Nigeria’s Unfairness to the Igbo, a Ticking Time Bomb – Nnia Nwodo

February 12, 2017, 12:01 am 0

PRESIDENT-GENERAL of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and two-time minister, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, does not want to witness another civil war in the coun....

Who Wants President Buhari Dead, By Dele Momodu

January 28, 2017, 11:32 pm 0

ellow Nigerians, please allow me to say wherever two or more Nigerians are gathered these days the topic of discussion must, naturally, dovetail to our dear President Muhammadu Buhari and his state of health and the consequential suggestion that o....

Conflict of Religion and Citizenship as Muslim America Boycotts Trump’s America

January 26, 2017, 7:23 am 0

There appears to be no love lost between President Donald Trump and the American Muslim community of about 3 million people of mostly Middle East and African origin. Trump refused to be politically correct about the reality of ....

Boko Haram And The Legend of Sambisa Forest By Majeed Dahiru

January 19, 2017, 12:26 am 0

The Boko Haram insurgency is the greatest challenge to Nigeria’s internal security and national stability since the end of the civil war. The insurgency has succeeded and thrived because of a fundamental misinterpretation of the real....

After Work, is What Determines Your Future! 1 hour a Day Doing These 5 Things and Your life will change forever!

January 14, 2017, 9:10 pm 0

By Kalyana Sundaram You finish work at 6 pm, go to bed at 12 midnight. Within these six hours, how do you spend them? ....

Nigeria Grown Rice to the Rescue: N10 trillion Lost Since 2005 in Foreign Exchange

December 30, 2016, 4:39 pm 0

By Tayo Ogunbiyi A few months back, the Lagos and Kebbi State Governments began a partnership aimed at enhancing food security as well as boosting agro-economic activities in the two states. Specifically, the partnership is geared toward....

OpenCon, ULES to Organise a Conference on Open Access and Open Education

December 6, 2016, 8:46 pm 0

OpenCon, ULES to Organise a Conference on Open Acess and Open Education to promote Educational Research OpenCon in partnership with University of Lagos Engineering Society is planning to organise a conference to educate people on the ne....

How Parties, Candidates Will Perform In Ondo Governorship Election - Josiah Oluwole

November 24, 2016, 10:52 pm 0

Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, born 60 years ago in Owo, the northern senatorial district of Ondo State, is a legal luminary, whose tenure as President of the Nigeria Bar Association marked him out as a....

My 13-Day Ordeal In The Den Of Niger Delta Kidnappers - Donu Kogbara

November 20, 2016, 12:31 am 0

Donu Kogara, a Nigerian journalist based in the UK, was kidnapped from her home in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, threatened with rape and told she would die. In this text, she gives a blow-by- blow account of her terrifying hostage ordeal in Ni....

The Reasons for Trump Were Also the Reasons for Brexit

November 10, 2016, 2:35 pm 0

Written By John Harris In May this year, as the Indiana primary saw Donald Trump clinch the Republican party’s presidential nomination, I was following his campaign in the same state. In Sungate, a neat-looking residential developme....

Should Obese Passengers Pay More?

October 22, 2016, 2:13 am 0

Airline seats have been one-size-fits-all since the beginning. Today, those 16.5 to 18-inch wide seats are anything but. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2014, more than 1.9....

[MUST READ] Aisha Buhari And That BBC Interview by Reuben Abati

October 16, 2016, 11:56 pm 0

  Public communication is one of the most delicate challenges that people in public life face, either in the corporate or the public sector. Many people suddenly find themselves in high places, and they become a source of news, a potent....

Sale Of Nigeria’s National Assets As Dangerous Policy Myopia? - Soludo, Former CBN Gov

September 27, 2016, 6:02 am 0

I have just read the wide media coverage regarding the recommendations of the National Economic Council (NEC) as well as the Senate on the ways to reboot the economy out of the current recession which include the sale of some of Nigeria’s nation....

