September 25, 2017

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By their toilet, we shall know Nigerians – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

I went to a government office last year and I noticed something. I was passing down a hallway when I saw a sign on a door that said: Senior Staff Toil...

Nigerians, why don’t we trust ourselves? – Niran Adedokun

This past week, a friend of mine sent me the following message: "What I really fail to understand in all of this is why the average Igbo person seems...

My sister, we all can’t be Vogue models – Lucia Edafioka

So our big sister Riri, recently launched Fenty beauty, and we are still gushing over the wide range of foundations and that trophy wife thing. Accord...

Think: Did you eat poo-poo this morning? – Emeka Nwolisa

Lately the media, both traditional and online, have been awash with the antics of yahoo boys. The in thing now, going by media reports, appears to be...

The different spheres of innovation – Adetola Salau

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.—Lao Tzu   The type of learning that takes place in our schoo...

True Confession: My battle with “drug addiction” – Peju Akande

I’ve seen him several times walking the streets, his unkempt hair and yellow eyes, his sometimes clean, sometimes dirty but always rumpled clothing. H...

Slavery is all around us – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

No, I am not trying to speak in a nuanced manner by telling you we are all slaves to something. I mean real slavery. I mean people being used against...

Will this ban of IPOB bring peace? – Niran Adedokun

The most solemn prayer in my heart this Sunday morning is that the multi-level clampdown on the Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday, mark t...

Lagos is too violent – Lucia Edafioka

Lagos finds new ways to torture one mentally every time you step out of your house. This city is so violent, it is scary. A person could be walking ne...

Beware of Jaundice and other baby killers – Emeka Nwolisa

Nigeria is a country awash with myths. The ones surrounding death are legion, especially if death occurs in childhood and is repetitive.  We name name...

Early childhood brain matters! – Adetola Salau

Early childhood education begins early, even before birth. Madeleine M. Kunin   Anyone who is passionate about education knows this:  Investment...

Woman, you are doing enough already-Viola Okolie

Dear Woman, From the moment you pop out of your mother's vagina, you have done enough. Not too long ago, your very existence itself was a challenge th...

* Diezani’s lawyer blocked us from interrogating her in UK –EFCC (Punch)  * Nigeria expecting fighter jets from Russia, US, Pakistan, UAE (Punch)

SABINEWS MORNING NEWS UPDATE SEPTEMBER 25, 2017   Diezani’s lawyer blocked us from interrogating her in UK –EFCC (Punch) The Economic and Financi...

Man murders 2 friends to fund his wedding (Punch)

A debt-ridden actor who killed two of his friends and dismembered one of them as part of a plot to steal money to pay for his wedding and honeymoon ha...

SON reduces product certification time-frame to 20 days (Punch)

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has said it would support the Federal Government’s Executive Order on ease of doing business through the reducti...

Mass murderer gets 8 life sentences in a row (Punch)

Scott Dekraai, the shooter in the worst mass killing in Orange County, California, history, was sentenced on Friday to eight consecutive life terms in...

Dirty Work! Drink tea and coffee at work? This is why you shouldn’t (Sun)

Research has showed that up to 90 per cent of mugs in work place kitchens are coated in dangerous germs. And not only that, 20 per cent of these cups...

IDDA3: Industrialisation of Africa must be owned and led by Africans – Tonye Cole

  Tonye Cole, executive director at the Sahara Group, has said the industrialisation of Africa in the next decade must be owned and led by Africa...

*36 State Houses of Assembly endorse LG autonomy (Leadership) * Angela Merkel wins fourth term as Chancellor in Herman election (HuffPost)

SABINEWS EVENING NEWS UPDATE SEPTEMBER 24, 2017 36 State Houses of Assembly endorse LG autonomy (Leadership) The 36 State Houses of Assembly have unan...

The world’s 20 best cities for architecture lovers (CNTraveler)

A city can be shaped by many things—its food scene, for example, or abundance of shopping options. But perhaps nothing can define a place quite as dis...

Memo to Buratai on pythons (Guardian)

Sir, I guess you still remember me. The other time there was little problem between you and my Oga, Dapo Olorunyomi, I was the one that wrote to appro...

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* Diezani’s lawyer blocked us from interrogating her in UK –EFCC (Punch)  * Nigeria expecting fighter jets from Russia, US, Pakistan, UAE (Punch)

SABINEWS MORNING NEWS UPDATE SEPTEMBER 25, 2017   Diezani’s lawyer blocked us from interrogating her in UK –EFCC (Punch) The Economic a...

Man murders 2 friends to fund his wedding (Punch)

A debt-ridden actor who killed two of his friends and dismembered one of them as part of a plot to steal money to pay for his wedding and ho...