Saturday, July 30, 2016

NEWS

Gbaramatu invasion:Citizen Ebiwe fears for his life

Two months after the invasion of Gbaramatu Kingdom by the Nigerian Military, one of the residents, Christian Ebiwe said he is yet to locate...

Wikipedia partners Nigerian NGOs for women advocacy

By Mmedaramfon Umoren Reporter Wikipedia, the world’s largest online encyclopaedia, has partnered three Nigerian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) – CEE-HOPE, Arise Nigerian Women, and Women of Rubies...

POLITICS

Where Buhari missed it, by Fasehun

Founder and National Leader of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) Fredrick Fasehun in this penetrating interview with Assistant Politics Editor, DANIEL KANU, speaks on President...

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Uchenna’ inspired by true love – Orie Basi

Orie Basi has said that her new single, ‘Uchenna’, was inspired by true love. “Uchenna (Ije Love) was inspired by true love,” the tall, light-skinned...

Evolution of modern juju music

From I.K. Dairo’s refreshing contribution, to Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey, DAMI AJAYI traces the evolution of a genre which spanned the oil boom...

EDITORIAL

OPINION

Historical materialism and surplus value

The major critics of capitalism, at least, were appreciative of the fact that the early capitalists moved from the use of small hand tools...

Social media and social madness

Social networking sites which started from Orkut, followed by Twitter and Facebook, have become the vogue across the world because it makes communication easy,...

Letter to PMB, my President

As President of Nigeria, you are probably the strongest man on earth. It is left to you to decide to what extent you can...

Okonjo-Iweala remains global anti-graft czar

A year after leaving office as Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, remains the most sought after personality who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan. A week...

Stemming harbingers of climate change

By Olubunmi Aboderin Former Vice President of the United States (U.S.), Al Gore, must be oscillating between glee and gloom. Glee that his prognostications about...
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SPORTS

Tributes, tears at Keshi’s burial

Tears flowed freely on Friday as the remains of former Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, was laid to rest in his family home...

COLUMINISTS

Dambazzau and military audit report

President Muhammadu Buhari is worried. That, ordinarily, should not be news. A president under whose watch the economy is performing so woefully should be...

2016: A tipping point for Africa?

The 21st International AIDS Conference held in Durban, South Africa, from July 18 to 22, 2016, providing a platform for interaction on a wide...

24 police vehicles lost and found

It was a delight watching former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, exiting No 10 Downing Street with dignity and panache a fortnight ago, personally...

Akinrinade: softly, softly please

I don’t think I’m alone in this: there are some people you just like even when you don’t know anything about them. You read...

“Joe Igbokwe has gone mad again”

I must confess that the title of this piece is fortuitous. It is a fall-out of an off-the-cuff dismissal of the antics of Joe...

Buhari: A President frozen in time

There is hardly any Nigerian who is not in a state of despair right now. Since Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as president last...

CIVIL SOCIETY

World Population Day: Liberating teenagers from oppression

The International community commemorated World Population Day (WPD) last Monday. In marking the event, attention was focused on enormous challenges facing the teenage girl. Possible remedies to the challenges discussed include education, information, empowerment...

RECIPE OF THE WEEK

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