Searching for Equity in Supreme Court's Ruling on Kogi State? By Lukman Nurudeen

September 17, 2016, 2:29 pm 0

Searching for Equity in Supreme Court Ruling on Kogi State? By Lukman Nurudeen One evening about two weeks ago, a friend was part of a group that went to visit Alh Yahaya Bello in his High Ground official residence. While....

Why Kogi Deserves Justice, by Joshua Ocheja

September 16, 2016, 2:40 pm 0

  Why Kogi Deserves Justice By Joshua Ocheja I know something good is about to happen in Kogi state come September 20th, 2016, when the honorable Justices of the Supreme Co....

How To Know Nigeria’s Recession Is Real, By Reuben Abati

September 10, 2016, 1:16 am 0

here have been interesting arguments over Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun’s observation thatrecession is just a word, and NAN MD, Bayo Onanuga claiming that reports of hardship in the land is exaggerated propaganda. I think we need t....

The Dangerous Man In North Korea, By Reuben Abati

September 4, 2016, 2:01 am 0

hen our public officials fall asleep while attending a meeting, or an official function, the standard Nigerian reaction is to have a hearty laugh at their expense. Harmless laughter. You’d remember many photographs of our lawmakers turning the N....

Charting The Way Forward For Nigeria, By Dele Momodu

September 3, 2016, 5:52 am 0

“In the past what we have done has been to manage the situation. I do not intend to manage ourselves out of the situation as has been done in the past. I intend to fix it! I owe it to the Ghanaian people. I, John Dramani Mahama, ....

Tinubu, PDP and Road To 2019 - By Dele Momodu

August 20, 2016, 6:26 am 0

Read his piece below... Fellow Nigerians, you must be wondering what this title is all about. Please, calm down, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, one of Nigeria’s iconic politicians, is not about to dump his party, APC, for PDP, the party he fought ha....

Exhuming Bola Ige By Ogaga Ifowodo

August 4, 2016, 5:47 am 0

In the decade and a half since Chief Bola Ige was murdered while serving as Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, the Nigerian public has gone from the tortured feelings of shock and outrage to resignation and now cautious hope that justice ma....

"21 Years Ago, I Became An Exile" - Dele Momodu

July 30, 2016, 10:36 pm 0

Fellow Africans, exactly twenty-one years ago, on July 25, 1995, I set forth at dawn. My destination was exile. I needed to dialogue with my feet and escape in a jiffy from my dear beloved country without any prior notice. Nigeria was under a most....

My Citizenship And Brexit By Taju Tijani

July 30, 2016, 1:00 am 0

Few weeks ago, the global space and the social media were colonised by the ferment of Brexit and what it portends for the free world. Analysts ranging from the crude to the sublime have been throwing all sorts of ideas: myopic, non-myopic, libera....

The Bleaching, Chameleon Crowd, By Reuben Abati

July 29, 2016, 2:19 pm 0

I wrote a piece recently, a tribute to the late veteran actress Bukky Ajayi and the multi-instrumentalist OJB Jezreel, in which I raised a number of issues, including how in Nollywood today, there is an obsession with the whitening of skin, an an....

Between Brexit and ‘Borexit’ By SOC Okenwa

July 28, 2016, 4:55 am 0

By: SOC Okenwa For the second time in the entire British history another ‘iron lady’ has taken office as the new Prime Minister, replacing David Cameron who was vanquish....

5 Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

July 26, 2016, 4:57 pm 0

By Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Sunflower seeds — great at the ballpark, helpful during a long drive, and a native plant to North America that has become a staple to cultures worldwide. Despite their small size, sunflow....

Legislative Performance Is Dependent on Adequacy of Resources

July 20, 2016, 5:55 am 0

By Yakubu Dogara I wish to welcome you all to this ceremony and to congratulate all graduating and matriculating students, the entire academic staff of National Institute for Legislative Studies and the University of Benin on this epoch ....

Corruption Can't Be Tackled without Speedy Delivery of Justice

July 18, 2016, 11:25 am 0

By Mahmud Mohammed Your Excellency, your Ladyship, my lords, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, over the next two days, this Workshop aims to stimulate necessary discourse on all pressing issues pertaining to the role that our Judici....

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