NEWS

Breaking! DSS arrests top Boko Haram commander, 20 others in Kano

A sting operation by DSS in Kano Sunday led to the arrest of top Boko Haram commander, and 20 others suspects. The Director, Kano...

Eid-el-fitr: Niger gov assures on security

Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubarkar Sani Bello, has called on the state indigenes, Moslems in particular to remain committed to peaceful coexistence with people...

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POLITICS

am ready for 2019 political battle – Niger PDP boss

I Barely 48 hours after he was granted bail by a Minna Court, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Alhaji...

ENTERTAINMENT

Nwankwo, Ekwueme’s pupil, sets record in U.S.

Founder and director of Enugu-based J-Clef Chorale and music lecturer at University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Jude Nwankwo, has been selected as the inaugural...

8th Durban FilmMart registering delegates since April 18

 Delegate registration for Africa’s premier film finance and co-production market, the Durban FilmMart (DFM) has been on since April 18. Celebrating its 8th edition, this year’s DFM, a...

EDITORIAL

An economic plan at last

A tale of two judgments

OPINION

Groping for signs of hope

By Remi Sonaiya It is with great determination that I write this particular piece, because all kinds of forces seem to have conspired together to...


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Corruption: Osinbajo’s indictment of our churches

By Prof Ayo Olukotun "Everytime that we come to church, we are told about giving. But we need to talk far more about honesty" Acting...

Obiano and the making of new Anambra

By Ejike Anyaduba When in 1991 the military administration of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida heeded the call to create more states in Nigeria it was...

Why nobody knows how many Nigerians there are — The Economist of London

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country, a designation it wears with pride. It had more than 182m citizens in 2015, according to the World...

Ethnicity: Hidden face of corruption in Nigeria

By Prof Kenneth Amaeshi On the face of it, anti-corruption is a good thing. It is desirable; and therefore should be supported. It is very...

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SPORTS

Boris Becker declared bankrupt

Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court. The 49-year-old owed a firm of private bankers a large...

COLUMINISTS

Groping for signs of hope

By Prof Remi Sonaiya It is with great determination that I write this particular piece, because all kinds of forces seem to have conspired together...

Where have all the artistes gone?

By Prof Remi Sonaiya In a television interview broadcast a couple of years ago, renowned South African playwright and actor, John Kani, co-author of Sizwe...

Chaplain’s Sacking: Matters Arising

By Prof Remi Sonaiya The sacking of the erstwhile presiding chaplain of the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Venerable Femi Taiwo, presumably on the...

Waiting for APC goodies two years on

By Oguwike Nwachuku On Monday, May 29, Nigerians were treated to the usual pomp and circumstance at the headquarters of the party in power across...

While hunger rages in Africa among the people; Personal interests consume the leaders

By Prof Remi Sonaiya Currently, all over the city of Bonn, former capital of Germany, and practically at every single bus stop, there are big...

IPOB, May 30 and matters arising

Since last April, members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) have been appealing to the Igbo all over the country and beyond to...

CIVIL SOCIETY

Civil society groups advocate immediate clean-up of Ogoniland

By Daniel Kanu Assistant Politics Editor   Civil Society groups, Environmental Rights Action, Amnesty International, and Friends of the Earth Europe among others, have called for the immediate clean-up of Ogoniland in the Niger Delta region of...

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