALITIES IN NIGERIA

(Modest Thoughts with Ayuba, Yilgak'ha, 08116181263) Most likely, this piece will trigger sour emotions amongst Nigerians but, I cannot help it. It is the reality of things that must be represented as it were. As far as our current situation is concerned, nothing can be far from the truth. This piece is a public...

EULOGIZING THE TOWERING VIRTUES OF A GENTLE GENERAL AND A SUPER SENATOR, JOHN NANZIP SHAGAYA (DANBURAM II) SIX YEARS AFTER DEATH By Miri Timnan Nyantau (M.T.N)

In our daily struggle for survival in a world of an incongruous blend of pains and pleasure where the cost of living is suffocating the living, memories are easily lost. But for a man who has written his name in gold in the annals of history both as a combatant soldier and as a fantastic politician, remembering...

“When a healthcare worker makes a mistake, the patient pays dearly with his life” – Provost Prestigious College of Health Sciences, Langtang

Health is a critical developmental index therefore the need to produce the next generation of graduates with relevant skills for effective healthcare delivery inline with global standard was today stressed by the Provost of Prestigious College of Health Sciences, Langtang, Mr Vongdip Timven Mr Vongdip Timven spoke today during the second matriculation ceremony of...