Monday, April 24, 2017

NEWS

Senate, Reps kick-start second runway at Abuja Airport

THE National Assembly and the Appropriations Committees in the Senate and the House of Representatives have kick started the construction of second runway at...

France’s presidential election: World reaction

 Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen have emerged as winners of the first round presidential vote in France.   The result clears...

POLITICS

Senate, Reps kick-start second runway at Abuja Airport

THE National Assembly and the Appropriations Committees in the Senate and the House of Representatives have kick started the construction of second runway at...

ENTERTAINMENT

 ‘AY Live will blow your mind this year’

  Comedian and now award-winning and record-setting filmmaker, Ayo Makun, popular as AY, has said that his annual Easter Sunday show will this year blow...

Why 2Face cancelled planned nationwide protest

Popular music star, Innocent Idibia a.k.a 2face, has backed out of the planned nationwide protest, announcing its cancellation 24 hours to the cancellation of...

EDITORIAL

An economic plan at last

A tale of two judgments

OPINION

On Lagos’ mythical ‘THREE WISE MEN’ By Ayo Afuwape Developed cities of the world have arrays of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues, each having...


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The Conspiracy of 2004

By Anthony Ademiluyi   Conservative Nigerians were outraged when the wedding pictures of Nigeria’s most prominent LGBT activist and his partner emerged online in November...

Journalism of Conscience and National Commitment

  By C. Don Adinuba .   I would like to start with a confession: the title of this paper is not originally mine. I...

A case for progressive politics in Anambra

By Ejike Anyaduba   It is sometimes said that Anambra politics is a peculiar brand that hardly exists elsewhere. Its unusualness derives from two distinct characteristics. One,...

Ohakim’s letter to Okorocha

  His Excellency Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha Governor of Imo State Government House Owerri, Imo State. STILL ON THE TREND OF EVENTS IN OUR STATE It is with a deep sense...

SPORTS

Loud sex interrupts tennis match

The grunts and groans at a tennis match usually come from the court, not the apartment next door. Usually. Frances Tiafoe and Mitchell Krueger were...

COLUMINISTS

Is this what has become of PDP?

This piece was originally published in this Column on Sunday, August 20, 2016. It centred on the leadership crisis on the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sagay, you haven’t seen anything yet

The greatest fear of some who watched theSultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, speak at the...

Anya: Inspired by vision of a great Nigeria

On December 11, 2013, the National Universities Commission (NUC) honoured 17 professors with the Nigerian Universities Distinguished Professors Awards (NUDPA) at the Transcorp Hilton...

Punish electoral forgeries and perjuries

By AloyEjimakor   In Nigeria, forgery and perjury, by whatsoever other names they are called in our different statutes, are serious offences under both the Criminal...

The Senate must not die

I am not sure if what we are seeing in the institution of the Nigerian Senate today, falls into the American system we had...

Tribute to Prof Nwabueze at 86

On Wednesday, March 22, Professor Benjamin Obiefuna Nwabueze clocked 86. No drums were rolled out, unlike last year when his hometown, Atani, in Anambra...

CIVIL SOCIETY

No more delay on National Tobacco Control Act –  Oluwafemi 

  Akinbode Oluwafemi, Director at the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria speaks on the hazards and politics of tobacco companies in Nigeria among other critical issues. Online Editor, Valentine Amanze, and Assistant Editor, Politics...

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