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My name is N. O. T. O. R. I. O. U. S – Viola Okolie

About a fortnight ago, I unwittingly walked into an infamous list of Facebook women to be slandered from coast to coast. I had expressed an opinion on...

Oh boy, this life can make you humble- Peju Akande

It was a few days to my birthday last week and I had no wish to make any noise over it…wishful thinking as I‘d caught my friend whispering over the ph...

Dear men, this is how to commit adultery – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

Do men realise just how much the world has changed? Sometimes I don’t think they do. In our society, shame has always been a tool used to oppress wome...

Magu: how is the Senate to blame?- Niran Adedokun

I do not have any opinion about whether Mr. Ibrahim Magu is fit to be chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or not. I have read...

How to teach kids math outside the classroom- Adetola Salau

Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit---Stefan Banach    I am an Engineer and a Scientist. I am also an edu...

Lagos men and operation “show your penis” – Lucia Edafioka

I am tired of seeing penises in Lagos. It seems everywhere you look there’s a penis hanging out passing or shaking off the last drops of urine. What i...

Bros, don’t die on ‘Active Duty’ o – Doctor Nwolisa

Nigerians are unique people and we no dey carry last. Our uniqueness is reflected in every facet of our life and even death. Pick any newspaper and se...

Why cancer is on the rise

A former President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, CSN, Prof Oladele Osibanjo, has blamed the increased cases of cancer and other harmful diseases on...

Xenophobia: South Africans attack Nigerians again

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said the latest attacks at a motor park in Polokwane in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, in which two Nigeria...

Man burnt to death by generator fire

A middle aged man was severely burnt when the generator he was trying to refill caught fire in Wumba, a community in Apo District. Witnesses said the...

Policemen escorting bankers killed in Abuja

Two policemen guarding a microfinance bank in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), were on Tuesday shot dead by gunmen. C...

Traders caught spraying ‘sniper’ in beans

Three siblings trading in beans on Adenekan Street, Alagbado, Lagos State, have been arrested by the police for allegedly selling “poisonous beans” to...

Herdsman rapes 70-year-old woman in Ebonyi

Women from Isu community in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Wednesday stormed Abakaliki to protest the activities of Fulani herdsmen i...

Ile-Ife: Afenifere assembles 100 lawyers to defend youths

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has said it will assemble over 100 lawyers to defend the 20 indigenes of Ile-Ife, who are being held fo...

Grass-cutting scandal: Senate postpones probe of Babachir Lawal

The Shehu Sani-led Senate ad-hoc committee on humanitarian crisis in the north-east has postponed its investigative hearing slated for Thursday, after...

Parliament attack update: 5 dead, 40 injured

Five people died after a single terrorist attacked Westminster, stabbing a police officer to death as he tried to storm parliament, and killing three...

22 traders die in Kebbi road accident

The Giron-Masa community, in the Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi State has been thrown into mourning after 22 traders, who were returning home f...

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Why cancer is on the rise

A former President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, CSN, Prof Oladele Osibanjo, has blamed the increased cases of cancer and other harmful di...

Xenophobia: South Africans attack Nigerians again

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said the latest attacks at a motor park in Polokwane in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, in which t...