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OBJ akowe has come again! Full text of his letter to Buhari

The way out: A clarion call for coalition for Nigeria movement Special Press Statement By President Olusegun Obasanjo Since we are still in the month...

Dear Nigerian, whatever you do this year, don’t fall sick- Peju Akande

…unless of course you belong to the class of citizens, who at the rumour of a headache, are flown abroad for medical care. If you don’t belong to that...

SMVP Awards: Day greatness was unleashed in Lagos -Terh Agbedeh

Over the last few months, the buzz had been on about the Soundcity MVP Awards, hovering sometimes dangerously on the fringes of hype. The kind that so...

Repeat after me: Nannies are wicked o – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

Nannies/househelps are hired help. They are not family members. They are not aunties. Having a relationship or a tight bond happens rarely and acciden...

Nigerians, shine your eyes in 2019 – Niran Adedokun

It is clear that Nigerians are not getting as much dividend from the hope that they invested in the President Mohammadu Buhari administration. Even th...

#CleanerLagos for where? Lagos is dirty joo – Lucia Edafioka

Last week we all woke up to the hashtag on twitter, #CleanerLagos and for a long time I was confused. Are they starting a new campaign to clean Lagos...

Hey Mr. Man, wash ya hand joo – Emeka Nwolisa

In case you don’t know the hand is the  end part of a person's arm beyond the wrist. It is made up of the palm, fingers, and thumb. The hands are  our...

Too many children fear math, why and how do we help them? – Adetola Salau

A note to readers: Over the holiday season of 2017; during time of reflection I revisited why I remain a dedicated and resilient educator. What I will...

The whole world has gone crazy o – Viola Okolie

 I recall my very first kiss. I was an awkward teenager then as was he, all elbows and knees and right angles but right after he  slipped a letter to...

Confessions of a Libyan returnee – Peju Akande

She came along with a few others who were recently rescued from Libya thanks to the FG and  a few NGO collaborations. Outwardly, she bore no scars, no...

Gbenga Adeyinka, Fred Amata, others attend Celebrity Housemates welcome party

The welcome party for the Celebrity Housemates reality TV show, which held on January 12, at the Palazzo Dumont Hotel, was graced by top industry pers...

This Buhari’s govt is just like Ashawo : Biodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

Christy is a prostitute. There is no denying that she is one. She sells sex and it is not about the highest bidder, it is simply about who has money t...

What does Lalong want? – Niran Adedokun

As I watched Governor Simon Lalong, of  Plateau State tear Samuel Ortom, his Benue State counterpart to pieces on Thursday evening, I could not but wo...

No dulling this year, o. Yahoo boys are on the prowl – Lucia Edafioka

‘If it is not 400k per month, I can’t work for anybody.’ a young boy I was in a car with told me recently. I looked at him, yes, 400 thousand Naira pe...

January Stress No Get Part 2 – Emeka Nwolisa

  It’s another January, not like you didn’t already know. The calendar says there are 31 days in January but logistically speaking the thing pass...

How Technology is driving future readiness in education – Adetola Salau

Integrating technology with face-to-face teacher time generally produces better academic outcomes than employing either technique alone. - Edutopia We...

2018 Valentine’s Day is Ash Wednesday: 5 things you should not do – Káyò̩dé Oyèró

This year promises to be an interesting one. The signs are already showing forth. If you don’t know, this year’s St. Valentine's day falls on Ash Wedn...

Dear “Woke” Nigerian: Letter from ya village people -Viola Okolie

Dear Woke Nigerian on Social Media, How are you? It is not yet past the middle of the first month of the New Year, and we can already see that it is g...

Biko, what is sexy about a thirteen year old? – Peju Akande

It’s bad enough that kids these days look years older than they really are; you see a fully formed woman in a thirteen year old body, for instance. Mo...

Men with small penises should not be shamed – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

Ok, let me back track a little bit. Women are such bullies. Underneath all the demand for equality (which is not a bad thing) are tyrants and bullies...

Nigeria: one day, one trouble  – Niran Adedokun

More and more and on a daily basis, it is beginning to make sense to more of us why our compatriots will abandon everything that they have achieved an...

Mnangagwa fires 17 Grace Mugabe allies (Thezimbabwean)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired another Grace Mugabe top ally from Zanu PF bringing the number of fired G-40 cabal to 17. Eunice Sandi Moyo, th...

Zimbabwe President orders ministers, others to declare assets (Nation)

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has given cabinet ministers and senior government officials until the end of February to declare their asset...

Ajimobi appeals judgment on Chieftaincy row (Nation)

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has appealed the judgment of an Oyo State High Court, which nullified the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy De...

Patience Jonathan’s sister held at airport (Nation)

Many months after being watch-listed, Esther Oba, ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan’s sister has been arrested by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS)...

Ex-CJN dies, Buhari, Saraki, govs mourn (SUN)

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, is dead. He died on Monday evening, at a London Hospital at 75. A family member of the dece...

Fayose raps Obasanjo over letter to Buhari says, ‘it’s belated’ (SUN)

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘belated and self-se...

Shake-up in Air Force (SUN)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the appointment of three new Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and 14 other senior officers to man its various...

Senate accuses NNPC of operating $137m illegal bank account (Businessday)

The Senate has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of operating an illegal bank account worth about $137 million. Speaking thro...

Naija women, Say #NoMore to sexual harassment  – Ireti Bakare-Yusuf

 Like the rest of the world, I woke up on Tuesday 9th of January, to the media frenzy around Oprah’s speech. With the cost of data in Nigeria still so...

Drama as Libya and Super Eagles reach CHAN quarter-finals (Guardian)

Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind...

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Mnangagwa fires 17 Grace Mugabe allies (Thezimbabwean)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired another Grace Mugabe top ally from Zanu PF bringing the number of fired G-40 cabal to 17. Eunice Sand...

Zimbabwe President orders ministers, others to declare assets (Nation)

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has given cabinet ministers and senior government officials until the end of February to declare t...