Soot and our collective conscience (2) By Dakuku Peterside

Posted by - January 3, 2022

  Last week, in this column, we looked at the scientific, social, economic, and environmental challenges of soot in Rivers State, as representative of what is happening in the whole country. We further posited that all levels of government, security and regulatory agencies have disastrously failed to rise to the occasion of discharging their statutory

Denmark Is Overstepping Her Bounds In The Gulf Of Guinea- Dakuku Peterside

Posted by - March 21, 2021

by Dakuku Peterside.        Last week, something with significant but far-reaching diplomatic implications happened in security circles, particularly in the maritime security sphere. Denmark, a tiny European community of 5.3m people, less than the size and population of Rivers State in Nigeria, resolved to send a frigate to patrol and police Gulf of

Rise Of Politics, Fall Of Reason. BY DAKUKU PETERSIDE

Posted by - March 16, 2021

  In a constitutional democracy, politics is the only legitimate route to governance. And the primary role of government is to provide security, the legal and social framework for economic enterprise, provide public goods and services, social welfare and maintain law and order.   Politics is synonymous with competition. And the competitors deploy all manner